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PEACE OF MIND <ul><li>The mind is never right but when it is at peace within itself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Luc...
HAPPINESS <ul><li>There is no duty so much underrated as the duty of being happy. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Robert...
ACCEPTANCE <ul><li>God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can...
FORGIVENESS <ul><li>Forgiveness means letting go of the past. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gerald Jampolsky </li></ul...
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS <ul><li>God brings men into deep waters not to drown them, but to cleanse them. </li></ul><ul><ul><...
THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE <ul><li>Envy comes from people’s ignorance of, or lack of belie...
HELPING OTHER PEOPLE <ul><li>Make yourself necessary to somebody. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ralph Waldo Emerson </...
FRIENDSHIP <ul><li>True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
OUR HIGHER POWER, OR GOD <ul><li>When we lose God, it is not God who is lost. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li>...
FAITH AND BELIEF <ul><li>Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Guidepos...
PRAYER <ul><li>Prayer moves the hand that moves the world. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Aikman Wallace </li></ul...
SELF-ACCEPTANCE <ul><li>You can succeed if nobody else believes it, but you will never succeed if you don’t believe in you...
SELF-CONTROL <ul><li>Self-control is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul>...
SELF-CONFIDENCE <ul><li>Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
SIMPLICITY <ul><li>What I do, I do very well, and what I don’t do well, I don’t do at all. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><...
ONE DAY <ul><li>Nothing in business is so valuable as time. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John H. Patterson </li></ul>...
YESTERDAY: THE PAST <ul><li>Enjoy yourself.  These are the “good old days” you’re going to miss in the years ahead. </li><...
TODAY: THE PRESENT <ul><li>The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul...
THIS MOMENT <ul><li>If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li...
MORNINGS <ul><li>Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul...
EVENINGS <ul><li>Sum up at night what thou has done by day. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lord Herbert </li></ul></ul>...
TOMORROW: THE FUTURE <ul><li>Tomorrow is the mysterious, unknown guest. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Henry Wadsworth ...
AVERAGE, “BORING” DAYS <ul><li>Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul>...
DIFFICULT DAYS <ul><li>The secret of patience … to do something else in the meantime. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>An...
<ul><li>Give to the world the best you have and the best will come back to you. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Madeline...
<ul><li>Give me a man who sings at his work. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Carlyle </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul...
<ul><li>We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Konrad A...
<ul><li>Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Burke </li></...
<ul><li>Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Systems die; instincts remain. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. </li></ul></ul></ul></...
<ul><li>Skills vary.  We must … strive by that which is born in us. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pindar </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Sometimes it is more important to discover what one cannot do, than what one can do. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul...
<ul><li>The one thing worth living for is to keep one’s soul pure. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Aurelius </li>...
<ul><li>Every day I wake up a little afraid.  Only a fool is never afraid. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ron Meyer </l...
<ul><li>Every morning I spend fifteen minutes filling my mind full of God, and so there’s no room left for worry thoughts....
<ul><li>Any coward can fight a battle when he’s sure of winning. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Eliot </li></ul>...
<ul><li>There is no security on this earth.  Only opportunity. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General Douglas MacArthur...
<ul><li>No one reaches a high position without daring. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Publilius Syrus </li></ul></ul></...
<ul><li>To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Confucius </li></ul>...
<ul><li>The will of God will not take you where the grace of God cannot keep you. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon <...
<ul><li>If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Evans </li><...
<ul><li>Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul...
<ul><li>The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul...
<ul><li>The one who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck. </li></ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><li>The successful person is one who had the chance and took it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Roger Babson </li><...
<ul><li>Nothing of worthy or weight can be achieved with half a mind, with a faint heart, and with a lame endeavor. </li><...
<ul><li>Concentrate on finding your goal, then concentrate on reaching it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colonel Micha...
<ul><li>Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul...
<ul><li>The person with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul...
<ul><li>God tests His real friends more severely than the lukewarm ones. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Katheryn Hulme ...
<ul><li>I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul...
<ul><li>They who are the most persistent, and work in the true spirit, will invariably be the most successful. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Strong people are made by opposition, like kites that go up against the wind. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fr...
<ul><li>What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibilit...
<ul><li>Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. </li></ul><ul><ul...
PEACE OF MIND <ul><li>Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><...
HAPPINESS <ul><li>Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul...
ACCEPTANCE <ul><li>We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><...
FORGIVENESS <ul><li>The angry people are those people who are most afraid. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Robert An...
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS <ul><li>Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Karl Barth </li></...
THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE <ul><li>The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very...
HELPING OTHER PEOPLE <ul><li>Generosity gives assistance, rather than advice. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vauvenargu...
FRIENDSHIP <ul><li>The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bull pen. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul...
ACCEPTANCE <ul><li>Acceptance is the truest kinship with humanity. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>G.K. Chesterton </li>...
OUR HIGHER POWER, OR GOD <ul><li>Some people talk about finding God, as if He could get lost. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><u...
FAITH AND BELIEF <ul><li>Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul>...
PRAYER <ul><li>Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Soren Kierkegaa...
SELF-ACCEPTANCE <ul><li>I’m not OK, you’re not OK - and that’s OK. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William Sloane Coffin...
SELF-CONTROL <ul><li>When the fight begins within himself, a man’s worth something. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Robe...
SELF-RELIANCE <ul><li>Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Frank Tyger...
SIMPLICITY <ul><li>What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Confucius...
ONE DAY <ul><li>Nothing is worth more than this day. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Johann von Goethe </li></ul></ul></...
YESTERDAY: THE PAST <ul><li>Some folks never exaggerate - they just remember big. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audrey...
TODAY: THE PRESENT <ul><li>It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future and impossible to live...
THIS MOMENT <ul><li>The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next. </li></ul><ul><ul...
MORNINGS <ul><li>With each sunrise, we start anew. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
EVENINGS <ul><li>Fools look to tomorrow; wise men use tonight. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scottish proverb </li></u...
TOMORROW: THE FUTURE <ul><li>God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road. </li></ul><u...
AVERAGE, “BORING” DAYS <ul><li>Being bored is an insult to oneself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jules Renard </li></...
DIFFICULT DAYS <ul><li>Pain is never permanent. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Saint Teresa of Avila </li></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>The world is like a mirror; frown at it, and it frowns at you.  Smile and it smiles, too. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><u...
<ul><li>You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colette </li></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>Hope is one of those things in life you cannot do without. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LeRoy Douglas </li></...
<ul><li>A genius is one who shoots at something no one else can see - and hits it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon ...
<ul><li>People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher and better than themselves. </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Readjusting is a painful process, but most of us need it at one time or another. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Full maturity … is achieved by realizing that you have choices to make. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Angela B...
<ul><li>You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die.  Or when.  You can only decide how you’re going to live. </li></u...
<ul><li>There is just one life for each of us: our own. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Euripides </li></ul></ul></ul></...
<ul><li>Don’t let other people tell you what you want. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pat Riley </li></ul></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mignon McLaughl...
<ul><li>If you don’t know where you are going, how can you expect to get there? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Basil S....
<ul><li>We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. </li></ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>If your eyes are blinded with your worries, you cannot see the beauty of the sunset. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul...
<ul><li>To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything, or nothing, about it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><u...
<ul><li>To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Annaeus Seneca </li><...
<ul><li>It takes courage to lead a life.  Any life. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Erica Jong </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>It takes courage to know when you ought to be afraid. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>James A. Michener </li></u...
<ul><li>We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Edgar ...
<ul><li>We will not know unless we begin. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Howard Zinn </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GETT...
<ul><li>Always aim for achievement, and forget about success. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Helen Hayes </li></ul></ul...
<ul><li>You don’t just luck into things … You build step by step, whether it’s friendships or opportunities. </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Opportunity knocks but once. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>OPPORTUNITY
<ul><li>He who walks in the middle of the road gets hit from both sides. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George P. Schul...
<ul><li>One arrow does not bring down two birds. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Turkish proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>K...
<ul><li>If the best man’s faults were written on his forehead, it would make him pull his hat over his eyes. </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Friedrich Engels </li></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>The distance doesn’t matter; only the first step is difficult. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Madame Marquise d...
<ul><li>It isn’t hard to be good from time to time … What’s tough is being good every day. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Every path has its puddle. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>English proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PROBLEMS
<ul><li>Our mistakes won’t irreparably damage our lives unless we let them. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>James E. Swe...
<ul><li>Never complain about your troubles; they are responsible for more than half of your income. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><li>When things go wrong, don’t go with them. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>REA...
<ul><li>A problem is a chance for you to do your best. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Duke Ellington </li></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>The opposite of having faith is having self-pity. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Og Guinness </li></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>If you do not find peace in yourself, you will never find it anywhere else. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paul...
<ul><li>It is in his pleasure that a man really lives. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Agnes Repplier </li></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>Into each life some rain must fall, some days must be dark and dreary. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Henry Wad...
<ul><li>The weak can never forgive.  Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mahatma...
<ul><li>Each day comes bearing its own gifts.  Untie the ribbons. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ruth Ann Schabacker </...
<ul><li>We love in others what we lack ourselves, and would be everything but what we are. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George El...
<ul><li>There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Saint Tho...
<ul><li>Let God love you through others and let God love others through you. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>D.M. Street...
<ul><li>I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 ...
<ul><li>A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sir Win...
<ul><li>When a man begins to understand himself, he begins to live. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Norvin G. McGranahan...
<ul><li>Do not wish to be anything but what you are. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Saint Francis de Sales </li></ul></...
<ul><li>As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Johann von Goethe </li...
<ul><li>The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Swedish pro...
<ul><li>There is only one meaning of life, the act of living itself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Erich Fromm </li></...
<ul><li>We die daily.  Happy those who daily come to life as well. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George MacDonald </li...
<ul><li>Your past is always going to be the way it was.  Stop trying to change it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon ...
<ul><li>Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Horace </li></ul></...
<ul><li>If God adds another day to our life, let us receive it gladly. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Annaeus Se...
<ul><li>Let not the sun go down upon your wrath. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eph. 14:26 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>I never think of the future.  It comes soon enough. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Albert Einstein </li></ul></...
<ul><li>God grant us patience! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William Shakespeare </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DIFFICU...
<ul><li>Change your thoughts and you change your world. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Norman Vincent Peale </li></ul><...
<ul><li>The world belongs to the enthusiast who keeps cool. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William McFee </li></ul></ul...
<ul><li>Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eric Hoffer </li></ul></ul></ul...
<ul><li>We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Konrad A...
<ul><li>A good example is the best sermon. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ROLE MODELS
<ul><li>Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bert...
<ul><li>One forgives to the degree that one loves. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Francois de La Rochefoucauld </li></u...
<ul><li>The conclusions of passion are the only reliable ones. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Soren Kierkegaard </li></...
<ul><li>He who walks in another’s tracks leaves no footprints. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joan L. Brannon </li></ul...
<ul><li>We talk on principle, but we act on interest. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Walter Savage Landor </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jean Vanier </li></ul></...
<ul><li>You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Billy Wilder </li></u...
<ul><li>Do not think of all your anxieties, you will only make yourself ill. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shih King <...
<ul><li>Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Swedish proverb </li></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>The only certainty is that nothing is certain. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pliny, the Elder </li></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>No one can build her security upon the nobleness of another person. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Willa Cather...
<ul><li>Unless you enter the tiger’s den, you cannot take the cubs. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Japanese proverb </l...
<ul><li>Confidence … is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Dewey ...
<ul><li>Sorrow is a fruit.  God does not allow it to grow on a branch that is too weak to bear it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>No one knows what he can do until he tries. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Publilius Syrus </li></ul></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>If we really want to live, we’d better start at once to try. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>W.H. Auden </li></u...
<ul><li>Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Henry Ford </li>...
<ul><li>I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mark Twai...
<ul><li>If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Evans </li><...
<ul><li>Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Perfection never exists in reality, but only in our dreams. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Rudolf Dreikurs ...
<ul><li>God doesn’t make orange juice, God makes oranges. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jesse Jackson </li></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>The distance doesn’t matter; only the first step is difficult. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Madame Marquise d...
<ul><li>It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Confucius </li...
<ul><li>It isn’t hard to be good from time to time … What’s tough is being good every day. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eleanor R...
<ul><li>Were it not for my little jokes, I could not bear the burdens of this office. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ab...
<ul><li>Sadness is almost never anything but a form of fatigue. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>André Gide </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the presence of God no matter what the conflict. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Happiness depends upon ourselves. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Aristotle </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HAPPIN...
<ul><li>One cannot get through life without pain … What we can do is choose how to use the pain life presents to us. </li>...
<ul><li>Judge not, that ye be not judged. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mt. 7:1 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FORGIVEN...
<ul><li>The mere sense of living is joy enough. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emily Dickinson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul...
<ul><li>Charity begins at home, and usually stays there. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Elbert Hubbard </li></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mark T...
<ul><li>When good cheer is lacking, our friends will be packing. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>Do you prefer that you be right, or that you be happy? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A Course In Miracles </li...
<ul><li>Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into e...
<ul><li>The whole meaning of prayer is that we may know God. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oswald Chambers </li></ul><...
<ul><li>The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving. </li></ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Do not wish to be anything but what you are. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Saint Francis de Sales </li></ul></...
<ul><li>Happiness sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Barrymore...
<ul><li>If you expect nothing, you’re apt to be surprised.  You’ll get it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Malcolm Forbe...
<ul><li>Happiness is often the result of being too busy to be miserable. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul>...
<ul><li>We die daily.  Happy those who daily come to life as well. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George MacDonald </li...
<ul><li>Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Margaret Mitchell </li></u...
<ul><li>Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Harriet Uts N...
<ul><li>Better a little fire to warm us than a great one to burn us. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Fuller </li>...
<ul><li>We are cold to others only when we are dull in ourselves. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William Hazlitt </li><...
<ul><li>I never think of the future.  It comes soon enough. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Albert Einstein </li></ul></...
<ul><li>We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thucydides </li...
<ul><li>You can promote your healing by your thinking. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>James E. Sweeney </li></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>When the knees are not often bent, the feet soon slide. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul...
<ul><li>All human wisdom is summed up in two words - wait and hope. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alexandre Dumas </li...
<ul><li>Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>J.C.F. von Schiller </li></ul...
<ul><li>There is nobody who totally lacks the courage to change. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rollo May </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>Often greater risk is involved in postponement than in making a wrong decision. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>They may not deserve forgiveness, but I do. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>F...
<ul><li>I’d rather be a failure at something I enjoy than a success at something I hate. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>For everything you have missed, you have gained something else. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ralph Waldo Emer...
<ul><li>Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jean Vanier </li></ul></...
<ul><li>Never try to catch two frogs with one hand. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese proverb </li></ul></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>Fear is the absence of faith. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paul Tillich </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FEAR
<ul><li>Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Swedish proverb </li></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>If you have a job without aggravations, you don’t have a job. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Malcolm Forbes </l...
<ul><li>It is easier to forgive an enemy than a friend. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Madame Dorothee Deluzy </li></ul...
<ul><li>Take calculated risks.  That is quite different from being rash. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General George ...
<ul><li>Confidence … is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Dewey ...
<ul><li>To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ken Keyes, Jr...
<ul><li>From a little spark may burst a mighty flame. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dante Alighieri </li></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>An...
<ul><li>A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means. </li></ul...
<ul><li>I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mark Twai...
<ul><li>When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>N...
<ul><li>We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>English proverb </li></ul...
<ul><li>The greatest happiness in the world is to make others happy. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Luther Burbank </li...
<ul><li>With us is the Lord our God, to help us and to fight our battles. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 Chr. </li></...
<ul><li>It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese proverb </li>...
<ul><li>It is easier to visit friends than to live with them. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese proverb </li></ul>...
<ul><li>There may be those on earth who dress better or eat better, but those who enjoy the peace of God sleep better. </l...
<ul><li>Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Abraham Lincoln...
<ul><li>The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to hims...
<ul><li>Any man can seek revenge; it takes a king or prince to grant a pardon. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arthur J....
<ul><li>Sometimes the best deals are the ones you don’t make. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bill Veeck </li></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>The only incurable troubles of the rich are the troubles that money can’t cure. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>If you judge people, you have no time to love them. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mother Teresa </li></ul></ul...
<ul><li>One thing everybody in the world wants and needs is friendliness. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William E. Hol...
<ul><li>Talking about God is not at all the same thing as experiencing God, or acting out God through our lives. </li></ul...
<ul><li>When you cannot pray as you would, pray as you can. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Edward M. Goulburn </li></ul...
<ul><li>No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eleanor Roosevelt </li><...
<ul><li>Perhaps I am stronger than I think. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Merton </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sophocles </li></ul></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mother Teresa </li></...
<ul><li>The most important thing in our lives is what we are doing now. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Never let yesterday use up today. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Richard H. Nelson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Satchel Paige </...
<ul><li>When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one for a fellow creature. </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Most of the time we think we’re sick it’s all in the mind. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Wolfe </li></u...
<ul><li>Morale is the greatest single factor in successful wars. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dwight D. Eisenhower </...
<ul><li>I’d rather be a lamppost in Chicago than a millionaire in any other city. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Willia...
<ul><li>Who is the wise man?  He who sees what’s going to be born. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Solomon </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>If you want a place in the sun, you’ve got to put up with a few blisters. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Abigai...
<ul><li>Nothing in this world is permanent. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>German proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul...
<ul><li>It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Carlyle </li><...
<ul><li>The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anne Morrow Lindbergh </li...
<ul><li>A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Napoleon Bonapart...
<ul><li>We cannot all be masters. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William Shakespeare </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>REAL...
<ul><li>Unless you give yourself to some great cause, you haven’t even begun to live. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wi...
<ul><li>If you are afraid for your future, you don’t have a present. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>James Petersen </li...
<ul><li>Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, but only saps today of its strength. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A....
<ul><li>If we wait until we’ve satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lee ...
<ul><li>In order to find the edge, you must risk going over the edge. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dennis Dugan </li>...
<ul><li>Knowledge of sin is the beginning of salvation. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Annaeus Seneca </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor the best opportunities; they will never come. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Jesus, please teach me to appreciate what I have before time forces me to appreciate what I had. </li></ul><ul><ul...
<ul><li>It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Johann von Goethe </...
<ul><li>Necessity is the mother of taking chances. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mark Twain </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>He has enough who is contented with little. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>C...
<ul><li>There are things I can’t force.  I must adjust. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C.M. Ward </li></ul></ul></ul></...
<ul><li>The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving. </li></ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><li>The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eleanor R...
<ul><li>Who does not thank for little will not thank for much. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Estonian proverb </li></u...
<ul><li>Who seeks a faultless friend remains friendless. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Turkish proverb </li></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>No one gives joy or sorrow … We gather the consequences of our own deeds. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Garuda...
<ul><li>The most popular persons are those who take the world as it is, who find the least fault. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><u...
<ul><li>Revenge could steal a man’s life until there was nothing left but emptiness. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lou...
<ul><li>That which does not kill me makes me stronger. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Friedrich Nietzsche </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>To feel sorry for the needy is not the mark of a Christian - to help them is. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fr...
<ul><li>I must govern the clock, not be governed by it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Golda Meir </li></ul></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>Friendship is a plant which must be often watered. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul...
<ul><li>Day’s sweetest moments are at dawn. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ella Wheeler Wilcox </li></ul></ul></ul></ul...
<ul><li>Rejoice always, pray constantly, and in all circumstances give thanks. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Deser...
<ul><li>To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person you are. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon...
<ul><li>A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Francis Bacon </li></ul><...
<ul><li>If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joe Namath </li></ul></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>More than enough is too much. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BL...
<ul><li>The past is a work of art, free of irrelevancies and loose ends. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Max Beerbohm </...
<ul><li>So often we rob tomorrow’s memories by today’s economies. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Mason Brown </li>...
<ul><li>With every rising of the sun, think of your life as just begun. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into e...
<ul><li>The will to conquer is the first condition of victory. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marshal Ferdinand Foch </...
<ul><li>Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon ...
<ul><li>When you’re through changing, you’re through. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bruce Barton </li></ul></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>Common sense is instinct.  Enough of it is genius. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Bernard Shaw </li></ul...
<ul><li>Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep and you weep alone. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ella Wheeler Wilc...
<ul><li>Not he who has little, but he who wishes more, is poor. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Annaeus Seneca </...
<ul><li>The fewer the words, the better the prayer. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Martin Luther </li></ul></ul></ul></...
<ul><li>The greatest mistake you can make is to be continually fearing you will make one. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Henry L. Stimson </li></...
<ul><li>The difference between one man and another is not mere ability … it is energy. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>T...
<ul><li>And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Erica Jong <...
<ul><li>You’re only as sick as your secrets. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COURAGE
<ul><li>Courage to start and willingness to keep everlasting at it are the requisites for success. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sir Winston...
<ul><li>Whether you are really right or not doesn’t matter, it’s the belief that counts. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Fear is the dark room in which negatives are developed. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul...
<ul><li>The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moliere </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>Amazing things start happening when we start praying! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>Success comes before work only in the dictionary. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>Humor acts to relieve fear. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. William F. Fry, Jr. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>Life is a romantic business, but you have to make the romance. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oliver Wendell Ho...
<ul><li>He is happy whose circumstances suit his temper; but he is more excellent who can suit his temper to any circumsta...
<ul><li>Revenge could steal a man’s life until there was nothing left but emptiness. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lou...
<ul><li>Too many people miss the silver lining because they’re expecting gold. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maurice S...
<ul><li>Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Santayana...
<ul><li>They are rich who have true friends. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Fuller </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul...
<ul><li>I wept because I had no shoes, until I saw a man who had no feet. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ancient Persia...
<ul><li>Rejoice always, pray constantly, and in all circumstances give thanks. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Deser...
<ul><li>You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ethel Barrymore ...
<ul><li>God gives every bird its food, but he does not throw it into the nest. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Josiah Ho...
<ul><li>What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vincent van Gogh </...
<ul><li>Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Friendship is like money, easier made than kept. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Samuel Butler </li></ul></ul></...
<ul><li>If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul...
<ul><li>Cold prayers shall never have any warm answers. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas B. Brooks </li></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>The quality of our expectations determines the quality of our actions. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>André God...
<ul><li>He who begins many things finishes but few. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Italian proverb </li></ul></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>No great things are done more through courage than through wisdom. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>German prover...
<ul><li>We are betrayed by what is false within. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Meredith </li></ul></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>Results are what you expect; consequences are what you get. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>The soul that has no established aim loses itself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Michel de Montaigne </li></ul...
<ul><li>A champion is afraid of losing.  Everyone else is afraid of winning. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Billie Jean...
<ul><li>The best mirror is an old friend. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
<ul><li>I firmly believe a great many prayers are not answered because we are not willing to forgive someone. </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Make the most of today.  Translate your good intentions to actual deeds. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grenvil...
<ul><li>God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right, even though I think it is hopeless. </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Hold a true friend with both your hands. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nigerian proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></...
<ul><li>Every day is a messenger of God. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Russian proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>O...
<ul><li>To accept whatever comes, regardless of the consequences, is to be unafraid. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joh...
<ul><li>I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things. </li></ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><li>If you want to make enemies, try to change something. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Woodrow Wilson </li></ul><...
<ul><li>One who’s our friend is fond of us; one who’s fond of us isn’t necessarily our friend. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Publilius Syrus </li></ul></ul></u...
<ul><li>Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arthur Christ...
<ul><li>Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Isaac Friedmann </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></...
<ul><li>If you count all your assets, you always show a profit. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Quillen </li></ul...
<ul><li>It is more blessed to give than to receive. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Acts 20:35 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not ...
<ul><li>We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oswald Chambers <...
<ul><li>Why should I deem myself to be a chisel, when I could be the artist? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>J.C.F. von ...
<ul><li>Have but few friends, though many acquaintances. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John...
<ul><li>A man is known by the company he keeps. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIEN...
<ul><li>A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Powell </li></ul></ul...
<ul><li>With every rising of the sun, think of your life as just begun. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul><...
<ul><li>There are things I can’t force.  I must adjust. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C.M. Ward </li></ul></ul></ul></...
<ul><li>It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General Douglas MacArth...
<ul><li>Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oscar Wilde </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Annaeus S...
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  1. 1. Thoughts for every day: Menu 1: Select the date <ul><li>January: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31 </li></ul><ul><li>February: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 </li></ul><ul><li>March: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31 </li></ul><ul><li>April: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 </li></ul><ul><li>May: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31 </li></ul><ul><li>June: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 </li></ul>July to December
  2. 2. Thoughts for every day: Menu 2: Select the date <ul><li>July: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31 </li></ul><ul><li>August: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31 </li></ul><ul><li>September: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 </li></ul><ul><li>October: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31 </li></ul><ul><li>November: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 </li></ul><ul><li>December: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31 </li></ul>January to June
  3. 3. PEACE OF MIND <ul><li>The mind is never right but when it is at peace within itself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lucius Annaeus Seneca </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. HAPPINESS <ul><li>There is no duty so much underrated as the duty of being happy. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Louis Stevenson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. ACCEPTANCE <ul><li>God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reinhold Niebuhr </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. FORGIVENESS <ul><li>Forgiveness means letting go of the past. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gerald Jampolsky </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS <ul><li>God brings men into deep waters not to drown them, but to cleanse them. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Aughey </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE <ul><li>Envy comes from people’s ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jean Vanier </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. HELPING OTHER PEOPLE <ul><li>Make yourself necessary to somebody. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ralph Waldo Emerson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. FRIENDSHIP <ul><li>True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dave Tyson Gentry </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. OUR HIGHER POWER, OR GOD <ul><li>When we lose God, it is not God who is lost. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. FAITH AND BELIEF <ul><li>Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Guideposts </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. PRAYER <ul><li>Prayer moves the hand that moves the world. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Aikman Wallace </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. SELF-ACCEPTANCE <ul><li>You can succeed if nobody else believes it, but you will never succeed if you don’t believe in yourself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William J.H. Boetcker </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. SELF-CONTROL <ul><li>Self-control is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Bernard Shaw </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. SELF-CONFIDENCE <ul><li>Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stan Smith </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. SIMPLICITY <ul><li>What I do, I do very well, and what I don’t do well, I don’t do at all. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. ONE DAY <ul><li>Nothing in business is so valuable as time. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John H. Patterson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 19. YESTERDAY: THE PAST <ul><li>Enjoy yourself. These are the “good old days” you’re going to miss in the years ahead. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 20. TODAY: THE PRESENT <ul><li>The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Elbert Hubbard </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 21. THIS MOMENT <ul><li>If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  22. 22. MORNINGS <ul><li>Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Edgar Watson Howe </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 23. EVENINGS <ul><li>Sum up at night what thou has done by day. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lord Herbert </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  24. 24. TOMORROW: THE FUTURE <ul><li>Tomorrow is the mysterious, unknown guest. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Henry Wadsworth Longfellow </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  25. 25. AVERAGE, “BORING” DAYS <ul><li>Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Charles Baudelaire </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  26. 26. DIFFICULT DAYS <ul><li>The secret of patience … to do something else in the meantime. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Give to the world the best you have and the best will come back to you. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Madeline Bridges </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
  28. 28. <ul><li>Give me a man who sings at his work. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Carlyle </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ENTHUSIASM
  29. 29. <ul><li>Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HOPE
  30. 30. <ul><li>We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Konrad Adenauer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>VISUALIZATION
  31. 31. <ul><li>Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Burke </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ROLE MODELS
  32. 32. <ul><li>Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Bernard Shaw </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>CHANGE
  33. 33. <ul><li>Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Peter Drucker </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DECISIONS
  34. 34. <ul><li>Systems die; instincts remain. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>INSTINCTS
  35. 35. <ul><li>Skills vary. We must … strive by that which is born in us. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pindar </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
  36. 36. <ul><li>To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Baruch Spinoza </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>MOTIVATION
  37. 37. <ul><li>Sometimes it is more important to discover what one cannot do, than what one can do. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lin Yutang </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS
  38. 38. <ul><li>The one thing worth living for is to keep one’s soul pure. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Aurelius </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GOALS
  39. 39. <ul><li>Every day I wake up a little afraid. Only a fool is never afraid. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ron Meyer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FEAR
  40. 40. <ul><li>Every morning I spend fifteen minutes filling my mind full of God, and so there’s no room left for worry thoughts. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Howard Chandler Christy </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>WORRY
  41. 41. <ul><li>Any coward can fight a battle when he’s sure of winning. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Eliot </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES
  42. 42. <ul><li>There is no security on this earth. Only opportunity. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General Douglas MacArthur </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SECURITY
  43. 43. <ul><li>No one reaches a high position without daring. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Publilius Syrus </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>RISKS
  44. 44. <ul><li>To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Confucius </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COURAGE
  45. 45. <ul><li>The will of God will not take you where the grace of God cannot keep you. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>WE’LL GET WHATEVER WE NEED TO HANDLE WHATEVER LIFE DEMANDS OF US
  46. 46. <ul><li>If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Evans </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COMMITMENT
  47. 47. <ul><li>Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brendan Francis </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GETTING GOING
  48. 48. <ul><li>The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sir William Osler </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SUCCESS
  49. 49. <ul><li>The one who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>B.C. Forbes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>LUCK
  50. 50. <ul><li>The successful person is one who had the chance and took it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Roger Babson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>OPPORTUNITY
  51. 51. <ul><li>Nothing of worthy or weight can be achieved with half a mind, with a faint heart, and with a lame endeavor. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Isaac Barrow </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COMMITMENT
  52. 52. <ul><li>Concentrate on finding your goal, then concentrate on reaching it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colonel Michael Friedsman </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>CONCENTRATION
  53. 53. <ul><li>Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ulysses S. Grant </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>WORK
  54. 54. <ul><li>The person with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Johann von Goethe </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PERFECTION
  55. 55. <ul><li>God tests His real friends more severely than the lukewarm ones. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Katheryn Hulme </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>JUST DO THE FOOTWORK, THEN LET IT GO
  56. 56. <ul><li>I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lord Chesterfield </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME
  57. 57. <ul><li>They who are the most persistent, and work in the true spirit, will invariably be the most successful. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Samuel Smiles </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PERSEVERANCE
  58. 58. <ul><li>Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Corrie ten Bloom </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PROBLEMS
  59. 59. <ul><li>Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bertolt Brecht </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FAILURES AND MISTAKES
  60. 60. <ul><li>Strong people are made by opposition, like kites that go up against the wind. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Frank Harris </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>THE ADVANTAGES OF ADVERSITY
  61. 61. <ul><li>What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Levinger </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>REACTING TO EVENTS
  62. 62. <ul><li>Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Helen Keller </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-PITY
  63. 63. PEACE OF MIND <ul><li>Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lin Yutang </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  64. 64. HAPPINESS <ul><li>Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hosea Ballou </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  65. 65. ACCEPTANCE <ul><li>We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Martin Luther King, Jr. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  66. 66. FORGIVENESS <ul><li>The angry people are those people who are most afraid. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Robert Anthony </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  67. 67. COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS <ul><li>Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Karl Barth </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  68. 68. THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE <ul><li>The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Foe Ancis </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  69. 69. HELPING OTHER PEOPLE <ul><li>Generosity gives assistance, rather than advice. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vauvenargues </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  70. 70. FRIENDSHIP <ul><li>The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bull pen. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bob Lemon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  71. 71. ACCEPTANCE <ul><li>Acceptance is the truest kinship with humanity. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>G.K. Chesterton </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  72. 72. OUR HIGHER POWER, OR GOD <ul><li>Some people talk about finding God, as if He could get lost. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  73. 73. FAITH AND BELIEF <ul><li>Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Erich Fromm </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  74. 74. PRAYER <ul><li>Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Soren Kierkegaard </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  75. 75. SELF-ACCEPTANCE <ul><li>I’m not OK, you’re not OK - and that’s OK. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William Sloane Coffin </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  76. 76. SELF-CONTROL <ul><li>When the fight begins within himself, a man’s worth something. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Browning </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  77. 77. SELF-RELIANCE <ul><li>Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Frank Tyger </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  78. 78. SIMPLICITY <ul><li>What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Confucius </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  79. 79. ONE DAY <ul><li>Nothing is worth more than this day. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Johann von Goethe </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  80. 80. YESTERDAY: THE PAST <ul><li>Some folks never exaggerate - they just remember big. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audrey Snead </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  81. 81. TODAY: THE PRESENT <ul><li>It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future and impossible to live in the past. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jim Bishop </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  82. 82. THIS MOMENT <ul><li>The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mignon McLaughlin </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  83. 83. MORNINGS <ul><li>With each sunrise, we start anew. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  84. 84. EVENINGS <ul><li>Fools look to tomorrow; wise men use tonight. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scottish proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  85. 85. TOMORROW: THE FUTURE <ul><li>God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Isak Dinesen </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  86. 86. AVERAGE, “BORING” DAYS <ul><li>Being bored is an insult to oneself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jules Renard </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  87. 87. DIFFICULT DAYS <ul><li>Pain is never permanent. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Saint Teresa of Avila </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  88. 88. <ul><li>The world is like a mirror; frown at it, and it frowns at you. Smile and it smiles, too. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Herbert Samuels </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
  89. 89. <ul><li>You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colette </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ENTHUSIASM
  90. 90. <ul><li>Hope is one of those things in life you cannot do without. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LeRoy Douglas </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HOPE
  91. 91. <ul><li>A genius is one who shoots at something no one else can see - and hits it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>VISUALIZATION
  92. 92. <ul><li>People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher and better than themselves. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tyron Edwards </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ROLE MODELS
  93. 93. <ul><li>Readjusting is a painful process, but most of us need it at one time or another. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arthur Christopher Benson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>CHANGE
  94. 94. <ul><li>Full maturity … is achieved by realizing that you have choices to make. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Angela Barron McBride </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DECISIONS
  95. 95. <ul><li>You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you’re going to live. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joan Baez </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
  96. 96. <ul><li>There is just one life for each of us: our own. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Euripides </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
  97. 97. <ul><li>Don’t let other people tell you what you want. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pat Riley </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>MOTIVATION
  98. 98. <ul><li>No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mignon McLaughlin </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS
  99. 99. <ul><li>If you don’t know where you are going, how can you expect to get there? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Basil S. Walsh </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GOALS
  100. 100. <ul><li>We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Annaeus Seneca </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FEAR
  101. 101. <ul><li>If your eyes are blinded with your worries, you cannot see the beauty of the sunset. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Krishnamurti </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>WORRY
  102. 102. <ul><li>To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything, or nothing, about it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Olin Miller </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES
  103. 103. <ul><li>To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Annaeus Seneca </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SECURITY
  104. 104. <ul><li>It takes courage to lead a life. Any life. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Erica Jong </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>RISKS
  105. 105. <ul><li>It takes courage to know when you ought to be afraid. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>James A. Michener </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COURAGE
  106. 106. <ul><li>We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sir Winston Churchill </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>WE’LL GET WHATEVER WE NEED TO HANDLE WHATEVER LIFE DEMANDS OF US
  107. 107. <ul><li>Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Edgar Degas </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>“IGNORANCE”
  108. 108. <ul><li>We will not know unless we begin. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Howard Zinn </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GETTING GOING
  109. 109. <ul><li>Always aim for achievement, and forget about success. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Helen Hayes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SUCCESS
  110. 110. <ul><li>You don’t just luck into things … You build step by step, whether it’s friendships or opportunities. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Barbara Bush </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>LUCK
  111. 111. <ul><li>Opportunity knocks but once. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>OPPORTUNITY
  112. 112. <ul><li>He who walks in the middle of the road gets hit from both sides. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George P. Schultz </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COMMITMENT
  113. 113. <ul><li>One arrow does not bring down two birds. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Turkish proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>CONCENTRATION
  114. 114. <ul><li>To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Katharine Graham </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>WORK
  115. 115. <ul><li>If the best man’s faults were written on his forehead, it would make him pull his hat over his eyes. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gaelic proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PERFECTION
  116. 116. <ul><li>An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Friedrich Engels </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>JUST DO THE FOOTWORK, THEN LET IT GO
  117. 117. <ul><li>The distance doesn’t matter; only the first step is difficult. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Madame Marquise du Deffand </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME
  118. 118. <ul><li>It isn’t hard to be good from time to time … What’s tough is being good every day. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Willie Mays </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PERSEVERANCE
  119. 119. <ul><li>Every path has its puddle. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>English proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PROBLEMS
  120. 120. <ul><li>Our mistakes won’t irreparably damage our lives unless we let them. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>James E. Sweaney </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FAILURES AND MISTAKES
  121. 121. <ul><li>Never complain about your troubles; they are responsible for more than half of your income. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Robert R. Updegraff </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>THE ADVANTAGES OF ADVERSITY
  122. 122. <ul><li>When things go wrong, don’t go with them. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>REACTING TO EVENTS
  123. 123. <ul><li>A problem is a chance for you to do your best. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Duke Ellington </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>THE ADVANTAGES OF ADVERSITY
  124. 124. <ul><li>The opposite of having faith is having self-pity. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Og Guinness </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-PITY
  125. 125. <ul><li>If you do not find peace in yourself, you will never find it anywhere else. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paula A. Bendry </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PEACE OF MIND
  126. 126. <ul><li>It is in his pleasure that a man really lives. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Agnes Repplier </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HAPPINESS
  127. 127. <ul><li>Into each life some rain must fall, some days must be dark and dreary. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Henry Wadsworth Longfellow </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ACCEPTANCE
  128. 128. <ul><li>The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mahatma Ghandi </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FORGIVENESS
  129. 129. <ul><li>Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ruth Ann Schabacker </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  130. 130. <ul><li>We love in others what we lack ourselves, and would be everything but what we are. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>R.H. Stoddard </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE
  131. 131. <ul><li>What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Eliot </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
  132. 132. <ul><li>There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Saint Thomas Aquinas </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  133. 133. <ul><li>Let God love you through others and let God love others through you. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>D.M. Street </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>OUR HIGHER POWER, OR GOD
  134. 134. <ul><li>I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 Tm. 4:7 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FAITH AND BELIEF
  135. 135. <ul><li>A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sir Winston Churchill </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>CHANGE
  136. 136. <ul><li>When a man begins to understand himself, he begins to live. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Norvin G. McGranahan </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-KNOWLEDGE
  137. 137. <ul><li>Do not wish to be anything but what you are. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Saint Francis de Sales </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-ACCEPTANCE
  138. 138. <ul><li>As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Johann von Goethe </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-CONFIDENCE
  139. 139. <ul><li>The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Swedish proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-RELIANCE
  140. 140. <ul><li>There is only one meaning of life, the act of living itself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Erich Fromm </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SIMPLICITY
  141. 141. <ul><li>We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George MacDonald </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ONE DAY
  142. 142. <ul><li>Your past is always going to be the way it was. Stop trying to change it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>YESTERDAY: THE PAST
  143. 143. <ul><li>Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Horace </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>TODAY: THE PRESENT
  144. 144. <ul><li>If God adds another day to our life, let us receive it gladly. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Annaeus Seneca </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>MORNINGS
  145. 145. <ul><li>Let not the sun go down upon your wrath. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eph. 14:26 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>EVENINGS
  146. 146. <ul><li>I never think of the future. It comes soon enough. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Albert Einstein </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>TOMORROW: THE FUTURE
  147. 147. <ul><li>God grant us patience! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William Shakespeare </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DIFFICULT DAYS
  148. 148. <ul><li>Change your thoughts and you change your world. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Norman Vincent Peale </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
  149. 149. <ul><li>The world belongs to the enthusiast who keeps cool. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William McFee </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ENTHUSIASM
  150. 150. <ul><li>Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eric Hoffer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>CHANGE
  151. 151. <ul><li>We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Konrad Adenauer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>VISUALIZATION
  152. 152. <ul><li>A good example is the best sermon. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ROLE MODELS
  153. 153. <ul><li>Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bertolt Brecht </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>CHANGE
  154. 154. <ul><li>One forgives to the degree that one loves. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Francois de La Rochefoucauld </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FORGIVENESS
  155. 155. <ul><li>The conclusions of passion are the only reliable ones. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Soren Kierkegaard </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>INSTINCTS
  156. 156. <ul><li>He who walks in another’s tracks leaves no footprints. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joan L. Brannon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
  157. 157. <ul><li>We talk on principle, but we act on interest. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Walter Savage Landor </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>MOTIVATION
  158. 158. <ul><li>Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jean Vanier </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS
  159. 159. <ul><li>You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Billy Wilder </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GOALS
  160. 160. <ul><li>Do not think of all your anxieties, you will only make yourself ill. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shih King </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FEAR
  161. 161. <ul><li>Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Swedish proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>WORRY
  162. 162. <ul><li>The only certainty is that nothing is certain. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pliny, the Elder </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES
  163. 163. <ul><li>No one can build her security upon the nobleness of another person. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Willa Cather </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SECURITY
  164. 164. <ul><li>Unless you enter the tiger’s den, you cannot take the cubs. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Japanese proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>RISKS
  165. 165. <ul><li>Confidence … is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Dewey </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COURAGE
  166. 166. <ul><li>Sorrow is a fruit. God does not allow it to grow on a branch that is too weak to bear it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Victor Hugo </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>WE’LL GET WHATEVER WE NEED TO HANDLE WHATEVER LIFE DEMANDS OF US
  167. 167. <ul><li>No one knows what he can do until he tries. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Publilius Syrus </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>“IGNORANCE”
  168. 168. <ul><li>If we really want to live, we’d better start at once to try. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>W.H. Auden </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GETTING GOING
  169. 169. <ul><li>Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Henry Ford </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SUCCESS
  170. 170. <ul><li>I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mark Twain </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>OPPORTUNITY
  171. 171. <ul><li>If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Evans </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COMMITMENT
  172. 172. <ul><li>Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>David Bly </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>WORK
  173. 173. <ul><li>Perfection never exists in reality, but only in our dreams. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Rudolf Dreikurs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PERFECTION
  174. 174. <ul><li>God doesn’t make orange juice, God makes oranges. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jesse Jackson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>JUST DO THE FOOTWORK, THEN LET IT GO
  175. 175. <ul><li>The distance doesn’t matter; only the first step is difficult. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Madame Marquise du Deffand </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME
  176. 176. <ul><li>It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Confucius </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PERSEVERANCE
  177. 177. <ul><li>It isn’t hard to be good from time to time … What’s tough is being good every day. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Willie Mays </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PERSEVERANCE
  178. 178. <ul><li>The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eleanor Roosevelt </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FAILURES AND MISTAKES
  179. 179. <ul><li>Were it not for my little jokes, I could not bear the burdens of this office. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Abraham Lincoln </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>REACTING TO EVENTS
  180. 180. <ul><li>Sadness is almost never anything but a form of fatigue. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>André Gide </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-PITY
  181. 181. <ul><li>Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the presence of God no matter what the conflict. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PEACE OF MIND
  182. 182. <ul><li>Happiness depends upon ourselves. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Aristotle </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HAPPINESS
  183. 183. <ul><li>One cannot get through life without pain … What we can do is choose how to use the pain life presents to us. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bernie S. Siegel, M.D. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ACCEPTANCE
  184. 184. <ul><li>Judge not, that ye be not judged. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mt. 7:1 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FORGIVENESS
  185. 185. <ul><li>The mere sense of living is joy enough. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emily Dickinson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  186. 186. <ul><li>Charity begins at home, and usually stays there. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Elbert Hubbard </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
  187. 187. <ul><li>Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mark Twain </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HAPPINESS
  188. 188. <ul><li>When good cheer is lacking, our friends will be packing. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  189. 189. <ul><li>Do you prefer that you be right, or that you be happy? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A Course In Miracles </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HAPPINESS
  190. 190. <ul><li>Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lin Yutang </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
  191. 191. <ul><li>The whole meaning of prayer is that we may know God. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oswald Chambers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PRAYER
  192. 192. <ul><li>The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oliver Wendell Holmes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PERSEVERANCE
  193. 193. <ul><li>Do not wish to be anything but what you are. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Saint Francis de Sales </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-ACCEPTANCE
  194. 194. <ul><li>Happiness sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Barrymore </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HAPPINESS
  195. 195. <ul><li>If you expect nothing, you’re apt to be surprised. You’ll get it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Malcolm Forbes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
  196. 196. <ul><li>Happiness is often the result of being too busy to be miserable. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HAPPINESS
  197. 197. <ul><li>We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George MacDonald </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ONE DAY
  198. 198. <ul><li>Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Margaret Mitchell </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ACCEPTANCE
  199. 199. <ul><li>Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Harriet Uts Nelson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FORGIVENESS
  200. 200. <ul><li>Better a little fire to warm us than a great one to burn us. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Fuller </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  201. 201. <ul><li>We are cold to others only when we are dull in ourselves. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William Hazlitt </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
  202. 202. <ul><li>I never think of the future. It comes soon enough. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Albert Einstein </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>TOMORROW: THE FUTURE
  203. 203. <ul><li>We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thucydides </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  204. 204. <ul><li>You can promote your healing by your thinking. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>James E. Sweeney </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
  205. 205. <ul><li>When the knees are not often bent, the feet soon slide. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PRAYER
  206. 206. <ul><li>All human wisdom is summed up in two words - wait and hope. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alexandre Dumas </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HOPE
  207. 207. <ul><li>Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>J.C.F. von Schiller </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ACCEPTANCE
  208. 208. <ul><li>There is nobody who totally lacks the courage to change. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rollo May </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>CHANGE
  209. 209. <ul><li>Often greater risk is involved in postponement than in making a wrong decision. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Harry A. Hopf </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DECISIONS
  210. 210. <ul><li>They may not deserve forgiveness, but I do. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FORGIVENESS
  211. 211. <ul><li>I’d rather be a failure at something I enjoy than a success at something I hate. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Burns </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
  212. 212. <ul><li>For everything you have missed, you have gained something else. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ralph Waldo Emerson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  213. 213. <ul><li>Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jean Vanier </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS
  214. 214. <ul><li>Never try to catch two frogs with one hand. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GOALS
  215. 215. <ul><li>Fear is the absence of faith. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paul Tillich </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FEAR
  216. 216. <ul><li>Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Swedish proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>WORRY
  217. 217. <ul><li>If you have a job without aggravations, you don’t have a job. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Malcolm Forbes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ACCEPTANCE
  218. 218. <ul><li>It is easier to forgive an enemy than a friend. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Madame Dorothee Deluzy </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FORGIVENESS
  219. 219. <ul><li>Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General George S. Patton </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>RISKS
  220. 220. <ul><li>Confidence … is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Dewey </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COURAGE
  221. 221. <ul><li>To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ken Keyes, Jr. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  222. 222. <ul><li>From a little spark may burst a mighty flame. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dante Alighieri </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME
  223. 223. <ul><li>Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ACCEPTANCE
  224. 224. <ul><li>A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William Hazlitt </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SUCCESS
  225. 225. <ul><li>I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mark Twain </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>OPPORTUNITY
  226. 226. <ul><li>When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Norman Vincent Peale </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FORGIVENESS
  227. 227. <ul><li>We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>English proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  228. 228. <ul><li>The greatest happiness in the world is to make others happy. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Luther Burbank </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
  229. 229. <ul><li>With us is the Lord our God, to help us and to fight our battles. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 Chr. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>JUST DO THE FOOTWORK, THEN LET IT GO
  230. 230. <ul><li>It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME
  231. 231. <ul><li>It is easier to visit friends than to live with them. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  232. 232. <ul><li>There may be those on earth who dress better or eat better, but those who enjoy the peace of God sleep better. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>L. Thomas Holdcroft </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PEACE OF MIND
  233. 233. <ul><li>Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Abraham Lincoln </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HAPPINESS
  234. 234. <ul><li>The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Bernard Shaw </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ACCEPTANCE
  235. 235. <ul><li>Any man can seek revenge; it takes a king or prince to grant a pardon. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arthur J. Rehrat </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FORGIVENESS
  236. 236. <ul><li>Sometimes the best deals are the ones you don’t make. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bill Veeck </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  237. 237. <ul><li>The only incurable troubles of the rich are the troubles that money can’t cure. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ogden Nash </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE
  238. 238. <ul><li>If you judge people, you have no time to love them. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mother Teresa </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
  239. 239. <ul><li>One thing everybody in the world wants and needs is friendliness. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William E. Holler </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  240. 240. <ul><li>Talking about God is not at all the same thing as experiencing God, or acting out God through our lives. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phillip Hewett </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>OUR HIGHER POWER, OR GOD
  241. 241. <ul><li>When you cannot pray as you would, pray as you can. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Edward M. Goulburn </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PRAYER
  242. 242. <ul><li>No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eleanor Roosevelt </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-ACCEPTANCE
  243. 243. <ul><li>Perhaps I am stronger than I think. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Merton </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-CONFIDENCE
  244. 244. <ul><li>The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sophocles </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-RELIANCE
  245. 245. <ul><li>To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mother Teresa </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SIMPLICITY
  246. 246. <ul><li>The most important thing in our lives is what we are doing now. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ONE DAY
  247. 247. <ul><li>Never let yesterday use up today. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Richard H. Nelson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>YESTERDAY: THE PAST
  248. 248. <ul><li>Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Satchel Paige </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PRAYER
  249. 249. <ul><li>When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one for a fellow creature. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sydney Smith </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>MORNINGS
  250. 250. <ul><li>Most of the time we think we’re sick it’s all in the mind. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Wolfe </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
  251. 251. <ul><li>Morale is the greatest single factor in successful wars. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dwight D. Eisenhower </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ENTHUSIASM
  252. 252. <ul><li>I’d rather be a lamppost in Chicago than a millionaire in any other city. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William A. Hulbert </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
  253. 253. <ul><li>Who is the wise man? He who sees what’s going to be born. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Solomon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>VISUALIZATION
  254. 254. <ul><li>If you want a place in the sun, you’ve got to put up with a few blisters. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Abigail Van Buren </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ACCEPTANCE
  255. 255. <ul><li>Nothing in this world is permanent. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>German proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>CHANGE
  256. 256. <ul><li>It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Carlyle </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>INSTINCTS
  257. 257. <ul><li>The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anne Morrow Lindbergh </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
  258. 258. <ul><li>A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Napoleon Bonaparte </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>MOTIVATION
  259. 259. <ul><li>We cannot all be masters. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William Shakespeare </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS
  260. 260. <ul><li>Unless you give yourself to some great cause, you haven’t even begun to live. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William P. Merrill </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GOALS
  261. 261. <ul><li>If you are afraid for your future, you don’t have a present. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>James Petersen </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FEAR
  262. 262. <ul><li>Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, but only saps today of its strength. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A.J. Cronin </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>WORRY
  263. 263. <ul><li>If we wait until we’ve satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lee Iacocca </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES
  264. 264. <ul><li>In order to find the edge, you must risk going over the edge. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dennis Dugan </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>RISKS
  265. 265. <ul><li>Knowledge of sin is the beginning of salvation. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Annaeus Seneca </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COURAGE
  266. 266. <ul><li>Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor the best opportunities; they will never come. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Janet Erskine Stuart </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GETTING GOING
  267. 267. <ul><li>Jesus, please teach me to appreciate what I have before time forces me to appreciate what I had. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Susan L. Lenzkes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  268. 268. <ul><li>It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Johann von Goethe </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GOALS
  269. 269. <ul><li>Necessity is the mother of taking chances. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mark Twain </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>RISKS
  270. 270. <ul><li>He has enough who is contented with little. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  271. 271. <ul><li>There are things I can’t force. I must adjust. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C.M. Ward </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ACCEPTANCE
  272. 272. <ul><li>The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oliver Wendell Holmes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PERSEVERANCE
  273. 273. <ul><li>The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eleanor Roosevelt </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FAILURES AND MISTAKES
  274. 274. <ul><li>Who does not thank for little will not thank for much. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Estonian proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  275. 275. <ul><li>Who seeks a faultless friend remains friendless. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Turkish proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  276. 276. <ul><li>No one gives joy or sorrow … We gather the consequences of our own deeds. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Garuda Purana </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HAPPINESS
  277. 277. <ul><li>The most popular persons are those who take the world as it is, who find the least fault. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Charles Dudley Warner </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ACCEPTANCE
  278. 278. <ul><li>Revenge could steal a man’s life until there was nothing left but emptiness. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Louis L’Amour </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FORGIVENESS
  279. 279. <ul><li>That which does not kill me makes me stronger. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Friedrich Nietzsche </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  280. 280. <ul><li>To feel sorry for the needy is not the mark of a Christian - to help them is. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Frank A. Clark </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
  281. 281. <ul><li>I must govern the clock, not be governed by it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Golda Meir </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ONE DAY
  282. 282. <ul><li>Friendship is a plant which must be often watered. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  283. 283. <ul><li>Day’s sweetest moments are at dawn. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ella Wheeler Wilcox </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>MORNINGS
  284. 284. <ul><li>Rejoice always, pray constantly, and in all circumstances give thanks. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Desert Fathers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PRAYER
  285. 285. <ul><li>To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person you are. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-ACCEPTANCE
  286. 286. <ul><li>A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Francis Bacon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-RELIANCE
  287. 287. <ul><li>If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joe Namath </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SIMPLICITY
  288. 288. <ul><li>More than enough is too much. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  289. 289. <ul><li>The past is a work of art, free of irrelevancies and loose ends. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Max Beerbohm </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>YESTERDAY: THE PAST
  290. 290. <ul><li>So often we rob tomorrow’s memories by today’s economies. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Mason Brown </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>TODAY: THE PRESENT
  291. 291. <ul><li>With every rising of the sun, think of your life as just begun. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>MORNINGS
  292. 292. <ul><li>Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lin Yutang </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
  293. 293. <ul><li>The will to conquer is the first condition of victory. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marshal Ferdinand Foch </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ENTHUSIASM
  294. 294. <ul><li>Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HOPE
  295. 295. <ul><li>When you’re through changing, you’re through. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bruce Barton </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>CHANGE
  296. 296. <ul><li>Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Bernard Shaw </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>INSTINCTS
  297. 297. <ul><li>Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep and you weep alone. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ella Wheeler Wilcox </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  298. 298. <ul><li>Not he who has little, but he who wishes more, is poor. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Annaeus Seneca </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  299. 299. <ul><li>The fewer the words, the better the prayer. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Martin Luther </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PRAYER
  300. 300. <ul><li>The greatest mistake you can make is to be continually fearing you will make one. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Elbert Hubbard </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FEAR
  301. 301. <ul><li>The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Henry L. Stimson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
  302. 302. <ul><li>The difference between one man and another is not mere ability … it is energy. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Arnold </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ENTHUSIASM
  303. 303. <ul><li>And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Erica Jong </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>RISKS
  304. 304. <ul><li>You’re only as sick as your secrets. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COURAGE
  305. 305. <ul><li>Courage to start and willingness to keep everlasting at it are the requisites for success. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alonzo Newton Benn </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GETTING GOING
  306. 306. <ul><li>Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sir Winston Churchill </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SUCCESS
  307. 307. <ul><li>Whether you are really right or not doesn’t matter, it’s the belief that counts. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Robertson Davies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COMMITMENT
  308. 308. <ul><li>Fear is the dark room in which negatives are developed. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FEAR
  309. 309. <ul><li>The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moliere </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>RISKS
  310. 310. <ul><li>Amazing things start happening when we start praying! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PRAYER
  311. 311. <ul><li>Success comes before work only in the dictionary. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SUCCESS
  312. 312. <ul><li>Humor acts to relieve fear. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. William F. Fry, Jr. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FEAR
  313. 313. <ul><li>Life is a romantic business, but you have to make the romance. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oliver Wendell Holmes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HAPPINESS
  314. 314. <ul><li>He is happy whose circumstances suit his temper; but he is more excellent who can suit his temper to any circumstances. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>David Hume </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ACCEPTANCE
  315. 315. <ul><li>Revenge could steal a man’s life until there was nothing left but emptiness. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Louis L’Amour </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FORGIVENESS
  316. 316. <ul><li>Too many people miss the silver lining because they’re expecting gold. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maurice Setter </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  317. 317. <ul><li>Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Santayana </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
  318. 318. <ul><li>They are rich who have true friends. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas Fuller </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  319. 319. <ul><li>I wept because I had no shoes, until I saw a man who had no feet. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ancient Persian saying </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  320. 320. <ul><li>Rejoice always, pray constantly, and in all circumstances give thanks. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Desert Fathers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PRAYER
  321. 321. <ul><li>You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ethel Barrymore </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-ACCEPTANCE
  322. 322. <ul><li>God gives every bird its food, but he does not throw it into the nest. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Josiah Holland </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>SELF-RELIANCE
  323. 323. <ul><li>What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vincent van Gogh </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COURAGE
  324. 324. <ul><li>Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ray Bradbury </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>RISKS
  325. 325. <ul><li>Friendship is like money, easier made than kept. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Samuel Butler </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  326. 326. <ul><li>If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Morris West </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>TODAY: THE PRESENT
  327. 327. <ul><li>Cold prayers shall never have any warm answers. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas B. Brooks </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PRAYER
  328. 328. <ul><li>A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Charles Darwin </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ONE DAY
  329. 329. <ul><li>The quality of our expectations determines the quality of our actions. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>André Godin </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
  330. 330. <ul><li>He who begins many things finishes but few. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Italian proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GOALS
  331. 331. <ul><li>No great things are done more through courage than through wisdom. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>German proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COURAGE
  332. 332. <ul><li>We are betrayed by what is false within. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Meredith </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
  333. 333. <ul><li>Results are what you expect; consequences are what you get. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS
  334. 334. <ul><li>The soul that has no established aim loses itself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Michel de Montaigne </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GOALS
  335. 335. <ul><li>A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Billie Jean King </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FEAR
  336. 336. <ul><li>The best mirror is an old friend. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  337. 337. <ul><li>I firmly believe a great many prayers are not answered because we are not willing to forgive someone. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dwight L. Moody </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PRAYER
  338. 338. <ul><li>Make the most of today. Translate your good intentions to actual deeds. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grenville Kleiser </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ONE DAY
  339. 339. <ul><li>God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right, even though I think it is hopeless. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Admiral Chester W. Nimitz </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COURAGE
  340. 340. <ul><li>Hold a true friend with both your hands. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nigerian proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  341. 341. <ul><li>Every day is a messenger of God. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Russian proverb </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ONE DAY
  342. 342. <ul><li>To accept whatever comes, regardless of the consequences, is to be unafraid. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Cage </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COURAGE
  343. 343. <ul><li>I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William J. Locke </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GOALS
  344. 344. <ul><li>If you want to make enemies, try to change something. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Woodrow Wilson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>CHANGE
  345. 345. <ul><li>One who’s our friend is fond of us; one who’s fond of us isn’t necessarily our friend. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Annaeus Seneca </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  346. 346. <ul><li>How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Publilius Syrus </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HAPPINESS
  347. 347. <ul><li>Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arthur Christopher Benson </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>CHANGE
  348. 348. <ul><li>Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Isaac Friedmann </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FORGIVENESS
  349. 349. <ul><li>If you count all your assets, you always show a profit. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Quillen </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
  350. 350. <ul><li>It is more blessed to give than to receive. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Acts 20:35 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
  351. 351. <ul><li>A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not so bad. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arnold H. Glasow </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  352. 352. <ul><li>We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oswald Chambers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>PRAYER
  353. 353. <ul><li>Why should I deem myself to be a chisel, when I could be the artist? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>J.C.F. von Schiller </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GOALS
  354. 354. <ul><li>Have but few friends, though many acquaintances. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  355. 355. <ul><li>Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John F. Kennedy </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GOALS
  356. 356. <ul><li>A man is known by the company he keeps. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FRIENDSHIP
  357. 357. <ul><li>A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Powell </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GOALS
  358. 358. <ul><li>With every rising of the sun, think of your life as just begun. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>MORNINGS
  359. 359. <ul><li>There are things I can’t force. I must adjust. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C.M. Ward </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ACCEPTANCE
  360. 360. <ul><li>It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General Douglas MacArthur </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>ENTHUSIASM
  361. 361. <ul><li>Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oscar Wilde </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>CHANGE
  362. 362. <ul><li>A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marcus Annaeus Seneca </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
  363. 363. <ul><li>Concentrate on finding your goal, then concentrate on reaching it. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colonel Michael Friedman </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>GOALS
  364. 364. <ul><li>The habit of doing one’s duty drives away fear. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Charles Baudelaire </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>FEAR
  365. 365. <ul><li>Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William Ralph Inge </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>WORRY
  366. 366. <ul><li>Action will remove the doubts that theory cannot solve. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tehyi Hsieh </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES
  367. 367. <ul><li>The only incurable troubles of the rich are the troubles that money can’t cure. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ogden Nash </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE
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