Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people

Don’t waste your precious energy on gossip

Each day give something good to others

If you can not be positive, then at least be quiet

Never compare yourself to others, you have no idea what they’ve been through

Negative thinking will never make your life positive

I am thankful for all of those who said no to me. because of them I’m doing it myself  Albert Einstein

Success is getting what, happiness is wanting what you get   WP Kinsella

Think big & don’t listen to the people that say it can’t be done. Life is too short to think small          Tim Ferriss

It doesn’t matter where you came form. All that matters is where you are going  Brian Tracy

It's better to have a gun & not need it than to need it & not have one

The difference between successful people & very successful is that very successful day no to almost everything. Warren Buffett


We have to become "choosers" instead of "pickers". A picker selects from the options available, leading us into false dichotomies created by the options we see in front of us. But a chooser "is thoughtful enough to conclude that perhaps none of the available alternatives are satisfactory, and that he or she wants the right alternative, he or she may have to create it.      Barry Schwartz

Your diet is not only what you eat. It is what you watch, what you listen to, what you read, the people you hang around…. Be mindful of the things you put into your body emotionally, spiritually & physically 


We are all sliced from the same loaf of bread, we just happen to be toasted differently

A Library is a hospital for the mind

Remember this: You are always responsible for how you act, no matter how you feel
Caution, the media is not a reflection of reality!
 
If your plan is for 1 yr, plant rice. If your plan is for 10 yrs, plant trees. If your plan is for 100 yrs, educate your children Confucius 

Knowledge is learning something everyday, wisdom is letting go of something everyday Zen Proverb

If you want to make everyone happy, sell ice cream,don’t be a leader. Steve Jobs
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It's not always the people who start out the smartest who end up the smartest Alfred Binet - Inventor of the IQ test The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool. Richard Feynman If people knew how hard I worked to achieve my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful after all. Michelangelo Work consists of whatever a body is obligated to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obligated to do. Mark Twain in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it   Margaret Thatcher

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.....then give up. There's no use being a fool about it. W.C. Fields

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. Henry David Thoreau

You can do anything once you stop trying to do everything

To the Democrats: Your purpose then plainly stated, is that you will destroy the government unless you be allowed to construe & enforce the constitution as you please on all points of dispute between you and us, you will rule or ruin in all events    Abraham Lincoln

Never aspire to make a living, aspire to make a difference   Denzel Washington

If you don't fail, you never tried Denzel Washington

Fail big    Denzel Washington

Socialism is much more about hating the rich than helping the poor

The idea is to die young as late as possible  Ashley Montagu

You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old   George Burns

The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools  Doug Larson

I’m not young enough to know everything   Oscar Wilde

"If you do not take an interest in the affairs of your government, then you are doomed to live under the rule of fools." – Plato

Income tax: the fine you pay for being a productive member of society! Welfare: the reward you get for being an unproductive member of society!

Through time of challenge we often learn life’s most valuable lessons  Marc Spelmann

You're not looking for perfection, just progress  Don Hawkins

If your ladder is leaning against the wrong wall, all you do is climb to the wrong place faster    Steven Covey

You're not looking for perfection, just progress  Don Hawkins

If your ladder is leaning against the wrong wall, all you can do is climb to the wrong place faster   Steven Covey

Every flower must grow through dirt

Not everything that counts can be counted, not everything that’s counted truly counts               Albert Einstein

You will fail at some point in your life, you will lose   Denzel Washington

Every failed experiment is one step closer to success   Denzel Washington

Do you have the guts to fail    Denzel Washington

How many ghosts are going to be around your bed when your time comes  Denzel Washington

Give it everything you got  Denzel Washington

You will never see a u-haul behind a hearse  Denzel Washington

It's ok to be afraid, because you can't be brave or courageous without fear. Dave Chapelle

About socialism...Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Aldous Huxley - British novelist

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

To conquer a nation, first disarm its citizens   Adolf Hitler

No CCF (Co-operative Commonwealth Federation) government will rest until it has eradicated capitalism. Regina Manifesto

Socialism is simply Communism for people without the testosterone to man the barricades Dr Gary North

Socialism - the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance & the gospel of envy. It's inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery Sir Winston Churchill

If goods don't cross borders, armies will.       Fredric Bastiat

Free trade encourages peaceful cooperation, while restraints on capitalism, like protectionism & tariffs, can create trade wars that become real wars    The Problem With Socialism by Thomas J. DiLorenzo

The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions & taboos.   H.L. Mencken in The Problem With Socialism by Thomas J. DiLorenzo

Socialism makes as much sense as a milk bucket under a bull

Socialism is generally more about hating the rich than helping the poor

If you don’t leave the past in the past, it will destroy your future. Look what’s in front of you, not what yesterday took away. The best is yet to come   George Strait

Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion  Simon Sinek

It’s never wrong to do the right thing   Rick Rigsby

When you hit rock bottom you have a great foundation from which to grow  Rick Rigsby

Pride is the burden of a foolish person   Rick Rigsby

Ego is the anesthesia that deadens the pain of stupidity  Rick Rigsby

The one that follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. Those who walk alone are likely to find themselves in places no one has ever been before   Albert Einstein

Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere    Albert Einstein

The measure if intelligence is the ability to change   Albert Einstein

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value Albert Einstein

You have to learn the rules of the game & then you have to play better than anyone else Albert Einstein

In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity   Albert Einstein

I can is 100 times more important than IQ   Albert Einstein

More the knowledge lesser the ego. Lesser the knowledge more the ego   Albert Einstein

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not people or objects   Albert Einstein

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination   Albert Einstein

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep balance, you must keep moving   Albert Einstein

Any fool can know. The point is to understand   Albert Einstein

A clever person solves a problem, a wise person avoids them   Albert Einstein

Stay away from negative people, They have a problem for every solution  Albert Einstein

Do your homework & the test is easy Chris Voss

Every judgement of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, in such wise that he who acts against his conscience always sins                Saint Thomas Aquinas. (1900)

Being broke is part of the journey, staying there is  personal choice Robert Downey Jr

Don’t waste your time, If people aren’t listening to you, stop talking to them    Jordan Peterson

If you tell a lie big enough & keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.  Joseph Goebbels - in Inconvenient Facts

A woman must be a cute, cuddly, naive little thing - tender, sweet, and stupid.      Adolf Hitler

What luck, for governments, that the people are stupid!        Adolf Hitler

The state must declare the child to be the most precious treasure of the people. As long as the government is perceived as working for the benefit of the children, the people will happily endure almost any curtailment of liberty and almost any deprivation.      Adolf Hitler

Never allow the public to cool off; never admit a fault or wrong; never concede that there may be some good in your enemy; never leave room for alternatives; never accept blame; concentrate on one enemy at a time and blame him for everything that goes wrong; people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one; and if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.      Adolf Hitler

The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to allow the subjected people to carry arms.     Adolf Hitler

If you wish the sympathy of the broad masses, you must tell them the crudest and most stupid things.     Adolf Hitler

All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.    Adolf Hitler

Tell a lie loud enough and long enough and people will believe it.     Adolf Hitler

By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise.      Adolf Hitler

The receptivity of the masses is very limited, their intelligence is small, but their power of forgetting is enormous. In consequence of these facts, all effective propaganda must be limited to a very few points and must harp on these in slogans until the last member of the public understands what you want him to understand by your slogan.    Adolf Hitler

 The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed--& hence clamorous to be lead to safety--by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary                               HL Mencken in Inconvenient Facts by Gregory Wrightstone

The great tragedy of science, the slaying of a beautiful theory but an ugly fact. Thomas Huxle

Overkill, there's no kill like it!       Thomas from Garage Journal

If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem mate!

I've been doing so much with so little for so long, I can now do almost anything with nothing

There is nothing new except what has been forgotten   Marie Antoinette

If they spit behind your back, it means you are ahead of them    Confucius

Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished     Confucius

Give instructions only to those who seek knowledge after they discovered their ignorance   Confucius

Wherever you go, go with all your heart    Confucius

What the superior man seeks is in himself, what the small man seeks is in others   Confucius

If you hate a person, you are already defeated by them    Confucius

When is it obvious that goals cannot be reached, do not adjust the goals, but adjust the action steps Confucius

when anger arises, think of the consequences    Confucius

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop  Confucius

How you listen, Is how you hear    Don Campbell

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination    Albert Einstein

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else. You are the one that gets burned   Buddha

Blowing out someone else's candle, doesn't make yours shine any brighter

Cinderella never asked for a Prince. She asked for a night off & a dress    Kiera Cass

Be very, very careful what you put into that head, because you will never, ever get it out  Thomas Cardinal Wolsey 1471-1530

Nobody who ever gave their best regretted it   George Halas

Focus is a matter of deciding what things you're not going to do.   John Carmack

To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at a time, but we must keep on stepping.  Chinese Proverb

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. T.S. Eloit

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.  Mark Twain

In delay there lies no plenty. William Shakespeare

My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather to have less to do     Francine Jay

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought into focus.    Alexander Graham Bell

Efficiency is doing the right thing. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.      Peter Drucker

I honestly think it's better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate George Burns

Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now. Alan Lamein

People do not decide their future, they decide their habits & their habits decide their future F.M. Alexandre

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw

Never take a “no” from someone who can’t give you a “yes.”  Chris Voss

We are kept from our goal, not by obstacles but by a clear path to a lesser goal   Robert Brault

The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold your foot long enough to enable you to put the other somewhat higher. Thomas Henry Huxley

People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the only ones who do

Sometimes questions are more important than the answers. Nancy Willard

But those Woulda-Coulda-Shkuldas all ran away & hid from one little Did. Shel Silverstein

Give me a lever long enough & I could move the world. Archimedes

Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time. Arnold H Glasow


I bargained with life for a penny,
And life would pay no more,
However I begged at evening,
When I counted my scanty score,
For life is just an employer,
He gives you what you ask,
But once you have set the wages,
Why, you must bear the task.
I worked for a menial's hire,
Only to learn, dismayed,
That any wage I had asked of Life,
Life would have willingly paid                J.B. Rittenhouse

Memory like liberty if a fragile thing    Elizabeth Loftus

To do two things at once is to do neither. Publilius Syrus

Description:To do two things at once is to do neither.  Publilius Syrus

Multi tasking is merely the opportunity to screw up more than one thing at a time. Steve Uzzell

Be like a postage stamp - stick to one thing until you get there   Josh Billings

It is those who concentrate on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. Og Mandino

Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter the least.  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One Shoe Can Change Your Life - Cinderella

I was raised to hustle like a man because I was told never to depend on one
 
Your complaints, your drama, your victim mentality, your whining, your blaming & all your excuses have NEVER gotten you even one step closer to your goals & dreams. Let go of your nonsense. Let go of the delusion that you DESERVE better & go EARN it   Dr Steve Maraboli
 
Don't let yesterday take up too much of today
 
You must master the way you think before you can master a new way to be   Marianne Williamson
 
You are responsible for your life. You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on   Oprah Winfrey
 
The new year lies before you, like a spotless tract of snow.
Be careful how you tread on it, for every mark will show..
 

The future starts today, not tomorrow   Pope Paul II

Quality means doing it right when no one is watching   Henry Ford

There are 3 things that are very hard: steel, a diamond & to know one's self.  Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack (1750)

Complaints should be made to the management in writing and placed in the receptacle installed for the purpose, which is cleared twice weekly by the janitor.…George Robey

The stars will never align and the traffic lights of life will never all be green at the same time. The universe doesn’t conspire against you, but it doesn’t go out of its way to line up all the pins either. Conditions are never perfect. “Someday” is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you   Timothy Ferriss

Well done is better than well said  Benjamin Franklin

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to always try one more time  Thomas A. Edison

What you do today can improve all your tomorrows  Ralph Martson

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later   Og Mandino

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you don't stop   Confucius

Feeling gratitude & not expressing it is like wrapping a present & not giving it   William Arthur Ward

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For indeed, that's all who ever have Margaret Mead

We shall never know the good that a simple smile can do   Mother Teresa

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough   Og Mandino

Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock    Sigmund Freud

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle & the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared   Buddha

Don't judge a situation you've never been in 

If you don't take care of your body, where are you going to live?

There are some people who will never see you as good enough. That is their shortcoming, not yours. Be merciful enough to yourself to cut them out of your life   Dr Steve Maraboli 

Focus on more than one stream of income. The average millionaire has seven

If you judge people, you have no time to love them  Mother Teresa

Everyone makes mistakes in life. But it doesn't mean they have to pay for them the rest of their lives. Sometimes good people make bad choices. It doesn't mean they are bad, it means they are human

Fake people talk about other people being fake. Real people worry about their own business & no one else's

You can't change the people around you but, you can change the people you chose to be around

I stopped explaining myself when I realized, people only understand from their level of perception

There comes a time when you have to stop crossing oceans for people that won't even jump a puddle for you

When you start to wonder whether you can trust someone or not, that is when you already know, you don't

Never waste your time trying to explain who you are to people who are committed to misunderstanding you

It's not your salary that makes you rich, it's your spending habits

Never force yourself to have space in anyone's life because if they really know your worth, they'll surely create one for you

I'm too busy working on my own grass to to notice if yours is greener

Forget what hurt you in the past but remember what it taught you

The difference between who you are & who you want to be is what you do

Money is numbers & numbers never end. If it takes money to make you happy, your search for happiness will never end   Bob Marley

Far too many people are looking for the right person instead of being the right person   Gloria Steinem

Once you accept your flaws, no one can use them against you

You can't deposit excuses

Never hope for more than you work for

Those that anger you, control you

Running away from your problems is a race you will never win

Not everyone you lose is a loss

Those who spend their time looking for faults in others, usually take not time to correct there own  Art Jonak

I have too many flaws to be perfect but, I have too many blessings to be ungrateful

When writing the story of your life, do not let anyone else hold the pen

Sometimes life doesn't give you what you want, not that you don't deserve it but because you deserve more

Actions prove who someone is, words just prove who they want to be

Direction is so much more important than speed. So many are going now where fast

Strength doesn't come from what you can do, it comes from overcoming things you thought you couldn't do

When people hurt you over & over, think of them as sandpaper. They scratch & hurt you but later you'll be shining & polished & they'll end up useless 

Time is more valuable than money, you can always get more money, you can't get more time  Jim Rohn

Don't waste your time with explanations: People only hear what they want to hear   Paulo Coelho

Always remember the 3 kinds of people in your life, 1 Those who helped you in difficult times   2 Those who left you in difficult times   3 Those who put you in difficult times

Never put your time in the hands of the ungrateful

Don't be someone's down time, spare time part time or sometime. If they can't be there for you all the time, then they're not worth any of your time

When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember one thing.  You haven't..  Thomas Edison

Doubt kills more dreams than than failure ever will

Two things define you, your patience when you have nothing & your attitude when you have everything

Be careful who you invest your time in, wasted time is worse than wasted money

Don't practice til you get it right, practice til you can't get it wrong

You play the way you practice

If you work you get rewarded, there are no shortcuts in life

Start unknown, finish unforgettable

Play til the clock says 0:00

Good players inspire themselves. Great players inspire others

Just because they said you can't doesn't mean you can't

Do not run away from challenges, run over them    Nike

It's not how big you are, it's how big you play   John Wooden

There's winning & there's losing & in life both will happen. What's never acceptable to me is quitting  Magic Johnson

Be the player that coaches warn their team about

Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn

If you do not believe in yourself, no one will do it for you   Kobe Bryant

If you're afraid you're going to fail, you're probably going to fail    Kobe Bryant

It's not the team with the best players that wins. It's players with the best team that wins

If you quit once, it becomes a habit! Never Quit    Michael Jordan

Keep practicing. Never let somebody tell you that you're too small or slow    Chris Paul

Action isn't just the effect of motivation; it's also the cause of it

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it   Aristotle

I will not stay silent  so you can stay comfortable

I am who I am. Your approval is not needed

If you want to make peace with your enemy, you must work with you enemy. Then he becomes your partner. Nelson Mandela

Justice without force is helpless, strength without justice is despotic.  Blaise Pascal

Warning, plugging your ears won't change the truth

Prejudices are what fools use for reason. Voltaire

A society is defined not only by what it creates, but by what it refuses to destroy.  John Sawhill

Silence is better than bullshit

Words may lie but, actions always always tell the truth

No, no you're not thinking, you're just being logical.  Niels Bohr

Fear sells, until you stop buying it

The first responsibility of every citizen is to question authority. Benjamin Franklin

In the age of information, ignorance is a choice

Trust your instincts, intuition doesn't lie

The two most important days of your life are the day you were born & the day you find out why.   Mark Twain

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life   Albert Camus

The desire for a more positive experience is itself a negative experience. And, paradoxically, the acceptance of one's negative experience is itself a positive experience

To see what's in front of one's nose requires constant struggle   George Orwell

Comparison is the thief of joy   Theodore Roosevelt

When life knocks you down, roll over & look at the stars

If he/she were as tall as they are intelligent, how tall would they be?

Even duct tape can't fix stupid – but it sure does muffle the sound

The greatest leader is not necessarily the one that does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things   Ronald Reagan

There are 2 ways to be fooled. 1, is to believe what isn't true & 2, to refuse to believe what is true  Soren Kierkegaard

It isn't the lion's roar that signals danger, it's their silence

The truth of the matter is you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it   Brigadier General Norman Schwarzkopf

A good plan executed today is better than a perfect plan executed at some indefinite point in the future

It's not over when you lose, it's over when you quit

The recovery is often the shortest phase of the real estate cycle.  Full of head fakes resulting if start & stop momentum, it is often the most difficult to identify   Don R Campbell

People who soar are those who refuse to sit back, sigh, & wish things would be change. They neither complain or their situation, nor passively dream of some distant ship coming in   Charles Swindoll

If you haven't the strength to impose your own terms upon life, you must accept the terms life offers you  T.S. Eliot

Life is the sum result of all the choices we make, both consciously & unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you take control of all aspects of your life. You find freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself    Robert F Bennett

We adjust our pathy when obstacles occur

No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time. You can't produce a baby in one month by getting 9 women pregnant   Warren Buffett

The difficulties & struggles of today are but the price we must pay for the accomplishments of & victories of tomorrow  William Boetcher

You may not like guns, that is your right. You may not believe in God, that is your choice. But, if someone breaks into your house, the 1st two things you are going to do is call someone with a gun & pray they get there in time

Remember anyone can love you when the sun is shining. In the storm you find out who truly cares for you

Stay Humble & Hustle Hard

If someone doesn't appreciate your presence then, make them appreciate your absence

You can't always control who walks into your life but you can control which window you throw them out of

Don't try to explain yourself to stupid people. You are not a Jackass Whisperer

Not everyone is going to want, accept or know how to receive your energy. Make peace with that & keep on

Always remember you aren't worthless. After all, organs are extremely expensive on the black market

You can't buy success with money. You have to pay with less sleep, hard work & not giving up

The most complicated skill is to be simple

You will either experience the pain of discipline for the pain of regret. The choice is your's

You can't get to Heaven by putting other people thru hell

Never confuse people who are always around you with people who are always there for you

If their name isn't GOD, their opinion doesn't matter & their approval isn't needed

If they can't privately address you. Then understand their public criticism is only for attention. Don't take it personal

Be a girl with a mind, a woman with attitude & a lady with class

Relationships fail because people take their own insecurities & try & twist them into their partner's flaws  Baylor Barbee

Don't show people your plans. Show them your results

Common sense if not a gift, it's a punishment because you have to deal with everyone that doesn't have it

Message to the NFL. America can survive without you, America can not survive without Law Enforcement

Don't judge people for the choices they make when you don't know the options they had to choose from

One of the greatest tragedies in life is to lose your own sense of self & accept the version of you that is expected by everyone else

Most of our problems in life are caused by 2 reasons; we act without thinking or we think without acting

When thinking about life, remember this; No amount of guilt can change the past & no amount of anxiety can change the future

Don't play the victim to the circumstance you created

FEAR has 2 meanings, Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is your's

CAUTION, I am politically incorrect. I tell the truth & use common sense

You can't go back & change the beginning, but you can start where you are & change the ending  C.S. Lewis

Take the time it takes so it takes less time   Patrick Francey

If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask which seat. Just get in & take it  Sheryl Sandberg

Give myself permission to engage my imagination, Allow Myself to grow, expand, dream, excell

Do not shrink your goals to match your reality   Richard Dolan

Working your intention works, when you work it  Richard Dolan

I am the product of my decisions   Richard Dolan

Any society that will give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither & lose both        Benjamin Franklin

When any nation mistrusts it's citizens with guns, it is sending a dear message. It no longer trusts it's citizens because such a government has evil plans   George Washington

I predict future happiness if for everyone if they can prevent the government from wasting the labours of the people under the pretense of protecting them   Thomas Jefferson

If ever the time should come, when vain & aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in government, our country will stand in need of it's experienced patriots to prevent it's ruin   Samuel Adams 

It is far better to be alone than to be in bad company  George Washington

The only thing more expensive than education is ignorance   Benjamin Franklin

The secret of freedom lies in educating people while the secret of tyranny is keeping them ignorant

Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are   Benjamin Franklin

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance  Thomas Jefferson

Fair is not always equal

It's important to analyse whether you want it for yourself or if you want it for the acceptance of others

Don't waste words on people that deserve your silence

Common sense is so rare it should be classified as a superpower

“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”      Marilyn Monroe

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”     ― Oscar Wilde

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.” 
― Albert Einstein

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”     ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

“If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” 
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”         ― Rob Siltanen

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”         ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”   André Gide, Autumn Leaves

“It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” 

 J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” 

William Shakespeare, As You Like It

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).” 
― Mark Twain

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”    Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”       Neil Gaiman, Coraline

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” 
― Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” 
― Albert Einstein

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”      George Eliot

“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” 
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

“I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”      Friedrich Nietzsche

“We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.”       Anaïs Nin

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”        Jim Henson

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”       Albert Einstein

“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.”       Albert Einstein

"If one should desire to know whether a kingdom is well governed, if its morals are good or bad, the quality of its music will furnish the answer. " ~ Confucius

“A world founded on four essential freedoms.  The first is freedom of speech and expression – everywhere in the world.  The second is of every person to worship God is his own way – everywhere in the world.  The third is freedom from want – everywhere in the world.  The fourth is freedom from fear – anywhere in the world.”…Franklin D. Roosevelt.

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life    Albert Camus

The desire for a more positive experience is itself a negative experience. And, paradoxically, the acceptance of one's negative experience is itself a positive experience

The smallest dog barks the loudest

Only a fool learns from his mistakes. A wise man learns from the mistakes of many

The situation has provided a cue; this cue has given the expert access to information stored in memory, and the information provides the answer. Intuition is nothing more than and nothing less than recognition   Herbert Simon

If you want to build a ship, do not drum up men to gather wood, divide the work & give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast & endless sea    Antonie de Saint-Exupery

Don't let schooling interfere with your education  Mark Twain

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds   Albert Einstein

I am not an Athenian or a Greek. I am a citizen of the world   Socrates

A poor attitude is like a flat tire, you won’t be going anywhere until you change it.

Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.  Albert Einstein

Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.  Albert Einstein

“A man is likely to mind his own business when it is worth minding. When it is not, he takes his mind off his own meaningless affairs by minding other people’s business.”  Eric Hoffer

A Vision of Self-Created People:
Five hundred years ago, in what is now Northern India and Pakistan, a quiet revolution began. A teacher by the name of Guru Nanak started sharing some incredibly radical ideas: that women should be educated and treated with honor and respect; that every religion comes from the same Creator- therefore the highest religion is to acknowledge our common brotherhood and sisterhood; that people have the right to earn their own living and enjoy the benefits of their own labor; that caste and class should not be an obstacle to a person's livelihood or self-expression; and that developing a meditative mind-capable of seeing the light of the Divine in all people-could unlock the potential of the human being.      ~ Kaur Khalsa

"Illegitimi non carborundum", Latin phrase meaning, "Don't Let The Bastards Wear You Down!"

"I am thankful for small mercies. I compared notes with one of my friends who expects everything of the universe, and is disappointed when anything is less than the best, and I found that I begin at the other extreme, expecting nothing, and am always full of thanks for moderate goods.                      Ralph Waldo Emerson

No matter how big your house is, how recent your car is, how big your bank account is, our graves will be the same size.....stay humble

Common sense is a flower that doesn’t bloom in everyone’s garden

The 1st to apologize is the bravest, the 1st to forgive is the strongest, the 1st to forget is the happiest

I walked away because you were finding faults in me, while I was overlooking yours

 “And don’t say you agree with me.  When people agree with me I always feel that I might be wrong.”…Oscar Wilde.

Our heads are round so our thoughts can change direction  Francis Picabia

Quote from the "Wolf on Wall Street";  The name of the game is to move your clients $ from their pocket to your pocket.  #1 rule is, no one knows of the stock in going up, down or sideways, or in circles, least of all stock brokers. It’s Fuggaizze, its fairy dust. It doesn't exist, it’s not on the elemental charts. It ain't real. We don't create anything we don't build anything, so if you have a client that bought stock at $8, it goes to $16 & he's all happy & wants to sell take him money and run home. You don't let him do that cause that would make it real. You get another brilliant idea, a special idea, special situation, special stock you re-invest his earnings & then some & they will buy every time because they are addicted & you keep doing this again & again & again, meanwhile, he thinks he getting rich, which he is on paper, we brokers are taking home cold hard cash via commission

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation  John Wooden

You can have all the degrees in the world but if you don't have a hustler's mentality, ambition & common sense, you'll be lost

Ignorance can be educated, crazy can be medicated but there is no cure for stupid

Common sense is not a gift, it's a punishment because you have to deal with everyone else that doesn't have it

Do not compare your beginning to someone elses middle   Jon Acuff

Successful people do less Complaining, Blaming, Arguing, Bragging, Resenting, Yelling, Interupting, Talking, Judging, Lying

If you want to make everyone happy, do not be a leader, sell ice cream   Steve Jobs

Classy is when you have lots to say but remain silent in front of fools

Everybody deserves 2nd chances but, not for the same mistakes

You learn nothing from life if you think you are right all the time

Note to self; don't mesure your progress using someone's ruler

Silence is the best reply to a fool

It doesn't make sense to hire smart people & then tell them what to do, we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do   Steve Jobs

Be strong when you are weak, brave when you are scared & humble when you're victorious

Do not get upset with people or situations, both are powerless without your reaction

People will come & go in your life but the one in the mirror will be there forever so, BE GOOD to yourself

Pay attention how people act when you're not on good terms

I am not a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decisions

I learned to give. Not because I have plenty but because I know what it feels to have nothing  Buddha

If you want to be successful, you must respect one rule. NEVER lie to yourself

The older I get, the more I realize the value of privacy, the value of cultivating your circle & only letting certain people in. You can be open, honest & real while still understanding that not everyone deserves a seat at the table of your life

A positive mind finds opportunity in everything & a negative mind finds faults in everything

Sometimes you have to leap 1st to discover that you always had wings

The greatest gift you can give someone is your time, because when you are give your time your are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back

When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch up

 

When you know your value, you don't beg people to like you. Not everyone can afford the luxury of having your friendship

Follow your heart but take your brain with you

Happy are those who dream the dreams & are ready to pay the price to make them come true

Sometimes the person you'd take a bullet for, ends up being the one behind the gun

Eyes are useless when the mind is blind

Promises mean everything but when they're broken, sorry means nothing

Dealing with backstabbers there is one thing I learned, they are only strong when your back is turned

You don't get another chance, life is no Nintendo game

I thank you because your hate is what gave me this strength 

You won't break me, you'll make me stronger than I was

If you kick me while I'm down you'd better pray I don't get up

Some people dream of success, others wake up & work hard at it

Trusting you is my decision, proving me right is your choice

If you want a second opinion...Just make sure you know how to determine which one is competent! 

When you've done something wrong admit it & be sorry. No one in history has ever choked to death from swallowing their pride

One day someone will be 100% honest with you & will love you forever so, don't ever give up trying to find them, they're looking for you too

When the devil keeps asking you to look at your past, there must be something good in the future he doesn't want you to see

Give the gift of absence to those who don't appreciate your presence

Sometimes you have to be your own hero

Sometimes good thngs fall apart so better things can fall together

If someone won't lift a finger to call you, see you or spend time with you, it's time to raise five fingers & wave goodbye

The best feeling in the whole world is to watch things falling into place after watching them fall apart for so long

When people treat you like they don't care, believe them

If you put someone at the top of your priority list & they put you at the bottom of their's, it's time to bring out your eraser

What ever you do, never run back to what broke you    Frank Ocean

Sometimes, burning bridges isn't a bad thing. It prevents you from going back to a place you should never been in the first place

Revenge is not in my plans, you will screw yourself on your own

Some days I can't stop thinking about you, then ther's other days I wonder why I'm wasting my time

Don't feel sad for someone that gave up on you. Feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone that would have never given up on them

If you feel you are no longer important to someone....then leave their life silently

Stop looking for happiness in the same place you lost it

I focused so hard on what I wanted I lost sight of what I deserved

Emancipate yourselfes from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds   Bob Marley

Being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure   Bob Marley

Some people are so poor, all they have is money   Bob Marley

I didn't change, I just found myself   Bob Marley

The hardest prison to escape, is in your mind    Bob Marley

Obviously I routinely build and modify my own tools and I'm always reminded of the idiocy of blanket prohibition of certain activities, usually because management has no idea and thinks they can make every activity idiot proof rather than getting rid of the idiots.

To get the full value of joy, you must have someone to divide it with    Mark Twain  

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future   Paul Boese  

It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody. Maya Angelou
 
Take a walk outside - it will serve you far more than pacing around in your mind.   Rasheed Ogunlaru
 
Once I ran out of excuses, I reclaimed my life. Now, I don't need excuses.   Jamie Anne Richardson
 
We can throw stones, complain about them, stumble on them, climb over them, or build with them.   William Arthur Ward
 
Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others.  Roy T. Bennett
 
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.  Alphonse Karr
 
It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.   Roy T. Bennett
 

Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.   Roy T. Bennett
 
More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.   Roy T. Bennett
 
Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.    Roy T. Bennett
 
Respect other people's feelings. It might mean nothing to you, but it could mean everything to them.    Roy T. Bennett
 
Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.    Roy T. Bennett
 
“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.”     Stephen King
 
When God designed the plan for your life, it wasn't dependent on you being perfect. Your mistakes are not a suprise to him
 
To heal a wound, you must stop touching it
 
To live a creative life, we lose our fear of being wrong   Joseph Clinton Pearce
 
You must master a new way to think before you can master a new way to be     Marianne Williamson
 
Don't feel bad for making decisions that upset other people. You are responsible for their happiness, you are responsible for yours
 
Sunsets are proof that endings can be beautiful too
 
Life is the most difficult exam. Many people fail because they try to copy others, not realizing that everyone has a different question paper
 
Make today so awesome that yesterday gets jealous
 
Inhale courage, exhale fear
 
No matter the situation, never let your emotions power your intelligence
 
I never lose, either I win or I learn
 
Confidence is not, will they like me? Confidence is, I will be fine it they don't
 
I didn't come this far, to only come this far
 
The phrase "Do Not Be Afraid" is written 365 times. That's a daily reminder from God to every day being fearless
 
Your value does not decrease based on someone's inability to see your worth
 
Your vibe attracts your tribe
 
Two things prevent us from happiness; living in the past & observing others
 
Forget the mistake, remember the lesson
 
Just when the caterpillar thought the world is over, it became a butterfly
 
There isn't enough room in your mind for both worry & faith. You must decide which one will live there
 
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was a lesson, not a life sentence
 
You were not created to be depressed, defeated, guilty, ashamed or unworthy. You were created to be victorious
 
Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk about your joys
 

When you can't control what's happening, challenge yourself to control the way you respond to what's happening. That's where your power is

 
Surround yourself with people who see your value & remind you of it
 
You will never speak to anyone more than you speak to yourself in your head. Be kind to yourself
 
Don't compare your life with others. There is no comparison between the sun & the moon. They shine when it is their time
 
Don't be a rock when you are really a gem   Lauryn Hill
 
Life is too short to start your day with broken pieces of yesterday, it will definitely destroy your wonderful today & ruin your great tomorrow
 
If you want to fly, give up everything that weighs you down
 
Be somebody that makes everybody feel like a somebody
 
Be a good person but don't waste time to prove it
 
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company  Booker T Washington
 
When you can't find the sunshine, be the sunshine
 
Know that you can start late, look different, be uncertain & still succeed    Misty Copeland
 
Sometimes when you're in a dark place, you think you've been buried, but actually you've been planted
 
Courage is the 1st of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others   Winston Churchill
 
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be   Lao Tzu
 
The real opportunity for success lies within the person & not in the job   Zig Ziglar
 
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I have a single bit of talent left & I could say, I used everything you gave me   Erma Bombeck
 
It’s ok if you disagree with me, I can’t force your to be right
 
God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man. Arthur Young
 
And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning. Isaac Asimo
 
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. Napoleon Hill
 
Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed. Blaise Pascal
 
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.   Democritus
 
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail? Robert H. Schuller
 
It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder. Joseph Wood Krutch
 
Nothing makes us feel so strong as a call for help     Pope Paul VI
 
Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge. Abraham Joshua Heschel
 
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday. John Wayne
 
Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over. F. Scott Fitzgerald
 
Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. Nido Qubein
 
Out of difficulties grow miracles. Jean de la Bruyere
 
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. Anne Frank
 
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. Robin Williams
 
When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves. William Arthur Ward
 
If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride - and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards. Paul Bryant
 
I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles. Audrey Hepburn
 
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. Vince Lombardi
 
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. Joseph Campbell
 
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F. Kennedy
 
When deeds speak, words are nothing. Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
 
I don't understand your specific kind of crazy but, I admire your total commitment to it
 
This whiskey tastes like I'm about to tell you how I really feel
 
The difference between a pizza & your opinion is that I asked for a pizza   Aunty Acid
 
With age come wisdom, huh? Apparently wisdom weighs 40 pounds   Aunty Acid
 
Me normal? How dare you insult me like that   Aunty Acid
 
When someone tries to rain on your parade, poke them with your umbrella   Aunty Acid
 
“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.”     Albert Einstein
 
“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”     Dr. Seuss
 
“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” 
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

“The Paradoxical Commandments

People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds. Think big anyway.

People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway.

People really need help but may attack you if you do help them. Help people anyway.

Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth. Give the world the best you have anyway.” 
― Kent M. Keith, The Silent Revolution: Dynamic Leadership in the Student Council

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...”    Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”     Dr. Seuss

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”     Albert Einstein

“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”      Mark Twain

“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”  Neil Gaiman, Coraline

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”    Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”     William Shakespeare, As You Like It

“It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”  J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”   H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”      Marilyn Monroe

“Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”     Rob Siltanen

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”    Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”      Albert Einstein

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”       Dr. Seuss

Common sense so rare that it should classified at super power

“Justice, I firmly believe, is so subtle a thing that to interpret it one has only need of a heart.” …Jose Gacia Oliver.

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich,by promising to protect each from the other.                     Oscar Am ringer, "the Mark Twain of American Socialism."


I offered my opponents a deal:"if they stop telling lies about me,I will stop telling the truth about them".       Adlai Stevenson, campaign speech, 1952..


A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.                                                                  Texas Guinan. 19th century American businessman

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too seriousa matter to be left to the politicians.                   Charles de Gaulle, French general & politician

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.                               Doug Larson (English middle-distance runner who won gold medals at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris, 1902-1981)

We hang petty thieves and appoint the bigger thieves to public office.  ~Aesop, Greek slave & fable author 

Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.         Plato, ancient Greek Philosopher

Politicians are the same all over.They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.                     Nikita Khrushchev, Russian Soviet politician

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become president; I'm beginning to believe it.   Quoted in 'Clarence Darrow for the Defense' by Irving Stone.

Politicians are people who,

when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel.    John Quinton, American actor/writer

What happens if a politician drowns in a river?  That is pollution.What happens if all of them drown? That is a solution ....!!!

The word "Politics" is derived from word ploy, meaning many, & the word ticks, meaning blood sucking parasites  Unknown

"Only when the power of love overcomes the love of power, will the world know peace." By Jimi Hendrix

Stop setting yourself on fire for people that will just sit there & watch you burn

There will always a reason you meet people, either you will need to change your's or you're the one that will change theirs

If prayer is you talking to God, then intuition is God talking to you   Dr Wayne Dyer

Life is so much brighter when you focus on what truly matters

Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own

Ask yourself what's really important, then have the wisdom & courage to build your life around your answer

Don't feel bad if someone rejects or ignores you. People generally reject or ignore expensive things because they can't afford them   Bugs Bunny

Pay attention to whom your energy increases & decreases around, because that's the universe giving you a hint of who you should embrace or stray away from

Old ways won't open new doors

Keep what is worth keeping & with the breath of kindness, blow the rest away   Dinah M Craik

If I love you, I won't give up easily. Leaving is the last option but if you push me away I will walk away knowing I gave it my all

Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise so I am changing myself   Rumi

Happiness is an inside job. Never assign anyone else that much power over your life

Everone needs someone to make them feel that tomorrow is more than just another day

The moment you feel like you need to prove yourself to someone is the moment to absolutely, utterly walk away   Alysia Harris

If you can't do anything about it, let it go. Don't be a prisioner to things you can't change   Tony Gaskins

A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner & outer self depend on the labours of other men living & dead, that I must exert myself in order to give the same measure I have received & am receiving    Albert Einstein

Everything is energy, that's all there is to it. Match the frequency with the reality you want & you can not help but get that reality. It can not be any other way. This is not philosophy, this is physics   Albert Einstein

Speak with honesty, think with sincerity act with integrity

Falling down is an accident. Staying down is a choice

Success is never owned, it is rented & rent is due everyday

The secret to change is to focus all you energy, not on fighting the old but, on building the new

You can't start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one   

The woman who does not need validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet   Mohadesa Najumi

I have always found the most beautiful people, truely beautiful inside & out, are the ones quietly unaware of their effect     Jennifer L Armentrout

You don't lose real friends because real friends can't be lost. You lose people masquerading as friends & you are better for it

Three things that can not be long hidden; the sun, the moon & the truth    Buddha

The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is to high & we miss, it's that it's too low & we reach it       Michelangelo

The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine    Mike Murdock

At some point, you have realize that some people can stay in your heart but, not in your life

Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have

The stuggle you're in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow

Wise people are not always silent but, they know when to be

We are all a little broken but, the broken crayons still color the same

The same boiling water that softens potatoes, hardens eggs. It is all about what you are made of, not your circumstances

When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But, if you listen you may learn something new   Dalai Lama

Mornings are better when you talk to God first

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication   Leonardo de Vinci

What you think of yourself is much more important than what people think of you

Sometimes, the right plan is not the easiest one

Stay away from people that make you feel like you are hard to love

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to loose sight of the shore

The flower doesn't dream of the bee, it blooms & the bee comes

You are your only limit

Change is hard at first, messy in the middle & gorgeous at the end   Robin Sharma

Look, I don't hate you. I don't even dislike you. I'm just done. Done with the hurt, done with the waiting, done with the wanting, done with the needing. No, I don't hate you, I just done with you

Be the energy you want to attract

When people treat you like they don't care, believe them

A woman is unstoppable after she realizes the deserves better

The chans on my mood swing just snapped....run

I never dreamed about success. I worked for it

You said you like storms, so I let you in. Turns out you can handle only a little rain, & I'm a hurricane

If you don't fit in, then you are probably doing the right thing

In order to love you are, you can not hate the experiences that shaped you   Andrea Dykstra

The best victory is when the opponent surrenders on it's own accord, before there are any actual hostilities. It's best to win without fighting

War is a cowardly escape for the problems of peace   Thomas Mann

Know thyself, know thy enemies. 1000 battles, 1000 victories

Arrogance is an unhealthy ego in need of repair    Thomas Faranda

Give God your weakness & he will give you his strength

To deny people their human rights is to challenge their humanity   Nelson Mandela

Use your smile to change the world. Do not let the world change your smile

Sometimes, the only one you can trust is yourself

I told you so.....Love, your intuition 

Sometimes you win & sometimes you learn

I got my own back    Maya Angelou

You attract what your are not what you want. You want to be great, then be great

It takes a man to realize he's made a mistake but even a better one to make things right

The only source of knowledge is experience   Albert Einstein

Don't wait, the time will neve be just right

Be so good they can't ignore you

I don't know which is worst; being taken for granted or being played like a fool

I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against

Wake up with determination & go to bed with satisfaction

She's been through hell & came out an angel. You didn't break her, darling, you don't have that kind of power

Sometimes the strongest people in the morning are the people that cried all night

Once upon a time you were a little girl with big dreams that you promised you'd make real someday. Don't disappoint yourself

Was it a bad day or was it a bad 5 minutes that you milked all day

A good marriage would between a blind wife & a deaf husband

Apology accepted, trust denied

Happiness comes when we stop complaining about the troubles we have & offer thanks for all the troubles we don't have

It does not matter what others are doing, it matters what you are doing

I'm not weird, I'm a limited edition

Practice like you've never won, perform like you've never lost

Maybe it won't work out but, maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure

You don't have to be perfect to be amazing

Stop looking for happiness in the same place that you lost it

Stop planting flowers in people's yards who aren't going to water them

Not all girls are made of sugar & spice & everything nice. Some girls are made of adventure, fine beer, brains &  no fear

I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me

Great achievement is usually born out or great sacrifice & never the result of selfishness    Napoleon Hill

Chocolate doesn't ask silly questions, chocolate understands

Courage is what it takes to stand up & speak, courage is also what it takes to sit down & listen

What is the cost of doing nothing?   Peter Kinch

The less you respond to negativity, the more peaceful your life becomes

Mankind is made great or little by it's own will   Friedrich Schiller

Ideas shape the course of history   John Maynard Keynes

Love & desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A person should never think that. My beleif is that people will take you at your own reckoning   Isaac Asimov

Act like you expect to get to the end zone  Christopher Morley

The Wright brothers flew through the smoke screen of impossibility   Charles Kettering

If you accept the expectation of others, especially the negative ones, then you will never change the out come  Michael Jordan

There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness   Han Suyin

Do your little bit of good where you are, it's those little bits of good, put together that overwhelm the world   Desmond Tutui

Your big opportunity might be right were you are now   Napoleon Hill

I dwell in the possibility   Emily Dickenson

If I have seen further than others, it is by of standing on the shoulders of giants  Isaac Newton

If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves  Thomas Edison

Whoever is happy will make others happy too   Anne Frank

When we seek to discover the best in others, we some how bring out the best in ourselves   William Arthur Ward

In a gentle way, you can shake the world   Mahatma Gandhi

It's during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light  Aristotle

No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted   Aesop

We can't help everyone but everyone can help someone   Ronald Reagan

As we express our gratitude, we never forget that the greatest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them   John F Kennedy

Start by doing what's necessary, then do what's possible & suddenly you'll be doing the impossible   Francis of Assisi

Happiness it good health & a bad memory   Ingrid Bergman

All change is not growth, as all movement is not forwardward   Ellen Glasgow

Those who are unable to see beyond the shadow & the lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone be believed by the masses   Plato 

If you're scared, just be scarier that whatever is scaring you   Thumper

That's the trouble with the world, too many people grow up    Walt Disney

Even miracles take a little time   The Fairy Godmother

If you don't know where you want to go, it doesn't matter which path you take  Alice in Wonderland

It's up to you how far you go. If you never try, you'll never know

Leave a little sparkle wherever you go

To infinity & beyond

Remember you are the one that can fill the world with sunshine  Snow White

Be careful not to do something permanently stupid because you are temporarily angry, stressed, scared, tired or hungry

Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one

Often people that criticize your life are the same people that don't know the price you paid to get where you are today

Stop letting people who do so little for you, control so much of your mind, feelings & emotions

Not caring what other people think is the best choice you will ever make 

The older I get I listen less to what people say & the more I look at what they do   Andrew Carnegie

You were born to be real, not perfect

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say

If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that

Why fit in when you were born to stand out    Dr Seuss

The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are. The 2nd greatest is being happy with what you find

If you have to brag about all the material things in your life, there probably isn't much else to it

It always seems impossible until it's done

If you're wrong, own up to what you didn't do right. That's how you learn & earn respect

Talk about your blessings more than your burdens

Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away with your head held high is dignity

Always be kinder than you feel

Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must but take that step

Science does not know it's debt to imagination

You've got to be a beginner before you can be anything else

Don't be so quick to believe what you hear because lies spread faster than the truth

There are 2 types of pain, 1 that hurts you & the other changes you

Notice the people that are happy for your happiness & sad for your sadness. They are the ones who deserve special places in your heart

Don't worry about the haters...they are just angry because the truth you speak contradicts the lies they live

How people treat you is their Karma, how you react is yours   Wayne Dyer

Let go of the people that dull your shine, poison your spirit & bring you drama. Cancel your subscription to their issues    Dr Steve Maraboli

Not everyone deserves to know the real you. Let them criticize who they think you are

The things you take for granted, someone else is praying for

Just as a snake sheds it skin, we must shed our past over & over again  Buddha

Rumors are carried by haters, spresd by fools & accepted by idiots

You gotta stop watering dead plants

Remember how far you've come not just how far you have yet to go. You are not where you want to be but, neither are you where you used to be

Sleep doesn’t help if it’s your soul that’s tired 

Never allow waiting to become a habit. Live your dream & take risks. Life is happening right now

Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons we didn't think we needed to know

The broken will always be able to love harder than most. Once you've been in the dark, you learn to appreciate everything that shines

Be good person but don't waste time trying to prove it

It is very difficult to hang out with negative people & expect to live a positive life

If you are not willing to work for it, don’t complain about not having it

“For when the One Great Scorer comes.  To write against your name.  He marks-not that you won or lost – but how you played the game.” …Grantland Rice

A bad attitude is like a flat tire, you can't get very far unless you change it

Fools take a knife & stab people in the back. The wise take a knife & cut the cord & free themselves from the fools

When you're wrong, admit it. When you're right, be quiet

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure some of them are dirt   John Muir

Have the courage to be kind

When you realize that being normal is not necessarily a virtue because it denotes a lack of courage

Forgiveness doesn't excuse their behavior. Forgiveness prevents their behavior from destroying your heart

Your body can stand almost anything, it's your mind you have to convince

The trouble is, you think you have enough time   Buddha

10% of conflict is due to a difference of opinion, 90% is delivery & tone of voice

When thinking about life, remember this; no amount of guilt will can solve the past, no amount of anxiety can change the future

Sometimes you have to get knocked down lower than you have ever been so you can stand up taller than you have ever been

Life is like an elevator on the way up. Sometimes you have to stop & let some people off

Never allow loneliness drive you into the arms of someone you know doesn't belong to you

My scars tell a story, they are reminders of when life tried to break me but failed

My biggest regrets in life being too nice, apologizing when I didn't do anything wrong & making unworthy people a priority in my life

I've never met a strong person with an easy past

Eat like you love yourself. Move like you love yourself. Speak like you love yourself. Act like you love yourself 

One of life's hardest lessons is letting go. Whether it's guilt, anger, love, loss or betrayal. Change is never easy. We fight to hold on & we fight to let go

When you can't control what's happening, challenge yourself to control the way you respond to what is happening. There is where you power is

No one ever injured their eyesight by looking on the bright side

No body is too busy, it's just a matter of priorities 

Close some doors. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance by, simply because they not longer lead somewhere

So far, you've survived 100% of the bad days, this too shall pass, so there's a pretty good chance you will you will survive whatever is next

If it won't matter in 5 years, don't spend 5 minutes getting angry about it

I am learning to love the sound of my feet walking away from things not meant for me

Time will pass away anyway. You can either spend it creating the life want or spend it living the life you don't want. The choice is your's

Chin up Princess or the Crown slips

Best advice I ever gotten. Don't light yourself on fire trying to brighten someone else's existance

I like to hang out with people who make me forget to look at my phone

You have to be odd to be #1   Dr Seuss 

You only struggle because you are ready to grow but you are not willing to let go   Drew Gerald

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to chose one thought ove another  Willian James

Do you want to be happy? Let go of what's gone, be grateful for what remains & look forward to what is coming

There comes a time when you need to decide whether it's time to turn the page or close the book

Never be afraid to fall apart. It presents an opportunity to rebuild yourself to the way you you wished you'd be all along

Accept what is, let go of what was & have faith in what will be

I learned this along my journey; Letting go does not mean loving less

I doesn't get easier, you get stronger

No negative energy formed against me shall prosper

You wake up every morning to fight the same same demons that left you so tired the night before & that, my love, is bravery

Quote from Mark Steyn book quoting a "Dutch gay humanist": "I have never learned to fight for my freedom. I was only good at enjoying it!" 

I was hoping for a battle of wits,  you would appear to be unarmed

When petting cats, make sure not to activate their murder button

People are so ungrateful. No one ever thanks me for having the patience not to kill them

Why do you sit there like envelope without any address on it.   Mark Twain

He uses statistics as a drunken man uses a lampposts...rather for support than illumination   Andrew Lang  (1844-1912) 

He had delusions of adequacy  Walter Kerr

He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up   Paul Keating

He's a self-made man & worships his creator  John Bright

He has never been know to usd a word that might send a reader to the dictionary  William Faulkner about Ernest Hemingway

Evaluate the people in your life; then promote, demote or terminate. You're the CEO of your life

Step aside Coffee, this is job for Alcohol

Stupidity is NOT a handicap, Park elsewhere

When you were busy judging others….you left your closet door open & all your skeletons fell out...oops!

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality

Make it idiot proof & someone will make a better idiot 

If you want to be part of my life the door is open. If you want to leave my life the door is always open. But do not stand in the doorway, you're blocking the traffic

Keep your Thoughts positive because your Thoughts become your Words. Keep your Words positive because your Words become your Behaviour. Keep your Behaviour positive because your Behaviour becomes your Habits. Keep your Habits positive because your Habits become your Values. Keep your Values positive because your Values become your Destiny  Martha Gandhi

Publicly you can claim anything you want to be; Classy, educated, mature, giving, loving, honest, trustworthy, independent, strong, walking with God. But, you know the truth that exists behind closed doors & you have to be accountable

The one that angers you, controls you. Don't give them that power, especially the one that does it intentionally 

Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish you to be   Thomas a Kempis

Hypocrite; a person that kills both parents & then asks for mercy because they are an orphan  Abraham Linclon

You don't paid just to believe in the power of your dreams, you must get to work before they can be realized

Instead of saying "Have a Nice Day" say, "Have the Day You Deserve" & let Karma sort it out

Hard times will always reveal true friends

Dear life, I have a complete grasp on the fact you are not fair....So please stop teaching my that lesson 

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools    Douglas Adams

Don't worry about hurting my feeling because I guarntee you not one bit of my self esteem is tied up in your acceptance

Silence is golden, duct tape is silver

If you don't want a sarcastic answer, don't ask a stupid question

I can explain it to you but I can’t understand it for you

I have never been hurt by what I have not said   Calvin Coolidge

A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's. She changes it more often   Oliver Herford

Thinking is one thing no one has been able to tax    Charles Kettering

If you are naturally kind, you attract a lot of people you don't like   William Feather

It takes considerable knowledge just to relize the extent of your own ignorance   Thomas Sowell

He looks as though he was weaned on a pickle   Alice Roosevelt Longworth

It's funny how social activists usually protest against the only things that have a credible chance of achieving the activists goals Craig Bruce

It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes & gets married   Robert Frost

Don't talk about yourself, it will be done when you are gone   Wilson Mizner

Gambling is a sure way of getting nothing for something   Wilson Mizner

The trouble with having an open mind is that people will insist on coming along & try to put things in it   Terry Pratchett

One of the funny things about the stock market is every time someone buys, someone sells, & both think they are astute   William Feather

They say marriages are made in Heaven. But, so are thunder & lightning    Clint Eastwood

May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house   George Carlin

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster   Clint Eastwood

Too much agreement kills a chat    Eldridge Cleaver

I love fool's experiments, I am always making them   Charles Darwin

Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes   Jim Carrey

Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity   Thor Heyerdahl

By all means be open minded but, not so open minded that your brains fall out    Richard Dawkins

Go to Heaven for the climate, go to hell for the company   Mark Twain

We are all here to help others; what the others are here for I don't know   W H Auden
 
No man has enough money to be a successful liar   Abraham Lincoln
 
Adulthood is like a vet & we're all the dogs that were excited to go for a car ride until we realized where we were going
 
Sometimes, the people with the best advice are the ones with the most problems, talk too much, don't do anything while knowing what & how it should be done & have NO networth
 
“Men have an extraordinarily erroneous opinion of their position in nature and the error is ineradicable.” …
W. Summerset Maugham
 
With so many things coming back into style, I can’t wait for morality & intelligence to become a trend again  Clint Eastwood
 
Be decisive, right or wrong make a decision. The road is paved with flat squirrels who couldn't make a decision
 
Trying to understand the behaviour of some people is like trying to smell the color 9
 
I hate it the voices in my head go silent, I never know what they are planning!!
 
If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves   Thomas A Edison
 
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle & the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared   Buddha
 
Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud   Maya Angelou
 
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant  Robert Louis Stevenson
 
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil if for good men to do nothing   Edmund Burke
 
Success if not final; failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts   Winston Churchill
 
Life's most persistent & urgent question is, what are you doing for others?    Martin Luther King Jr
 
Friends show their love in times of trouble not in happiness   Euripides
 
Wise men speak because they have something to say. Fools speak because they have to say something   Plato
 
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress, working together is success   Henry Ford
 
There are 2 ways of spreading light, be the candle or the mirror that reflects it    Edith Wharton
 
Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door   Kyle Chandler
 
If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree   Jim Rohn
 
Do something wonderful, people imitate it   Albert Schweitzer
 
I'd rather attempt to do something great & fail than attempt to do nothing & succeed  Robert H Schuller
 
I've found luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active, show up more often   Brian Tracy
 
If you are going the hell, keep going...  Winston Churchill
 
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is you gift back to God   Leo Buscaglia
 
Well done is better than well said   Benjamin Franklin
 
If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home & think about it. Go out & get get busy   Dale Carnegie
 
Accept the challenges so you can feel the exhilaration of victory   George S Patton
 
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough   Og Mandino
 
Quality is not an act, it's a habit    Aristotle
 
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me    Carol Burnett
 
Ideologies separate us, Dreams & anguish bring us together   Eugene Jonesco
 
We accept the love we think we deserve   Stephen Chbosky
 
Why worry? If you've done the very best you can, worrying won't make it any better   Walt Disney
 
No beauty shines brighter than a good heart
 
You do make a difference & you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make   Jane Goodall
 
It's not what we have in life, it's who we have in our life that matters
 
It's ok to be a glow stick, sometimes we need to break before we shine
 
Never apologize for having high standards. People that really want to be in your life will rise up to meet them
 
Live in such a way that if someone spoke badly of you, no one would believe them
 
Life is way too short to spend another day at war with yourself
 
Some days you just have to create your own sunshine
 
What you tell yourself everyday will either lift you up or tear you down
 
Always find time for those things that make you feel happy to be alive
 
Refuse to lower your standard to accommodate those that refuse to raise their's   Mandy Hale
 
There are 2 days every year where nothing can be done, yesterday & tomorrow, so today is the right day to love, believe, do & mostly live   Dalai Lama
 
Don't look back, you're not going that way
 
A smile is the best makeup a girl can wear
 
When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark look for stars
 
I want to inspire people, I want someone to look at me & say, because you, I didn't give up
 
It's impossible said pride, it's risky said experience, it's pointless said reason. Give it a try said the heart
 
Don't stumble over something behind you
 
Mistakes are proof that you are trying
 
If Howard Schultz gave up after being turned down by banks 242 times, there would be no Starbucks
 
If Walt Disney quit too soon after his theme park concept was trashed 302 times, there would be no Disneyland
 
If JK Rowling stopped after being turned down by multiple publishers for years, there would be no Harry Potter 
 
Courage is being scared to death....& saddling up anyway   John Wayne
 
If you can't explain it simply, you don't know it well enough   Albert Einstein
 
People aren't against you; they are for themselves
 
Too little confidence & you are unable to act. Too much confidence & you are unable to hear   John Maeda
 
Don't worry about failure, you only have to be right once   Drew Houston  DropBox
 
I choose a lazy person to do a hard job because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it   Bill Gates
 
You don't learn to walk by following the rules, you learn by doing & falling over   Richard Branson
 
Don't play games you don't understand even if you see lots of other people making money from them    Tony Hseih 
 
I don't look for seven bars to jump over, I look for one foot bars I can step over   Warren Buffett
 
As long as you're going to be thinking, think big   Donald Trump
 
The way to get started is to quit talking & start doing   Walt Disney
 
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose   Bill Gates
 
If A is success in life then A = X + Y + Z. Work is X, Y is play & Z is keeping your mouth shut   Albert Einstein
 
Action is the foundational key to all success   Pablo Picasso
 
Success is most often achieved by those that don't know that failure is inevitable  Coco Chanel
 
When looking back doesn't interest you anymore, you're doing something right
 
You can't use up creativity, the more you use the more you have    Maya Angelou
 
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world   Nelson Mandela
 
We work to become, not to acquire   Elbert Hubbard
 
Honesty is a very expensive gift, don't expect it from cheap people   Warren Buffett
 
The pessimist complains about the wind, The optimist expects it to change. The realist adjusts the sails   William Arthur Ward
 
Lead from the back & let others believe they are in front
 
Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out
 
When your values are clear, making decisions becomes easier
 
Life is an echo; What you send out - comes back. What you sow - you reap. What you give - you get. What you see in others - exists in you. Do not judge - so you will not be judged. Radiate & give love & live comes back to you
 
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not followers
 
Winners are not people that never fail, but people that never quit
 
I am only responsible for what I say, not what you understand
 
Every test in our life makes us bitter or better. Every problem comes to break us or make us. The choice is ours to become Victim or Victor
 
Tell the negative committee that meets inside your head to sit down & shut up
 
Rudeness is the weak person's imitation of strength
 
In the end, only 3 things matter; How much you loved, How gently you lived & How gracefully you let go of things not meant for you
 
You are free to choose, you are not free from the consequence of your choice
 
Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better   Maya Angelou
 
You were born to win. But, to be a winner, you must plant to win, prepare to win & expect to win     Zig Ziglar
 
Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives
 
Don't be afraid to fail, be afraid not to try
 
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory    Dr Seuss
 
To heal a wound, you need to stop touching it
 
Discipline is just choosing between what you want now & what you want most
 
Patience is the process of re-training your mind to process life as it is, rather than how you think it should be  Wayne Dyer
 
We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same
 
Attract what you expect. Reflect what you desire. Become what you respect. Mirror what you admire
 
Great things never came from comfort zones
 
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking    Steve Jobs
 
STOP WAITING FOR FRIDAY, for summer, for someone to fall in love with you, for life. Happiness is achieved when you stop waiting for it & make the most of the moment you are in now.
 
The day before Martin Luther King was shot & killed he was giving a speech & said a Priest & Levite asked, If I stop to help this person, what will happen to me, A Good Samaritan reversed the question & said  If I don't stop to help this person, what will happen to them?
 
As I will not be a slave, I will not be a master   Abraham Lincoln
 
Everyone is entitled to have their own opinion, no one is entitled to their own facts
 
When you take a stand you will make false friends & true enemies   Dr Willy Parker
 
Whoever snuck the "s" in "fast food" was a clever person
 
Interviewer; What would you say is a weakness of yours?  Applicant; Being so lazy that I do everything right the 1st time so I don't have to do it again
 
When the herd is running towards the cliff, the one running in the opposite direction seems crazy
 
Small minds can't comprehend big spirits. To be great, you have to be willing to be mocked, hated & misunderstood. Stay strong
 
If you want to know who's going to change this country, go home & look in the mirror  Maude Barlow
 
There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally than attempting to make them equal  Friedrich Hayek
 
Educate the whole mass of the people...they are the only reliance for the preservation of our liberty   Thomas Jefferson
 
Truth has no exceptions   Anthony Douglas Williams
 
The eyes only see what the mind is prepared to comprehend   Robertson Davis
 
The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it   George Orwell
 
What we do for ourselves, dies with us. What we do for others & the world remains & is immortal  Albert Pine
 
When a man assumes himself a public trust, he should consider himself a public property   Thomas Jefferson
 
Characterize people by there actions & you will never be fooled by their words
 
Accountability, the 14 letter curse word
 
Explain your anger, don't express it & you will immediately open the door to solutions instead of arguements
 
You vote every day by your action or inaction
 
What are you doing to make things better?
 
When you skip voting, it's not rebellion, it's surrender
 
Public ignorance is government bliss
 
Dishonesty in government is the business of every citizen. It is not enough to do your own job. There is no particular virtue in that. Democracy isn't a gift. It is a responsibility  Dalton Trumbo
 
When people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty  Thomas Jefferson
 
Just because you don't take an interest in politics, doesn't mean politics doesn't take an interest in you   Pericles
 
What would happen in everyone cared?
 
Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed     Friedrich Nietzsche
 
Oh, are my political posts annoying you? Sorry I assumed the future of humanity was worth discussing. By all means, show me another picture of your meal....
 
Combating ignorance is integral to democracy. Only an informed populace can vote in their best interest
 
What if.... we no longer called it "politics", instead we'll call it "your life", then would you then be interested?
 
Fear always works to influence the population, when the population is uneducated
 
People that use deceit & manipulation to intimidate & control other individuals, don't seem to understand that other people have rights   Dr Robert Hare Psychopathy Expert
 
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions  Leonardo da Vinci
 
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere   Voltaire
 
When you dance to your own rhythm, people may not understand you, they may even hate you. But mostly, they wish they had the courage to do the same   Sue Fitzmaurice
 
Forgiveness does not liberate the recipien from responsibility, it liberates you from the past  Veronika Tugaleva
 
I cannot teach anybody, anything, I can only make them think    Socrates
 
Think of the consequences if you do nothing
 
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time   Maya Angelou
 
Being sick is just your body's way of telling you that you're way too awesome & you need to slow down so everyone else can catch up
 
When I look back on my life I see, pain, mistakes & heartache. When I look in the mirror I see strength, learned lessons & pride in myself
 
I believe in God. It makes no sense to me to assume that the Universe & our existence is just a cosmic accident, that life emerged due to random physical process in an environment which simply happened to have the right properties.   Anthony Hewish - 1974 Nobel Peace Prize in Physics
 
Let's be scientifically honest with ourselves, the probability of having life arise to a greater & greater complexity & organization by chance is the same probability of having a tornado tear through a junkyard and form out the other end a Boeing 747   Sir Fred Hoyle
 
We must now admit to ourselves that the possibility of life arising by chance by evolution is the same probability as throwing 6 in dice five million consecutive times   Sir Fred Hoyle
 
The world will not be destroyed by those doing evil, but by those who watch & do nothing  Albert Einstein
 
Don't doubt the Creator because is inconceivable that accidents alone could be the controller of the universe   Sir Isaac Newton
 
The impossibility of conceiving this grand & wondrous universe, with our conscious selves, arose through chance, seems to me to be the chief argument for the existence of God   Charles Darwinn
 
You must remember to love people & use things, rather than to love things & use people  Ven. Fulton Sheen
 
If we ever forget We Are One Nation Under God, then we will be a Nation gone under   Ronald Reagan
 
The problem is not the absence of evidence, it is the suppression of it    Ravi Zacharias
 
Atheism is a crutch for those that can not bear the reality of God Tom Stoppard
 
The constitution was never meant to keep people from praying, It's declared purpose was to protect their freedom to pray   Ronald Reagen
 
Little science takes you away from God but, more of it takes you to Him    Louis Pasteur
 
Happiness keeps you sweet, Trials keep you strong, Sorrow keeps you human, Failure keeps you humble, And Courage keeps you going
 
Posterity will one day laugh at the foolishness of the modern materialistic philosophers. The more I study nature, the more I stand amazed by the work of the Creator. I pray while I am engaged in my work in the laboratory.    Louis Pasteur
 
Do not shrink yourself for someone else's comfort. Do not become small for those who refuse to grow
 
You are never truly wealthy until you have something money can't buy 
 
Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people
 
The only thing standing between you & your goals is the crap you keep telling yourself 
 
Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs; the future can be better than the present & I have the power to make it so
 
Be Humble enough to know you're not better than anyone else & wise enough you are different than everyone else 
 
It doesn't matter what others are doing, it matters what you are doing
 
The elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the stairs on step at a time
 
When things don't happen right away, just remember, it takes 6 months to build a Rolls-Royce & 13 hours to build a Toyota
 
Don't kill people with kindness, because not everyone deserves you kindness. Kill them with silence, because not everyone deserves your attention
 
You may to fight a battle more than once to win it
 
Things may come to those that wait, but only the things left by those who hustle      Abraham Lincoln
 
Don't let the behaviour of others destroy your inner peace
 
You always have a choice
 
Don't be afraid of being different. Be afraid of being the same as everyone else
 
What you will allow is what will continue
 
Persist
Until
Something 
Happens
 
Success does come from what you do occasionally. I comes from what you do consistently

Look in the mirror, that's your competition

The 1st step to getting what you want is having the courage to get rid of what you don't want

Two things you can control, Attitude & Effort

What you are afraid to do is a clear indication of the next thing you need to do

Don't talk, act. Don't say, show. Don't promise, prove

There are some people that always seem angry & continuously look for conflict. Walk away; the battle they are fighting is not with you, it is within themselves

Compliment people, magnify their strengths, not their weaknesses

I'm not trying to prove anything, I'm just doing me. Motivate me, support me or get out of my way

The sign of a beauty of a beautiful person is that they always see the beauty in others

Wake up every morning with the thought that something wonderful is about to happen

It all begins & ends in your mind, what you give power too, it has power over you...if you allow it

Train your mind to see the good in everything

Confidence is not will they like me, confidence is, I'll be fine if they don't 

The best way to win an argument is to ask questions. It makes people see the flaws in their logic

The harder you work for something, the greater you will feel & the more you will appreciate it when you achieve it 

SUCCESS, depends on the second letter

You don't want to look back & know you could have done better

Your body can stand almost anything, it's you mind you have to convince

Actions always prove words mean nothing

You didn't come this far to only come this far

Be stubborn about your goals & flexible about your methods

Stay low key, not everyone needs to know everything about you

If they miss you, they'll call. If they want you, they'll say it. If they care, they'll show it. And if not, They Are Not Worth YOUR Time

Before you speak, let your words pass through 3 gates; 1. Is it true?  2.  Is it necessary?  3.  Is it kind?

Our reaction to a situation, literally has the power to change the situation itself

A person's mind is so powerful, we can invent, create, experience & destroy things with thoughts alone

It sucks when you know that you need to let go, but you can't, because you're still waiting for the impossible to happen

Set a goal that makes you jump of bed every morning

The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful you life will become

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results

Of course it's hard, it's supposed to be hard, if it was easy, everyone would do it., hard is what makes it great

I may not be perfect but, watch me improve

You don't have to be perfect to be amazing

Just because you aren't where they are, doesn't mean you don't have what it takes

Become somebody that nobody thought thought you could be

Always remember the 3 kinds of people in your life   1. Those who helped you in difficult times  2. Those who left you in difficult times  3. Those who put you in difficult times

A year from now will you wish you had started today?

My name is consistency, I am related to success, we should hang out together more than....every once in awhile

Pay attention how people act when you are not on good terms, true colours will always revel themselves

You have to learn the rules of the game & then play better than everyone else  Albert Einstein 

Never stop doing your best just because someone doesn't give you credit

You don't get what you wish for, you get what you work for

Live the way you want to be remembered

Follow your dreams even if it means standing alone

Your desire to change, must be greater than your desire to stay the same

You earn your trophies at practice, you just pick them up at competitions

The best project you'll ever work on is you

Instead of saying "I don't have time" say "it's not a priority" & see how that feels

It's a slow process but, quitting won't speed it up

A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves you hundreds of moments of regret

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. Bob Marley

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it, time will pass anyway.  Earl Nightingale

The reason most people resist change is they focus on what they have to give up instead of what they have to gain

Sometimes the best way to get someone's attention is to stop giving them yours

Be stronger than your excuses

Surround yourself with only with people that are going to lift you higher

Set goals that scare you and excite you at the same time

Every failure is a lesson, if you are not prepared to fail, you are not ready to succeed

Dead last is better than did not finish, which trumps, did not start

You can never expect to succeed if you only put in work on the days you feel like it

The secret of success is to focus all your energy, not on fighting the old but on building the new

Ask yourself, is what you're doing today, getting you closer to what you want to be tomorrow

Misery loves company but it hates confidence, be bold enough to say NO when invited to a pity party
 
It’s ok to dislike someone or to dislike someone for no reason. But it’s not ok to disrespect, degrade or humiliate that person

The devil whispered in my ear, you’re not strong enough to withstand the storm, I whispered in the devil’s ear, I am the Storm 

Don’t settle, don’t finish a bad book. If you don’t like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you’re not on the right path, get off 
 
Don’t be pushed by your problems, be lead by your dreams   Ralph Waldo Emerson 
 
Your strongest muscle & worst enemy is your mind, train it well
 
The world is changed by your example, not your opinion   Paulo Coelbo
 
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m Possible   Audrey Hepburn

If you want to find out who’s a true friend, screw up & go thru a challenging time...then see who sticks around    Karen Salmonsonn 

You are under no obligation to be the same person you were a year ago, a month ago or 15 minutes ago. You have the right to grow, no apologies
 
Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down & got up again   Nelson Mandela 
 
Common sense is so rare these days, it should be classified a superpower
 
If you talk you are repeating what you already know, if you listen, you may learn something new   Dalai Lama
 
Someone told me not to bite off more than I could chew. I rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity  
 
Do not judge my story by the chapter you walked in on
 
If you live for people's acceptance, you will die from their rejection
 
Be the reason someone believes in the goodness of people
 
Making mistakes if better than faking perfection
 
The moment you start to wonder if you deserve better, you do
 
Be who you needed when you were younger
 
When you start seeing your worth, it will be hard to stay around people that don’t 
 
Some people are like clouds, when they are gone it’s a beautiful day
 
You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do
 
Confidence is silent, insecurities are loud
 
Two things prevent us from happiness, living in the past & observing others
 
Silence is the best reply to a fool   Imam Ali (AS)
 
You’ve been criticizing yourself for years & it hasn’t worked, try approving yourself & see what happens  Louise Hay
 

Norm Osback
Norm Osback
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