Monday, May 18, 2009

monday quotes

The smallest effort is not lost. Each wavelet on the ocean tost aids the ebb-tide or the flow; Each rain-drop makes some floweret blow; Each struggle lessens human woe.
- Charles Mackay

Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk-and to act.
- Maxwell Maltz

To succeed in life you need to be three main things - original, innoavative and creative.
- John Mamo

Happy is the man with a wife to tell him what to do and a secretary to do it.
- Lord Mancroft

My days of whining and complaining about others have come to an end. Nothing is easier than fault finding. All it will do is discolor my personality so that none will want to associate with me. That was my old life. No more.
- Og Mandino

Listening is a form of accepting.
- Stella Terill Mann

Women are repeatedly accused of taking things personally. I cannot see any other honest way of taking things.
- Marya Mannes

Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
- Maori proverb

Trust that still, small voice that says, "This might work and I'll try it."
- Diane Mariechild

Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
- Joshua J. Marine

Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.
- Peter Marshall

One can go back toward safety or forward toward growth.
- Abraham Maslow

Few are they who have never had the chance to achieve happiness - and fewer those who have never taken that chance.
- André Maurois

One of the finest virtues is generosity - a quality characteristic of the person who thinks more highly of others than he does of himself.
- D. Malcolm Maxwell

Star The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.
- Benjamin Mays

The more noise a man or a motor makes the less power there is available.
- W. R. McGeary

You wouldn't worry so much about what someone else is thinking about you if you knew how seldom they do.
- Dr. Phil McGraw's Father

Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise it would be called sure-thing-taking.
- Tim McMahon

One common mistake is to think that one reality is THE reality. You must always be prepared to leave one reality for a greater one.
- Mother Meera

You must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
- Golda Meir

If you have learned how to disagree without being disagreeable, then you have discovered the secrete of getting along -- whether it be business, family relations, or life itself.
- Bernard Meltzer

We cannot be happy if we expect to live all the time at the highest peak of intensity. Happiness is not a matter of intensity, but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.
- Thomas Merton

Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I accomplish.
- Michelangelo

God always provides what we need, but we must be ready to open our eyes and see it.
- The Midrash

It is not what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.
- Molière

Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress.
- Alfred A. Montapert

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Shadow said...

well, this one i love... 'Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.'