Tuesday, June 28, 2011

quotes for today

Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.
- Satchel Paige

Only as high as I reach can I grow,
Only as far as I seek can I go,
Only as deep as I look can I see,
Only as much as I dream can I be.
- Karen Ravn

No one grows old by living--only by losing interest in living.
- Marie Beynon Ray

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
- Agnes Repplier

The successful person is the individual who forms the habit of doing what the failing person doesn’t like to do.
- Donald Riggs

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
- John D. Rockefeller

It is not fair to ask of other what you are not willing to do yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
- Margaret Lee Runback

The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.
- David Russell

Pray to God, but keep rowing to shore.
- Russian Proverb

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Sunday, June 19, 2011

weekly roundup

the latest celebrity news from;

Estella Warren Charged with DUI, Resisting Arrest
"Planet of the Apes" actress Estella Warren has been officially charged with driving under the influence, hit-and-run, battery on a police officer and resisting a police officer. The charges stem from an incident last month after she crashed her Toyota into several cars in West Los Angeles.

Justin Timberlake 'Absolutely' Smokes Pot
When asked in a Playboy interview if he smoked marijuana, Justin Timberlake replied "absolutely." He told the magazine, "The only thing pot does for me is it gets me to stop thinking. Sometimes I have a brain that needs to be turned off. Some people are just better high."

Former "CSI" Star Gary Dourdan Busted for Drugs
Troubled former CSI actor Gary Dourdan is facing drug possession charges after he crashed his vehicle into several parked cars. The 44-year-old actor apparently had several ecstasy pills in his possession when he was stopped by police.

Sly Stone Pleads Not Guilty to Cocaine Charge
Funk rock legend Sly Stone, whose real name is Sylvester Stewart, has entered not guilty pleas to possession of rock cocaine. Stone was charged in April after the 68-year-old Sly and the Family Stone frontman was searched during a minor traffic stop.

Mavs' Stevenson Arrested for Public Intoxication
NBA champion Dallas Mavericks guard DeShawn Stevenson has been arrested for public intoxication at an apartment complex in Irving, TX. Police said Stevenson did not know where he was and failed several field sobriety tests.

Parents Jailed After Baby Drinks Meth-Laced Juice
Lee Haas, 29, and Angela Haas, 25, of Great Falls, MT, have been arrested after they allowed their 1-year-old daughter to drink orange juice that had been mixed with methamphetamine. A social worker notified police after tests showed the baby had high levels of meth in her system.

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Monday, June 13, 2011

Monday quotes

When you feel that you have reached the end and that you cannot go one step further, when life seems to be drained of all purpose: What a wonderful opportunity to start all over again, to turn over a new page.
- Eileen Caddy

Don't let anyone steal your Dreams. Follow your heart, no matter what.
- Jack Cainfield

Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
- Eddie Cantor

You really have to look inside and find your inner strength, and say, "I'm proud of what I am and who I am, and I'm just going to be myself."
- Mariah Carey

Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
- Dale Carnegie

The most wasted of all days is that on which one has not laughed.
- Nicolas Chamfort

Be ready when opportunity comes. Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.
- Roy D. Chapin Jr.

If you're still hanging onto a dead dream of yesterday, laying flowers on its grave by the hour, you cannot be planting the seeds for a new dream to grow today.
- Joyce Chapman

And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.
- Jerry Chin

Life is not always what one wants it to be, but to make the best of it as it is, is the only way of being happy.
- Jennie Jerome Churchill

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Friday, June 10, 2011

weekly roundup

latest celebrity news and substance abuse

Willie Nelson Settles Marijuana Case With $500 Fine
Country singing legend Willie Nelson has agreed to a plea deal that provides that he pays a $500 and serve 30 days on probation for a marijuana possession charge. He was arrested last November when border agents in Texas found marijuana in his tour bus.

Vincent D'Onofrio Helps Raise Money for Meth Victims
Actor Vincent D'Onofrio visited Utah to help raise money for public safety workers who have been exposed to toxins while cleaning up methamphetamine labs on the job. The "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" star's visit benefited police officers, firefighters and military personnel.

Mark Grace Arrested for DUI
Former Chicago Cubs star Mark Grace has been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Arizona Diamondbacks television announcer was stopped on Memorial Day after police saw him weaving in traffic.

Rapper Flo Rida Charged With DUI
Rapper Flo Rida, whose real name is Tramar Dillard, was charged with driving under the influence after Miami Beach police saw his Bugatti being driven erratically. The rap star reportedly asked the police to allow him to walk home after he failed a field sobriety test.

Pennsylvania Legislator Busted for DUI
State Rep. John Galloway of Pennsylvania has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after he was seen failing to stop at a stop sign. He failed a field sobriety test and refused to take a breath test, a decision that will cost him his license for one year.

Woman Facing 6th DUI Shows Up Drunk
When an Illinois woman showed up for a hearing on her sixth DUI charge, she found herself having her bailed revoked. She showed up at the hearing intoxicated. Police said when she was arrested for her latest DUI, she recorded a blood-alcohol level of 0.30 almost four times the legal limit.

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Saturday, June 4, 2011

Monday quotes

Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know it just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, teachers.
- Richard Bach

There is a way to look at the past. Don't hide from it. It will not catch you - if you don't repeat it.
- Pearl Bailey

There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now.
- James Baldwin

Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it, and I'm not afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: hard work - and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't.
- Lucille Ball

If you wait until you can do everything for everybody, instead of something for somebody, you'll end up not doing anything for anybody.
- Malcolm Bane

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
- Carl Bard

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
- Melody Beattie

Don't tell God about your big problems, tell your problems about your big God.
- Rev. Michael Beckwith

Listening to your heart is not simple. Finding out who you are is not simple. It takes a lot of hard work and courage to get to know who you are and what you want.
- Sue Bender

Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing well those you do hold.
- Josh Billings, pen name of Henry Wheeler Shaw

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
- Carol Burnett
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