You must continue to gain expertise, but avoid thinking like an expert.
- Denis Waitley
Your life work is a statement of who you are. If it is not, then why are you doing it?
- Neale Donald Walsch
The purpose of life is to discover your gift. The meaning of life is to give it away.
- David Viscott
Where there is joy there is creation. Where there is no joy there is no creation: know the nature of joy.
I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.
- Sara Teasdale
The world is a looking glass. It gives back to every man a true reflection of his own thoughts.
- William Makepeace Thackeray
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
- Margaret Thatcher
It's never too late, in fiction or in life, to revise.
- Nancy Thayer
Do not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.
- James Thurber
Positive, continuous action toward your goals is the very best antidote to worry.
- Brian Tracy
Monday, December 29, 2014
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Thursday, December 25, 2014
May we each be the person someone else is grateful for. — Arlyn Newcomb (1966- )
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. — Ascribed to Jules Ellinger
The older I get, the better I was. — Unknown
No door is so tight that rumors cannot escape it. — Robin Hobb (1952- ) in Dragon Keeper
A goal without a plan is just a wish. — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944)
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt. — George Sewell (1690-1736)
Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others. — Jacob M. Braude
If you've forgotten the language of gratitude, you'll never be on speaking terms with happiness. — Folk Saying
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness. — Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)
Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. — Donna Westmoreland Oneal (1949- )
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips. — Oliver Goldsmith (1730-1774)
Posted by Fireman John at 11:06 AM
Sunday, December 21, 2014
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
- Denis Waitley
Flatter me, and I may not believe you.
Criticize me, and I may not like you.
Ignore me, and I may not forgive you.
Encourage me, and I may not forget you.
- William Arthur Ward
Success is not measured by th position one has reached in life, rather by the obstacles overcome while trying to succeed.
- Booker T. Washington
It isn't the great big pleasures that count the most; it's making a great deal out of the little ones.
- Jean Webster
To live with fear and not be afraid is the final test of maturity.
- Edward Weeks
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
- H. G. Wells
None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.
- Benjamin Whichcote
I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
- William Allen White
There are thousands of reasons why you cannot do what you want to. All you need is one reason why you can.
- Willis R. Whitney
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
- John Wooden
Posted by Fireman John at 10:13 AM
Monday, December 15, 2014
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all?
- Joe Namath
I have always known that at last I would take this road, but yesterday I did not know that it would be today.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.
- Jawaharial Nehru
We cannot tell what may happen to us in the strange medley of life. But we can decide what happens in us... how we can take it, what we can do with it... and that is what really counts in the end.
- Joseph Fort Newton
Happiness adds and multiplies, as we divide it with others.
- A. Nielsen
What's going on in the inside shows on the outside.
- Earl Nightingale
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
- Anais Nin
You must have long range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short range failures.
- Charles C. Noble
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
- Henri Nouwen
A label is easy to stick on, but difficult to remove.
- Old Proverb
Posted by Fireman John at 7:20 AM
Monday, December 8, 2014
Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do.
- Don Galer
The first step toward change is acceptance. Once you accept yourself, you open the door to change. That's all you have to do. Change is not something you do, it's something you allow.
- Will Garcia
Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
- James A. Garfield
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
- Bill Gates
I am learning to be patient and compassionate with myself as I gain the courage to be true to myself.
- Shakti Gawain
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
- Theodor Seuss Geisel
No age or time of life, no position or circumstance, has a monopoly on success. Any age is the right age to start doing!
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
- Arnold H. Glasgow
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
- Vincent Van Gogh
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Star Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
- Maxim Gorky
Do one thing at a time and do that one thing as if your life depended upon it.
- Eugene Grace
Winners have simply formed the habit of doing things losers don't like to do.
- Albert Gray
Many attempts to communicate are nullified by saying too much.
- Robert Greenleaf
A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it. This must be understood from the very beginning. One must learn from him who knows.
- George Gurdjieff
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