Thursday, February 25, 2010

One thing at a time

"I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time."

Charles Dickens

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Weak desires -- and strong desires

"The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat."

Napoleon Hill

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Your inner dialogue

"Find something positive to think about and don't let the conversation in your head end with a negative comment. Always end on a positive comment."

Dr. Tomi Bryan and Dr. Jerry White

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Your window on the world

"Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once and a while, or the light won't come in."

Alan Alda

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

When to go

"There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear."

David Mahoney

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Believing in yourself

"To be a champ, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will."

Sugar Ray Robinson
1920-1989, Boxer

Thursday, February 11, 2010

What you have

"If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, you'll never have enough."

Oprah Winfrey

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

The first lesson to learn

"Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly."

Thomas H. Huxley
1825-1895, Biologist

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Making a difference

"I have never been especially impressed by the heroics of people convinced they are about to change the world. I am more awed by those who struggle to make one small difference."

Ellen Goodman

Monday, February 08, 2010

The thoughts we keep

"Beware of the thoughts you keep, because everything in reality manifests from the mind."

Justin Palmer

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Goals and success

"Those with goals tend to succeed because they are focused and know where they are going, while those without goals do not."

Ted Karam

Monday, February 01, 2010

How we think and how we act

"How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking."

David J. Schwartz
Trainer and Author