Wednesday, July 28, 2010

What you desire

"Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself. You may be surprised at how easily this happens. Your doubts are not as powerful as your desires, unless you make them so."

Marcia Wieder
Author and Speaker

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

What I can do

"I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not refuse to do the something I can do."

Helen Keller
1880-1968, Author and Lecturer

Conquering fear

"You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind."

Dale Carnegie
1888-1955, Speaker and Author

What often makes successful people successful

"One difference between successful people and all the rest is that successful people take action."

Bob Proctor
Speaker and Author

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Laughing, even in hard times

"I live by this credo: Have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations. Even in your darkest moment, you usually can find something to laugh about if you try hard enough."

Red Skelton
1913-1997, Comedian

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

What everyone wants

"Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret."

Mary Kay Ash

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Just do it!

"Each indecision brings its own delays and days are lost lamenting over lost days. What you can do or think you can do, begin it. For boldness has magic, power, and genius in it."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
1749-1832, Poet, Novelist, and Scientist

Monday, July 12, 2010

How to take care of your doubts

"Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone."

Thomas Carlyle
1795-1881, Philosopher and Author

Thursday, July 08, 2010

The things money can't buy

"It is good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good too, to check up once in a while and make sure you haven't lost the things money can't buy."

George Lorimer
1867-1937, Editor of Saturday Evening Post

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Imagining the future

"When you paint success pictures in your mind, you initiate an inner process whereby your attitudes, hopes, aspirations, and enthusiasm are elevated in response to an image of a more promising future. Every person who aspires must first sell themselves hope, the promise of a better life."

U.S. Andersen

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Laughing in the midst of headaches

"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs; jolted by every pebble in the road."

Henry Ward Beecher

Monday, July 05, 2010

Growing your imagination

"Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young."

Paul McCartney

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Desires that stir the heart

"So let your deepest desires direct your aim. Set your sights far above the 'reasonable' target. The power of purpose is profound only if you have a desire that stirs the heart."

Price Pritchett