Monday, October 31, 2011

Getting creative

"If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play."

John Cleese
Actor, Comedian, Writer, and Film Producer

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Looking to the future

"Fix your eyes forward on what you can do, not back on what you cannot change."

Tom Clancy

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

What hard work does

"Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all."

Sam Ewing
Former Major League Baseball Player

Monday, October 24, 2011

Enjoying every minute

"And so it has come to this. I am one of the lucky people in the world. I found something that I always wanted to do and I have enjoyed every single minute of it."

Johnny Carson

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The foundation of true progress

"Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress."

Nicholas Murray Butler

Monday, October 17, 2011

When someone says you can't do something

"Do just once what others say you can't do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again."

James R. Cook
1728-1779, Naval Explorer

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Life and security

"There never has been security. No man has ever known what he would meet around the next corner; if life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor."

Eleanor Roosevelt

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

How to make progress

"Behold the turtle: He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out."

James Bryant Conant

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Taking action

"Life is too short to waste. Dreams are fulfilled only through action, not through endless planning to take action."

David J. Schwartz

When it doesn't pay to be 100% sure

"If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done."

Norman Vincent Peale

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

2 paths in life

"There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them."

Denis Waitley

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Coming up every morning

"If you're feeling low, don't despair. The sun has a sinking spell every night, but it comes back up every morning. The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain."

Dolly Parton

Monday, October 03, 2011

Doing extraordinary things

"People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things."

Sir Edmund Hillary
1919-2008, Mountaineer, Explorer and Philanthropist