A teacher once said to me, "We all bring joy to
others...sometimes when we enter a room, sometimes when we leave...". I
wonder what he was trying to tell me...
Live so that when
your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of
Be brave. Even when you're not, pretend
to be. No one can tell the difference.
life's mate carefully. From this one decision will come ninety percent
of all your happiness or misery.
Make a habit of doing nice things for
people who'll never find out.
Learn to listen.
Opportunity sometimes knocks very softly.
Never deprive someone of hope; it might
be all they have.
Be modest. A lot
was accomplished before you were born.
Remember that overnight success usually
takes about fifteen years.
Don't say that
you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours
each day that were given to Albert Einstein, Mother Teresa, and
Leaonardo da Vinci.
Winners do what losers don't want to do.
not security. A boat in a harbour is safe, but in time it will fall
Live your life as an exclamation, not an
Know when to keep
silent - know when to speak up.
Take charge of your attitude. Don't let
someone else choose it for you.
priorities straight. No one ever said on their death bed, "Gee, if I'd
only spent more time at work".
The only thing evil needs to triumph is
good people doing nothing.
performance by improving your attitude.
Every person you meet knows something
you don't; learn from them.
Don't use time or
words carelessly. Neither can be retrieved.
Losers see problems; winners see
others to listen to your advice and ignore your example.
Your mind can only hold one thought at a
time. Make it a positive and constructive one.
No person ever
went blind looking on the bright side of life.
Memory; use it or lose it.
The only dumb
question is a question you don't ask.
The greatest unexplored territory is the
space between our ears.
If you can't be
grateful for what you've got, be grateful for what you haven't got.
Instead of seeing the rug being pulled
out from under us, we can learn to dance on a shifting carpet.
People are like
teabags; you never know how strong they are until they are in hot water.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It
wastes your time and annoys the pig.
getting up one more time than you fall.
Your mind is like a parachute; it
doesn't function until it's open.
You can't climb
the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.
The person who says "I can't" and the
person who says "I can" are both right.
We are all given
two ends; one to think with and one for sitting on. Our success in life
depends on which one we use. Heads we win, tails we lose.
Genius is 1% inspiration and 99%
We are no bigger
than the size of the problem that can stop us.
Leadership gravitates to the person who
can get up and say what they think.
I never make
mistakes. Once I thought I had, but I was wrong.
When I was 17, I wondered why my parents
were so stupid. By the time I was 25, it was amazing at how much they
you a hard time? They don't understand you and have no idea about the
pressures you face each day? Here's the solution - MOVE OUT - GET A JOB
- PAY YOUR OWN BILLS!
Written on a research lab wall at
He who knows what he knows not is a
child; teach him
He who knows not what he knows is asleep;
He who knows not what he knows not is a
fool; shun him
He who knows what he knows is wise;