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Be Careful What You Believe…

January 24, 2012 Leave a comment

Let us believe neither half of the good people tell us of ourselves, nor half of the evil they say of others.
J. Petit Senn

 

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January 23, 2012 Leave a comment

The question for each man to settle is not what he would do if he had means, time, influence and educational advantages; the question is what he will do with the things he has. The moment a young man ceases to dream or to bemoan his lack of opportunities and resolutely looks his conditions in the face, and resolves to change them, he lays the corner-stone of a solid and honorable success.
Hamilton Wright Mabie

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Learning to Love Life…

January 20, 2012 Leave a comment

As I grow to understand life less and less,
I learn to love it more and more.

Jules Renard

 

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Joy…

January 18, 2012 Leave a comment

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
– Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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Success Is…

January 17, 2012 Leave a comment

Today’s Goal Achievement quote at Goal Habits is a good one:

“Success is waking up in the morning, whoever you are, wherever you are, however old or young, and bounding out of bed because there’s something out there you love to do, that you believe in, that you’re good at—something that’s bigger than you are, and you can hardly wait to get at it again today.” —Whit Hobbs

 

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Excellence…

January 14, 2012 Leave a comment

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
-Aristotle

 

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The Wisdom of Silence…

January 13, 2012 Leave a comment

A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence; which costs us nothing.
John Tillotson