Thursday, December 31, 2009

New Year's


"We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day."

- Edith Lovejoy Pierce




Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Your mission...


Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you are alive, it isn't.

- Richard Bach



Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Something is better...


Ten percent of something is better than 100 percent of nothing.



Monday, December 28, 2009

Music...


I can look at a fine art photograph and sometimes I can hear music.

- Ansel Adams



Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Motivation...


Motivation alone is not enough. If you have an idiot and you motivate him, now you have a motivated idiot. - Unknown


Monday, December 21, 2009

Friday, December 18, 2009

Creativity...


You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.

— Maya Angelou



Thursday, December 17, 2009

New ideas...


Always be open to new ideas, even if they don't make immediate sense.

- Manjit Singh, CIO Chiquita Brands Intl.



Wednesday, December 16, 2009

To give...


To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.

- Max Beerbohm


Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Focus...


Obstacles are things you see when you're not focused on your goal.


Monday, December 14, 2009

Don't cease the illusions...


Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.

- Mark Twain



Friday, December 11, 2009

Goals...


You will never reach a goal that you do not set.

- Mark McConachie



Thursday, December 10, 2009

Don't turn your back...


You can't pick cherries with your back to the tree.

- J. Pierpont Morgan



Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Write it down...


Write it down. Written goals have a way of transforming wishes into wants; cant's into cans; dreams into plans; and plans into reality. Don't just think it - ink it!


Tuesday, December 8, 2009

How far one can go...


Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

- T.S. Eliot



Monday, December 7, 2009

Manners...


"The test of good manners is to be patient with bad ones."

- Solomon ben Yehuda ibn Gabirol



Friday, December 4, 2009

Don't forget to live...


Some people spend so much of their time trying to succeed that they forget to live. - Philippos


Thursday, December 3, 2009

The right direction...


Keep your head and your heart in the right direction and you'll never have to worry about your feet.


Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Know where you are going...


One never goes as far as when one doesn't know where one is going. - Goethe


Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Your path...



Where your attention goes, you go. - Gary Zukav