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Quotes July 16, 2019

The Greatest Prison that People Live in is the Fear of What Other People Think.
Louise Armstrong.

 
 
 
 
“Making mistakes is a natural consequence of free will. If you want to be perfect and live a life without mistakes, then you must give up your freedom. Perfection is the most self-damaging mistake you can make because it robs you of your humanity.”
Emily Maroutian
 
 
 
 
A life filled with silly social drama and gossip indicates that a person is disconnected from purpose and lacking meaningful goals.
People on a path of purpose don’t have time for drama.
Brendon Burchard
author of The Charge
 
 
 
 
“Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it.”
Don Herold
 
 
 
 
“The day will be what you make it, so rise like the sun, and burn.”
William C. Hannan
 
 
 
 
Comfort is a drug.
Once you get used to it, it becomes addicting.
Give a weak man consistent sex, good food, cheap entertainment and he’ll throw his ambitions right out the window.
The comfort zone is where dreams go to die.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Never give up on something you really want. It’s difficult to wait, but it’s more difficult to regret.
Anonymous

Quotes July 15, 2019

It’s not your job to like me. It’s mine.
Byron Katie
 
 
 
 
Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.
Christopher Benson
 
 
 
 
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Truman Capote
 
 
 
 
People rarely succeed unless they are having fun in what they are doing.
Dale Carnegie
 
 
 
 
Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
 
 
 
Obsessed is a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated.
Anonymous
 
 
 
 
Don’t fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Remember life’s greatest lessons are usually learned at the worst times and from the worst mistakes.
Anonymous
 
 
 
 
Think once before you act, twice before you speak, and three times before you post on Facebook.
Unknown

 
 
 
 
Laughing is the best calorie burner.
Anonymous

Quotes July 10, 2019

“To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.”
Henry David Thoreau
 
 
 
 
“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.”
Robert Louis Stevenson
 
 
 
 
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
Goethe
 
 
 
 
You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.
Stephen King
 
 
 
 
If you don’t see your own worth, you will always choose people who don’t see it either.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
No response is a response. And it’s a powerful one. Remember that.
Unknown

Quotes July 09, 2019

True heroism … is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.
Arthur Ashe,
tennis player
 
 
 
 
Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
Arthur Miller,
playwright and essayist, in “The Ride Down Mount Morgan”
 
 
 
 
hey always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Andy Warhol,
artist, director and producer
 
 
 
 
Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
Ambrose Redmoon
 
 
 
 
Be happy with what you have while you pursue what you want.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Hating someone makes them important. Forgiving them makes them obsolete.
Unknown

Quotes July 06, 2019

“Find the right partner when you can. Life is often unforgiving, having someone you love to share it with is invaluable.”
Jonathan Grey
 
 
 
 
“If you have respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are.”
John W. Gardner
 
 
 
 
“Respect is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique.”
Annie Gottlieb
 
 
 
 
“We are constantly being put to the test by trying circumstances and difficult people and problems not necessarily of our own making.”
Terry Brooks
 
 
 
 
“It is more profitable to stay aware of trends generally, yet concentrate your energies on simply writing the best novel you know how to write. Don’t chase the market. Write the novel that is in you.”
Jack Bickham, Author & University Professor of Creative Writing program
 
 
 
 
When you look at people who are thriving in their jobs, you notice that they didn’t find them, they made them.
Ashley Goodall,
business executive
 
 
 
 
It is no use to grumble and complain; It’s just as cheap and easy to rejoice; When God sorts out the weather and sends rain – Why, rain’s my choice.
James Whitcomb Riley, 1849-1916
 
 
 
 
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.
Will Rogers
 
 
 
 
I’ve seen a look in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
John Steinbeck
 
 
 
 
Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.
Franklin P. Jones
 
 
 
 
The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
Andy Rooney
 
 
 
 
If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.
James Thurber
 
 
 
 
You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, “Wow, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!’
Dave Barry
 
 
 
 
If you think dogs can’t count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give him only two of them.
Phil Pastoret
 
 
 
 
Politicians would be wise to heed what President Harry Truman said, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.”

Quotes July 03, 2019

Stress is like spice — in the right proportion it enhances the flavor of a dish. Too little produces a bland, dull meal; too much may choke you.
Donald Tubesing,
pastor, author and speaker

 
 
 
 
In whatever you do, strive to be the best at it.
Aliko Dangote,
industrialist and business magnate
 
 
 
 
Whatever you’ve accomplished, there’s always more to experience.
Alicia Witt,
actress and musician
 
 
 
 
At first I wasn’t sure that I had the talent … but I did know I had an intense fear of failure, and that fear compelled me to fight off anything that might abet it.
Gordon Parks,
photographer and documentarian

Quotes June 20, 2019

I guess that’s just the life of an inventor: what people do with your ideas takes you totally by surprise.
Stephanie Kwolek,
inventor of industrial fibers used in Kevlar
 
 
 
 
I went to all the big names that you could think of and they said, ‘We don’t need it — no woman has asked us for that.’ So I went into manufacturing myself.
Marion Donovan,
inventor of Pampers diapers
 
 
 
 
I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then if possible add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success.
Wilbur Wright,
co-inventor of the first successful airplane
 
 
 
 
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Benjamin Disraeli,
former British prime minister
 
 
 
 
I’ve never really taken anything very seriously. I enjoy life because I enjoy making other people enjoy it.
Tim Conway,
comedian, actor, writer and director
 
 
 
 
One of the things that attracted me to economics was its importance in improving people’s lives.
Alice Rivlin,
economist
 
 
 
 
If you’re aware and you’re high-energy, the ball will eventually bounce your way and you’ll be able to make plays.
Jeremy Lin,
professional basketball player
 
 
 
 
All creative people want to do the unexpected.
Hedy Lamarr,
actress and inventor of spread spectrum communication technology
 
 
 
 
It’s so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and then don’t say it.
Sam Levenson,
humorist
 
 
 
 
The present enables us to understand the past, not the other way round.
A.J.P. Taylor,
historian
 
 
 
 
When you’re working with your friends, it doesn’t feel like it’s work.
Ken Jeong,
actor, comedian and physician
 
 
 
 
It can be very expensive to try to convince the markets you are right.
Ed Seykota,
system trading pioneer
 
 
 
 
The universe is keeping us on our toes.
Patrick Brady,
physicist, after the collision of two neutron stars and potential merger of three black holes
 
 
 
 
Confidence and doubt are at two ends of the scale, and you need both. They balance each other out.
Barbra Streisand,
singer
 
 
 
 
[We] thought that once we’d climbed the mountain, it was unlikely anyone would ever make another attempt.
Sir Edmund Hillary,
mountaineer who, with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, was the first climber to reach Mount Everest’s summit
 
 
 
 
Feed the soul, starve the ego.
Adam Goldstein,
DJ known as DJ AM
 
 
 
 
I always say you should be very careful with the voices you listen to. And my closest voices have always told me, “You can.”
Becky Hammon,
assistant NBA coach
 
 
 
 
Once you’ve weighed the possibilities, you have to take that final leap of faith.
Ted Turner,
media magnate and philanthropist
 
 
 
 
Men and women are like right and left hands; it doesn’t make sense not to use both.
Jeannette Rankin,
politician and first woman to hold federal office in the US
 
 
 
 
Every small cyclone or tsunami teaches you how to deal with the bigger ones. If you don’t learn from the past experiences, you will drown.
Krishan Kumar,
municipal sustainability director in India
 
 
 
 
There’s no other country in the world that has a system where someone [who’s been fired and is broke] could turn a simple idea and hard work into a company that employs more than 400,000 people and has created thousands of successful millionaires.
Bernard Marcus,
businessman
 
 
 
 
What would life be like if we only did what is necessary?
Andreas Nikolaus “Niki” Lauda,
three-time Formula 1 racing champion
 
 
 
 
I like the idea of showing that you can go through a lot and still be on your feet, still be working, and still be positive about life. And that you can still think that the best thing is around the corner.
Gloria Vanderbilt,
fashion designer and artist
 
 
 
 
To take myself too seriously is the gentle kiss of death.
Leon Redbone,
jazz and blues singer-songwriter and guitar player

Quotes May 16, 2019

I’ve never really taken anything very seriously. I enjoy life because I enjoy making other people enjoy it.
Tim Conway,
comedian, actor, writer and director
1933-2019
 
 
One of the things that attracted me to economics was its importance in improving people’s lives.
Alice Rivlin,
economist
1931-2019
 
 
I guess that’s just the life of an inventor: what people do with your ideas takes you totally by surprise.
Stephanie Kwolek,
inventor of industrial fibers used in Kevlar
 
 
I went to all the big names that you could think of and they said, ‘We don’t need it — no woman has asked us for that.’ So I went into manufacturing myself.
Marion Donovan,
inventor of Pampers diapers
 
 
I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then if possible add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success.
Wilbur Wright,
co-inventor of the first successful airplane
 
 
Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.
Dean Kamen,
engineer, businessman and inventor of the Segway vehicle
 
 
All you need is one person to say yes to an idea.
Joy Mangano
inventor and entrepreneur
 
 
I’m a crazy inventor … and my name is in the dictionary and I’m very pleased.
Rube Goldberg,
cartoonist, engineer and inventor
 
 
Even a secret agent can’t lie to a Jewish mother.
Peter Malkin,
former Israeli secret agent

Quotes & Images May 15, 2019


 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Images May 08, 2019