In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
“Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.”
Epictetus, 55 AD- 135 AD
“You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”
Mark Twain, 1835-1910
“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.”
Patrick Henry, 1736-1799
There is a hard law. When an injury is done to us, we never recover until we forgive.
Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
26th US president
“In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.”
“Energy creates energy. It is by spending myself that I become rich.”
“Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.”
“Worry about loving yourself instead of loving the idea of other people loving you.”
I know what I have given you… I do not know what you have received.
Antonio Porchia –
“It’s not your job to like me. It’s mine.”
“Be gentle first with yourself if you wish to be gentle with others.”
Pain physical or mental?
“If a person’s basic state of mind is serene and calm, then it is possible for this inner peace to overwhelm a painful physical experience.”
The Dalai Lama
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
John Quincy Adams,
6th US president
Law of Mechanical Repair
After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch and you’ll have to pee.
Law of Gravity
Any tool, nut, bolt, screw, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible place in the universe.
Law of Probability
The probability of being watched is directly proportional to the stupidity of your act.
Law of Random Numbers
If you dial a wrong number, you never get a busy signal; someone always answers.
If you change lines (or traffic lanes), the one you were in will always move faster than the one you are in now.
Law of the Bath
When the body is fully immersed in water, the telephone will ring.
Law of Close Encounters
The probability of meeting someone you know INCREASES dramatically when you are with someone you don’t want to be seen with.
Law of the Result
When you try to prove to someone that a machine won’t work, IT WILL!!!
Law of Biomechanics
The severity of the itch is inversely proportional to the reach.
Law of the Theaters & Sports Arenas – At any event, the people whose seats are furthest from the aisle, always arrive last. They are the ones who will leave their seats several times to go for food, beer, or the toilet and who leave early before the end of the performance or the game is over. The folks in the aisle seats come early, never move once, have long gangly legs or big bellies and stay to the bitter end of the performance. The aisle people also are very surly folk.
The Coffee Law
As soon as you sit down to a cup of hot coffee, your boss will ask you to do something which will last until the coffee is cold.
Murphy’s Law of Lockers
If there are only 2 people in a locker room, they will have adjacent lockers.
Law of Physical Surfaces
The chances of an open-faced jelly sandwich landing face down on a floor are directly correlated to the newness and cost of the carpet or rug.
Law of Logical Argument
Anything is possible IF you don’t know what you are talking about.
Law of Physical Appearance
If the clothes fit, they’re ugly.
Law of Public Speaking
A CLOSED MOUTH GATHERS NO FEET!
Law of Commercial Marketing Strategy –
As soon as you find a product that you really like, they will stop making it OR the store will stop selling it!
If you don’t feel well, make an appointment to go to the doctor, by the time you get there, you’ll feel better. But don’t make an appointment and you’ll stay sick.