To look for the beautiful is the way to get the best out of life each day.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.
And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
-Pearl S. Buck-
There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
I've shut the door on yesterday and thrown the key away. Tomorrow holds no fears for me since I have found today.
It is the sins we try to excuse that finally get us down.
Experience teaches us that success depends more upon character than upon either intellect or fortune.
Great Father, never let me judge another man until I have walked in his moccasins for two weeks.
-American Indian Prayer-
Just who you are at this moment is fine. You don't have to be anything more than who you are right now.
Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.
-Sir J. Barrie-
He is richest who is content with the least, for contentment is the wealth of nature.
The doorway to the temple of wisdom is the knowledge of our own ignorance.
Problems are the cutting edge that distinguishes between success and failure.
-M. Scott Peck-
The world is moving so fast these days that a man who says it can't be done is likely to be interrupted by someone doing it.
Man does not live in a world of his own. His brothers are here also.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing is so gentle as real strength.
-Frances de Sales-
Take time to worship: it is the highway of reverence and it washes the dust of earth from our eyes.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Sometimes you only get one chance: to put aside your pride and humbly say, "I was wrong."
3 kinds of people: the Will, the Won't, and the Can't. The 1st accomplish everything, the 2nd oppose everything, the 3rd fail in everything.
People who lead busy lives never find time to have hysterics.
-J. M. Studley-
The best portion of a good man's life: his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
-W. M. Wordsworth-
Peace is the fairest form of happiness.
There is only one kind of poverty and that is to have no love in the heart.
The greatest underdeveloped resource in the country is faith. The greatest unused power is prayer.
Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideas.
Before you speak, listen.
-William Arthur Ward-
Though you may travel the world to find the beautiful, you must have it within you or you will find it not.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson-
Listen a thousand times; ponder a thousand times; speak once.
It was not the apple on the tree but the pair on the ground, I believe, that caused the trouble in the garden.
Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.
When the truth is in your way, you are on the wrong road.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else. -Charles Dickens-
A man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Science gives us knowledge but only philosophy can give us wisdom.
Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.
The richest soil, if uncultivated, produces the rankest weeds.
Morale is when your hands and feet keep on working when your head says it can't be done.
The future destiny of the child is always the work of the mother.
To believe is to be strong. Doubt cramps energy. Belief is power.
-F. W. Robertson-
It takes a person who is wide awake to make his dreams come true.
Experience shows that sometimes success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work, body and soul.
The only people you should try to get even with are the ones who have helped you.
When things go wrong and you are tired, count your blessings and be inspired.
-M. Dale Baughman-
The best rose bush is not the one that has the fewest thorns but that which bears the finest roses.
-Henry Van Dyke-
When there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt.
-St. Francis of Assisi-
Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.
Dreams never hurt anybody if one keeps right behind the dreams to make as much of them come real as one can.
-F. W. Woolworth-
One of the greatest obstacles to success is man's inability to put first things first.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
If you want to be happy, be.
You really don't know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.
The greatest trouble is not that people are different, but that they are indifferent.
A beautiful compensation of life is that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
No man has a right to do as he pleases, except when he pleases to do right.
God has given us 2 hands; 1 to receive and the other to give. We are not made for hoarding. We are made for sharing.
When you make two people happy, one of them is likely to be you.
-True Story Magazine-
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. True nobility is in being superior to your previous self.
A chip on the shoulder indicates that there is wood higher up.
It doesn't matter how much money you have; everyone has to buy wisdom on the installment plan.
It's the studying you do after school days that really counts. Otherwise, you know only that which everyone else knows.
Every man has an equal chance to become greater than he is.
-Sunshine Provate Press-
An optimist is a fellow who takes cold water thrown on his ideas, heats it with enthusiasm, makes it steam and pushes ahead.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. -Henry David Thoreau-
I want you to look at every lovely thing in the world and remember it and forget about the rest.
-Edward B. Jones-
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
If you have the will to win, you have achieved half your success. If you don't, you have achieved half your failure.
Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles by it.
I can live for two months on one good compliment.
I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in tune once more.
Life just is. You have to flow with it. Give yourself to the moment. Let it happen.