Friday, December 31, 2010

Thought of the Day

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
Richard Cushing

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Thought of the Day

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Albert Einstein

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Thought of the Day

The most powerful and predictable people-builders are praise and encouragement.
Brian Tracy

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Thought of the Day

It is one of the beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Charles Dudley Warner

Monday, December 27, 2010

Thought of the Day

If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.
D. L. Moody

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Thought of the Day

The hammer shatters glass but forges steel.
Russian Proverb

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Thought of the Day

Make rest a necessity, not an objective. Only rest long enough to gather strength.
Jim Rohn

Friday, December 24, 2010

Thought of the Day

A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
Benjamin Franklin

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Thought of the Day

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Albert Schweitzer

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Thought of the Day

No one who deserves confidence ever solicits it.
John Churton Collins

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Thought of the Day

There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
French Proverb

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Thought of the Day

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Harvey Mackay

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Thought of the Day

It seems rather incongruous that in a society of super sophisticated communication, we often suffer from a shortage of listeners.
Erma Bombeck

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Thought of the Day

Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.
~Francesca Reigler

Friday, December 10, 2010

Thought of the Day

Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Stephen Covey

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Thought of the Day

The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.

Ashley Montagu

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Thought of the Day

It is possible to begin again. It is hard, and we never do it perfectly, but it can be done.

Andrew Greeley

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Thought of the Day

It’s not the critic that counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.
Theodore Roosevelt

Monday, December 6, 2010

Thought of the Day

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
Melody Beattie

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Thought of the Day

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
~Norman Vincent Peale