Quotes,Thoughts, and Ideas to Ponder and Live By

  • Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. William Feather
  • You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.       James Allen
  • Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.   Jim Rohn
  • You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.   John Wooden
  • Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.  Danny Thomas
  • The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.  Albert Einstein
  • The Story in Your Mind become the Story of Your Life. Kody Bateman
  • Generosity is making someone’s day by giving something away.   “Be rich in doing good things…give freely…be willing to share.” 1 Timothy 6:18
  • Remember, the word no never created anything.
  • A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials. ”   Chinese Proverb
  • There is nothing more beautiful than seeing a person being themselves. Imagine going through your day being unapologetically you.  Steve Maraboli
  • Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.” Pema Chodron. And I have learned that to LIVE compassionately, I must be comfortable with our own vulnerability, lest the fear freezes me away from acts of compassion. Words shared by a friend to help me deal with my dear, sweet, sick kitty, Mr. Tinsel.
  • Yesterday is history, Tomorrow is a mystery.  Today is a gift.  That’s why we call it “The Present.”
  • “It takes an enemy to badmouth you and a friend to hurt you to the quick.  The enemy to badmouth you, and a ‘friend’ to tell you about it.’
  • “You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominate aspiration.” James Allen
  • No one is poor who still has ambition.
  • “Who is benefiting from my success?” is a great  question to ask yourself.
  • Pearl of Wisdom: No longer can we say, “We didn’t know.”  We are all accountable for what we’ve been taught.
  • “Life is a team sport. Sometimes you give and sometimes you get.” Writer, Ann Pearson  Make an appointment with your Red Cross to donate blood.
  • May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others.
  •  “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”  Albert Einstein
  • GENEROSITY IS making someone’s day by giving something away.
  • When taking a gamble, remember that only careful preparation gives you a fighting chance.
  • Extend to each person, no matter how trivial the contact, all the care and kindness and understanding and love that you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.  Og Mandi
  • I know this now.  Every man gives his life to what he believes.  Every woman givers her life for what she believes.  Sometimes people believe in little or nothing, and so they give their lives to little or nothing…. Joan of Arc
  • “Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.”  Theodore Roosevelt

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