When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.
A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
A Winner's Blueprint for Achievement BELIEVE while others are doubting. PLAN while others are playing. STUDY while others are sleeping. DECIDE while others are delaying. PREPARE while others are daydreaming. BEGIN while others are procrastinating. WORK while others are wishing. SAVE while others are wasting. LISTEN while others are talking. SMILE while others are frowning. COMMEND while others are criticizing. PERSIST while others are quitting.
The more generous we are, the more joyous we become. The more cooperative we are, the more valuable we become. The more enthusiastic we are, the more productive we become. The more serving we are, the more prosperous we become.
Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.
To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.
Truths For Living The more generous we are, the more joyous we become. The more cooperative we are, the more valuable we become. The more enthusiastic we are, the more productive we become. The more serving we are, the more prosperous we become. The more outgoing we are, the more helpful we become. The more curious we are, the more creative we become. The more patient we are, the more understanding we become. The more persistent we are, the more successful we become.
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
Wise are they who have learned these truths: Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube.
Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys.
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
Opportunity is often difficult to recognize we usually expect it to beckon us with beepers and billboards.
A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
Happiness is an inside job.
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before; we will never live it again; it is the only day we have.
TODAY can be a healthy unusual day for youand for othersif you take time to give someone a smile ... to express a word of kindness ... to lend a helping hand to someone in need .....to write a note of gratitude ... to give a word of encouragement to someone who is temporarily overcome with problems ... to share a portion of your material possessions with others.
Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day!
Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't always have to be their top priority.
Each of will one day be judged By our standard of life, Not by our standard of living By our measure of giving, Not by our measure of w3alth By our simple goodness, Not by our seeming greatness.
Humanity either makes, or breeds, or tolerates all its afflictions.
Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you?"
Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.
Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.
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