Monday, May 2, 2016


…Hey, Monday, do you feel as sunny as you look?  I hope so.

"Life's about friendships, the way you love your partner, the way you care for your children. That is what life is about. Not anything about earning a hundred zillion dollars because you toured America more than anyone else. I want life to be about creativity." Joe Strummer, former lead singer for the Clash rock band

"A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it." Alistair Cooke

"Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control. These three alone lead to sovereign power." Lord Alfred Tennyson

"I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, wracked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing." Agatha Christie

"Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." Mark Twain

"Every man stamps his value on himself... man is made great or small by his own will."  J.C.F. von Schiller

"Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control. These three alone lead to sovereign power." Lord Alfred Tennyson

“Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." Alexander Pope

"The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for." Joseph Addison

"The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them." Benjamin Jowett

"Judgement comes from experience, and great judgement comes from bad experience." Robert Packwood

"I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it." Thomas Jefferson

"We are fallible. We certainly haven't attained perfection. But we can strive for it, and the virtue is in the striving." Carlos P. Romulo

"The best portion of a good man's life is the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love." William Wordsworth

"You can have anything you want -- if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose." Abraham Lincoln

"Most true happiness comes from one's inner life, from the disposition of the mind and soul. Admittedly, a good inner life is hard to achieve, especially in these trying times. It takes reflection and contemplation and self-discipline." William L. Shirer

"Never neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening. It may be -- usually is, in fact -- a false alarm that leads to nothing, but it may on the other hand be the clue provided by fate to lead you to some important advance." Sir Alexander Fleming

"I don't think anything is unrealistic if you believe you can do it. I think if you are determined enough and willing to pay the price, you can get it done." Mike Ditka

"Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it, a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not." Henry Fielding

"As long as a person doesn't admit he is defeated, he is not defeated -- he's just a little behind and isn't through fighting." Darrell Royal

"In the final analysis there is no solution to man's progress but the day's honest work, the day's honest decisions, the day's generous utterances and the day's good deed." Clare Booth Luce



No comments:

Post a Comment