Thoughts for every day: Menu 1: Select the date

• • • • • • January: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 , 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 February: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 March: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 April: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 May: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 June: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

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Thoughts for every day: Menu 2: Select the date
• • • • • • July: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 August: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 , 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 September: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 , 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 October: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 November: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 December: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

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PEACE OF MIND
• The mind is never right but when it is at peace within itself.
• Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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HAPPINESS
• There is no duty so much underrated as the duty of being happy.
• Robert Louis Stevenson

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ACCEPTANCE
• God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
• Reinhold Niebuhr

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FORGIVENESS
• Forgiveness means letting go of the past.
• Gerald Jampolsky

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COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
• God brings men into deep waters not to drown them, but to cleanse them.
• Aughey

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• Jean Vanier 8 .THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE • Envy comes from people’s ignorance of. or lack of belief in. their own gifts.

HELPING OTHER PEOPLE • Make yourself necessary to somebody. • Ralph Waldo Emerson 9 .

• Dave Tyson Gentry 10 .FRIENDSHIP • True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.

• Anon 11 . OR GOD • When we lose God.OUR HIGHER POWER. it is not God who is lost.

faith looks up.FAITH AND BELIEF • Sorrow looks back. worry looks around. • Guideposts 12 .

PRAYER • Prayer moves the hand that moves the world. • John Aikman Wallace 13 .

Boetcker 14 .H.SELF-ACCEPTANCE • You can succeed if nobody else believes it. • William J. but you will never succeed if you don’t believe in yourself.

• George Bernard Shaw 15 .SELF-CONTROL • Self-control is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive.

confidence allows you to do it.SELF-CONFIDENCE • Experience tells you what to do. • Stan Smith 16 .

SIMPLICITY • What I do. • Anon 17 . I do very well. and what I don’t do well. I don’t do at all.

• John H. Patterson 18 .ONE DAY • Nothing in business is so valuable as time.

These are the “good old days” you’re going to miss in the years ahead. • Anon 19 .YESTERDAY: THE PAST • Enjoy yourself.

• Elbert Hubbard 20 .TODAY: THE PRESENT • The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.

THIS MOMENT • If it weren’t for the last minute. nothing would get done. • Anon 21 .

he gets up in time to get an early start. • Edgar Watson Howe 22 .MORNINGS • Even if a farmer intends to loaf.

• Lord Herbert 23 .EVENINGS • Sum up at night what thou has done by day.

unknown guest.TOMORROW: THE FUTURE • Tomorrow is the mysterious. • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 24 .

“BORING” DAYS • Everything considered. work is less boring than amusing oneself. • Charles Baudelaire 25 .AVERAGE.

DIFFICULT DAYS • The secret of patience … to do something else in the meantime. • Anon 26 .

POSITIVE THINKING. AND SELFFULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS • Give to the world the best you have and the best will come back to you. • Madeline Bridges 27 .

• Thomas Carlyle 28 .ENTHUSIASM • Give me a man who sings at his work.

• Anon 29 .HOPE • Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier.

VISUALIZATION • We all live under the same sky. but we don’t all have the same horizon. • Konrad Adenauer 30 .

and they will learn at no other.ROLE MODELS • Example is the school of mankind. • Burke 31 .

• George Bernard Shaw 32 . and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.CHANGE • Progress is impossible without change.

DECISIONS • Wherever you see a successful business. • Peter Drucker 33 . someone once made a courageous decision.

instincts remain. • Oliver Wendell Holmes. Jr. 34 .INSTINCTS • Systems die.

• Pindar 35 .DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US • Skills vary. We must … strive by that which is born in us.

MOTIVATION • To be what we are. • Baruch Spinoza 36 . and to become what we are capable of becoming. is the only end of life.

than what one can do. • Lin Yutang 37 .REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS • Sometimes it is more important to discover what one cannot do.

• Marcus Aurelius 38 .GOALS • The one thing worth living for is to keep one’s soul pure.

FEAR • Every day I wake up a little afraid. • Ron Meyer 39 . Only a fool is never afraid.

• Howard Chandler Christy 40 .WORRY • Every morning I spend fifteen minutes filling my mind full of God. and so there’s no room left for worry thoughts.

• George Eliot 41 .DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES • Any coward can fight a battle when he’s sure of winning.

• General Douglas MacArthur 42 .SECURITY • There is no security on this earth. Only opportunity.

RISKS • No one reaches a high position without daring. • Publilius Syrus 43 .

• Confucius 44 .COURAGE • To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.

WE’LL GET WHATEVER WE NEED TO HANDLE WHATEVER LIFE DEMANDS OF US • The will of God will not take you where the grace of God cannot keep you. • Anon 45 .

you’ll fall for anything.COMMITMENT • If you don’t stand for something. • Michael Evans 46 .

GETTING GOING • Inspirations never go in for long engagements. • Brendan Francis 47 . they demand immediate marriage to action.

SUCCESS • The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it. • Sir William Osler 48 .

• B.LUCK • The one who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck.C. Forbes 49 .

• Roger Babson 50 .OPPORTUNITY • The successful person is one who had the chance and took it.

with a faint heart. • Isaac Barrow 51 .COMMITMENT • Nothing of worthy or weight can be achieved with half a mind. and with a lame endeavor.

• Colonel Michael Friedsman 52 .CONCENTRATION • Concentrate on finding your goal. then concentrate on reaching it.

unfortunately. you occasionally find men who disgrace labor. Grant 53 .WORK • Labor disgraces no man. • Ulysses S.

• Johann von Goethe 54 .PERFECTION • The person with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.

JUST DO THE FOOTWORK. • Katheryn Hulme 55 . THEN LET IT GO • God tests His real friends more severely than the lukewarm ones.

TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME • I recommend you to take care of the minutes. for the hours will take care of themselves. • Lord Chesterfield 56 .

will invariably be the most successful.PERSEVERANCE • They who are the most persistent. • Samuel Smiles 57 . and work in the true spirit.

• Corrie ten Bloom 58 .PROBLEMS • Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.

• Bertolt Brecht 59 . but quickly to see how to make them good.FAILURES AND MISTAKES • Intelligence is not to make no mistakes.

like kites that go up against the wind.THE ADVANTAGES OF ADVERSITY • Strong people are made by opposition. • Frank Harris 60 .

REACTING TO EVENTS • What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are. • George Levinger 61 . but how you deal with incompatibility.

SELF-PITY • Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it. • Helen Keller 62 . we can never do anything wise in this world.

PEACE OF MIND • Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst. • Lin Yutang 63 .

• Hosea Ballou 64 .HAPPINESS • Real happiness is cheap enough. yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.

but we must never lose infinite hope.ACCEPTANCE • We must accept finite disappointment. Jr. • Martin Luther King. 65 .

FORGIVENESS • The angry people are those people who are most afraid. • Dr. Robert Anthony 66 .

COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. • Karl Barth 67 .

THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE • The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well. • Foe Ancis 68 .

HELPING OTHER PEOPLE • Generosity gives assistance. • Vauvenargues 69 . rather than advice.

• Bob Lemon 70 .FRIENDSHIP • The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bull pen.

• G. Chesterton 71 .K.ACCEPTANCE • Acceptance is the truest kinship with humanity.

• Anon 72 . as if He could get lost. OR GOD • Some people talk about finding God.OUR HIGHER POWER.

FAITH AND BELIEF • Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others. • Erich Fromm 73 .

• Soren Kierkegaard 74 . but it changes him who prays.PRAYER • Prayer does not change God.

• William Sloane Coffin 75 .and that’s OK.SELF-ACCEPTANCE • I’m not OK. you’re not OK .

SELF-CONTROL • When the fight begins within himself. • Robert Browning 76 . a man’s worth something.

SELF-RELIANCE • Your future depends on many things. but mostly on you. • Frank Tyger 77 .

SIMPLICITY • What you do not want done to yourself. do not do to others. • Confucius 78 .

• Johann von Goethe 79 .ONE DAY • Nothing is worth more than this day.

• Audrey Snead 80 .they just remember big.YESTERDAY: THE PAST • Some folks never exaggerate .

ridiculous to live in the future and impossible to live in the past. • Jim Bishop 81 .TODAY: THE PRESENT • It is difficult to live in the present.

• Mignon McLaughlin 82 .THIS MOMENT • The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.

MORNINGS • With each sunrise. • Anon 83 . we start anew.

• Scottish proverb 84 .EVENINGS • Fools look to tomorrow. wise men use tonight.

• Isak Dinesen 85 .TOMORROW: THE FUTURE • God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.

“BORING” DAYS • Being bored is an insult to oneself. • Jules Renard 86 .AVERAGE.

DIFFICULT DAYS • Pain is never permanent. • Saint Teresa of Avila 87 .

and it frowns at you.POSITIVE THINKING. • Herbert Samuels 88 . too. Smile and it smiles. AND SELFFULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS • The world is like a mirror. frown at it.

ENTHUSIASM • You will do foolish things. but do them with enthusiasm. • Colette 89 .

HOPE • Hope is one of those things in life you cannot do without. • LeRoy Douglas 90 .

• Anon 91 .VISUALIZATION • A genius is one who shoots at something no one else can see .and hits it.

ROLE MODELS • People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher and better than themselves. • Tyron Edwards 92 .

CHANGE • Readjusting is a painful process. • Arthur Christopher Benson 93 . but most of us need it at one time or another.

• Angela Barron McBride 94 .DECISIONS • Full maturity … is achieved by realizing that you have choices to make.

You can only decide how you’re going to live.DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US • You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die. Or when. • Joan Baez 95 .

• Euripides 96 .DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US • There is just one life for each of us: our own.

MOTIVATION • Don’t let other people tell you what you want. • Pat Riley 97 .

REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS • No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved. • Mignon McLaughlin 98 .

GOALS • If you don’t know where you are going. how can you expect to get there? • Basil S. Walsh 99 .

• Marcus Annaeus Seneca 100 .FEAR • We are more often frightened than hurt. and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.

WORRY • If your eyes are blinded with your worries. • Krishnamurti 101 . you cannot see the beauty of the sunset.

one must know everything. • Olin Miller 102 . about it.DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES • To be absolutely certain about something. or nothing.

SECURITY • To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself. • Marcus Annaeus Seneca 103 .

RISKS • It takes courage to lead a life. Any life. • Erica Jong 104 .

COURAGE • It takes courage to know when you ought to be afraid. • James A. Michener 105 .

WE’LL GET WHATEVER WE NEED TO HANDLE WHATEVER LIFE DEMANDS OF US • We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival. • Sir Winston Churchill 106 .

“IGNORANCE” • Painting is easy when you don’t know how. • Edgar Degas 107 . but very difficult when you do.

GETTING GOING • We will not know unless we begin. • Howard Zinn 108 .

• Helen Hayes 109 . and forget about success.SUCCESS • Always aim for achievement.

LUCK • You don’t just luck into things … You build step by step. • Barbara Bush 110 . whether it’s friendships or opportunities.

OPPORTUNITY • Opportunity knocks but once. • Anon 111 .

COMMITMENT • He who walks in the middle of the road gets hit from both sides. • George P. Schultz 112 .

CONCENTRATION • One arrow does not bring down two birds. • Turkish proverb 113 .

WORK • To love what you do and feel that it matters .how could anything be more fun? • Katharine Graham 114 .

• Gaelic proverb 115 . it would make him pull his hat over his eyes.PERFECTION • If the best man’s faults were written on his forehead.

• Friedrich Engels 116 . THEN LET IT GO • An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.JUST DO THE FOOTWORK.

TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME • The distance doesn’t matter. only the first step is difficult. • Madame Marquise du Deffand 117 .

• Willie Mays 118 .PERSEVERANCE • It isn’t hard to be good from time to time … What’s tough is being good every day.

PROBLEMS • Every path has its puddle. • English proverb 119 .

Sweaney 120 . • James E.FAILURES AND MISTAKES • Our mistakes won’t irreparably damage our lives unless we let them.

Updegraff 121 . they are responsible for more than half of your income. • Robert R.THE ADVANTAGES OF ADVERSITY • Never complain about your troubles.

REACTING TO EVENTS • When things go wrong. don’t go with them. • Anon 122 .

THE ADVANTAGES OF ADVERSITY • A problem is a chance for you to do your best. • Duke Ellington 123 .

SELF-PITY • The opposite of having faith is having self-pity. • Og Guinness 124 .

you will never find it anywhere else. • Paula A.PEACE OF MIND • If you do not find peace in yourself. Bendry 125 .

HAPPINESS • It is in his pleasure that a man really lives. • Agnes Repplier 126 .

• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 127 . some days must be dark and dreary.ACCEPTANCE • Into each life some rain must fall.

Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.FORGIVENESS • The weak can never forgive. • Mahatma Ghandi 128 .

• Ruth Ann Schabacker 129 .COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons.

and would be everything but what we are.THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE • We love in others what we lack ourselves. Stoddard 130 .H. • R.

HELPING OTHER PEOPLE • What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other? • George Eliot 131 .

• Saint Thomas Aquinas 132 .FRIENDSHIP • There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.

• D.OUR HIGHER POWER. OR GOD • Let God love you through others and let God love others through you. Street 133 .M.

I have kept the faith. I have finished my course.FAITH AND BELIEF • I have fought a good fight. 4:7 134 . • 2 Tm.

• Sir Winston Churchill 135 .CHANGE • A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.

he begins to live. • Norvin G.SELF-KNOWLEDGE • When a man begins to understand himself. McGranahan 136 .

• Saint Francis de Sales 137 .SELF-ACCEPTANCE • Do not wish to be anything but what you are.

• Johann von Goethe 138 . you will know how to live.SELF-CONFIDENCE • As soon as you trust yourself.

• Swedish proverb 139 .SELF-RELIANCE • The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.

the act of living itself. • Erich Fromm 140 .SIMPLICITY • There is only one meaning of life.

ONE DAY • We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well. • George MacDonald 141 .

• Anon 142 . Stop trying to change it.YESTERDAY: THE PAST • Your past is always going to be the way it was.

and put the least possible trust in tomorrow. • Horace 143 .TODAY: THE PRESENT • Seize the day.

let us receive it gladly. • Marcus Annaeus Seneca 144 .MORNINGS • If God adds another day to our life.

• Eph. 14:26 145 .EVENINGS • Let not the sun go down upon your wrath.

• Albert Einstein 146 .TOMORROW: THE FUTURE • I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

DIFFICULT DAYS • God grant us patience! • William Shakespeare 147 .

AND SELFFULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS • Change your thoughts and you change your world. • Norman Vincent Peale 148 .POSITIVE THINKING.

• William McFee 149 .ENTHUSIASM • The world belongs to the enthusiast who keeps cool.

CHANGE • Every new adjustment is a crisis in selfesteem. • Eric Hoffer 150 .

but we don’t all have the same horizon.VISUALIZATION • We all live under the same sky. • Konrad Adenauer 151 .

• Anon 152 .ROLE MODELS • A good example is the best sermon.

things will not stay the way they are.CHANGE • Because things are the way they are. • Bertolt Brecht 153 .

• Francois de La Rochefoucauld 154 .FORGIVENESS • One forgives to the degree that one loves.

• Soren Kierkegaard 155 .INSTINCTS • The conclusions of passion are the only reliable ones.

DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US • He who walks in another’s tracks leaves no footprints. • Joan L. Brannon 156 .

but we act on interest.MOTIVATION • We talk on principle. • Walter Savage Landor 157 .

REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS • Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness. • Jean Vanier 158 .

GOALS • You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning. • Billy Wilder 159 .

• Shih King 160 . you will only make yourself ill.FEAR • Do not think of all your anxieties.

• Swedish proverb 161 .WORRY • Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.

DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES • The only certainty is that nothing is certain. • Pliny. the Elder 162 .

SECURITY
• No one can build her security upon the nobleness of another person.
• Willa Cather

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RISKS
• Unless you enter the tiger’s den, you cannot take the cubs.
• Japanese proverb

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COURAGE
• Confidence … is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life.
• John Dewey

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WE’LL GET WHATEVER WE NEED TO HANDLE WHATEVER LIFE DEMANDS OF US • Sorrow is a fruit. God does not allow it to grow on a branch that is too weak to bear it.
• Victor Hugo

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“IGNORANCE”
• No one knows what he can do until he tries.
• Publilius Syrus

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GETTING GOING
• If we really want to live, we’d better start at once to try.
• W.H. Auden

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SUCCESS
• Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
• Henry Ford

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OPPORTUNITY • I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. • Mark Twain 170 .

• Michael Evans 171 .COMMITMENT • If you don’t stand for something. you’ll fall for anything.

• David Bly 172 .WORK • Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.

• Dr.PERFECTION • Perfection never exists in reality. but only in our dreams. Rudolf Dreikurs 173 .

THEN LET IT GO • God doesn’t make orange juice. God makes oranges. • Jesse Jackson 174 .JUST DO THE FOOTWORK.

only the first step is difficult.TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME • The distance doesn’t matter. • Madame Marquise du Deffand 175 .

so long as you do not stop. • Confucius 176 .PERSEVERANCE • It does not matter how slowly you go.

• Willie Mays 177 .PERSEVERANCE • It isn’t hard to be good from time to time … What’s tough is being good every day.

• Eleanor Roosevelt 178 .FAILURES AND MISTAKES • The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything.

• Abraham Lincoln 179 .REACTING TO EVENTS • Were it not for my little jokes. I could not bear the burdens of this office.

SELF-PITY • Sadness is almost never anything but a form of fatigue. • André Gide 180 .

PEACE OF MIND • Peace is not the absence of conflict. but the presence of God no matter what the conflict. • Anon 181 .

• Aristotle 182 .HAPPINESS • Happiness depends upon ourselves.

M. Siegel. 183 .ACCEPTANCE • One cannot get through life without pain … What we can do is choose how to use the pain life presents to us.D. • Bernie S.

that ye be not judged.FORGIVENESS • Judge not. • Mt. 7:1 184 .

• Emily Dickinson 185 .COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • The mere sense of living is joy enough.

• Elbert Hubbard 186 . and usually stays there.HELPING OTHER PEOPLE • Charity begins at home.

• Mark Twain 187 . good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.HAPPINESS • Good friends.

our friends will be packing.FRIENDSHIP • When good cheer is lacking. • Anon 188 .

or that you be happy? • A Course In Miracles 189 .HAPPINESS • Do you prefer that you be right.

the road comes into existence. AND SELFFULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS • Hope is like a road in the country. • Lin Yutang 190 . there was never a road.POSITIVE THINKING. but when many people walk on it.

PRAYER • The whole meaning of prayer is that we may know God. • Oswald Chambers 191 .

PERSEVERANCE • The great thing in this world is not so much where we are. • Oliver Wendell Holmes 192 . but in what direction we are moving.

• Saint Francis de Sales 193 .SELF-ACCEPTANCE • Do not wish to be anything but what you are.

HAPPINESS • Happiness sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. • John Barrymore 194 .

You’ll get it.POSITIVE THINKING. AND SELFFULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS • If you expect nothing. • Malcolm Forbes 195 . you’re apt to be surprised.

HAPPINESS • Happiness is often the result of being too busy to be miserable. • Anon 196 .

ONE DAY • We die daily. • George MacDonald 197 . Happy those who daily come to life as well.

• Margaret Mitchell 198 .ACCEPTANCE • Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect.

but for yourself.FORGIVENESS • Forgive all who have offended you. • Harriet Uts Nelson 199 . not for them.

COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
• Better a little fire to warm us than a great one to burn us.
• Thomas Fuller

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HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
• We are cold to others only when we are dull in ourselves.
• William Hazlitt

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TOMORROW: THE FUTURE
• I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
• Albert Einstein

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FRIENDSHIP
• We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.
• Thucydides

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POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELFFULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
• You can promote your healing by your thinking.
• James E. Sweeney

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PRAYER
• When the knees are not often bent, the feet soon slide.
• Anon

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HOPE
• All human wisdom is summed up in two words - wait and hope.
• Alexandre Dumas

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von Schiller 207 .F.ACCEPTANCE • Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change! • J.C.

• Rollo May 208 .CHANGE • There is nobody who totally lacks the courage to change.

• Harry A. Hopf 209 .DECISIONS • Often greater risk is involved in postponement than in making a wrong decision.

but I do.FORGIVENESS • They may not deserve forgiveness. • Anon 210 .

• George Burns 211 .DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US • I’d rather be a failure at something I enjoy than a success at something I hate.

you have gained something else. • Ralph Waldo Emerson 212 .COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • For everything you have missed.

• Jean Vanier 213 .REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS • Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness.

GOALS • Never try to catch two frogs with one hand. • Chinese proverb 214 .

• Paul Tillich 215 .FEAR • Fear is the absence of faith.

• Swedish proverb 216 .WORRY • Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.

• Malcolm Forbes 217 . you don’t have a job.ACCEPTANCE • If you have a job without aggravations.

• Madame Dorothee Deluzy 218 .FORGIVENESS • It is easier to forgive an enemy than a friend.

RISKS • Take calculated risks. Patton 219 . That is quite different from being rash. • General George S.

• John Dewey 220 .COURAGE • Confidence … is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life.

• Ken Keyes.COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have. 221 . Jr.

TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME • From a little spark may burst a mighty flame. • Dante Alighieri 222 .

• Anon 223 .ACCEPTANCE • Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

for the desire of the end will point out the means.SUCCESS • A strong passion for any object will ensure success. • William Hazlitt 224 .

OPPORTUNITY • I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. • Mark Twain 225 .

FORGIVENESS • When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him. • Norman Vincent Peale 226 .

COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. • English proverb 227 .

HELPING OTHER PEOPLE • The greatest happiness in the world is to make others happy. • Luther Burbank 228 .

• 2 Chr. THEN LET IT GO • With us is the Lord our God. to help us and to fight our battles.JUST DO THE FOOTWORK. 229 .

TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME • It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. • Chinese proverb 230 .

• Chinese proverb 231 .FRIENDSHIP • It is easier to visit friends than to live with them.

• L.PEACE OF MIND • There may be those on earth who dress better or eat better. Thomas Holdcroft 232 . but those who enjoy the peace of God sleep better.

HAPPINESS • Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. • Abraham Lincoln 233 .

ACCEPTANCE • The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. • George Bernard Shaw 234 .

FORGIVENESS • Any man can seek revenge. Rehrat 235 . it takes a king or prince to grant a pardon. • Arthur J.

• Bill Veeck 236 .COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • Sometimes the best deals are the ones you don’t make.

THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE • The only incurable troubles of the rich are the troubles that money can’t cure. • Ogden Nash 237 .

• Mother Teresa 238 . you have no time to love them.HELPING OTHER PEOPLE • If you judge people.

• William E. Holler 239 .FRIENDSHIP • One thing everybody in the world wants and needs is friendliness.

• Phillip Hewett 240 .OUR HIGHER POWER. OR GOD • Talking about God is not at all the same thing as experiencing God. or acting out God through our lives.

PRAYER • When you cannot pray as you would. Goulburn 241 . • Edward M. pray as you can.

SELF-ACCEPTANCE
• No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
• Eleanor Roosevelt

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SELF-CONFIDENCE
• Perhaps I am stronger than I think.
• Thomas Merton

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SELF-RELIANCE
• The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.
• Sophocles

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SIMPLICITY
• To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.
• Mother Teresa

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ONE DAY
• The most important thing in our lives is what we are doing now.
• Anon

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YESTERDAY: THE PAST
• Never let yesterday use up today.
• Richard H. Nelson

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PRAYER
• Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.
• Satchel Paige

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MORNINGS
• When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one for a fellow creature.
• Sydney Smith

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POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELFFULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
• Most of the time we think we’re sick it’s all in the mind.
• Thomas Wolfe

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ENTHUSIASM
• Morale is the greatest single factor in successful wars.
• Dwight D. Eisenhower

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DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
• I’d rather be a lamppost in Chicago than a millionaire in any other city.
• William A. Hulbert

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VISUALIZATION
• Who is the wise man? He who sees what’s going to be born.
• Solomon

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you’ve got to put up with a few blisters. • Abigail Van Buren 254 .ACCEPTANCE • If you want a place in the sun.

CHANGE • Nothing in this world is permanent. • German proverb 255 .

INSTINCTS • It is the heart always that sees. • Thomas Carlyle 256 . before the head can see.

DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US • The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere. • Anne Morrow Lindbergh 257 .

• Napoleon Bonaparte 258 .MOTIVATION • A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.

REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS • We cannot all be masters. • William Shakespeare 259 .

• William P.GOALS • Unless you give yourself to some great cause. Merrill 260 . you haven’t even begun to live.

• James Petersen 261 .FEAR • If you are afraid for your future. you don’t have a present.

J. • A.WORRY • Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow. Cronin 262 . but only saps today of its strength.

DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES • If we wait until we’ve satisfied all the uncertainties. it may be too late. • Lee Iacocca 263 .

• Dennis Dugan 264 . you must risk going over the edge.RISKS • In order to find the edge.

COURAGE • Knowledge of sin is the beginning of salvation. • Marcus Annaeus Seneca 265 .

• Janet Erskine Stuart 266 . they will never come. nor the best opportunities.GETTING GOING • Do not wait for ideal circumstances.

Lenzkes 267 . • Susan L. please teach me to appreciate what I have before time forces me to appreciate what I had.COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • Jesus.

GOALS • It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself. • Johann von Goethe 268 .

RISKS • Necessity is the mother of taking chances. • Mark Twain 269 .

COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • He has enough who is contented with little. • Anon 270 .

M. Ward 271 . I must adjust.ACCEPTANCE • There are things I can’t force. • C.

but in what direction we are moving.PERSEVERANCE • The great thing in this world is not so much where we are. • Oliver Wendell Holmes 272 .

• Eleanor Roosevelt 273 .FAILURES AND MISTAKES • The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything.

• Estonian proverb 274 .COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • Who does not thank for little will not thank for much.

• Turkish proverb 275 .FRIENDSHIP • Who seeks a faultless friend remains friendless.

• Garuda Purana 276 .HAPPINESS • No one gives joy or sorrow … We gather the consequences of our own deeds.

ACCEPTANCE • The most popular persons are those who take the world as it is. • Charles Dudley Warner 277 . who find the least fault.

FORGIVENESS • Revenge could steal a man’s life until there was nothing left but emptiness. • Louis L’Amour 278 .

COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • That which does not kill me makes me stronger. • Friedrich Nietzsche 279 .

• Frank A.to help them is.HELPING OTHER PEOPLE • To feel sorry for the needy is not the mark of a Christian . Clark 280 .

• Golda Meir 281 .ONE DAY • I must govern the clock. not be governed by it.

FRIENDSHIP • Friendship is a plant which must be often watered. • Anon 282 .

MORNINGS • Day’s sweetest moments are at dawn. • Ella Wheeler Wilcox 283 .

PRAYER • Rejoice always. • The Desert Fathers 284 . pray constantly. and in all circumstances give thanks.

SELF-ACCEPTANCE • To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person you are. • Anon 285 .

• Francis Bacon 286 .SELF-RELIANCE • A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

why go at all? • Joe Namath 287 .SIMPLICITY • If you aren’t going all the way.

COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • More than enough is too much. • Anon 288 .

free of irrelevancies and loose ends. • Max Beerbohm 289 .YESTERDAY: THE PAST • The past is a work of art.

TODAY: THE PRESENT • So often we rob tomorrow’s memories by today’s economies. • John Mason Brown 290 .

think of your life as just begun.MORNINGS • With every rising of the sun. • Anon 291 .

• Lin Yutang 292 . AND SELFFULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS • Hope is like a road in the country. but when many people walk on it.POSITIVE THINKING. the road comes into existence. there was never a road.

ENTHUSIASM • The will to conquer is the first condition of victory. • Marshal Ferdinand Foch 293 .

• Anon 294 .HOPE • Hope sees the invisible. feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.

you’re through.CHANGE • When you’re through changing. • Bruce Barton 295 .

INSTINCTS • Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius. • George Bernard Shaw 296 .

• Ella Wheeler Wilcox 297 . weep and you weep alone. and the world laughs with you.FRIENDSHIP • Laugh.

is poor. but he who wishes more. • Marcus Annaeus Seneca 298 .COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • Not he who has little.

• Martin Luther 299 .PRAYER • The fewer the words. the better the prayer.

FEAR • The greatest mistake you can make is to be continually fearing you will make one. • Elbert Hubbard 300 .

AND SELFFULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS • The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him. • Henry L.POSITIVE THINKING. Stimson 301 .

ENTHUSIASM • The difference between one man and another is not mere ability … it is energy. • Thomas Arnold 302 .

• Erica Jong 303 .RISKS • And the trouble is. if you don’t risk anything. you risk even more.

COURAGE • You’re only as sick as your secrets. • Anon 304 .

• Alonzo Newton Benn 305 .GETTING GOING • Courage to start and willingness to keep everlasting at it are the requisites for success.

SUCCESS • Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. • Sir Winston Churchill 306 .

COMMITMENT • Whether you are really right or not doesn’t matter. • Robertson Davies 307 . it’s the belief that counts.

• Anon 308 .FEAR • Fear is the dark room in which negatives are developed.

RISKS • The greater the obstacle. the more glory in overcoming it. • Moliere 309 .

PRAYER • Amazing things start happening when we start praying! • Anon 310 .

• Anon 311 .SUCCESS • Success comes before work only in the dictionary.

Fry. • Dr. 312 .FEAR • Humor acts to relieve fear. Jr. William F.

HAPPINESS • Life is a romantic business. but you have to make the romance. • Oliver Wendell Holmes 313 .

ACCEPTANCE • He is happy whose circumstances suit his temper. but he is more excellent who can suit his temper to any circumstances. • David Hume 314 .

FORGIVENESS • Revenge could steal a man’s life until there was nothing left but emptiness. • Louis L’Amour 315 .

• Maurice Setter 316 .COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • Too many people miss the silver lining because they’re expecting gold.

HELPING OTHER PEOPLE • Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others. • George Santayana 317 .

FRIENDSHIP • They are rich who have true friends. • Thomas Fuller 318 .

• Ancient Persian saying 319 . until I saw a man who had no feet.COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • I wept because I had no shoes.

PRAYER • Rejoice always. • The Desert Fathers 320 . and in all circumstances give thanks. pray constantly.

SELF-ACCEPTANCE • You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself. • Ethel Barrymore 321 .

but he does not throw it into the nest.SELF-RELIANCE • God gives every bird its food. • Josiah Holland 322 .

COURAGE • What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? • Vincent van Gogh 323 .

• Ray Bradbury 324 .RISKS • Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.

easier made than kept. • Samuel Butler 325 .FRIENDSHIP • Friendship is like money.

TODAY: THE PRESENT • If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm. • Morris West 326 . you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.

Brooks 327 .PRAYER • Cold prayers shall never have any warm answers. • Thomas B.

ONE DAY • A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life. • Charles Darwin 328 .

AND SELFFULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS • The quality of our expectations determines the quality of our actions. • André Godin 329 .POSITIVE THINKING.

GOALS • He who begins many things finishes but few. • Italian proverb 330 .

• German proverb 331 .COURAGE • No great things are done more through courage than through wisdom.

• George Meredith 332 .DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US • We are betrayed by what is false within.

consequences are what you get.REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS • Results are what you expect. • Anon 333 .

• Michel de Montaigne 334 .GOALS • The soul that has no established aim loses itself.

FEAR • A champion is afraid of losing. • Billie Jean King 335 . Everyone else is afraid of winning.

FRIENDSHIP • The best mirror is an old friend. • Anon 336 .

• Dwight L. Moody 337 .PRAYER • I firmly believe a great many prayers are not answered because we are not willing to forgive someone.

ONE DAY • Make the most of today. • Grenville Kleiser 338 . Translate your good intentions to actual deeds.

even though I think it is hopeless.COURAGE • God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right. • Admiral Chester W. Nimitz 339 .

FRIENDSHIP • Hold a true friend with both your hands. • Nigerian proverb 340 .

• Russian proverb 341 .ONE DAY • Every day is a messenger of God.

COURAGE • To accept whatever comes. regardless of the consequences. is to be unafraid. • John Cage 342 .

GOALS • I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things. • William J. Locke 343 .

try to change something.CHANGE • If you want to make enemies. • Woodrow Wilson 344 .

• Marcus Annaeus Seneca 345 . one who’s fond of us isn’t necessarily our friend.FRIENDSHIP • One who’s our friend is fond of us.

HAPPINESS • How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself. • Publilius Syrus 346 .

• Arthur Christopher Benson 347 .CHANGE • Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.

• Isaac Friedmann 348 .FORGIVENESS • Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.

COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS • If you count all your assets. you always show a profit. • Robert Quillen 349 .

HELPING OTHER PEOPLE • It is more blessed to give than to receive. • Acts 20:35 350 .

Glasow 351 .FRIENDSHIP • A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good. and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not so bad. • Arnold H.

• Oswald Chambers 352 .PRAYER • We have to pray with our eyes on God. not on the difficulties.

when I could be the artist? • J.F.C. von Schiller 353 .GOALS • Why should I deem myself to be a chisel.

• Anon 354 . though many acquaintances.FRIENDSHIP • Have but few friends.

Kennedy 355 . that’s what happens to you. • John F.GOALS • Once you say you’re going to settle for second.

FRIENDSHIP • A man is known by the company he keeps. • Anon 356 .

GOALS • A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows. • John Powell 357 .

think of your life as just begun.MORNINGS • With every rising of the sun. • Anon 358 .

I must adjust. • C.ACCEPTANCE • There are things I can’t force.M. Ward 359 .

ENTHUSIASM • It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it. • General Douglas MacArthur 360 .

and every sinner has a future. • Oscar Wilde 361 .CHANGE • Every saint has a past.

• Marcus Annaeus Seneca 362 .DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US • A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.

• Colonel Michael Friedman 363 . then concentrate on reaching it.GOALS • Concentrate on finding your goal.

FEAR • The habit of doing one’s duty drives away fear. • Charles Baudelaire 364 .

WORRY • Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due. • William Ralph Inge 365 .

DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES • Action will remove the doubts that theory cannot solve. • Tehyi Hsieh 366 .

THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE • The only incurable troubles of the rich are the troubles that money can’t cure. • Ogden Nash 367 .

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