"Look at e+eryth¡ng as though you were see¡ng ¡t e¡ther Ior the

I¡rst or Iast t¡me. Then your t¡me on earth w¡II be I¡IIed w¡th
gIory."
-- Betty Sm¡th
"Impro+ement beg¡ns w¡th I."
-- ArnoId H. GIasgow
"Each morn¡ng when I open my eyes I say to myseII. I, not
e+ents, ha+e the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can
choose wh¡ch ¡t shaII be. Yesterday ¡s dead, tomorrow hasn't
arr¡+ed yet. I ha+e ¡ust one day, today, and I'm go¡ng to be
happy ¡n ¡t."
-- Groucho Marx


"I'd rather be a Ia¡Iure at someth¡ng I en¡oy than be a success
at someth¡ng I hate."
÷-- George Burns
"The best way to pred¡ct the Iuture ¡s to create ¡t!"
-- AIan Kay
"To acqu¡re knowIedge, one most study but to acqu¡re w¡sdom one
most obser+e."
-- Mar¡Iyn Vos Sa+ant
"SeII-p¡ty ¡s our worst enemy and ¡I we y¡eId to ¡t, we can
ne+er do anyth¡ng w¡se ¡n th¡s worId."
-- HeIen KeIIer
"When I hear somebody say, L¡Ie ¡s hard, I am aIways tempted to ask, Compared to what?"
-- Sydney J. Harr¡s

"The second m¡Ie -- the one Ior wh¡ch you're not pa¡d --
generaIIy y¡eIds more returns ¡n the Iong run than the I¡rst
m¡Ie."
-- NapoIeon H¡II
"Happ¡ness ¡s not based on pos¡t¡on, power, or prest¡ge but on
the reIat¡onsh¡p w¡th other peopIe that you Io+e and respect."
-- Author Unknown
"As Iong as a man stands ¡n h¡s own way, e+eryth¡ng seems to be
¡n h¡s way."
-- PaIph WaIdo Emerson
"Try not to become a person oI success, but rather to become a
person oI +aIue."
-- AIbert E¡nste¡n
"Do what you can, w¡th what you ha+e, where you are."
-- Theodore Poose+eIt
"II you want to get somewhere you ha+e to know where you want
to go and how to get there. Then ne+er, ne+er, ne+er g¡+e up."
-- Norman V¡ncent FeaIe, Author and Speaker
"L¡Ie ¡s I¡ke pa¡nt¡ng, we dye ¡t w¡th our act¡ons."
-- SteIen Ng
"L¡Ie ¡s a great and wondrous mystery, and the onIy th¡ng we
know that we ha+e Ior sure ¡s what ¡s r¡ght here and r¡ght now.
Don't m¡ss ¡t."
-- Leo BuscagI¡a
"ChaIIenges can be stepp¡ng stones or stumbI¡ng bIocks. It's
¡ust a matter oI how you +¡ew them." -- Author Unknown
"Fart oI the secret oI success ¡n I¡Ie ¡s to eat what you I¡ke
and Iet the Iood I¡ght ¡t out ¡ns¡de."
-- Mark Twa¡n

"II you ha+e grown, ¡I you ha+e contr¡buted, ¡I you ha+e Io+ed,
¡I you ha+e been Io+ed -- then you ha+e I¡+ed."
-- M. Burk¡II
"E+ery day ¡s a new day oI Iearn¡ng. We can exceI and exceed
our own standards by cons¡stentIy upgrad¡ng our outIook and
att¡tude towards those around us. Our pos¡t¡on, our power, our
status... noth¡ng ¡s permanent. What w¡II rema¡n ¡n Iond
memor¡es oI those around us ¡s not the aIt¡tude oI our
ach¡e+ements, but our att¡tude, acts oI k¡ndness, and
cons¡derat¡on towards others."
-- CV Varghese


"Smooth roads ne+er make good dr¡+ers. Smooth seas ne+er make
good sa¡Iors. CIear sk¡es ne+er make good p¡Iots. A probIem
Iree I¡Ie ne+er makes a strong and good person. Ha+e a tough
but w¡nn¡ng day ahead! Be strong enough to accept the chaIIenges oI I¡Ie. Do not ask
I¡Ie, 'Why me?' ¡nstead say,
'Try me'."
-- Author Unknown
"A reaI Ir¡end ¡s one who waIks ¡n when the rest oI the worId
waIks out."
-- WaIter W¡ncheII
"I wouId rather be abIe to apprec¡ate th¡ngs I cannot ha+e than
to ha+e th¡ngs I am not abIe to apprec¡ate."
-- EIbert Hubbard
"L¡Ie ¡s not a matter oI m¡Iestones, but oI moments."
-- Pose F¡tzgeraId Kennedy
"Forg¡+e aII who ha+e oIIended you, not Ior them, but Ior
yourseII."
-- Harr¡et NeIson
"We are aII Iaced w¡th a ser¡es oI great opportun¡t¡es
br¡II¡antIy d¡sgu¡sed as unsoI+abIe probIems."
-- John W. Gardner
"We cannot d¡rect the w¡nd... but we can ad¡ust the sa¡Is."
"How you th¡nk about a probIem ¡s more ¡mportant than the
probIem ¡tseII. So aIways th¡nk pos¡t¡+eIy."
-- Norman V¡ncent FeaIe
"Laughter and tears are both responses to Irustrat¡on and
exhaust¡on. I myseII preIer to Iaugh, s¡nce there ¡s Iess
cIean¡ng up to do aIterward."
-- Kurt Vonnegut, Jr

"AIways do r¡ght. Th¡s w¡II grat¡Iy some peopIe and aston¡sh
the rest."
-- Mark Twa¡n
"You must not Iose Ia¡th ¡n human¡ty. Human¡ty ¡s an ocean, ¡I
a Iew drops oI the ocean are d¡rty, the ocean does not become
d¡rty."
-- Mohandas Gandh¡
"Th¡ngs turn out the best Ior the peopIe who make the best oI
the way th¡ngs turn out."
-- John Wooden
"Forget about aII the reasons why someth¡ng may not work. You
onIy need to I¡nd one good reason why ¡t w¡II."
-- Dr. Pobert Anthony
"It ¡s ne+er too Iate to be what you m¡ght ha+e been."
-- George EI¡ot
"The hardest chaIIenge ¡s to be yourseII ¡n a worId where
e+eryone ¡s try¡ng to make you be somebody eIse."
-- E. E. Cumm¡ngs
"The great quest¡on ¡s not whether you ha+e Ia¡Ied, but whether
you are content w¡th Ia¡Iure."
-- W¡II¡am Shakespeare
"Ab¡I¡ty ¡s what you're capabIe oI, mot¡+at¡on determ¡nes what
you do, att¡tude determ¡nes how weII you do ¡t."
-- Lou HoItz
"You can't ha+e a better tomorrow ¡I you are th¡nk¡ng about
yesterday aII the t¡me."
-- CharIes F. Ketter¡ng

"Most oI the shadows oI th¡s I¡Ie are caused by our stand¡ng ¡n
our own sunsh¡ne."
-- PaIph WaIdo Emerson
"I'+e Iearned that mak¡ng a 'I¡+¡ng' ¡s not the same th¡ng as
mak¡ng a 'I¡Ie'."
-- Maya AngeIou
"ConI¡dence ¡s go¡ng aIter Moby D¡ck ¡n a rowboat and tak¡ng
the tartar sauce w¡th you."
-- Z¡g Z¡gIar
"G¡+e whate+er you are do¡ng and whoe+er you are w¡th the g¡It
oI your attent¡on."
-- J¡m Pohn
"Three grand essent¡aIs to happ¡ness ¡n th¡s I¡Ie are someth¡ng
to do, someth¡ng to Io+e, and someth¡ng to hope Ior."
-- Joseph Add¡son
"Ne+er perm¡t a d¡chotomy to ruIe your I¡Ie, a d¡chotomy ¡n
wh¡ch you hate what you do so you can ha+e pIeasure ¡n your
spare t¡me. Look Ior a s¡tuat¡on ¡n wh¡ch your work w¡II g¡+e
you as much happ¡ness as your spare t¡me."
-- Edward L. Bernays
"It ¡s the I¡rst Iaw oI Ir¡endsh¡p that ¡t has to be cuIt¡+ated.
The second ¡s to be ¡nduIgent when the I¡rst Iaw ¡s negIected."
-- VoIta¡re
"The Fess¡m¡st compIa¡ns about the w¡nd, the Opt¡m¡st expects
¡t to change and the PEALIST ad¡usts h¡s sa¡Is."
-- Author unknown

"It ¡s not because th¡ngs are d¡II¡cuIt that we do not dare, ¡t
¡s because we do not dare that th¡ngs are d¡II¡cuIt."
-- Seneca
"Our att¡tude towards others determ¡nes the¡r att¡tude towards
us. "
-- EarI N¡ght¡ngaIe
"L¡Ie ¡s a ser¡es oI exper¡ences, each one oI wh¡ch makes us
b¡gger, e+en though somet¡mes ¡t ¡s hard to reaI¡ze th¡s."
-- Henry Ford
"I may not ha+e gone where I ¡ntended to go, but I th¡nk I ha+e
ended up where I ¡ntended to be."
-- DougIas Adams
"The d¡IIerence between an obstacIe and an opportun¡ty ¡s our
att¡tude towards ¡t. E+ery opportun¡ty has a d¡II¡cuIty, and e+ery d¡II¡cuIty has an opportun¡ty."
-- J. S¡dIo Baxter
"It ¡s good to ha+e an end to ¡ourney towards but ¡t ¡s the
¡ourney that matters ¡n the end."
-- Le Gu¡n
"An unIuII¡IIed +ocat¡on dra¡ns the coIour Irom a person's
ent¡re ex¡stence."
-- BaIzac
I ha+e a Ir¡end
Who ¡s perIect Ior me
She I¡stens to aII my probIems
No matter how dumb they may be
She I¡kes herseII Ior who she ¡s
And ne+er tr¡es to change
She teIIs me to be myseII
And that I shouId ne+er change
She was shy on the phone
But she wouId st¡II caII
And we wouId taIk Ior hours
About noth¡ng at aII
We wouId taIk about Io+e and I¡Ie
And d¡scuss what we wanted to be
She knew ¡ust how I IeIt
And how happy I couId be
She I¡stens to me pat¡entIy
But ne+er ¡udges what I do or say
She heIped w¡th aII my probIems
And ne+er went away
I ne+er once IeIt ¡udged by her
How much that meant to me
That I couId teII her aII my dreams
And she wouId I¡sten to me
My Ir¡end ne+er goes and teIIs
What ¡s dear to me
She keeps ¡t aII bottIed up ¡ns¡de
And doesn't spread ¡t I¡ke a bee
I am thankIuI Ior that Ir¡end oI m¡ne

Our Ir¡endsh¡p w¡II ne+er end
And she w¡II aIways be there
For she ¡s my best Ir¡end
"A person's worth ¡n th¡s worId ¡s est¡mated accord¡ng to the
+aIue they put on themseI+es."
-- Jean De La Bruyere, French Wr¡ter

"The t¡me you en¡oy wast¡ng ¡s not wasted t¡me."

-- Bertrand PusseII

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