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Thoughts for every day:

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• January: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
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January to June 2
PEACE OF MIND

• The mind is never right but when it is at


peace within itself.
• Lucius Annaeus Seneca

3
HAPPINESS

• There is no duty so much underrated as


the duty of being happy.
• Robert Louis Stevenson

4
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

5
FORGIVENESS

• Forgiveness means letting go of the past.


• Gerald Jampolsky

6
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

• God brings men into deep waters not to


drown them, but to cleanse them.
• Aughey

7
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.
• Jean Vanier

8
HELPING OTHER PEOPLE

• Make yourself necessary to somebody.


• Ralph Waldo Emerson

9
FRIENDSHIP

• True friendship comes when silence


between two people is comfortable.
• Dave Tyson Gentry

10
OUR HIGHER POWER, OR
GOD

• When we lose God, it is not God who is


lost.
• Anon

11
FAITH AND BELIEF

• Sorrow looks back, worry looks around,


faith looks up.
• Guideposts

12
PRAYER

• Prayer moves the hand that moves the


world.
• John Aikman Wallace

13
SELF-ACCEPTANCE

• You can succeed if nobody else believes


it, but you will never succeed if you don’t
believe in yourself.
• William J.H. Boetcker

14
SELF-CONTROL

• Self-control is the quality that


distinguishes the fittest to survive.
• George Bernard Shaw

15
SELF-CONFIDENCE

• Experience tells you what to do;


confidence allows you to do it.
• Stan Smith

16
SIMPLICITY

• What I do, I do very well, and what I


don’t do well, I don’t do at all.
• Anon

17
ONE DAY

• Nothing in business is so valuable as time.


• John H. Patterson

18
YESTERDAY: THE PAST

• Enjoy yourself. These are the “good old


days” you’re going to miss in the years
ahead.
• Anon

19
TODAY: THE PRESENT

• The best preparation for good work


tomorrow is to do good work today.
• Elbert Hubbard

20
THIS MOMENT

• If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing


would get done.
• Anon

21
MORNINGS

• Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets


up in time to get an early start.
• Edgar Watson Howe

22
EVENINGS

• Sum up at night what thou has done by


day.
• Lord Herbert

23
TOMORROW: THE FUTURE

• Tomorrow is the mysterious, unknown


guest.
• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

24
AVERAGE, “BORING” DAYS

• Everything considered, work is less


boring than amusing oneself.
• Charles Baudelaire

25
DIFFICULT DAYS

• The secret of patience … to do something


else in the meantime.
• Anon

26
POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-
FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND
ACTIONS

• Give to the world the best you have and


the best will come back to you.
• Madeline Bridges

27
ENTHUSIASM

• Give me a man who sings at his work.


• Thomas Carlyle

28
HOPE

• Hope is putting faith to work when


doubting would be easier.
• Anon

29
VISUALIZATION

• We all live under the same sky, but we


don’t all have the same horizon.
• Konrad Adenauer

30
ROLE MODELS

• Example is the school of mankind, and


they will learn at no other.
• Burke

31
CHANGE

• Progress is impossible without change,


and those who cannot change their minds
cannot change anything.
• George Bernard Shaw

32
DECISIONS

• Wherever you see a successful business,


someone once made a courageous
decision.
• Peter Drucker

33
INSTINCTS

• Systems die; instincts remain.


• Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

34
DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR
US
• Skills vary. We must … strive by that
which is born in us.
• Pindar

35
MOTIVATION

• To be what we are, and to become what


we are capable of becoming, is the only
end of life.
• Baruch Spinoza

36
REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

• Sometimes it is more important to


discover what one cannot do, than what
one can do.
• Lin Yutang

37
GOALS

• The one thing worth living for is to keep


one’s soul pure.
• Marcus Aurelius

38
FEAR

• Every day I wake up a little afraid. Only


a fool is never afraid.
• Ron Meyer

39
WORRY

• Every morning I spend fifteen minutes


filling my mind full of God, and so there’s
no room left for worry thoughts.
• Howard Chandler Christy

40
DOUBTS AND
UNCERTAINTIES
• Any coward can fight a battle when he’s
sure of winning.
• George Eliot

41
SECURITY

• There is no security on this earth. Only


opportunity.
• General Douglas MacArthur

42
RISKS

• No one reaches a high position without


daring.
• Publilius Syrus

43
COURAGE

• To know what is right and not do it is the


worst cowardice.
• Confucius

44
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
COMMITMENT

• If you don’t stand for something, you’ll


fall for anything.
• Michael Evans

46
GETTING GOING

• Inspirations never go in for long


engagements; they demand immediate
marriage to action.
• Brendan Francis

47
SUCCESS

• The very first step towards success in any


occupation is to become interested in it.
• Sir William Osler

48
LUCK

• The one who is intent on making the most


of his opportunities is too busy to bother
about luck.
• B.C. Forbes

49
OPPORTUNITY

• The successful person is one who had the


chance and took it.
• Roger Babson

50
COMMITMENT

• Nothing of worthy or weight can be


achieved with half a mind, with a faint
heart, and with a lame endeavor.
• Isaac Barrow

51
CONCENTRATION

• Concentrate on finding your goal, then


concentrate on reaching it.
• Colonel Michael Friedsman

52
WORK

• Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately,


you occasionally find men who disgrace
labor.
• Ulysses S. Grant

53
PERFECTION

• The person with insight enough to admit


his limitations comes nearest to
perfection.
• Johann von Goethe

54
JUST DO THE FOOTWORK,
THEN LET IT GO

• God tests His real friends more severely


than the lukewarm ones.
• Katheryn Hulme

55
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
PERSEVERANCE

• They who are the most persistent, and


work in the true spirit, will invariably be
the most successful.
• Samuel Smiles

57
PROBLEMS

• Any concern too small to be turned into a


prayer is too small to be made into a
burden.
• Corrie ten Bloom

58
FAILURES AND MISTAKES

• Intelligence is not to make no mistakes,


but quickly to see how to make them
good.
• Bertolt Brecht

59
THE ADVANTAGES OF
ADVERSITY
• Strong people are made by opposition,
like kites that go up against the wind.
• Frank Harris

60
REACTING TO EVENTS

• What counts in making a happy marriage


is not so much how compatible you are,
but how you deal with incompatibility.
• George Levinger

61
SELF-PITY

• Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we


yield to it, we can never do anything wise
in this world.
• Helen Keller

62
PEACE OF MIND

• Peace of mind is that mental condition in


which you have accepted the worst.
• Lin Yutang

63
HAPPINESS

• Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how


dearly we pay for its counterfeit.
• Hosea Ballou

64
ACCEPTANCE

• We must accept finite disappointment, but


we must never lose infinite hope.
• Martin Luther King, Jr.

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, rather than


advice.
• Vauvenargues

69
FRIENDSHIP

• The two most important things in life are


good friends and a strong bull pen.
• Bob Lemon

70
ACCEPTANCE

• Acceptance is the truest kinship with


humanity.
• G.K. Chesterton

71
OUR HIGHER POWER, OR
GOD

• Some people talk about finding God, as if


He could get lost.
• Anon

72
FAITH AND BELIEF

• Only the person who has faith in himself


is able to be faithful to others.
• Erich Fromm

73
PRAYER

• Prayer does not change God, but it


changes him who prays.
• Soren Kierkegaard

74
SELF-ACCEPTANCE

• I’m not OK, you’re not OK - and that’s


OK.
• William Sloane Coffin

75
SELF-CONTROL

• When the fight begins within himself, a


man’s worth something.
• Robert Browning

76
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
ONE DAY

• Nothing is worth more than this day.


• Johann von Goethe

79
YESTERDAY: THE PAST

• Some folks never exaggerate - they just


remember big.
• Audrey Snead

80
TODAY: THE PRESENT

• It is difficult to live in the present,


ridiculous to live in the future and
impossible to live in the past.
• Jim Bishop

81
THIS MOMENT

• The only courage that matters is the kind


that gets you from one moment to the
next.
• Mignon McLaughlin

82
MORNINGS

• With each sunrise, we start anew.


• Anon

83
EVENINGS

• Fools look to tomorrow; wise men use


tonight.
• Scottish proverb

84
TOMORROW: THE FUTURE

• God made the world round so we would


never be able to see too far down the road.
• Isak Dinesen

85
AVERAGE, “BORING” DAYS

• Being bored is an insult to oneself.


• Jules Renard

86
DIFFICULT DAYS

• Pain is never permanent.


• Saint Teresa of Avila

87
POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-
FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND
ACTIONS

• The world is like a mirror; frown at it, and


it frowns at you. Smile and it smiles, too.
• Herbert Samuels

88
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
VISUALIZATION

• A genius is one who shoots at something


no one else can see - and hits it.
• Anon

91
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, but most


of us need it at one time or another.
• Arthur Christopher Benson

93
DECISIONS

• Full maturity … is achieved by realizing


that you have choices to make.
• Angela Barron McBride

94
DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR
US
• You don’t get to choose how you’re going
to die. Or when. You can only decide
how you’re going to live.
• Joan Baez

95
DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR
US
• There is just one life for each of us: our
own.
• Euripides

96
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
FEAR

• We are more often frightened than hurt;


and we suffer more from imagination than
from reality.
• Marcus Annaeus Seneca

100
WORRY

• If your eyes are blinded with your


worries, you cannot see the beauty of the
sunset.
• Krishnamurti

101
DOUBTS AND
UNCERTAINTIES
• To be absolutely certain about something,
one must know everything, or nothing,
about it.
• Olin Miller

102
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, but very difficult when you do.
• Edgar Degas

107
GETTING GOING

• We will not know unless we begin.


• Howard Zinn

108
SUCCESS

• Always aim for achievement, and forget


about success.
• Helen Hayes

109
LUCK

• You don’t just luck into things … You


build step by step, whether it’s friendships
or opportunities.
• Barbara Bush

110
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
PERFECTION

• If the best man’s faults were written on


his forehead, it would make him pull his
hat over his eyes.
• Gaelic proverb

115
JUST DO THE FOOTWORK,
THEN LET IT GO

• An ounce of action is worth a ton of


theory.
• Friedrich Engels

116
TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME

• The distance doesn’t matter; only the first


step is difficult.
• Madame Marquise du Deffand

117
PERSEVERANCE

• It isn’t hard to be good from time to time


… What’s tough is being good every day.
• Willie Mays

118
PROBLEMS

• Every path has its puddle.


• English proverb

119
FAILURES AND MISTAKES

• Our mistakes won’t irreparably damage


our lives unless we let them.
• James E. Sweaney

120
THE ADVANTAGES OF
ADVERSITY
• Never complain about your troubles; they
are responsible for more than half of your
income.
• Robert R. Updegraff

121
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
PEACE OF MIND

• If you do not find peace in yourself, you


will never find it anywhere else.
• Paula A. Bendry

125
HAPPINESS

• It is in his pleasure that a man really lives.


• Agnes Repplier

126
ACCEPTANCE

• Into each life some rain must fall, some


days must be dark and dreary.
• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

127
FORGIVENESS

• The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness


is the attribute of the strong.
• Mahatma Ghandi

128
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

• Each day comes bearing its own gifts.


Untie the ribbons.
• Ruth Ann Schabacker

129
THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE
OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE

• We love in others what we lack ourselves,


and would be everything but what we are.
• R.H. Stoddard

130
HELPING OTHER PEOPLE

• What do we live for if not to make life


less difficult for each other?
• George Eliot

131
FRIENDSHIP

• There is nothing on this earth more to be


prized than true friendship.
• Saint Thomas Aquinas

132
OUR HIGHER POWER, OR
GOD
• Let God love you through others and let
God love others through you.
• D.M. Street

133
FAITH AND BELIEF

• I have fought a good fight, I have finished


my course, I have kept the faith.
• 2 Tm. 4:7

134
CHANGE

• A fanatic is one who can’t change his


mind and won’t change the subject.
• Sir Winston Churchill

135
SELF-KNOWLEDGE

• When a man begins to understand


himself, he begins to live.
• Norvin G. McGranahan

136
SELF-ACCEPTANCE

• Do not wish to be anything but what you


are.
• Saint Francis de Sales

137
SELF-CONFIDENCE

• As soon as you trust yourself, you will


know how to live.
• Johann von Goethe

138
SELF-RELIANCE

• The best place to find a helping hand is at


the end of your own arm.
• Swedish proverb

139
SIMPLICITY

• There is only one meaning of life, the act


of living itself.
• Erich Fromm

140
ONE DAY

• We die daily. Happy those who daily


come to life as well.
• George MacDonald

141
YESTERDAY: THE PAST

• Your past is always going to be the way it


was. Stop trying to change it.
• Anon

142
TODAY: THE PRESENT

• Seize the day, and put the least possible


trust in tomorrow.
• Horace

143
MORNINGS

• If God adds another day to our life, let us


receive it gladly.
• Marcus Annaeus Seneca

144
EVENINGS

• Let not the sun go down upon your wrath.


• Eph. 14:26

145
TOMORROW: THE FUTURE

• I never think of the future. It comes soon


enough.
• Albert Einstein

146
DIFFICULT DAYS

• God grant us patience!


• William Shakespeare

147
POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-
FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND
ACTIONS

• Change your thoughts and you change


your world.
• Norman Vincent Peale

148
ENTHUSIASM

• The world belongs to the enthusiast who


keeps cool.
• William McFee

149
CHANGE

• Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-


esteem.
• Eric Hoffer

150
VISUALIZATION

• We all live under the same sky, but we


don’t all have the same horizon.
• Konrad Adenauer

151
ROLE MODELS

• A good example is the best sermon.


• Anon

152
CHANGE

• Because things are the way they are,


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

153
FORGIVENESS

• One forgives to the degree that one loves.


• Francois de La Rochefoucauld

154
INSTINCTS

• The conclusions of passion are the only


reliable ones.
• Soren Kierkegaard

155
DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR
US
• He who walks in another’s tracks leaves
no footprints.
• Joan L. Brannon

156
MOTIVATION

• We talk on principle, but we act on


interest.
• 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
FEAR

• Do not think of all your anxieties, you


will only make yourself ill.
• Shih King

160
WORRY

• Worry often gives a small thing a big


shadow.
• Swedish proverb

161
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

163
RISKS

• Unless you enter the tiger’s den, you


cannot take the cubs.
• Japanese proverb

164
COURAGE

• Confidence … is directness and courage


in meeting the facts of life.
• John Dewey

165
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

166
“IGNORANCE”

• No one knows what he can do until he


tries.
• Publilius Syrus

167
GETTING GOING

• If we really want to live, we’d better start


at once to try.
• W.H. Auden

168
SUCCESS

• Before everything else, getting ready is


the secret of success.
• Henry Ford

169
OPPORTUNITY

• I was seldom able to see an opportunity


until it had ceased to be one.
• Mark Twain

170
COMMITMENT

• If you don’t stand for something, you’ll


fall for anything.
• Michael Evans

171
WORK

• Striving for success without hard work is


like trying to harvest where you haven’t
planted.
• David Bly

172
PERFECTION

• Perfection never exists in reality, but only


in our dreams.
• Dr. Rudolf Dreikurs

173
JUST DO THE FOOTWORK,
THEN LET IT GO

• God doesn’t make orange juice, God


makes oranges.
• Jesse Jackson

174
TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME

• The distance doesn’t matter; only the first


step is difficult.
• Madame Marquise du Deffand

175
PERSEVERANCE

• It does not matter how slowly you go, so


long as you do not stop.
• Confucius

176
PERSEVERANCE

• It isn’t hard to be good from time to time


… What’s tough is being good every day.
• Willie Mays

177
FAILURES AND MISTAKES

• The only man who makes no mistakes is


the man who never does anything.
• Eleanor Roosevelt

178
REACTING TO EVENTS

• Were it not for my little jokes, I could not


bear the burdens of this office.
• Abraham Lincoln

179
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
HAPPINESS

• Happiness depends upon ourselves.


• Aristotle

182
ACCEPTANCE

• One cannot get through life without pain


… What we can do is choose how to use
the pain life presents to us.
• Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.

183
FORGIVENESS

• Judge not, that ye be not judged.


• Mt. 7:1

184
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

• The mere sense of living is joy enough.


• Emily Dickinson

185
HELPING OTHER PEOPLE

• Charity begins at home, and usually stays


there.
• Elbert Hubbard

186
HAPPINESS

• Good friends, good books and a sleepy


conscience: this is the ideal life.
• Mark Twain

187
FRIENDSHIP

• When good cheer is lacking, our friends


will be packing.
• Anon

188
HAPPINESS

• Do you prefer that you be right, or that


you be happy?
• A Course In Miracles

189
POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-
FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND
ACTIONS

• Hope is like a road in the country; there


was never a road, but when many people
walk on it, the road comes into existence.
• Lin Yutang

190
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, but in what direction
we are moving.
• Oliver Wendell Holmes

192
SELF-ACCEPTANCE

• Do not wish to be anything but what you


are.
• Saint Francis de Sales

193
HAPPINESS

• Happiness sneaks in through a door you


didn’t know you left open.
• John Barrymore

194
POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-
FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND
ACTIONS

• If you expect nothing, you’re apt to be


surprised. You’ll get it.
• Malcolm Forbes

195
HAPPINESS

• Happiness is often the result of being too


busy to be miserable.
• Anon

196
ONE DAY

• We die daily. Happy those who daily


come to life as well.
• George MacDonald

197
ACCEPTANCE

• Life’s under no obligation to give us what


we expect.
• Margaret Mitchell

198
FORGIVENESS

• Forgive all who have offended you, not


for them, but for yourself.
• Harriet Uts Nelson

199
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

• Better a little fire to warm us than a great


one to burn us.
• Thomas Fuller

200
HELPING OTHER PEOPLE

• We are cold to others only when we are


dull in ourselves.
• William Hazlitt

201
TOMORROW: THE FUTURE

• I never think of the future. It comes soon


enough.
• Albert Einstein

202
FRIENDSHIP

• We secure our friends not by accepting


favors but by doing them.
• Thucydides

203
POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-
FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND
ACTIONS

• You can promote your healing by your


thinking.
• James E. Sweeney

204
PRAYER

• When the knees are not often bent, the


feet soon slide.
• Anon

205
HOPE

• All human wisdom is summed up in two


words - wait and hope.
• Alexandre Dumas

206
ACCEPTANCE

• Happy he who learns to bear what he


cannot change!
• J.C.F. von Schiller

207
CHANGE

• There is nobody who totally lacks the


courage to change.
• Rollo May

208
DECISIONS

• Often greater risk is involved in


postponement than in making a wrong
decision.
• Harry A. Hopf

209
FORGIVENESS

• They may not deserve forgiveness, but I


do.
• Anon

210
DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR
US
• I’d rather be a failure at something I enjoy
than a success at something I hate.
• George Burns

211
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

• For everything you have missed, you have


gained something else.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson

212
REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

• Growth begins when we start to accept


our own weakness.
• Jean Vanier

213
GOALS

• Never try to catch two frogs with one


hand.
• Chinese proverb

214
FEAR

• Fear is the absence of faith.


• Paul Tillich

215
WORRY

• Worry often gives a small thing a big


shadow.
• Swedish proverb

216
ACCEPTANCE

• If you have a job without aggravations,


you don’t have a job.
• Malcolm Forbes

217
FORGIVENESS

• It is easier to forgive an enemy than a


friend.
• Madame Dorothee Deluzy

218
RISKS

• Take calculated risks. That is quite


different from being rash.
• General George S. Patton

219
COURAGE

• Confidence … is directness and courage


in meeting the facts of life.
• John Dewey

220
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

• To be upset over what you don’t have is


to waste what you do have.
• Ken Keyes, Jr.

221
TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME

• From a little spark may burst a mighty


flame.
• Dante Alighieri

222
ACCEPTANCE

• Things turn out best for people who make


the best of the way things turn out.
• Anon

223
SUCCESS

• A strong passion for any object will


ensure success, for the desire of the end
will point out the means.
• 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
JUST DO THE FOOTWORK,
THEN LET IT GO

• With us is the Lord our God, to help us


and to fight our battles.
• 2 Chr.

229
TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME

• It is better to light a candle than to curse


the darkness.
• Chinese proverb

230
FRIENDSHIP

• It is easier to visit friends than to live with


them.
• Chinese proverb

231
PEACE OF MIND

• There may be those on earth who dress


better or eat better, but those who enjoy
the peace of God sleep better.
• L. Thomas Holdcroft

232
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; it takes a king


or prince to grant a pardon.
• Arthur J. Rehrat

235
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

• Sometimes the best deals are the ones you


don’t make.
• Bill Veeck

236
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
HELPING OTHER PEOPLE

• If you judge people, you have no time to


love them.
• Mother Teresa

238
FRIENDSHIP

• One thing everybody in the world wants


and needs is friendliness.
• William E. Holler

239
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.
• Phillip Hewett

240
PRAYER

• When you cannot pray as you would, pray


as you can.
• Edward M. Goulburn

241
SELF-ACCEPTANCE

• No one can make you feel inferior


without your consent.
• Eleanor Roosevelt

242
SELF-CONFIDENCE

• Perhaps I am stronger than I think.


• Thomas Merton

243
SELF-RELIANCE

• The greatest griefs are those we cause


ourselves.
• Sophocles

244
SIMPLICITY

• To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep


putting oil in it.
• Mother Teresa

245
ONE DAY

• The most important thing in our lives is


what we are doing now.
• Anon

246
YESTERDAY: THE PAST

• Never let yesterday use up today.


• Richard H. Nelson

247
PRAYER

• Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray


when the sun shines.
• Satchel Paige

248
MORNINGS

• When you rise in the morning, form a


resolution to make the day a happy one
for a fellow creature.
• Sydney Smith

249
POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-
FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND
ACTIONS

• Most of the time we think we’re sick it’s


all in the mind.
• Thomas Wolfe

250
ENTHUSIASM

• Morale is the greatest single factor in


successful wars.
• Dwight D. Eisenhower

251
DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR
US
• I’d rather be a lamppost in Chicago than a
millionaire in any other city.
• William A. Hulbert

252
VISUALIZATION

• Who is the wise man? He who sees


what’s going to be born.
• Solomon

253
ACCEPTANCE

• If you want a place in the sun, you’ve got


to put up with a few blisters.
• Abigail Van Buren

254
CHANGE

• Nothing in this world is permanent.


• German proverb

255
INSTINCTS

• It is the heart always that sees, before the


head can see.
• Thomas Carlyle

256
DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR
US
• The most exhausting thing in life is being
insincere.
• Anne Morrow Lindbergh

257
MOTIVATION

• A man will fight harder for his interests


than for his rights.
• Napoleon Bonaparte

258
REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

• We cannot all be masters.


• William Shakespeare

259
GOALS

• Unless you give yourself to some great


cause, you haven’t even begun to live.
• William P. Merrill

260
FEAR

• If you are afraid for your future, you don’t


have a present.
• James Petersen

261
WORRY

• Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow,


but only saps today of its strength.
• A.J. Cronin

262
DOUBTS AND
UNCERTAINTIES
• If we wait until we’ve satisfied all the
uncertainties, it may be too late.
• Lee Iacocca

263
RISKS

• In order to find the edge, you must risk


going over the edge.
• Dennis Dugan

264
COURAGE

• Knowledge of sin is the beginning of


salvation.
• Marcus Annaeus Seneca

265
GETTING GOING

• Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor


the best opportunities; they will never
come.
• Janet Erskine Stuart

266
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

• Jesus, please teach me to appreciate what


I have before time forces me to appreciate
what I had.
• Susan L. Lenzkes

267
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
ACCEPTANCE

• There are things I can’t force. I must


adjust.
• C.M. Ward

271
PERSEVERANCE

• The great thing in this world is not so


much where we are, but in what direction
we are moving.
• Oliver Wendell Holmes

272
FAILURES AND MISTAKES

• The only man who makes no mistakes is


the man who never does anything.
• Eleanor Roosevelt

273
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

• Who does not thank for little will not


thank for much.
• Estonian proverb

274
FRIENDSHIP

• Who seeks a faultless friend remains


friendless.
• Turkish proverb

275
HAPPINESS

• No one gives joy or sorrow … We gather


the consequences of our own deeds.
• Garuda Purana

276
ACCEPTANCE

• The most popular persons are those who


take the world as it is, who find the least
fault.
• Charles Dudley Warner

277
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
HELPING OTHER PEOPLE

• To feel sorry for the needy is not the mark


of a Christian - to help them is.
• Frank A. Clark

280
ONE DAY

• I must govern the clock, not be governed


by it.
• Golda Meir

281
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, pray constantly, and in all


circumstances give thanks.
• The Desert Fathers

284
SELF-ACCEPTANCE

• To dream of the person you would like to


be is to waste the person you are.
• Anon

285
SELF-RELIANCE

• A wise man will make more opportunities


than he finds.
• Francis Bacon

286
SIMPLICITY

• If you aren’t going all the way, why go at


all?
• Joe Namath

287
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

• More than enough is too much.


• Anon

288
YESTERDAY: THE PAST

• The past is a work of art, free of


irrelevancies and loose ends.
• Max Beerbohm

289
TODAY: THE PRESENT

• So often we rob tomorrow’s memories by


today’s economies.
• John Mason Brown

290
MORNINGS

• With every rising of the sun, think of your


life as just begun.
• Anon

291
POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-
FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND
ACTIONS

• Hope is like a road in the country; there


was never a road, but when many people
walk on it, the road comes into existence.
• Lin Yutang

292
ENTHUSIASM

• The will to conquer is the first condition


of victory.
• Marshal Ferdinand Foch

293
HOPE

• Hope sees the invisible, feels the


intangible and achieves the impossible.
• Anon

294
CHANGE

• When you’re through changing, you’re


through.
• Bruce Barton

295
INSTINCTS

• Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is


genius.
• George Bernard Shaw

296
FRIENDSHIP

• Laugh, and the world laughs with you;


weep and you weep alone.
• Ella Wheeler Wilcox

297
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

• Not he who has little, but he who wishes


more, is poor.
• Marcus Annaeus Seneca

298
PRAYER

• The fewer the words, the better the


prayer.
• Martin Luther

299
FEAR

• The greatest mistake you can make is to


be continually fearing you will make one.
• Elbert Hubbard

300
POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-
FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND
ACTIONS

• The only way to make a man trustworthy


is to trust him.
• Henry L. Stimson

301
ENTHUSIASM

• The difference between one man and


another is not mere ability … it is energy.
• Thomas Arnold

302
RISKS

• And the trouble is, if you don’t risk


anything, you risk even more.
• Erica Jong

303
COURAGE

• You’re only as sick as your secrets.


• Anon

304
GETTING GOING

• Courage to start and willingness to keep


everlasting at it are the requisites for
success.
• Alonzo Newton Benn

305
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, it’s the belief that counts.
• Robertson Davies

307
FEAR

• Fear is the dark room in which negatives


are developed.
• Anon

308
RISKS

• The greater the obstacle, the more glory in


overcoming it.
• Moliere

309
PRAYER

• Amazing things start happening when we


start praying!
• Anon

310
SUCCESS

• Success comes before work only in the


dictionary.
• Anon

311
FEAR

• Humor acts to relieve fear.


• Dr. William F. Fry, Jr.

312
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
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

• Too many people miss the silver lining


because they’re expecting gold.
• Maurice Setter

316
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
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS

• I wept because I had no shoes, until I saw


a man who had no feet.
• Ancient Persian saying

319
PRAYER

• Rejoice always, pray constantly, and in all


circumstances give thanks.
• The Desert Fathers

320
SELF-ACCEPTANCE

• You grow up the day you have your first


real laugh at yourself.
• Ethel Barrymore

321
SELF-RELIANCE

• God gives every bird its food, but he does


not throw it into the nest.
• Josiah Holland

322
COURAGE

• What would life be if we had no courage


to attempt anything?
• Vincent van Gogh

323
RISKS

• Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and


building your wings on the way down.
• Ray Bradbury

324
FRIENDSHIP

• Friendship is like money, easier made


than kept.
• Samuel Butler

325
TODAY: THE PRESENT

• If you spend your whole life waiting for


the storm, you’ll never enjoy the
sunshine.
• Morris West

326
PRAYER

• Cold prayers shall never have any warm


answers.
• Thomas B. Brooks

327
ONE DAY

• A man who dares to waste one hour of


life has not discovered the value of life.
• Charles Darwin

328
POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-
FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND
ACTIONS

• The quality of our expectations


determines the quality of our actions.
• André Godin

329
GOALS

• He who begins many things finishes but


few.
• Italian proverb

330
COURAGE

• No great things are done more through


courage than through wisdom.
• German proverb

331
DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR
US
• We are betrayed by what is false within.
• George Meredith

332
REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

• Results are what you expect;


consequences are what you get.
• Anon

333
GOALS

• The soul that has no established aim loses


itself.
• Michel de Montaigne

334
FEAR

• A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone


else is afraid of winning.
• Billie Jean King

335
FRIENDSHIP

• The best mirror is an old friend.


• Anon

336
PRAYER

• I firmly believe a great many prayers are


not answered because we are not willing
to forgive someone.
• Dwight L. Moody

337
ONE DAY

• Make the most of today. Translate your


good intentions to actual deeds.
• Grenville Kleiser

338
COURAGE

• God grant me the courage not to give up


what I think is right, even though I think it
is hopeless.
• Admiral Chester W. Nimitz

339
FRIENDSHIP

• Hold a true friend with both your hands.


• Nigerian proverb

340
ONE DAY

• Every day is a messenger of God.


• Russian proverb

341
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
CHANGE

• If you want to make enemies, try to


change something.
• Woodrow Wilson

344
FRIENDSHIP

• One who’s our friend is fond of us; one


who’s fond of us isn’t necessarily our
friend.
• Marcus Annaeus Seneca

345
HAPPINESS

• How unhappy is he who cannot forgive


himself.
• Publilius Syrus

346
CHANGE

• Very often a change of self is needed


more than a change of scene.
• Arthur Christopher Benson

347
FORGIVENESS

• Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.


• Isaac Friedmann

348
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
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. Glasow

351
PRAYER

• We have to pray with our eyes on God,


not on the difficulties.
• Oswald Chambers

352
GOALS

• Why should I deem myself to be a chisel,


when I could be the artist?
• J.C.F. von Schiller

353
FRIENDSHIP

• Have but few friends, though many


acquaintances.
• Anon

354
GOALS

• Once you say you’re going to settle for


second, that’s what happens to you.
• John F. Kennedy

355
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
MORNINGS

• With every rising of the sun, think of your


life as just begun.
• Anon

358
ACCEPTANCE

• There are things I can’t force. I must


adjust.
• C.M. Ward

359
ENTHUSIASM

• It is fatal to enter any war without the will


to win it.
• General Douglas MacArthur

360
CHANGE

• Every saint has a past, and every sinner


has a future.
• Oscar Wilde

361
DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR
US
• A happy life is one which is in accordance
with its own nature.
• Marcus Annaeus Seneca

362
GOALS

• Concentrate on finding your goal, then


concentrate on reaching it.
• Colonel Michael Friedman

363
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