The emails that you are sending out to your list should have a very personal feel to them

. Write to them as if you're writing to one person, and not to a list of people. That way, when each of them open their mail, it will feel like you are talking specifically to them. -Jeremy A. Gislason Trust grows when you expose yourself and allow them (your readers) to get to kno w you better. -Jeremy A Gislason Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me wi ll live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never di e. Do you believe this?" -The Bible, John 11:25-26, NIV. We cannot be sure whether we are loving God, although we may have good reason th at we are. But we can know quite well whether we are loving our neighbor. - St. Teresa of Avila The devil doesn't fear austerity but holy obedience. - St. Francis de Sales As iron is fashioned by fire and on the anvil, so in the fire of suffering and u nder the weight of trials, our souls receive that form which our Lord desires th em to have. - St. Madeline Sophie Barat The person with fortitude is the one who perseveres in doing what his conscience tells him he ought to do. He does not measure the value of a task exclusively b y the benefit he derives from it, but rather by the service he renders to others . - St. Josemaria Escriva The rich man is not one who is in possession of much, but one who gives much. St. John Chrysostom If you want God to hear your prayers, hear the voice of the poor. If you wish Go d to anticipate your wants, provide those of the needy without waiting for them to ask you. Especially anticipate the needs of those who are ashamed to beg. To make them ask for alms is to make them buy it. - St. Thomas of Villanova In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. -Jesus Christ, The Bible, John 16:33, NIV. Behold, I will create new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered, nor will they come to mind. -The Bible, Isaiah 65:17, NIV. You must distinguish between the holy and the common, between the unclean and th e clean. -The Bible, Leviticus 10:10, NIV. If you make a god of your best moments, you will find that God will fade out of your life and never come back until you do the duty that lies nearest, and have learned not to make a fetish of your rare moments. -Oswald Chambers. There are lots of ways of being miserable, but there's only one way of being com fortable, and that is to stop running round after happiness. If you make up your mind not to be happy there's no reason why you shouldn't have a fairly good tim e. -Edith Wharton, The Last Asset, 1904 Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something n o one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enou gh to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity. -Christo pher Morley It's a good thing to turn your mind upside down now and then, like an hour-glass , to let the particles run the other way. -Christopher Morley, The Haunted Book shop. Knowledge is one thing, virtue is another. -John Henry Newman, The Idea of a Un iversity, Discourse V, pt. 9. You often get a better hold upon a problem by going away from it for a time and dismissing it from your mind altogether. -Dr. Frank Crane The glorious masterpiece of man is to live to purpose. -Michel de Montaigne You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something ab out its width and depth. -Evan Esar There are two types of people--those who come into a room and say, 'Well, here I am!' and those who come in and say, 'Ah, there you are.' -Frederick L. Collins Save yourselves from this corrupt generation. -The Apostle Peter, The Bible, A cts 2:40, NIV. We must never make our moments of inspiration our standard; our standard is our duty. -Oswald Chambers “Resource-constrained environment” are fancy Pentagon words that mean there isn't en

ough money to go around. -Gen. John W. Vessey, Jr. You are a king by your own fireside, as much as any monarch in his throne. -Mig uel de Cervantes By a small sample we may judge of the whole piece. -Miguel de Cervantes There's not the least thing can be said or done, but people will talk and find f ault. -Miguel de Cervantes Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched. -Miguel de Cervantes Keep friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent -Robert G reene, The 48 Laws of Power. The simplest form of smoke screen is facial expression. Behind a bland, unreadab le exterior, all sorts of mayhem can be planned, without detection. -Robert Gre ene, The 48 Laws of Power. Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. -Dr. Seuss The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on c oming along and trying to put things in it. -Terry Pratchett He's turned his life around. He used to be depressed and miserable. Now he's mis erable and depressed. -David Frost Mistakes and disappointment make the sweet things in life that much sweeter. -U nknown Your actions show how grateful you really are. -Glenn Barras Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germina tes no more. - Henri Frederic Amiel Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius. -Benjamin Disraeli What luck for rulers that men do not think. -Adolf Hitler Write as if no one is aware of what you know. -Simon and Schuster Handbook for Writers, Fifth Edition. For works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more pure ly imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain. -Samuel Taylor Co leridge Overtrading and greediness are a trader’s downfall, so resist them and stick to yo ur strategies. -Markus Heitkoetter, We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming. -Wernher von Braun The one who asks questions doesn’t lose his way. -African proverb Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster. -Quentin Crisp

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