Quotes - 23 July 2011

posted 23 Jul 2011, 05:30 by C S Paul   [ updated 23 Jul 2011, 05:36 ]

"Do not wait for leaders–do it alone, person to person." – Mother Teresa

"You control your life by controlling your time." – Conrad Hilton

"A thought a day is a worthwhile investment of time. A word from the Creator, as recorded in the book of books, The Holy Bible, makes the best reference." – Unknown.

"One day at a time—this is enough. Do not look back and grieve over the past, for it is gone: and do not be troubled about the future, for it has not yet come. Live in the present, and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering." – Ida Scott Taylor

"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." – Abraham Lincoln, 16th US President

"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men of talent. Genius will not ... the world is full of educated derelicts." – Calvin Coolidge, 30th US President

"You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration." – James Allen

"The will to win means nothing if you haven't the will to prepare." – Juma Ikangaa, 1989 NYC Marathon winner

"Humor is the shortest distant between two people" – Victor Borge

"How we spend our days, of course, is how we spend our lives" – Annie Dillard

"The more reasons you have for achieving your goal, the more determined you will become." – Brian Tracy

"The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just." – Abraham Lincoln

"Heroes are ordinary men and women who dare to see and meet the call of a possibility greater than themselves. People who, despite their doubts and fears, commit themselves to action. People who go beyond their limits in what they think is possible." – Joan Holmes

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." – Edmund Burke

"We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within." – Earl Nightingale

"What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world." – Dr. Wayne Dyer

"It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself." – Thomas Paine

"The history of the human race is the history of ordinary people who have overcome their fears and accomplished extraordinary things." – Brian Tracy

"When we look at modern man, we have to face the fact that modern man suffers from a kind of poverty of the spirit. This stands in glaring contrast to his scientific and technological abundance. We've learned to fly the air like birds, we've learned to swim the seas like fish, and yet we haven't learned to walk the earth as brothers and sisters." – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.