Archived Quotes

May 2, 2011

“If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring?  Pilgrims!”

- Maddie, age 7


April 25, 2011

“The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.”

- Oprah Winfrey


April 18, 2011

“Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.”

~The Wonder Years


April 11, 2011

“Is it that your dream is unattainable or is it that you have the wrong dream?”

- “I’m Still Here”, Joaquin Phoenix, 2010


April 4, 2011

“Reach for your dreams.  Start with the spring rolls.”

- Fortune Cookie


March 28, 2011

“Never burn bridges. Today’s junior jerk, tomorrow’s senior partner.”

- Sigourney Weaver


March 21, 2011

“Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.”

- Martin Buxbaum


March 14, 2011

"The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give."

- Howard Cosell


March 7, 2011

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds."

- Francois Bacon


February 28, 2011

Sometimes you're up
sometimes you're down
It's just a ride, it's just a ride
don't be scared
don't hide your eyes
It may feel so real inside
but don't forget it's just a ride

- “Just a Ride” by Jem


February 21, 2011

There’s nothing to gain when there is nothing to be lost

There’s nothing to gain if you stay behind and count the cost

Make the decision that you can be who you can be

“Shaking the Tree” by Peter Gabriel


February 14, 2011

“You've got to dance like no one's watching and love like it's never going to hurt."
- Anonymous


February 7, 2011

Live your life with arms wide open
Today is where your book begins
The rest is still unwritten

- “Unwritten” by Natasha Bedingfield


January 31, 2011

  "A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That's why they don't get what they want."
  - Madonna


January 24, 2011

  "Our lives are to be used and thus to be lived as fully as possible, and truly it seems that we are never so alive as when we concern ourselves with other people."

 - Harry Chapin 


January 17, 2011

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.

Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."

  - Martin Luther King, Jr. 


January 10, 2011

"It's the circle of life, and it moves us all through despair and hope, through faith and love, 'til we find our place, on the path unwinding."

- Elton John


January 3, 2011 

"When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.  When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.  I wrote down 'happy'.  They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life."  

 - John Lennon


December 27, 2010

“To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.”

- Anne Morrow Lindburgh


December 20, 2010

“It's important to give it all you have while you have the chance.”

- Shania Twain


December 13, 2010

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more

- Anthony Robbins


December 6, 2010

“Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.”
- Brian Tracy


November 29, 2010

"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense."
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson


November 22, 2010

“If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got, he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get.”

- Frank A. Clark

November 15, 2010

"I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances."
- Martha Washington


November 8, 2010

"It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect It's successful outcome."
-William James


November 1, 2010

“I don't know that there are real ghosts and goblins, but there are always more trick-or-treaters than neighborhood kids.”

  -  Robert Brault


October 25, 2010

"You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." 

 - Mae West


October 18, 2010

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing."

 - George Bernard Shaw


October 11, 2010

"I have been impressed with the urgency of doing.  Knowing is not enough; we must apply.  Being willing is not enough; we must do."

 - Leonardo da Vinci


October 4, 2010

"It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.  If you think about that, you'll do things differently."

 - Warren Buffett


September 27, 2010

 "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."

 - Albert Einstein


September 20, 2010

 "The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes."

- Marcel Proust


September 13, 2010

"Have you ever wondered which hurts the most:

Saying something and wishing you had not, or saying nothing, and wishing you had?" 

- Unknown 


September 6, 2010

"Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow."

-Douglas Pagels


August 30, 2010

 "I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate."

-George Burns


 August 23, 2010

"Happiness comes when you believe in what you are doing, know what you are doing, and love what you are doing."

-Brian Tracy


August 16, 2010

"If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don't hoard it. Don't dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke."

-Brendan Francis


August 9, 2010

"Even when opportunity knocks, a man still has to get up off his seat and open the door."



August 2, 2010

 "Above all challenge yourself. You may well surprise yourself at what strengths you have, what you can accomplish."

-Cecile Springer

June 28, 2010

 “Don’t wait.  The time will never be just right.”

 -- Napoleon Hill


June 21, 2010

 Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.

 -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


June 14, 2010

  "Even though we've changed and we're all finding our own place in the world, we all know that when the tears fall or the smile spreads across our face, we'll come to each other because no matter where this crazy world takes us, nothing will ever change so much to the point where we're not all still friends.”
-- Unknown


June 7, 2010

 "Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” 
-- James Dean


May 31, 2010

 "Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” 
-- Maria Robinson


May 24, 2010

 "If you make friends with yourself, you will never be alone.”
-- Maxwell Maltz


May 17, 2010

"I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
-- Maya Angelou


May 10, 2010

"A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.”
-- John Maxwell


May 3, 2010

"Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose.”
-- Tom Krause


April 26, 2010

"The better a man is, the more mistakes he will make, for the more new things he will try. I would never promote to a top-level job a man who was not making mistakes...otherwise he is sure to be mediocre."
-- Peter Druker


April 19, 2010

"Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps."
-- David Lloyd George


April 12, 2010

“To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.”
-- Muhammad Ali


April 5, 2010

"Don’t limit investing to the financial world. Invest something of yourself, and you will be richly rewarded."
-- Charles Schwab


March 29, 2010

"People who laugh actually live longer than those who don't laugh. Few persons realize that health actually varies according to the amount of laughter."
-- James J. Walsh


March 22, 2010

"People with goals succeed because they know where they are going... It's as simple as that."

 -- Earl Nightingale

March 15, 2010

"It’s a very funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it."

-- William Somerset Maugham


March 8, 2010

"It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else."

-- Erma Bombeck


March 1, 2010

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit."

-- Aristotle


February 22, 2010

“Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.”

-- Mark Victor Hansen


February 15, 2010

“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”

-- Albert Einstein


February 8, 2010

“Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”

-- Lou Holtz


February 1, 2010

If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters.”

-- Alan K. Simpson


January 25, 2010

"Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength."

-- Henry Ward Beecher


January 18, 2010

"Don't accept that others know you better than yourself.  Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results."

-- James Allen


January 11, 2010

"You don't become enormously successful without encountering and overcoming a number of extremely challenging problems."

-- Mark Victor Hansen

January 4, 2010

"Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."

- Michael Jordon


July 27, 2009

"The key to change... is to let go of fear."

- Roseanne Cash


June 29, 2009

"Success is about having, excellence is about being.

Success is about having money and fame, but excellence is being the best you can be."

-- Mike Ditka


June 22, 2009

"You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser.

You are what you make yourself be."
-- Lou Holtz


June 15, 2009

“I demolish my bridges behind me...then there is no choice but to move forward.”
- Firdtjof Nansen


June 1, 2009

"Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow."
- Doug Firebaugh


April 27, 2009

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."

- Maya Angelou


April 6, 2009

"When you take one backwards hop, it requires two hops to go forward"

-"Perloo: The Bold" by Avi


March 10, 2009

"The key to happiness is having dreams. The key to success is making your dreams come true."

- Anonymous


March 2, 2009

"No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings."

- William Blake


February 24, 2009

"Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what a reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character."

-- Dr. Wayne W. Dyer


February 16, 2009

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye."
– Helen Keller

February 9, 2009

"Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow."
--Doug Firebaugh


February 2, 2009

"Don't accept that others know you better than yourself.  Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results."

-- James Allen


January 26, 2009

"Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth."
- Julie Andrews


January 20, 2009

“We must risk going too far to discover just how far we can go.”
-- Jim Rohn


January 12, 2009

"I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can."

-- Babe Ruth


January 5, 2009

“If you believe you can, you probably can.  If you believe you won’t, you most assuredly wont.  Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.”

-- Denis Waitley


December 29, 2008

“When you know what you want, and you want it badly enough, you'll find a way to get it.”
-- Jim Rohn


December 21, 2008

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined."

- Henry David Thoreau


December 15, 2008

"Obstacles are the things we see when we take our eyes off our goals."
-- Zig Ziglar


December 8, 2008

"Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true."
- Leon J. Suenes


December 3, 2008

"People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously.  This is how character is built."

-Eleanor Roosevelt