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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Generations Quotes

Quotes about Generations

Social Media Quotes

Quotes about Social Media

Improvement Quotes

Quotes about Improvement

  • None will improve your lot if you yourself do not. --Bertolt Brecht, 1933
  • If we are striving, if we are working, if we are trying, to the best of our ability, to improve day by day, then we are in the line of our duty --Heber J. Grant
  • The only things that are improved by breaking are the hearts of sinners.

Unity Quotes

Quotes about Unity

Quotes about Goals

Quotes about Goals
  • A dream is a vision, a goal is a promise. You can keep your promises to yourself by remaining flexible, focused, and committed. Denis Waitley
  • A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline. Harvey Mackay
  • A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. It is what you would like life to become. A goal is what, specifically, you intend to make happen. Goals should be just out of your present reach, but not out of sight. Denis Waitley
  • A winner concentrates on that which is goal achieving rather than tension relieving. Denis Waitley
  • A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills and uses these skills to accomplish his goals. Larry Bird
  • Goals are incredible important...or impotent. You decide. Doug Firebaugh
  • Goals are like stepping-stones to the stars. They should never be used to put a ceiling or a limit on achievement. Denis Waitley
  • I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. Helen Keller
  • If you know what to do to reach your goal, it's not a big enough goal. Bob Proctor
  • In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high. Henry David Thoreau
  • Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance towards the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vantage point. Harold B. Melchart
  • Make every goal clear, specific, measurable, and time bounded. Brian Tracy
  • Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. Henry Ford
  • People don't fail because they aim too high and miss the mark. People fail because they aim too low and hit the mark.  Les Brown
  • Planning is a real waste of time.... for those who waste time. Doug Firebaugh
  • Set clear goals and make written plans for each part of your life. Brian Tracy
  • Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan. Tom Landry (1924-2000) Professional football player and coach
  • Setting goals is one of the most important things you can do to guarantee your personal, professional and financial success. Goals are like a road map to your target destination. Each goal accomplished is another mile behind you on the way to where you want to be. Mark Victor Hansen
  • The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want. Ben Stein
  • The more reasons you have for achieving your goal, the more determined you will become. Brian Tracy
  • This one step -- choosing a goal and sticking to it -- changes everything. Scott Reed
  • We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship. Omar N. Bradley (1893-1981) U.S. Army General
  • The greatest danger for most of us is not that we aim too high and we miss it, but we aim too low and reach it - Michelangelo

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Mindset Quotes

Quotes about Mindset, Culture, Environment, and Attitude

Volunteer Quotes

Quotes about Volunteers

  • Appreciation is a wonderful thing.  It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. Voltaire
  • Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. William Arthur Ward
  • God and angels don't get paid even though theirs is some of the most important work around.  Ditto for volunteers. Cherishe Archer
  • Gratitude is the memory of the heart. Jean Baptiste Massieu, translated from French
  • Here's to all volunteers, those dedicated people who believe in all work and no pay. Robert Orben
  • How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it! George Elliston
  • I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks. William Shakespeare
  • I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. G.K. Chesterton
  • It's easy to make a buck.  It's a lot tougher to make a difference. Tom Brokaw
  • It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice. Author Unknown
  • I've seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives. Tracy Chapman
  • Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. Mark Twain
  • No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks. James Allen
  • No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.  Thank you. Author Unknown
  • No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others.  The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. Author Unknown
  • One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind. Malayan Proverb
  • Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone. G.B. Stern
  • Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim. William Feather
  • The breeze, the trees, the honey bees - All volunteers! Juliet Carinreap
  • The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated. William James
  • The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings. Eric Hoffer
  • The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you. John E. Southard
  • The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention. Oscar Wilde
  • The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers. Terri Guillemets
  • There are two ways of spreading light - to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Edith Wharton, Vesalius in Zante
  • Those who can, do.  Those who can do more, volunteer. Author Unknown
  • Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls. David Thomas
  • Volunteers are love in motion! Author Unknown
  • Volunteers are paid in six figures... S-M-I-L-E-S. Gayla LeMaire
  • Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation's compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain loving one another. Erma Bombeck
  • Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart. Elizabeth Andrew
  • Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless. Sherry Anderson  (Thanks, Kathy)
  • We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. Cynthia Ozick
  • Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him. Albert Schweitzer
  • You may not have saved a lot of money in your life, but if you have saved a lot of heartaches for other folks, you are a pretty rich man. Seth Parker

Monday, May 27, 2013

Friday, May 24, 2013

Kindness Quotes

Quotes about Kindness

  • Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.                        Annie Lennox
  • Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.                  
  • Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.                        Og Mandino
  • If we all do one random act of kindness daily, we just might set the world in the right direction.          Martin Kornfeld
  • It was said of Henry Ward Beecher that no one ever felt the full force of his kindness until he did Beecher an injury.                         Harry Fosdick
  • Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning.           Frederick W. Faber
  • Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.             Mark Twain
  • Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.                        Samuel Johnson
  • Kindness is never wasted. If it has no effect on the recipient, at least it benefits the bestower.                        S.H. Simmons
  • Kindness is the oil that takes friction out of life.                        Author Unknown
  • Love dissolves hate. Kindness melts cruelty. Compassion calms passion. Cooperation evokes love and when we bow, others bend. This creates harmony.                        unknown
  • Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that.                        Jean Baptiste Henri Lacordaire
  • One of the most difficult things to give away is kindness -- it is usually returned.                        Cort R. Flint
  • One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.       Sophocles
  • Only kindness can do that                        Jean Baptiste Henri Lacordaire
  • The male is a domestic animal that, if treated with firmness and kindness, can be trained to do most things.      Jilly Cooper
  • The stream of spontaneous acts of Godly kindness carries us to the sea of contentment and peace.               Constance Hurst-Howard
  • Write kindness in marble and write injuries in the dust.                        Persian proverb
  • You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.                        Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Every act of kindness and compassion done by any man for his fellow Christian is done by Christ working within him. -- Julian of Norwich
  • The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none. --Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881); Scottish author, essayist, & historian.
  • Let no one come to you without leaving better and happier - Mother Teresa
  • Select a few people to be particularly kind to today, those you were a little harsh with yesterday." --Norman Vincent Peale
  • Kindly words, sympathizing attentions, watchfulness against wounding men's sensitiveness — these cost very little, but they are priceless in their value. --F.W. Robertson
  • You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. --Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can read. - Twain

Resurrection Quotes

Quotes about Resurrection

History Quotes

Quotes about History

People Quotes

Quotes about People
  • It's not what you have in your life, it's who you have in your life that counts.
  • Don't be reckless with other people's hearts. & don't put up with people who are reckless with yours.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Humor Quotes

Quotes about Humor

  • The next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it. - Frank Clark
  • I realize that humor isn't for everyone. It's only for people who want to have fun, enjoy life, and feel alive.
  • Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and frog dies of it. - E.B. White
  • When you’ve killed the sense of humor of a nation, you’ve killed the nation. Red Skelton
  • Imagination was given to us to compensate for what we are not; a sense of humor was given to us to console us for what we are. Mark McGinnis
  • I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts. Will Rogers; Quoted in Saturday Review (25 August 1962).
  • Humor is the chocolate chips in the ice cream of life. Barbara Johnson 
  • A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. William A. Ward
  • Laugh at your mistakes; but learn from them. Joke over your troubles; but gather strength from them. Have fun with your difficulties; but overcome them. These are Lessons of Life for you !!! unknown
  • Whence comes this idea that if what we are doing is fun, it can't be God's will? The God who made giraffes, a baby's fingernails, a puppy's tail, a crooknecked squash, the bobwhite's call, and a young girl's giggle, has a sense of humor. Make no mistake about that. Catherine Marshall
  • Imagination was given to us to compensate for what we are not; a sense of humor was given to us to console us for what we are. Mark McGinnis
  • A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs ... jolted by every pebble in the road. Henry Ward Beecher 
  • Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of the rest of us. Heaven Help Them

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Wealth Quotes

Quotes about Wealth

  • "Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power." --Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1738

Expectation Quotes

Quotes about Expectations
  • Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect thet best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality. Ralph Marston
  • Rely on the ordinary virtues that intelligent, balanced human beings have relied on for centuries: common sense, thrift, realistic expectations, patience, and perseverance. John C. Bogle (1929-) American Investor 
  • Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold. Maurice Setter
  • When you expect things to happen, strangely enough, they do happen.
  • You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. Michael Jordan
  • Other people may not have had high expectations for me... but I had high expectations for myself. Shannon Miller

Engaged Quotes

Quotes about Engagement

  • We are all afraid for our confidence, for the future, for the world. That is the nature of the human imagination. Yet every man, every civilization, has gone forward because of its engagement with what it has set itself to do.
  • Ten years ago, 15 years ago, I think the church would have been asleep at the switch. This level of activism and engagement with the needs of society by local churches I never thought I'd see it in my lifetime.
  • And, perhaps most importantly, regional conflicts will again and again confront us with a cruel choice between costly engagement and costly indifference.

Courtesy Quotes

Quotes about Courtesy

Conviction Quotes

Quotes about Conviction

Envision Qutoes

Quotes about Envision

Fortitude Quotes

Quotes about Fortitude

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Fresh Quotes

Quotes about Fresh

Nurture quotes

Quotes about Nurture

  • Nurture your mind with great thoughts. Benjamin Disraeli

New Thinking Quotes

Quotes about New Thinking

Monday, May 13, 2013

Education Quotes

Quotes about Education

  • A library is a gateway to others' minds, hearts, and lives. Tamora Pierce
  • Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. John Dewey
  • Education is the best provision for the journey to old age. Aristotle (384-322BC); Greek philosopher.
  • Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. HG Wells
  • I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. Groucho Marx (1890-1977); US actor.
  • There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live. James Truslow Adams

Results Quotes

Quotes about Results

Friday, May 10, 2013

Boldness Quotes

Quotes about Boldness

Disposition Quotes

Quotes about Disposition

Daring Quotes

Quotes about Daring

  • The best thing that you can do in life is follow your heart. Take risks. Don't just take the safe and easy choices because your afraid of what might happen. Don't have any regrets and know that everything happens for a reason.

Compliance Quotes

Quotes about Compliance

Idol Quotes

Quotes about Idols

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Desire Quotes

Quotes about Desire
  • God can change our circumstances, but sometimes He waits for us to show real desire for change as well as our faith in Him Anne Graham Lotz
  • God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill all His promises . . . leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing. Oriah Mountain Dreamer
  • It isn't sufficient just to want, you've got to ask yourself what you are going to do to get the things you want. Richard D. Rosen
  • To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve. James Allen
  • We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Monday, May 06, 2013

Sunday, May 05, 2013

Cinco de Mayo Day Quotes

Quotes about Cinco de Mayo Day

Embrace Quotes

Quotes about Embrace

  • Embrace your uniqueness. Time is much too short to be living someone else's life. Kobi Yamada

Popular Quotes

Quotes about Popular

Saturday, May 04, 2013

Sensitive Quotes

Quotes about Sensitive

  • I'm a human being, I cry, I'm actually extremely sensitive, my feelings get hurt, I get scared, I get nervous just like everyone else.
  • The struggle of life is one of our greatest blessings. It makes us patient, sensitive, and Godlike. It teaches us that although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. Helen Keller
  • Always try to be more sensitive about people's feelings. Because there are times that a tear means happiness and a smile means hurt.
  • Sometimes we are always yearning for quick magical answers. That is the reason we scream to high heaven when we pray thinking that the louder we shout, the quicker God's response!! Our loving and caring God is all wisdom, all caring, all sensitive and aware of all our problems.

Friend Quotes

Quotes about Friends

  • A friend hears the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails. Pioneer Girls Leaders' Handbook
  • A friend is one who sees through you and still enjoys the view. Wilma Askinas (1926- ) American Author
  • 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
  • A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. Walter Wunchell
  • A true friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart.
  • Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level. Max L. Forman
  • Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
  • Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity. GEORGE WASHINGTON (1732-1799)
  • Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave, and impossible to forget.
  • Good friendships are fragile things and require as much care as any other fragile and precious thing. Randolph S. Bourne (1886-1918) American Writer
  • He prayed for his enemies, and you do not even pray for your friends. Johann Arndt
  • In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends. John Churton Collins
  • IN THE END, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929–68), American minister and civil rights leader
  • Insomuch as anyone pushes you nearer to God, they are your truest friend.
  • Make friends before you need them.
  • The most called-upon prerequisite of a friend is an accessible ear. Maya Angelou
  • The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself. George Bernard Shaw
  • You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. Dale Carnegie
  • A friend can tell you things you don't want to tell yourself. Frances Ward Weller
  • A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when I forget the words. Donna Roberts
  • Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh. WH Auden
  • An enemy takes up more space in our head, Than a friend in our heart. unknown
  • Many people will walk in and out of your life, But only true friends will leave footprints in your heart. unknown
  • You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself... They do not feel that you've done a permanent job. Laurence J. Peter
  • If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own. Charlotte Bronte

Friday, May 03, 2013

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Wednesday, May 01, 2013