Thoughts Sent In 2012
1/3/2012 Let us not paralyze our capacity for good by brooding over man's capacity for evil. - David Sarnoff
1/4/2012 Life is a compromise of what your ego wants to do, what experience tells you to do, and what your nerves let you do. - Bruce Crampton
1/5/2012 Life is not holding a good hand; Life is playing a poor hand well. - Danish proverb
1/6/2012 Life is raw material.  We are artisans.  We can sculpt our existence into something beautiful, or debase it into ugliness.  It's in our hands. - Cathy Better
1/9/2012 Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways. - Stephen Vincent Benet
1/10/2012 Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior. - Decimus Junius Juvenalis
1/11/2012 Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. - Helen Keller
1/12/2012 My view is that to sit back and let fate play its hand out and never influence it is not the way man was meant to operate. - John Glenn
1/13/2012 Never try to tell everything you know. It may take too short a time. - Norman Ford
1/16/2012 Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forgo an advantage. - Benjamin Disraeli
1/17/2012 No one is so rich that he does not need another's help; no one so poor as not to be useful in some way to his fellow man. - Pope Leo XIII
1/18/2012 None are so poor that they have nothing to give … and none are so rich that they have not to receive. - John Paul II
1/19/2012 Not a day passes over the earth, but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows. - Charles Reade
1/20/2012 Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow. - Mary Jean Irion
1/23/2012 When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow you is to accept vulnerability. - Madeleine L'engle
1/24/2012 Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better. - Florence Nightingale
1/25/2012 We don't know who we are until we see what we can do. - Martha Grimes
1/26/2012 Nothing has changed about what makes a winner. A winner works his butt off and is dependable. He's not always the most talented, but he gives everything on every play. - Pat Dye
1/27/2012 Never be haughty to the humble. Never be humble to the haughty. - Jefferson Davis
1/30/2012 Most of us spend a lot of time dreaming about the future, never realizing that a little of it arrives each day. - Unknown
1/31/2012 Mankind must realize that it is in need of healing not from the outer world, but from within. - Carolyn Warfield
2/1/2012 Dreaming is wonderful, goal setting is crucial, but action is supreme. To make something great happen you must get busy and make it happen. Take that action step today that will put you on your path to achievement. - Greg Werner
2/2/2012 For every person who has ever lived, there will come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours. - Pam Brown
2/3/2012 There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear. - David J. Mahoney
2/6/2012 A good rule for going through life is to keep the heart a little softer than the head. - John Graham
2/7/2012 A life lived in love will never be dull. - Leo Buscaglia
2/8/2012 A man must have grown old and lived long in order to see how short life is. - Arthur Schopenhauer
2/9/2012 Anyone can carry his burden, however heavy, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, til the sun goes down and that is all that life really means. - Robert Louis Stevenson
2/10/2012 Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you may look back and realize there were the big things. - Unknown
2/13/2012 Do what's right and try to get along with people, in that order. - Ezra Taft Benson
2/14/2012 He who loves not lives not. - Ramon Lull
2/15/2012 He who wants to move mountains starts by carrying away small stones. - Unknown
2/16/2012 I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning. - J.B. Priestley
2/17/2012 I do the best I know how, the very best I can: and I mean to keep on doing it to the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me will not amount to anything. If the end brings me out all wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference. - Abraham Lincoln
2/21/2012 I have made mistakes, but I have never made the mistake of claiming I never made one. - James Gordon Bennett
2/22/2012 It is truly said: It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do. - Chow Ching
2/24/2012 It's worth asking: What do you want? It gets harder to answer as you get older. The answer gets subtler and subtler. - John Jerome
2/27/2012 Some people succeed because they are destined to, but most people succeed because they are determined to. - Roscoe Dunjee
2/28/2012 Sometimes success is due less to ability than to zeal. - Charles Buxton
2/29/2012 Statistically, the probability of any one of us being here is so small that you'd think the mere fact of existing would keep us all in a contended dazzlement. - Lewis Thomas
3/1/2012 Stay actively involved in manifesting your dreams and the world created will be one we all want to live in. - Jewel Kilcher
3/2/2012 Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got. - Unknown
3/5/2012 Success is for those who know what they want and go after it, no matter how difficult the path. - Jancques A. Nasser
3/6/2012 The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference. - Bess Meyerson
3/7/2012 The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt. - Helen Keller
3/8/2012 The best passion is compassion. - Jamaican proverb
3/9/2012 The best thing you can give someone is a chance. - Bits & Pieces
3/12/2012 The best manner of avenging ourselves is by not resembling him who has injured us. - Jane Porter
3/13/2012 The best things in life aren't things. - Ann Landers
3/14/2012 The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions. - Alfred Adler
3/15/2012 The day on which one starts out is not the time to start one's preparation.   - African proverb
3/16/2012 The first rule of success? Show up. - Jeanne Robertson
3/19/2012 You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. - Christopher Columbus
3/20/2012 I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, the can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. - Abraham Lincoln
3/20/2012 You are not responsible for the thoughts that pass your door. You are responsible for those you admit and entertain. - Unknown 
3/21/2012 Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences. - Norman Cousins
3/22/2012 When you handle yourself, use your head; when you handle others, use your heart. - Donna Reed
3/23/2012 When the morning's freshness has been replaced by the weariness of midday, when the leg muscles quiver under the strain, the climb seems endless, and, suddenly, nothing will go quite the way you wish - it is then you must not hesitate. - Dag Hammarskjold
3/26/2012 Fate is determined by what one does and what one doesn't do.  - Ralph Ellison
3/27/2012 The human being, if not quite captain of his fate, can yet steer himself in a new direction. - Arnold A. Lasker
3/28/2012 If you can touch people's hearts, you can make change. - Kris Kristofferson
3/29/2012 People are always looking for the single magic bullet that will totally change everything. There is no single magic bullet. - Temple Grandin
3/30/2012 Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator and change has its enemies. - Robert F. Kennedy
4/2/2012 You have to see it to be it. - Billie Jean King
4/3/2012 You can't get ahead when you're trying to get even. - Unknown
4/4/2012 Sure the world is full of trouble, but as long as we have people undoing trouble, we have a pretty good world. - Helen Keller
4/5/2012 Take risks: If you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise. - Unknown
4/6/2012 Temptations, unlike opportunities, will always give you many second chances. - O.A. Battista
4/9/2012 Tact is rubbing out another's mistake instead of rubbing it in. - Farmer's Almanac
4/10/2012 Suffering isn't ennobling, recovery is. - Christian Barnard
4/11/2012 It isn't the great pleasures that count the most; it's making a great deal out of the little ones. - Jean Webster
4/12/2012 It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities but its own talents. - Eric Hoffer
4/13/2012 Hiding leads nowhere except to more hiding. - Margaret A. Robinson
4/16/2012 You learn something every day if you pay attention. - Ray Leblond
4/17/2012 When we line up all the facts we think are against us, the facts can stop us before we start. What ever we need to discourage us - I'm too young, too old, too short, too tall, unprepared, inexperienced, or not quite ready - we can uncover. And if we miss a few, we can always find someone to help us "face the facts." The facts, after all, speak for themselves - except they're not true. - Marlo Thomas
4/18/2012 Everyone has barriers and obstacles. If you look at them as containing fences that don't allow you to advance, then you are not going to succeed. But if you look at them as hurdles that strengthen you each time you go over one, then success is on its way. - Benjamin Carson
4/18/2012 In all things, be willing to listen to people around you. None of us is really smart enough to go it alone. - John Clendenin
4/20/2012 Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do. - Isaac Asimov
4/23/2012 As you grow older, you'll find the only things you regret are the things you didn't do. - Zachary Scott
4/23/2012 It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow up to be. - JK Rowling
4/24/2012 Be sincere. Be simple in words, manners, and gestures. Amuse as well as instruct. If you can make a man laugh, you can make him think and make him like and believe you. - Alfred E. Smith
4/25/2012 Capture the moment, whoever you are. None of us is here forever. - Adrian
4/26/2012 Carve your name on hearts and not on marble. - Unknown
4/27/2012 Chance comes to those who know what they want. - African Proverb
4/30/2012 A bad attitude is the worst thing that can happen to a group of people. It's infectious. - Roger Allan Raby
5/1/2012 Blessed is the man who can enjoy the small things, the common beauties, the little day-by-day events: sunshine on the fields, birds on the bough, breakfast, dinner, supper, a,friend passing by. So many people who go afield to search for happiness have left it behind them back home sitting on the front porch. - David Grayson
5/2/2012 Change yourself, and fortune will change with you. - Portugese Proverb
5/3/2012 Definiteness of purpose is the starting point for all achievement. - W. Clement Stone
5/4/2012 Efficiency is doing things - not wishing you could do them, dreaming about them, or wondering if you can do them. - Frank Crane
5/7/2012 Fear has the largest eyes of all. - Boris Pasternak
5/9/2012 Happiness belongs to those who are sufficient unto themselves. For all external sources of happiness and pleasure are, by their very nature, highly uncertain, precarious, ephemeral, and subject to chance. - Arthur Schopenhauer
5/10/2012 If we bestow a gift or favor and expect a return for it, it is not a gift but a trade. - Bits & Pieces
5/11/2012 Just when you think you know exactly how it's going, some other possibility shows up and it gets even better. - Nils Ekstrom
5/14/2012 Knowing what you want is the first step in getting it. - Louise Hart
5/15/2012 Learn from everyone, copy no one. - Don Shula
5/16/2012 Motivation is not a matter of will power; it is a matter of want-power. - Paul Karasik
5/17/2012 No life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it. - Ellen Glasgow
5/18/2012 One can make a day any size. - John Muir
5/21/2012 Part of having a strong sense of self is to be accountable for one's actions. No matter how much we explore motives or lack of motives, we are what we do. - Janet Geringer Woititz
5/22/2012 Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great. - Mark Twain
5/23/2012 Sad soul, take comfort, nor forget that sunrise never failed us yet. - Celia Layton Thaxter
5/24/2012 Tell me a fact, and I'll learn. Tell me a truth, and I'll believe. Tell me a story, and it will live in my heart forever. - Native American Proverb
5/25/2012 Until you know that life is interesting, and find it so, you haven't found your soul. - Geoffrey Fisher
5/29/2012 A wise, old owl sat in an oak. The more he heard, the less he spoke; the less he spoke, the more he heard. Why aren't we all like that wise old bird? - Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme
5/30/2012 Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. - William James
5/31/2012 Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong. - Peter T. McIntyre
6/1/2012 Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress. - Alfred A. Montapert
6/4/2012 The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. - Bertrand Russell
6/5/2012 Victory belongs to the most persevering. - Napoleon Bonaparte
6/6/2012 We can tell our values by looking at checkbooks stubs. - Gloria Steinem
6/7/2012 There is no difficulty that enough love will not conquer. - Sophocles
6/8/2012 The only thing worse than an expert is someone who thinks he's an expert. - Aly A. Colon
6/11/2012 The only time you are allowed to use the word "can't" when pursuing your dream is when you are saying the word "miss" immediately after it. - Jerry Freking
6/12/2012 Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is simply passing the time. Action with vision is making a positive difference. - Joel Barker
6/13/2012 We are all stronger than we think we are. - Danica McKellar
6/14/2012 You learn something best when you teach it to someone else. - Dawn Sternstien
6/15/2012 A bad habit never disappears miraculously; it's an undo-it-yourself project - Abigale Van Buren
6/18/2012 A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. - John Burroughs
6/19/2012 Be what you want others to become. - Unknown
6/20/2012 Creditors have better memories than debtors. - unknown
6/21/2012 Don't ever lose your dream. - Dick LeBeau
6/22/2012 You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. - Theodor Seuss Geisel
6/25/2012 Work with a purpose, and know how what you are doing fits into the big picture. - Rick Barnes
6/26/2012 Whoso loves Believes the impossible - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
6/27/2012 True wisdom consists in tracing effects to their causes. - Oliver Goldsmith
6/28/2012 Sooner or later, we're all going to let somebody down. We're all going to screw up. But life is about how you come back from it, If you learn from it, and how you use it to make yourself a better stronger person. - Matthew J. Darnell
6/28/2012 Success is a ladder that cannot be climbed with your hands in your pockets. - American Proverb
7/2/2012 I hate that feeling of going to bed at night when I don't feel like I pushed myself. - Steve Nash
7/3/2012 He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. - Nietzsche
7/5/2012 Good habits are just as hard to break as bad ones. - Colleen Mariah Rae
7/6/2012 Forgive your enemies. It messes up their heads. - Unknown
7/9/2012 Instead of trying to minimize distractions. It's better to set worthwhile goals. The distractions minimize themselves. - Joel Bryant
7/10/2012 Heart is what separates the good from the great. - Michael Jordan
7/11/2012 Good things are not done in a hurry. - German Proverb
7/12/2012 For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, or debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life. - Alfred D Souza
7/13/2012 Everything you do counts forever. You are an expression of the whole process of creation; you are a co-creator. - Barbara Marx Hubbard
7/16/2012 Everything you want in this world lies just right outside of your comfort zone. - Jamie Lee Curtis
7/17/2012 Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist but you have ceased to live. - Martin Luther
7/18/2012 Contentment is the realization of how much I already have. - Dave Grant
7/19/2012 Be cautious. Opportunity does the knocking for temptation too. - Al Batt
7/20/2012 All of you who seek the way, please do not waste this moment. - Zen saying
7/23/2012 The difference between good and great is just a little extra effort. - Duffy Daugherty
7/24/2012 We do not learn only from great minds; we learn from everyone, if only we observe and inquire. - C.A. Doxiadis
7/25/2012 We often learn great lessons in simple and everyday ways. - Pearl S. Buck
7/26/2012 When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile. - unknown
7/27/2012 You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. - Michael Jordan
7/30/2012 You have to tilt at windmills sometimes if only to remind yourself to expect the best out of people and to refuse to always accept the worst.  If nothing else you’ll feel good about yourself for trying, and it may work! - Nadine McBeth
7/31/2012 Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second. Give your dreams all you've got, and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you. - William James
8/1/2012 Never quit. It is the easiest copout in the world. Set a goal, and don't quit until you attain it. When you do, set another goal, and don't quit until you reach it. Never quit. - Bear Bryant
8/2/2012 One can tell the size of people by the size of things that made them mad. - Adlai Stevenson
8/3/2012 Pay attention to every day. Stop worrying about all that other stuff, and start paying attention to the stuff that really matters. Live each day to the fullest. - Jim Valvano
8/6/2012 People do not wish to be worse, they really wish to become better, but they often do not know how. - James Bladwin
8/7/2012 People in distress will sometime prefer a problem that is familiar to a solution that is not. - Neil Postman
8/8/2012 Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value to its scarcity. - Unknown
8/9/2012 Reflect upon your blessings, of which every man has plenty, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. - Charles Dickens
8/13/2012 Say "yes" as often as you can. Saying "yes" begins things. Saying "yes" is how things grow. - Michael Hogan
8/14/2012 Setting goals for your game is an art. The trick is in setting them at the right level - neither too low or too high. - Greg Norman
8/15/2012 Someday, all you'll have to light your way will be a single ray of faith - and it will be enough. - Kobi Yamada
8/16/2012 Success is not counted by how high you have climbed but by how many you brought with you. - Wil Rose
8/17/2012 Tact is the art of recognizing when to be big and when not to belittle. - Bill Copeland
8/20/2012 Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. - George S. Patton
8/21/2012 Take the tools in hand and carve your own best life. - Douglas Lurton
8/22/2012 That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end. - Francis Quarles
8/23/2012 The beauty of the day is found in the heart. - Thomas Hardy
8/24/2012 The best part of a new day is that it is a new day! Life begins again every day. How will you begin your new life today? - Andrew S. Hartwell
8/27/2012 You are the creature of circumstances or the creator. - Cavett Robert
8/28/2012 You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can. - Jimmy Carter
8/29/2012 Within you at this moment is the power to do things you never dreamed possible. You know what you are today but not what you may be tomorrow. Always look at things as they can be. You can do anything you wish to do, have anything you wish to have, be anything you wish to be. When you do all the things you were capable of, you will literally astound yourself. - Robin Ryan
8/30/2012 What the heart knows today, the head will understand tomorrow. - James Stephens
8/31/2012 We cannot hope to scale great moral heights by ignoring petty obligations. - Agnes Repplier
9/4/2012 We do not see things as they are; we see things as we are. - The Talmud
9/5/2012 We grow old more through indolence than age. - Christina of Sweden
9/6/2012 Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been, and look at what can be. - Marsha Petrie Sue
9/7/2012 Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow. - Doug Firebaugh
9/10/2012 Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what no other is, and to do what no other can do. - William Ellery Channing.
9/10/2012 Remember, reaching goals is not so much about doing big things when the feeling hits you; it's more about doing little things every day that move you toward your dream. It's about staying steady and on course. - Francine Ward
9/11/2012 First try, and then trust. - John Clarke
9/12/2012 Given the right circumstances, from no more than dreams, determination, and the liberty to try, people consistently do extraordinary things. - Dee Hock
9/13/2012 He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. - Epictetus
9/14/2012 He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but he will do very few things. - George Savile
9/17/2012 A bend in the road is not the end of the road … unless you fail to make the turn. - Unknown
9/18/2012 Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow. - Alice Mackenzie Swain
9/19/2012 Everyone has limits. You just have to learn what your own limits are and deal with them accordingly. - Noland Ryan
9/20/2012 Good things require time. - Dutch Proverb
9/21/2012 I find that it is not the circumstances in which we are placed, but the spirit in which we face them, that constitutes our comfort. - Elizabeth T. King
9/24/2012 If I had a dollar for every time someone came to me with not only a problem but also a possible solution to a problem, I'd have six dollars. - Brian Vaszily
9/25/2012 In the old days, when things got rough, what you did was without. - Bill Copeland
9/26/2012 It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable. Moliere
9/27/2012 It is though science we prove, but through intuition that we discover. - Henri Poincare
9/28/2012 It's not your blueblood, your pedigree, or your college degree. It's what you do with your life that counts. Millard Fuller
10/1/2012 I've learned that if I don't celebrate the exquisiteness of each day that I've lost something I'll never get back. - Sally P. Karioth
10/2/2012 Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. - Mark Twain
10/3/2012 Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. - Alfred Tennyson
10/4/2012 Life offers no obstacles, only challenges. - Unknown
10/5/2012 Live out your imagination, not your history. - Arthur Bryan
10/8/2012 Live your life as an exclamation, not an explanation. - Unknown
10/9/2012 Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do. - David Wilkerson
10/10/2012 Manners are like the zero in arithmetic; they may not be much by themselves, but they are capable of adding a great deal to the value of everything else. - Freya Madeline Stark
10/11/2012 No one can make you feel small without your consent - Eleanor Roosevelt
10/12/2012 No matter how big or soft or worn your bed is, you still have to get out of it. - Grace Slick
10/15/2012 Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. - Maria Robinson
10/16/2012 Not to know is bad; not to wish to know is worse! - African Proverb
10/17/2012 Nothing lowers the level of conversation more than raising the voice. - Stanley Horowitz
10/18/2012 One chance is all you need. - Jesse Owens
10/19/2012 O Thou who has given us so much, mercifully grant us one thing more - a grateful heart. - George Herbert
10/22/2012 One appreciates that daily life is really good when one wakes from a horrible dream, or when one takes the first outing after a sickness. Why not realize it now? - William Lyon Phelps
10/23/2012 One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. - Maya Angelou
10/24/2012 One of the best things people can have up their sleeve is a funny bone. - Richard L. Weaver II
10/25/2012 People always ask, "How did you succeed?" Simply put, I chose not to fail. - Xernona Clayton
10/26/2012 Reasons are based in fact. Excuses only exist in the minds of the people using them. - John Scott
10/29/2012 If I could wish for my life to be perfect, it would be tempting but I would have to decline, for life would no longer teach me anything. - Allyson Jones
10/30/2012 If it's stupid but it works, it isn't stupid. - Naval Op Manual
10/30/2012 The future frightens only those who prefer living in the past. - Unknown
11/1/2012 The future that we study and plan for begins today. - Chester O. Fisher
11/2/2012 The good news is you don't need to be brilliant to be wise. The bad news is that without wisdom, brilliance isn't enough. Barry Schwartz
11/5/2012 The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure. - Sven Goran Eriksson
11/6/2012 The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge. - Danielle J. Boorstin
11/7/2012 The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed on the same scale. - Aseop
11/8/2012 The man who can own up to his error is greater than he who merely knows how to avoid making it. - Cardinal De Retz
11/9/2012 The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is probably the guy who dropped it. - Lou Holtz
11/12/2012 The one fact that I would cry from the housetop is this: The Good Life is waiting for us - here and now. - B.F. Skinner
11/13/2012 The only way to get positive feelings about yourself is to take positive actions. Man does not live as he thinks, he thinks as he lives. - Vaughan Quinn
11/14/2012 The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves. - Garth Henrichs
11/15/2012 The proper function of a man is to live, not exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them. I shall use my time. - Jack London
11/16/2012 The problem with retirement is that you can't leave all your problems at the office. Unknown
11/19/2012 You really can change the world if you care enough. - Marian Wright Edelman
11/20/2012 You have the ability; now apply yourself. - Benjamin Mays
11/21/2012 Research shows that when we count three blessings a day, we get a measurable boost in happiness that uplifts and energizes us. It's also physiologically impossible to be stressed and thankful at the same time. Two thoughts cannot occupy one mind at the same time. If you are focusing on gratitude, you can't be negative. - Joe Gordon
11/26/2012 Are you living for the things you are praying for? - Austin Phelps
11/27/2012 Better one deed than a thousand sighs. - Shalom Dov Ber
11/28/2012 Cooperation isn't the absence of conflict but a means of managing conflict. - Deborah Tannen
11/29/2012 Defeat is a bitter pill. But if you take it as a lesson, defeat may not be as bad as it seems. - Homer Norton
11/30/2012 Don't be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. - Charles Richards
12/3/2012 Enthusiasm and persistence can make an average person superior; indifference and lethargy can make a superior person average. - William Arthur Ward
12/4/2012 Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try. - Unknown
12/5/2012 Every thought is a seed. If you plant crabapples, don't count on harvesting Golden Delicious. - Bill Meyer
12/6/2012 Everyone has got it in him, if he will only make up his mind and stick at it. None of us is born with a stop-valve on his powers or with a set limit to his capabilities. There is no limit possible to the expansion of each one of us. - Charles Schwab
12/7/2012 Friends are the sunshine of life. - John Hay
12/10/2012 Years teach us more than books. - Berthold Auerbach
12/11/2012 Winning has always meant much to me, but winning friends has meant the most. - Babe Didrikson Zaharias
12/12/2012 We live in a vastly complex society which is been able to provide us with a multitude of material things, and this is good, but people are beginning to suspect that we have paid a high spiritual price for our plenty. - Euell Gibbons
12/12/2012 While it is true that without a vision the people perish, it is doubly true that without action the people and their vision perish as well. - Johnetta B. Cole
12/13/2012 We should not permit our grievances to over-shadow our opportunities. - Booker T. Washington
12/17/2012 What we learn about another person will always result in a greater reward than what we tell him about ourselves. - Unknown
12/18/2012 What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him. - Louis L. Mann
12/19/2012 If you are only celebrating Christmas one day a year, you are missing the point! - Ben Nolt
12/20/2012 As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is. - Eric Sevareid
12/21/2012 Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas. - Dale Evans Rogers

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