Daily inspirational quotes 2014

Daily inspirational quotes Inspiration for Success 2014

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12/1/2014: “No matter how small you start, always dream big.” - Stephen Richards

12/2/2014: “Every day may not be good...
but there's something good in every day.”
- Alice Morse Earle

12/3/2014: “Being different is one of the most beautiful things on earth.” - Unknown

12/4/2014: “We are stubborn on vision. We are flexible on details...” - Jeff Bezos

12/5/2014: “Enchantment lies in everyday moments if you are observant.” - Amy Leigh Mercree

12/6/2014: “The Sikh gave him the money. When Menon asked for his address so that he could repay the man, the Sikh said that Menon owed the debt to any stranger who came to him in need, as long as he lived. The help came from a stranger and was to be repaid to a stranger.” - Robert Fulghum

12/8/2014: “Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.” - Robert H. Schuller

12/9/2014: “Minds are like flowers, they only open when the time is right.” - Stephen Richards

12/10/2014: “Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.” - Mother Theresa

12/11/2014: “I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.” - Golda Meir

12/12/2014: “Try to remember what you were worrying about a year ago and if you can even remember, ask yourself if it really was worth worrying about. Now think about how you will feel about today's problem a year from now.” - Unknown

12/13/2014: “There are routes not to be followed, armies not to be attacked, citadels not to be besieged, territory not to be fought over.” - Sun Tzu

12/15/2014: “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” - John Lubbock

12/15/2014: “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” - John Lubbock

12/16/2014: “Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” - William James

12/17/2014: “There are only two ways to live your life. One is though nothing is a miracle. The other is though everything is a miracle.” - Albert Einstein

12/18/2014: “The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.” - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

12/19/2014: “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” - Norman Vincent Peale

12/20/2014: “If you feel bad at 10 miles, you’re in trouble. If you feel bad at 20 miles, you’re normal. If you don’t feel bad at 26.2 miles, you’re abnormal.” - Rob de Castella

12/22/2014: “It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.” - John Joseph Powell

12/23/2014: “The lesson will always repeat itself, unless you see yourself as the problem--not others.” - Shannon L. Alder

12/24/2014: “Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.” - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

12/25/2014: “Consider what a romantic expedition you are on; take notes.” - Anne Boyd

12/26/2014: “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” - Theodore Roosevelt

12/27/2014: “The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” - Molière

12/29/2014: “It takes valor to identify your breaking points and refuse to allow people/circumstances use them to force you say/do things you don’t believe

.” - Assegid Habtewold

12/30/2014: “Whatever there be of progress in life comes not through adaptation but through daring.” - Henry Miller

12/31/2014: “May Light always surround you;
Hope kindle and rebound you.
May your Hurts turn to Healing;
Your Heart embrace Feeling.
May Wounds become Wisdom;
Every Kindness a Prism.
May Laughter infect you;
Your Passion resurrect you.
May Goodness inspire
your Deepest Desires.
Through all that you Reach For,
May your arms Never Tire.”
- D. Simone


11/1/2014: “To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.” - Alan Watts

11/3/2014: “There are going to be little victories that we claim, even if it's finishing 15th and putting the car back in hauler without a scratch on it.” - Kurt Busch

11/4/2014: “Don't underestimate the power of thoughts and words. What you tell yourself every morning will set your mind and life on that path. Talk success, victory, happiness and blessings over your destiny.” - Nina Bolivares

11/5/2014: “Unexplored paths lead to undiscovered treasures.” - Constance Chuks Friday

11/6/2014: “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” - Winston Churchill

11/7/2014: “When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.” - Nelson Mandela

11/8/2014: “Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.” - Seneca

11/10/2014: “Kids come up to me all the time and say, 'Once I was going through a really bad time, and I saw you crash and get up, and it inspired me.'” - Evel Knievel

11/11/2014: “A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.” - Jack London

11/12/2014: “The pianokeys are black and white
but they sound like a million colors in your mind”
- Maria Cristina Mena

11/13/2014: “Nothing BIG will happen in your life, until you build off of the many SMALL things.” - John Paul Aguiar

11/14/2014: “A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal that is worth achieving.” - Ayn Rand

11/15/2014: “Don't wait for other people to be loving, giving, compassionate, grateful, forgiving, generous, or friendly... lead the way!” - Steve Maraboli

11/17/2014: “It’s almost always harder to raise capital than you thought it would be, and it always takes longer. So plan for that.” - Richard Harroch

11/18/2014: “You were born a child of light’s wonderful secret— you return to the beauty you have always been.” - Aberjhani

11/19/2014: “Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth.” - Ambrose Bierce

11/20/2014: “And will I tell you that these three lived happily ever after? I will not, for no one ever does. But there was happiness. And they did live.” - Stephen King

11/21/2014: “This is a classic negotiation technique. It’s a gentle, soft indication of your disapproval and a great way to keep negotiating. Count to 10. By then, the other person usually will start talking and may very well make a higher offer.” - Bill Coleman

11/22/2014: “Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.” - Cherie Carter-Scott

11/24/2014: “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” - Drew Houston

11/25/2014: “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” - Dale Carnegie

11/26/2014: “It does not matter what sixty-six percent of people do in any particular situation. All that matters is what you do.” - John Elder Robison

11/27/2014: “"You don't blast a heart open", she said. "You coax and nurture it open, like the sun does to a rose".” - Melody Beattie

11/28/2014: “Staying with people consists in your not having your own way, and their not having theirs.” - Maarten Maartens

11/29/2014: “If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.


10/1/2014: “Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.” - Alexander Graham Bell

10/2/2014: “We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies - it is the first law of nature.” - Voltaire

10/3/2014: “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.”
- William W. Purkey

10/4/2014: “Achievement - You can do anything you set your mind to when you have vision, determination, and an endless supply of expendable labor.” - Larry Kersten

10/6/2014: “When you pray be sure that you listen as well as talk. You have things you want to say to God but He also has things He wants to say to you.” - Joyce Meyer

10/7/2014: “I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business.” - Michael J. Fox

10/8/2014: “Faith is about doing. You are how you act, not just how you believe.” - Mitch Albom

10/9/2014: “Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations.” - Samuel Ullman

10/10/2014: “The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” - Winston Churchill

10/11/2014: “I am strong, but I am tired, Stephen, tired of always having to be the strong one, of always having to do the right thing.” - Brenda Joyce

10/13/2014: “I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” - Jimmy Dean

10/15/2014: “Good enough is good enough. Perfect will make you a big fat mess every time.” - Rebecca Wells

10/16/2014: “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.” - Maya Angelou

10/17/2014: “Anyone who imagines they can work alone winds up surrounded by nothing but rivals, without companions. The fact is, no one ascends alone.” - Lance Armstrong

10/18/2014: “It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.” - Muhammad Ali

10/20/2014: “It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” - Bill Gates

10/21/2014: “Your body will argue that there is no justifiable reason to continue. Your only recourse is to call on your spirit, which fortunately functions independently of logic.” - Tim Noakes

10/22/2014: “No matter how busy you are, you must take time to make the other person feel important.” - Mary Kay Ash

10/23/2014: “The wish for healing has always been half of health.” - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

10/24/2014: “Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.” - Carl Sagan

10/25/2014: “Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” - Mary Kay Ash

10/27/2014: “All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.” - Napoleon Hill

10/28/2014: “If you’re prepared to invest in a company, then you ought to be able to explain why in simple language that a fifth grader could understand, and quickly enough so the fifth grader won’t get bored.” - Peter Lynch

10/29/2014: “As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.” - Johnny Depp

10/30/2014: “For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: 'If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?' And whenever the answer has been 'No' for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.” - Steve Jobs

10/31/2014: “But there are some things, child, that you should steal. That you must steal, if you have enough love and courage in your heart. You must snatch freedom from the hands of the tyrant. You must spirit away innocent lives before they are destroyed. You must hide secret and sacred places.” - Lian Tanner


9/1/2014: “In life, it is not what you know or who you know that counts — it is both!” - Anthony J Dangelo

9/2/2014: “Today, many will break through the barriers of the past by looking at the blessings of the present. Why not you? ” - Steve Maraboli

9/3/2014: “Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.” - Brené Brown

9/4/2014: “If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.” - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

9/5/2014: “We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.” - Desmond Tutu

9/6/2014: “I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.” - Julius Caesar

9/8/2014: “As long as we are enjoying ourselves, that's the most important thing,” - Tony Fernandes

9/9/2014: “Failure teaches a man how to succeed.” - Buddhist quote

9/10/2014: “Every life deserves a certain amount of dignity, no matter how poor or damaged the shell that carries it.” - Rick Bragg

9/11/2014: “I would not be this successful if not of my wife who has been with me in my endeavors.” - Elpidio M. Paras

9/12/2014: “Think of an economy where people could be an artist or a photographer or a writer without worrying about keeping their day job in order to have health insurance.” - Nancy Pelosi

9/13/2014: “Work while you work, play while you play - this is a basic rule of repressive self-discipline.” - Theodor Adorno

9/15/2014: “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” - John Lennon

9/16/2014: “Even if things don't unfold the way you expected, don't be disheartened or give up. One who continues to advance will win in the end.” - Daisaku Ikeda

9/17/2014: “Learn from the masses, and then teach them.” - Mao Zedong

9/18/2014: “Your right actions might hurt someone, so if required apologize for your right actions, but don't stop taking right actions.” - Amit Kalantri

9/19/2014: “System fails when people with ability don't have authority and people with authority don't have ability.” - Amit Kalantri

9/20/2014: “I will be the first black James Bond.” - Dhani Jones

9/22/2014: “Time You Enjoy Wasting is Not Wasted Time” - Unknown

9/24/2014: “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” - Napoleon Hill

9/25/2014: “The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.” - Andrew Carnegie

9/26/2014: “I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.” - Brian Tracy

9/27/2014: “The right merchant is one who has the just average of faculties we call common sense; a man of a strong affinity for facts, who makes up his decision on what he has seen. He is thoroughly persuaded of the truths of arithmetic. There is always a reason, in the man, for his good or bad fortune ... in making money. Men talk as if there were some magic about this.... He knows that all goes on the old road, pound for pound, cent for cent--for every effect a perfect cause--and that good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

9/29/2014: “When everything seems like it's falling apart, that's when God is putting things together just the way he wants it.” - Unknown

9/30/2014: “Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do... but how much love we put in that action.” - Mother Teresa


8/1/2014: “Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.” - Dennis Waitley

8/2/2014: “Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.” - Dale Carnegie

8/4/2014: “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

8/5/2014: “Bran thought about it. ‘Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?’
‘That is the only time a man can be brave’, his father told him.”
- George R.R. Martin

8/6/2014: “It's your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.” - Unknown

8/7/2014: “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” - Albert Camus

8/8/2014: “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” - George Eliot

8/11/2014: “The truth is rarely pure and never simple.” - Oscar Wilde

8/12/2014: “I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.” - Mark Twain

8/13/2014: “Confidence is like a dragon where, for every head cut off, two more heads grow back.” - Criss Jami

8/14/2014: “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” - Paulo Coelho

8/15/2014: “I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.” - Alexander the Great

8/16/2014: “My normal life is like being on holiday.” - Valentino Rossi

8/18/2014: “Life is like a roller coaster, live it, be happy, enjoy life.” - Avril Lavigne

8/19/2014: “That word is 'willing'. It's an attitude and spirit of cooperation that should permeate our conversations. It's like a palm tree by the ocean that endures the greatest winds because it knows how to gracefully bend.” - Stephen Kendrick

8/20/2014: “Perhaps we all give the best of our hearts uncritically--to those who hardly think about us in return.” - T.H. White

8/21/2014: “I've never understood activity holidays since we seem to have far too much activity in our daily lives as it is. Find a culture where loafing is the order of the day and where they don't understand our need to be constantly doing things. Find somewhere you can have a hammock holiday.” - Tom Hodgkinson

8/22/2014: “One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

8/23/2014: “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” - Earl Nightingale

8/24/2014: “Peace begins with a smile.” - Mother Teresa

8/25/2014: “One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.” - Pam Brown

8/26/2014: “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.” - Dwight D. Eisenhower

8/27/2014: “No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.” - Anthony Robbins

8/28/2014: “Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.” - Lao Tzu

8/29/2014: “Concern yourself only with being the best you can be at this moment, for the moment moves with you continually.” - TJ Taylor

8/30/2014: “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

JULY 2014

7/1/2014: “You're on the planet too. Why should James Bond have all the action, fun, money, and resort hotel living.” - Paul Kyriazi

7/2/2014: “Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.” - Arthur Schopenhauer

7/3/2014: “We're both very very lazy, and having someone else do half the work is very convenient.” - Larry Wachowski

7/4/2014: “Instead of me having a breakdown, I'm focusing on me having a breakthrough.” - Terrell Owens

7/5/2014: “I practice staying calm all the time, beginning with situations that aren't tense.” - Martha Beck

7/7/2014: “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” - Jack Welch

7/8/2014: “Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” - General George Patton

7/9/2014: “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” - Henry Ford

7/10/2014: “Funding a civilization through advertising is like trying to get nutrition by connecting a tube from one’s anus to one’s mouth.” - Jaron Lanier

7/11/2014: “Be genuinely interested in everyone you meet and everyone you meet will be genuinely interested in you.” - Rasheed Ogunlaru

7/14/2014: “Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.” - Doug Larson

7/15/2014: “I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it.” - Voltaire

7/16/2014: “Don’t chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing, and work hard. The right people… the ones who really belong in your life, will come to you. And stay.” - Will Smith

7/17/2014: “It's hard to tell with these Internet startups if they're really interested in building companies or if they're just interested in the money. I can tell you, though: If they don't really want to build a company, they won't luck into it. That's because it's so hard that if you don't have a passion, you'll give up.” - Steve Jobs

7/18/2014: “Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow.” - Mary Anne Radmacher

7/19/2014: “We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.” - Joseph Campbell

7/21/2014: “Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.” - Josh Billings

7/22/2014: “It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.” - Julius Caesar

7/23/2014: “I had a dream about a poem once… that's all, I can't tell you about it because I had to sign an NDA.” - Duane Schor

7/24/2014: “When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix

7/25/2014: “And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.” - Jerry Chin

7/26/2014: “If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” - Buddha

7/28/2014: “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they've been given than to explore the power they have to change it.” - Muhammad Ali

7/29/2014: “If you know somebody is going to be awfully annoyed by something you write, that's obviously very satisfying, and if they howl with rage or cry, that's honey.” - A. N. Wilson

7/30/2014: “Sometimes we need to feel bad to know what it's like to feel good...” - Nitra Gipson

7/31/2014: “The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.” - Sydney J. Harris

JUNE 2014

6/2/2014: “One theory says that if you treat people well, you're more likely to encourage them to do what you want, making all the effort pay off. Do this, get that. Another one, which I prefer, is that you might consider treating people with kindness merely because you can.
Regardless of what they choose to do in response, this is what you choose to do. Because you can.”
- Seth Godin

6/3/2014: “An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” - Mahatma Gandhi

6/4/2014: “I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you. There’s nothing you can ever do to lose my love. I will protect you until you die, and after your death I will still protect you. I am stronger than Depression and I am braver than Loneliness and nothing will ever exhaust me.” - Elizabeth Gilbert

6/5/2014: “Abstract anger is great for rhetorical carrying on. You can go on endlessly about the post office, but it doesn't mean you're mad at your mailman.” - P. J. O'Rourke

6/6/2014: “If Muhammad will not go to the mountain, the mountain must come to Muhammad.” - Unknown

6/6/2014: “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” - C. S. Lewis

6/7/2014: “When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.” - Paulo Coelho

6/9/2014: “Light is creation. Darkness is the space necessary to create.” - Erica Jasmin Cartaya

6/10/2014: “If you learn to really sit with loneliness and embrace it for the gift that it is…an opportunity to get to know YOU, to learn how strong you really are, to depend on no one but YOU for your happiness…you will realize that a little loneliness goes a LONG way in creating a richer, deeper, more vibrant and colorful YOU.” - Mandy Hale

6/11/2014: “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” - Richard Bach

6/13/2014: “Let no one think that flexibility and a predisposition to compromise is a sign of weakness or a sell-out.” - Paul Kagame

6/14/2014: “The ultimate mystery of one’s life is one’s own awareness and existence. The needfulness for deity, the search for God is, in essence, the search for our Self and its purpose. The idea that our environment is somehow the staging area to fulfill this mystery is a concept whose time has come.” - JZ Knight

6/15/2014: “If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.” - Abigail Van Buren

6/16/2014: “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle.” - Tim Page

6/17/2014: “There's no excuse to be bored. Sad, yes. Angry, yes. Depressed, yes. Crazy, yes. But there's no excuse for boredom, ever.” - Viggo Mortensen

6/18/2014: “It’s not the will to win that matters - everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.” - Paul "Bear" Bryant

6/19/2014: “I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being.” - Hafiz of Shiraz

6/20/2014: “When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.” - Peter Marshall

6/21/2014: “I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.” - Steve Maraboli

6/23/2014: “Don't think or judge, just listen.” - Sarah Dessen

6/24/2014: “Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.” - J.K. Rowling

6/25/2014: “The difference between try and triumph is a little umph.” - Unknown

6/26/2014: “Your greatest test is when you are able to bless someone else while you are going through your own storm.” - Unknown

6/27/2014: “The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.” - Friedrich Nietzsche

6/28/2014: “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” - Harriet Tubman

6/30/2014: “I am holding a flower
in my hand
and know not
what to do
Should I but see
this flower
or keep it
cherish it
It is a flower
and I am only I
Forgive me God
for taking it”
- Unknown

MAY 2014

5/1/2014: “You can talk with someone for years, everyday, and still, it won't mean as much as what you can have when you sit in front of someone, not saying a word, yet you feel that person with your heart, you feel like you have known the person for forever.... connections are made with the heart, not the tongue.” - C. JoyBell C.

5/2/2014: “Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money.” - Cree Indian Proverb

5/3/2014: “A gypsy wandering in forsaken forest,
Dreaming of places untraveled .
Wondering if I would cross
path with my fallen Eve.....”
- Andrei Brian Ramos

5/5/2014: “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” - Harriet Beecher Stowe

5/6/2014: “The kingdom of heaven is like electricity. You don't see it. It is within you.” - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

5/7/2014: “If I had my child to raise all over again, I’d build self-esteem first, and the house later. I’d finger-paint more, and point the finger less. I would do less correcting and more connecting. I’d take my eyes off my watch, and watch with my eyes. I’d take more hikes and fly more kites. I’d stop playing serious, and seriously play. I would run through more fields and gaze at more stars. I’d do more hugging and less tugging.” - Diane Loomans

5/8/2014: “How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” - William Shakespeare

5/9/2014: “If you're a queen, you're powerless, so I'd probably demote myself and go shopping.” - Helena Bonham Carter

5/10/2014: “The tragedy is that what you disapprove of in others is the very thing you disapprove of in yourself.” - Stephen Richards

5/12/2014: “In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.” - Fred Rogers

5/13/2014: “Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” - Alphonse Karr

5/14/2014: “The thousand mysteries around us would not trouble but interest us, if only we had cheerful, healthy hearts.” - Friedrich Nietzsche

5/15/2014: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” - Mahatma Gandhi

5/16/2014: “The Kabbalah describes angels as bundles of light, meaning intelligence, consciousness. Kabbalists believe that above every blade of grass is an angel crying "Grow! Grow!" ... I believe that above the entire human race is one super-angel, crying "Evolve! Evolve!” - Steven Pressfield

5/17/2014: “If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But 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 Jordan

5/19/2014: “To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.” - Douglas Adams

5/20/2014: “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” - Dalai Lama

5/21/2014: “Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.” - Oprah Winfrey

5/22/2014: “If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives: Be kind anyway.
If you are successful you will win some false friends and true enemies: Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank people will try to cheat you: Be honest anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight: Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous of you: Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, will often be forgotten by tomorrow: Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough: Give your best anyway.”
- Mother Teresa

5/23/2014: “The Most Sweetest Relation In World Is pillow
Bcoz Wen U R Tired U Relax On It.
Wen U R Sad U Drop Tears On It.
Wen U R Angry U Punch It.
Wen U R Happy U Hug It
Now That Pillow Is Waiting 4 U
..So Go To Bed
Lovely Nite..;-:-*
Sweet Dreamzzz.
Good Night…..”
- Unknown

5/24/2014: “You worry too much. Eat some bacon...what? No, I got no idea if it'll make you feel better, I just made too much bacon.” - Justin Halpern

5/26/2014: “The speed of your success is limited only by your dedication and what you're willing to sacrifice.” - Nathan W. Morris

5/27/2014: “Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” - William S. Burroughs

5/28/2014: “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” - Socrates

5/29/2014: “Worrying is like paying a debt you don't owe.” - Mark Twain

5/30/2014: “Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.” - LL Cool J

5/31/2014: “When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” - Marcus Aurelius

APRIL 2014

4/1/2014: “Did I really want to stay on this road longer, knowing it was only going to end in devastation?” - Becca Fitzpatrick

4/2/2014: “I believe when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade...and try to find someone whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.” - Ron White

4/3/2014: “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” - William Shakespeare

4/4/2014: “Guard your thoughts, and there will be little fear about your actions.” - J.C. Ryle

4/5/2014: “Who cares what THEY think, what do YOU think? You can't control others' perception of you, so just be yourself and let it be.” - Dan O'Donnell

4/7/2014: “Arrange whatever pieces come your way.” - Virginia Woolf

4/8/2014: “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.” - Denis Waitley

4/9/2014: “In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.” - Lee Iacocca

4/11/2014: “Every event in life can be causing only one of two things. Either it is good for you, or it's bringing up what you need to look at in order to create good for you.” - Deepak Chopra

4/12/2014: “People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas.” - Unknown

4/14/2014: “Angry people want you to see how powerful they are... Loving people want you to see how powerful you are.” - Chief Red Eagle

4/15/2014: “Trying to negotiate getting a couple of kids to watch the same TV show requires serious diplomacy.” - Dee Dee Myers

4/17/2014: “The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved, just to love, and be loved.” - eden ahbez

4/18/2014: “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
The courage to change the things I can,
And wisdom to know the difference.”
- Reinhold Niebuhr

4/19/2014: “To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” - Mother Theresa

4/21/2014: “How do I dance with the fear?
Fear is not the enemy. Paralysis is the enemy.”
- Seth Godin

4/22/2014: “The most attractive thing anyone can do is exactly what they said they were going to do.” - Unknown

4/23/2014: “The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.” - Denis Waitley

4/24/2014: “So she thoroughly taught him that one cannot take pleasure without giving pleasure, and that every gesture, every caress, every touch, every glance, every last bit of the body has its secret, which brings happiness to the person who knows how to wake it. She taught him that after a celebration of love the lovers should not part without admiring each other, without being conquered or having conquered, so that neither is bleak or glutted or has the bad feeling of being used or misused.” - Hermann Hesse

4/25/2014: “Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.” - Paul Tillich

4/26/2014: “Don't kick down the door of opportunity. Nor should you lock it. Just take small steps to it, slowly turn the handle, pull it open gently, and take a step inside.” - Amber Hope

4/28/2014: “People not believing in you doesn't mean you can't achieve it. Where the most inspirational spirit lies is within you, believe in yourself even when everybody doesn't.” - Blaze Odamiday

4/29/2014: “Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.” - Mother Teresa

4/30/2014: “Because I choose to!” - Neo

MARCH 2014

3/1/2014: “Life may not be the party we hoped for... but while we're here we may as well dance. ” - Jeanne C. Stein

3/3/2014: “Everything is going to be okay.” - Captain Colter Stevens

3/4/2014: “He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” - Elbert Hubbard

3/5/2014: “No matter where you're from, your dreams are valid.” - Lupita Nyong'o

3/6/2014: “The unreachable becomes reachable, the unavailable becomes available and the unattainable becomes attainable at the right time. And the right time for the right things is now.” - Guus Ellenkamp

3/7/2014: “You go for the quality of the performance, not the longevity of it.” - Don King

3/8/2014: “The real love is to love them that hate you, to love your neighbor even though you distrust him.” - Mahatma Gandhi

3/10/2014: “Sow a thought, and you reap an act; Sow an act, and you reap a habit; Sow a habit, and you reap a character; Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.” - Charles Reader

3/11/2014: “Success is when you look back at your life and the memories make you smile.” - Grandmother of Angel Chernoff

3/12/2014: “To meet at all, one must open ones eyes to another; and there is no true conversation no matter how many words are spoken, unless the eye, unveiled and listening, opens itself to the other.” - Jessamyn West

3/13/2014: “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” - Zig Ziglar

3/14/2014: “Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” - Stephen R. Covey

3/15/2014: “Be careful what you wish for. You will most likely get it.” - Guus (interpreted)

3/17/2014: “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” - Christopher Reeve

3/18/2014: “Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.” - Isaac Asimov

3/19/2014: “Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.” - Emory Austin

3/20/2014: “It's not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts. ” - Zig Ziglar

3/21/2014: “How many condemnations I have witnessed more criminal than the crime!” - Michel de Montaigne

3/22/2014: “He who flings mud, loses a lot of ground.” - Anonymous

3/24/2014: “Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” - Ann Landers

3/26/2014: “For a true artist, difficulties become opportunities and clouds become solid present.” - Alejandro Jodorowsky

3/27/2014: “A big mistake people make when they are trying to lose weight is that they stop eating. They'll eat salads once a day and then their body starts trying to protect itself and holds onto the fat.” - Curtis Jackson

3/28/2014: “The Paradoxical Commandments

People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.

People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.

People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.

Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.”
- Kent M. Keith

3/29/2014: “I think a big test we all face in life on a regular basis is that discouragement test. Life's not always fair, but I believe if you keep doing the right thing, God will get you to where you are.” - Joel Osteen

3/30/2014: “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it - always.” - Mahatma Gandhi

3/31/2014: “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” - Virginia Woolf


2/1/2014: “Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens.” - Tony DeLiso

2/3/2014: “Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.” - Robert H. Schuller

2/5/2014: “They didn't know it was impossible, so they did it.” - Mark Twain

2/6/2014: “Don't make excuses, make something incredible happen in your life right now.” - Greg Hickman

2/7/2014: “Everyone has people in their lives that are gay, lesbian or transgender or bisexual. They may not want to admit it, but I guarantee they know somebody.” - Billie Jean King

2/8/2014: “All goes onward and outward, nothing collapses, And to die is different from what any one supposed, and luckier.” - Walt Whitman

2/10/2014: “Darkness cannot survive in light, but a light can shine in the dark!” - Odille Rault

2/11/2014: “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” - Henry Ford

2/13/2014: “What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.” - Jiddu Krishnamurti

2/14/2014: “Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.” - Ernest Hemingway

2/15/2014: “Every villain is a hero in his own mind.” - Tom Hiddleston

2/17/2014: “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

2/18/2014: “A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.” - Ray Davis

2/19/2014: “The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.” - Brian Tracy

2/21/2014: “Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.” - Carl Sagan

2/22/2014: “One must always be careful of books,” said Tessa, “and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.” - Cassandra Clare

2/24/2014: “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” - Henry Ford

2/25/2014: “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

2/26/2014: “Seeing the glass as half empty is more positive than seeing it as half full. Through such a lens the only choice is to pour more. That is righteous pessimism.” - Criss Jami

2/27/2014: “The best fighter is never angry.” - Laozi

2/28/2014: “Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, fall flat on your face, and then reach for the stars.” - Joan L. Curcio


1/1/2014: “Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.” - James Russell Lowell

1/2/2014: “Love and kindness are the hammer and chisel that gently chip through barriers and long-held beliefs to reveal the magnificent soul contained within every human.” - Molly Friedenfeld

1/3/2014: “Too often our visions of the future are dull and impotent like a hammer beating the water.” - Harley King

1/5/2014: “You are responsible for the kind of name you want to bear; you got to create it and tag it on yourself! God continues to do great things through human beings and you were not created to be an exception.” - Israelmore Ayivor

1/7/2014: “To ask, 'How do you do it?' is already starting off on the wrong foot. When reaching for the stars, there does not have to be a 'how' if there is a big enough 'why'.” - Criss Jami

1/8/2014: “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.” - Napoleon Hill

1/10/2014: “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” - John A. Shedd

1/10/2014: “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.” - Samuel Johnson

1/11/2014: “Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.” - Thomas Jefferson

1/13/2014: “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.” - Josh Billings

1/14/2014: “Patience is power.
Patience is not an absence of action;
rather it is "timing"
it waits on the right time to act,
for the right principles
and in the right way.”
- Fulton J. Sheen

1/15/2014: “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” - Confucius

1/16/2014: “Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?” - Richard Bach

1/17/2014: “But I am learning that perfection isn't what matters. In fact, it's the very thing that can destroy you if you let it.” - Emily Giffin

1/18/2014: “Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.” - Vladimir Nabokov

1/20/2014: “If you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain.” - Dolly Parton

1/21/2014: “It's the easiest thing in the world to be kind to someone, to show love, to forgive. You are born with this instinct - it should be your first reaction. NOT violence, anger and hatred! That is something we are taught, it's a Choice You Make.” - Michelle Horst

1/22/2014: “The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.” - Willie Nelson

1/23/2014: ““Are you ready?" Klaus asked finally.
"No," Sunny answered.
"Me neither," Violet said, "but if we wait until we're ready we'll be waiting for the rest of our lives, Let's go.”
- Lemony Snicket

1/24/2014: “The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.” - Thomas Jefferson

1/25/2014: “Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going to fast-you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.” - Eddie Cantor

1/27/2014: “Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.” - Christopher Hitchens

1/29/2014: “The timeless in you is aware of life's timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.” - Khalil Gabran

1/30/2014: “Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.” - Paulo Freire

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