Tuesday, May 31, 2011

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Life's greatest failure? - Trying to please everyone.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett
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It's later than you think.

Noble M. Masters
Fear is temporary, regret is permanent.
Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.

Tim Ferriss
In the end, a person is only known by the impact they have on others.

Jim Stovall
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes.

Norman Vincent Peale
"You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine."

John C. Maxwell
Did you know...
... that today is Old Masters Value Day? In 1989 auction at
Christie's in New York City, "Portrait of Duke Cosimo I de
Medici" by Jacopo da Carucci (Pontormo) sold for $32 million
to the J. Paul Getty Museum. It is the most ever paid for an
Old Master painter.

Monday, May 30, 2011

Faith is the substance of things hoped for...
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You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert Schuller
Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it.

E. Nightingale
Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.

Tim Ferriss
We are not animals. We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice.

Stephen Covey
Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual.

E. Nightingale
Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary.

Sarah Breatnach
"The only good luck many great men ever had was being born
with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck."

Channing Pollock
Did you know...
... that today is Niagara Falls Tightrope Day? In 1859, Frenchman Charles Blondin aka Jean Francois Gravelet crossed
Niagara Falls on a tightrope! It took him five minutes. 25,000
spectators stood and stared as he made his way across the
falls in a most dangerous Odyssey... one he had made several times before on stilts; carrying another man on his back; pushing a wheelbarrow; and even once, blindfolded. What some people do with nothing but spare time on their hands.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Our character is basically a composite of our habits.
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"In victory, do not brag; in defeat, do not weep."

Archilochus
Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

Jim Rohn
Be in control of your marketing, knowing your strategy is set for the best ROI.

Kenda Morrison
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.

Henry Ford
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.

Paulo Coelho
"There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way."

Christopher Morley
Did you know...
... that today is Mount Everest Summit Day? In 1953, New
Zealand beekeeper Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tensing Norkay became the first climbers to reach the top of Mt. Everest.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

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It’s tangible, it’s solid, it’s beautiful. It’s artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate.

Donald Trump
Your power is proportional to your ability to relax.

David Allen
You may encounter defeat, but don't be defeated!
The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.

David Russell
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.

Christopher Morley
"The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it."
The most handicapped person in the world is a negative thinker.

This is one of my personal favorites. GM
There comes a point in your life when you realize who matters, who never did, who won't anymore, and who always will. Don't worry about people from your past, there's a reason they didn't make it to your future.
Friendship is the most important thing in a relationship, earn the friendship to gain the relationship.
Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones that don't!
To love is to risk not being loved in return.
To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
"Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you."

Erich Fromm
You shouldn't have to sacrifice you just because someone has a problem with it.
"It's been such a longtime I think I should be going... "
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Great minds discuss ideas.
Average minds discuss events.
Small minds discuss people.

Eleanor Roosevelt
"If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan & guess what they have planned for you? Not much."
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.”

Aristotle.
"If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan & guess what they have planned for you? - Not much."
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.

Einstein
"A clever man reaps some benefit from the worst catastrophe, and a fool can turn even good luck to his disadvantage."

Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Did you know...
... that today is Wonder Girl of the Air Day? On this date in 1930, English aviator Amy Johnson completed the first solo
airplane flight from England to Australia. She had started the
trip 23 days earlier on May 5th. Because of this feat and others, she was known as the wonder girl of the air.
Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.

W. Churchill

Friday, May 27, 2011

"We all have our time machines, some take us back, they're called memories; and some take us forward, they're called dreams."
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To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.

Theodore H. White
And obviously, from our own personal point of view, the principal challenge is a personal challenge.

Richard Brandson
Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn.

E. Nightingale
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy
The process of learning requires not only hearing and applying but also forgetting and then remembering again.

John Gray
We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light.

E. Nightingale
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute… that gives meaning to our lives.

Tony Robbins
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.

Da Vinci
It’s tangible, it’s solid, it’s beautiful. It’s artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate.

Donald Trump
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.

Brian Tracy
"The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear."

Aung San Suu Kyi
Did you know...
... that today is Stratospheric Flight Day? In 1931, Auguste
Piccard and Charles Knipfer flew a balloon from Augsburg, Germany, to a glacier near Innsbruck, Austria. Reaching a
height of 51,793 feet during their 17-hour flight, they were the first humans to reach the stratosphere.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.

Anonymous
As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.

Henry Ford
We get paid for bringing value to the market place.

Jim Rohn
Have the dogged determination to achieve your goal regardless of circumstances or whatever other people say, think or do.

Paul J. Meyer
Stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade.

Ed DeCosta
The logic of the world is prior to all truth and falsehood.

Wittgenstein
"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."

George Bernard Shaw

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Buenas Noches! :-)
"It's not the tragedies that kill us. It's the messes."

Dorothy Parker
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

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What's going on in the inside shows on the outside.

E. Nightingale
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.

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I have made the tough decisions, always with an eye toward the bottom line.

Donald Trump
Let everything you do be done as if it makes a difference.

William James
Each day provides its own gifts.

Marcus Aurelius
The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away.

Marcus Aurelius
"Successful people are prepared to fail more, and they are more persistent than others."

Euglena
"Don't ever confuse the two, your life and your work. That's
what I have to say. The second is only part of the first."

Anna Quindlen
Did you know...
... that today is National Tap Dance Day? This day celebrates
the birthday of Bill Bojangles Robinson, the king of tap dancers. Robinson was born on May 25, 1878, in Richmond,
Virginia.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

‎"To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge."

Copernicus
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Good Tuesday morning!
Make it worth the price you pay!

"Be COOL, Be LOOSE!"
Gary Dean Masters
We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are - that is the fact.

Sartre
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute… that gives meaning to our lives.

Tony Robbins
A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.

Seneca
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill
Did you know...
... that today is What Hath God Wrought? Day? In 1844, Samuel
F. B. Morse opened the first commercial telegraph line between Washington DC and Baltimore, Maryland, by sending the following message: "What hath God wrought?"
"We could have bought a small yacht with what we spent on our
dog and all the things he destroyed. Then again, how many yachts wait by the door all day for your return?"

John Grogan

Monday, May 23, 2011

Best wishes for a good Monday and a great week!

"Be COOL, Be LOOSE!"
Gary Dean Masters
It's later than you think!

Noble M. Masters
Say goodbye, the past is ending;
say hello to a new beginning! :-)
The more the fruits of knowledge become accessible to men, the more widespread is the decline of religious belief.

Sigmund Freud
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

Carl Jung
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

Margaret Thatcher
Sometimes in life ... "...a person comes into your life and leaves an imprint on you that you will remember forever. You may never know exactly why they came into your life; however you are appreciative and thankful! That imprint, is a peace that God has given you! That peace is a new part of you that ignites you! Drives you to move forward without fear! Moves you to go on, to go out, to go up... "
Life is hard. After all, it kills you.

Katharine Hepburn

Sunday, May 22, 2011

"It's been such a long time, I think I should be going... "
Say goodbye, the past is ending; say hello to a new beginning!
You may not be where you would like to be; most of us aspire for more... To be better, to achieve more; give thanks! You woke up today!
Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.

Virgil
It's kind of FUN to do the Impossible.

Walt Disney
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.

Jim Rohn
A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.

Henry Ford
The first step to better times is to imagine them.
The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.

Voltaire
Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good.

Plato
Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet.

E. Nightingale
"Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power."

Lao-Tzu
Did you know...
... that today is Wagon Train Day? In 1843, the first wagon
train left Independence, Missouri, on the Oregon Trail. Three hundred men, 150 women, and about 500 children were part of the wagon train.
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.

Confucius
We could never learn to be brave & patient, if there were only joys in the world.

Helen Keller
We still did not answer the questions that are important to us.

Paulo Coelho
The key is not to prioritize what's on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.

Stephen Covey
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.

Dale Carnegie
f you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them.

Donald Trump
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.
NFL.com - that site can become active when we find out if there is going to be a season! Otherwise, they need to be silent!!!
Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.

Paulo Coelho

Saturday, May 21, 2011

If you wished to be loved, love.

Seneca
“Dreams it seems sometimes come true but usually it depends on what you do.”
Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.

Dale Carnegie
The way to develop decisiveness is to start right where you are, with the very next question you face.

Napoleon Hill
“Dreams it seems sometimes come true but usually it depends on what you do.”
Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.

Dale Carnegie
The way to develop decisiveness is to start right where you are, with the very next question you face.

Napoleon Hill
The soul never thinks without a picture.

Aristotle
"Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort,
you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, you cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation."

Plato
Did you know...
... that today is Greek Philosopher's Day? Plato, one of the great Greek philosophers and author of The Republic and other books, was born on May 21, 429 B.C.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Always keep an open mind & a compassionate heart.

Phil Jackson
"... and everyone I've loved before, flashed before my eyes, and nothing mattered anymore... "
The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction has to make sense.

Tom Clancy
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity; not a threat.

Prince Phillip of England
There is no passion to be found playing small...

Mandela
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It's Friday! Thank God!

The world is not coming to an end! If it does... It doesn't matter! When the world ends, or when my time here ends, I know where I will be! Praise God!

Make it a great day! SMILE!

Gary Dean Masters
Be careful... with quotations, you can damn anything.

Andre Malraux
The most important thing in life is to see to it that you are never beaten.

Andre Malraux
I'm treating you as a friend asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future pluses.

Katherine Mansfield
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain
A theory is something nobody believes, except the person who made it. An experiment is something everybody believes, except the person who made it.

Albert Einstein
I'm treating you as a friend asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future pluses.

Katherine Mansfield
An amateur is someone who supports himself with outside jobs which enable him to paint. A professional is someone whose wife works to enable him to paint.

Ben Shahn
Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.

Henry Ford
Optimist: A proponent of the doctrine that black is white.

Ambrose Bierce
"Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the
better. What if they are a little course, and you may get your
coat soiled or torn? What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled in the dirt once or twice. Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Did you know...
... that today is Are You Somebody Day? This day celebrates all of us who are good but not yet Somebody. Celebrate you as you. Make a list of what you do, what you have done, and what you want to do. Build your self-esteem!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

"... I am not there yet; I am on a mission and I will achieve my goal. In time, I'll be: '... Walking on sunshine'... " :-)
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If you don't like something, change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit
The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.

Harry Golden
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It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us.

Schopenhauer
Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.

Les Brown
If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.

W. Churchill
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.

Danny Kaye
"I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward."

Charlotte Bronte
Did you know...
... that today is Fingerprint Evidence Day? The first criminal
case in the U.S. in which fingerprint evidence was admitted into court occurred in New York City in 1911. Burglary suspect Caesar Cella was convicted by prints identified by Detective Sergeant Joseph Faurot.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of it.

Brian Tracy
Good Wednesday morning! - Smile!
Have a blessed and productive day!

Gary Dean Masters
Science arose from poetry--when times change the two can meet again on a higher level as friends.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Let us, then be up and doing,
With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, still pursuing,
Learn to labour and to wait.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has no heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.

Winston Churchill
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.

Henry Ford
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

Mark Twain
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.

Mark Twain
There is a strength in the union even of very sorry men.

Homer
Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.

Mandela
The world is the totality of facts, not of things.

Wittgenstein
"Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing
something else."

James Matthew Barrie
Did you know...
... that today is Women's Sound Barrier Day? In 1953, Jacqueline Cochran became the first woman to break the sound
barrier as she flew an F-86 over the California desert near Rogers Dry Lake.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Life is too short to blend in!
If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.
We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.

Joseph Campbell
Pay no attention to what the critics say; no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers
Nothing endures but change.

Heraclitus
Blessed are they thy put their trust in Him.

Psalm 2:12
"I have had many troubles in my life, but the worst of them never came."

James Garfield
Did you know...
... that today is the anniversary of The World of ResidenSea
Christening? The World of ResidenSea, the first condo cruise
ship, launched from Oslo, Norway on March 29, 2002, and was christened in Venice, Italy on May 17, 2002. At its launch,
you could buy a condo for as little as $2.2 million and cruise
the world in style!

Monday, May 16, 2011

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We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford
No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.

Andrew Carnegie
"Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves."

Dale Carnegie
"Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a mighty effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it. If you don't, you will leak away your innate contentment."

Elizabeth Gilbert
If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.

Tony Robbins
"Decision and determination are the engineer and fireman of
our train to opportunity and success."

Burt Lawlor
Did you know...
... that today is the Pam's Dream Ended Anniversary? In the last episode of the 1986 season for the television show "Dallas" Pam Ewing finds her husband Bobby showering in the morning. Bobby had been dead but was reborn as Pam ended her
season-long dream. The entire last season had been but a
dream!

Sunday, May 15, 2011

"... A Cinderella story on the tumble of the dice... "
Slander is one of the Seven deadly sins. - If you do not have anything nice to say about someone... You know the rest... :-)
Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration.

Thomas Alva Edison
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage or by removal of the patient from the influences under which he incurred the disorder.

Ambrose Bierce
Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.

Horace
Politics: The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.

Ambrose Bierce
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.

Machiavelli
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

Tony Robbins
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough.

Donald Trump

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Dear Lord,

Thank you for the blessing of the Emcee gig last night! It was an honor to be a part of such a great event; the 2011 Relay for Life Bexar County West!
I am responsible for what I say... and not for what you understand or how you interpreted my words.
Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up.

Friday, May 13, 2011

I got an Emcee gig tonight!
2011 Relay for Life Bexar County West!!! :-)

Thursday, May 12, 2011

You may encounter defeat, but don't be defeated!
Sometimes we have to do something painful in order to make our lives better.
The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn. - David Russell
Respect a man, he will do the more.

James Howell
Do what you love, love what you do, leave the world a better place and don't pick your nose.

Jeff Mallett
"You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you are
going, because you might not get there."

Yogi Berra

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 3:14
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

William Ellery Channing
Cast all your cares on God; that anchor holds.

Alfred Lord Tennyson
Hope smiles on the threshold of the year to come, whispering that it will be happier.

Alfred Lord Tennyson
'Tis better to have loved and lost
Than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson
The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.

Alfred Lord Tennyson
The greater man the greater courtesy.

Alfred Lord Tennyson
The only joy in the world is to begin.

Cesare Pavese
The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction has to make sense.

Tom Clancy
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.

George Bernard Shaw
"Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power
working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of
paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force."
Irving Berlin

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes it meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine
"If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase."

Epictetus
Did you know...
... that today is Lipton's Birthday? On his birthday in 1871, Thomas J. Lipton opened his first food shop, the beginning of the Lipton grocery store chain and later, in 1890, the Lipton
Tea Company.

Monday, May 9, 2011

"When you are a grateful about your past, no matter how painful it was, you know you are healed. When you are healed you are free to create the new life of your dreams!
Cuando llegas a estar agradecido por tu pasado aun por las experiencias más dolorosas quiere decir que te has sanado y solo cuando sanas eres libre para crear la nueva vida de tus sueños!"
Karen Hoyos
"When you are a grateful about your past no matter how painful it was, you know you are healed. When you are healed, you are free to create the new life of your dreams!
Cuando llegas a estar agradecido por tu pasado aun por las experiencias más dolorosas quiere decir que te has sanado y solo cuando sanas eres libre para crear la nueva vida de tus sueños!
Karen Hoyos