Sunday, July 31, 2011

"It's been such a long time I think I should be going... "
Best wishes for a peaceful and blessed Sunday!

Gary Dean Masters
Money is usually attracted, not pursued.

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

Jim Rohn
Life is too short to worry about how short life is!
Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused.

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge, but Imagination!

Albert Einstein
Never be ashamed! There's some who'll hold it against you,
but they're not worth bothering with.

J. K. Rowling
Did you know...
... that today is Harry Potter's Birthday? The boy wizard Harry James Potter was born on July 31st, 1980 (the same birthday as the author, J.K. Rowling, born in 1965). Trivia fans: The HP books have been translated into over 62 languages! Boola Birthday, Harry!

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Being a champion takes a ‘failure is not an option’ stance with a desire to win, and win again.
The expression a woman wears on her face is far more important than the clothes she wears on her back.

Dale Carnegie
Romance is dead - it was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece.
The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.

Lao Tzu

Friday, July 29, 2011

Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.

Susan Sontag
Happy Friday! Best wishes for a Successful day! Smile!

Gary Dean Masters
Success is simple but not easy. You must enjoy hard work.

Richard Parkes Cordock
Make measurable progress in reasonable time.

Jim Rohn
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

Robert Schuller
Men are motivated and empowered when they feel needed. Women are motivated and empowered when they feel cherished.

John Gray
There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles.

Stephen Covey
You cannot make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn
Nobody who changed the world did it by waiting for an audience.
Every problem or difficulty you face contains the seed of an
equal or greater advantage or benefit.

Napoleon Hill
Did you know...
... that today is Chicken Wings Day? In 1977, the city of Buffalo, New York, declared July 29th as Chicken Wing Day, immortalizing the delicious food originating from that city. Celebrate with some Buffalo wings today!

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now.

E. Nightingale
Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.

Georg C. Lichtenberg
Failure is the line of least persistence.

W.A. Clarke
I realized that my bliss and my heartbreak both point in the same direction.

Steve Pavlina
All the art of living lies in the fine mingling of letting go and holding on.

Ed DeCosta
Let go of the past and go for the future. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you imagined.

Henry David Thoreau
Always reach and strive for the next level and never settle for less than your very best.

Billy Cox
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping.

Dale Carnegie
You have to decide if you're going to wilt like a daisy or if
you're just going to go forward and live the life that you've
been granted.

Kevin Costner
Did you know...
... that today is Waterworld Day? Waterworld, starring Kevin
Costner, opened in 1995. Costing almost $200 million to make, it was the most expensive movie ever made because of crew injuries, tsunami warnings, a sinking set, disputes between
Kevin Costner and Kevin Reynolds, the director and more. The film grossed a mere $88 million at the U.S. box office,
however, it did much better overseas, with $176 million at the foreign box office.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

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Best wishes for a good Wednesday!

Gary Dean Masters
They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill
The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today’s work extremely well!
To know what you want, to understand why you're doing it, to dedicate every breath in your body to achieve... If you feel
you have something to give, if you feel that your particular
talent is worth developing, is worth caring for then there's
nothing you can`t achieve.

Kevin Spacey
Did you know...
... that today is Prot's Arrival and Departure Day? In the movie "K-PAX" Kevin Spacey starred as Prot, a mental patient who claims to be an alien from another planet. He arrived on
Earth on July 27, 1996, and returned to K-PAX five years later on July 27, 2001. Watch it today! Why? Because yesterday was Kevin's birthday!

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

"Don't look back... "
Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.

Alan Alda
The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein
Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.

Thomas Edison
The real challenge (in life) is to choose, hold, and operate through intelligent, uplifting, and fully empowering beliefs.

Michael Sky
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.

Tony Robbins
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Each of us has been put on earth with the ability to do
something well. We cheat ourselves and the world if we don't use that ability as best we can.

Gracie Allen
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of Gracie Allen (1902); Kate
Beckinsale (1973); Sandra Bullock (1964); Helen Mirren (1946); and Kevin Spacey (1959). Grab some popcorn and snuggle up in front of your favorite movie!

Monday, July 25, 2011

Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.

Thomas Edison
Imagination, not intelligence, makes us human.

If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.

Henry Ford
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson
Did you know...
... that today is English Channel Flight Day? In 1909, French
aviator Louis Bleriot became the first person to fly a heavier-than-air machine across the English Channel. He did it in only 36 minutes.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Best wishes for a peaceful and blessed Sunday! Look around you... Enjoy your surroundings!

Gary Dean Masters
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett
The only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life is you.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs.

Dale Carnegie
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that
you were there... and still on your feet.

Stephen King
Did you know...
... that today is the anniversary of Stephen King's The Plant?
Stephen King became the first big name writer to self-publish
a novel via serialized format on the Internet. He published the first installment of his novel The Plant on July 24, 2000, via his website. He posted the second installment four weeks later on August 21. More than half a million people viewed the novel.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

If you sacrifice the present for the future, you will never enjoy life, for when the future arrives you won't be present.
Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon.

Jim Rohn
If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree!

Jim Rohn
Think impact, not title.
Lose the victim persona. Play the victor!

Ed DeCosta
Man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.

Napoleon Hill

Friday, July 22, 2011

The price of greatness is responsibility.

W. Churchill

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Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.

Warren Buffet
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein
Keep your heart much softer than your head.

Ed DeCosta
Everything has to come to an end, sometime.

L. Frank Baum
You have to think anyway, so why not think big?

Donald Trump
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity!

Ellen Parr
If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.

Bruce Lee
Did you know...
... that today is Toucan Sam's Birthday? In 1963, Kelloggs
introduced the Froot Loops breakfast cereal to a hungry world. Toucan Sam, the mascot for Froot Loops, first appeared on television to introduce the cereal by saying, "It tastes like
fruit - and goes crunch to boot!" Celebrate today by wolfing
down your favorite breakfast cereal!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You're going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: find the cause of your problem and eliminate it. Don't try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human.

Anthony Robbins
The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.

Ayn Rand
Best wishes for a productive Thursday! Be COOL, Be LOOSE!

Gary Dean Masters
We forget our pleasures, we remember our sufferings.

There are no failures - just experiences and your reactions to them.

Tom Krause
Things of this world are in so constant a flux, that nothing remains long in the same state.

John Locke
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.

Da Vinci
In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.

J. Paul Getty
When we strive to become better than we are, everything
around us becomes better too.

Paulo Coelho
Did you know...
... that today is Pokeman: The Movie 2000 Day? On July 21,
2000, the movie premiered nationwide. Trivia buffs: Select
movie theaters dispensed exclusive cards. The first week, a replica of the Ancient Mew card featured in the movie was
given out. During the Japanese release, the first run of Ancient Mew had 'Nintendo' spelled as 'Nintedo'. This was corrected for future runs (and the US release) of the card.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Dont tell God how big your problems are. Tell your problems how big God is.

Nicholas Cannon
... we only regret the chances we didn't take, the relationships we were afraid to have, and the decisions we waited too long to make.
Success is that old ABC - Ability, Breaks, and Courage.

Charles Luckman
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Never be ashamed of crying, because caring enough to cry means you have a heart.
Our attitude toward life determines lifes attitude towards us.

Earl Nightingale
The height of your accomplishments will equal the depth of your convictions.

William F. Scholavino
Choose your choices carefully.
The thing is to get the work done.

Dale Carnegie
Out of life's school of war: What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

If you want to gather honey, don't kick over the beehive.

Dale Carnegie
Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them.

Albert Einstein
Do it well, finish it properly, and move on.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of the Special Olympics? The
Special Olympics, the world's largest sporting event featuring
disabled, handicapped, and mentally retarded athletes, were
first held at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois, in 1968. The
athlete's oath was introduced at these games by founder Eunice
Shriver at the opening ceremony. The oath is, "Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Don't mistake my kindness for weakness.

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Hope is not a strategy. - Brad Hager

Belief happens to be a brilliant strategy. - Seth Godin
You'll never truly be able to appreciate being on top without experiencing the bottom.
When I thought I couldn't go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.

Estee Lauder
Remember, its always darkest before the dawn.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.

Dale Carnegie
When people walk away from you, let them go. Your destiny is never tied to anyone who leaves you, and it doesn't mean they are bad people. It just means that their part in your story is over.
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.

W. Ward
It isn’t enough to think outside the box. Thinking is passive. Get used to acting outside the box.

Tim Ferriss
Nobody will think you're somebody if you don't think so

African-American proverb
Did you know...
... that today is Flitch Day? In an old British custom, married people are given bacon on this day if they can prove that they lived in harmony and fidelity during the past year. Few took home the bacon.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.

Sam Ewing
Best wishes for a good day!
Go make it happen!

Gary Dean Masters
Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.

Da Vinci
Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.

Marian Anderson
Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.

Henry Ford
Honor your commitments with integrity.

Les Brown
Despite the challenges you may have faced, especially in todays turbulent times, its time to prepare for a bigger comeback.

Billy Cox
Happiness, happiness... the flavor is with you - with you alone, and you can make it as intoxicating as you please.

Joseph Conrad
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the
world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often
surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of the Unsinkable Molly Brown?
Margaret Tobin was born in 1867 in Hannibal, Missouri. She
later got married to a rich silver miner before earning her name as the Unsinkable Molly Brown when she survived the sinking of the Titanic. Trivia fans: By the time Carpathia reached New York harbor, Margaret had helped establish the Survivor's Committee, been elected as chair, and raised almost $10,000 for destitute survivors.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

"I'll tell you Right Here, Right Now... Nothing will stop me... Nothing... No, Nothing... "
"... All I am is Yours... "
Best wishes for a peaceful and blessed Sunday! Enjoy the day!

Gary Dean Masters
Don't bring your need to the marketplace, bring your skill.

Jim Rohn
When you die, people will summarize your life in one sentence. Choose it now!
While we keep our head's down to see where we are going, pause once and awhile, and look up.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar
When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.

Mark Twain
Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.

Eknath Easwaran
Did you know...
... that today is Canada's Parks Day? Each year, Parks Canada
celebrates Canada's parks by offering free admission to all
sites for a day in July. Celebrate by going to your favorite park or one that's closest to you!

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Best wishes for a good weekend! May it be Productive and/or Fun!

Gary Dean Masters
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

Sugar Ray Robinson
In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product and profits.

Lee Iacocca
It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law.

Thomas Hobbes
Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it.

E. Nightingale
It is advisable to ask for directions twice rather than getting lost once.
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying... that he is wiser today than yesterday.

Jonathan Swift
Did you know...
... that today is Launch Day? In 1994, the Internet phenomenon was launched as a bookselling site. It rang up sales of $12,438 in the first week and losses close to a billion dollars in five years. Recently, has had an estimated worth of $83.07 million. Now that's a heck of an

Friday, July 15, 2011

In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D'Angelo
It's Friday, give thanks for all that you have. Make it a great day! Smile!

Gary Dean Masters
Today us the "official" day of the full moon... Be more tolerant of any "unusual" things that may go on around you.
If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.
The possible ranks higher than the actual.

Martin Heidegger
The world belongs to passionate driven people.

Jack Welch
Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!

Thomas Edison
The value of an idea lies in the using of it.

Thomas Edison
Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like
the dickens underneath.

Michael Caine
Did you know...
... that today is Paranoid Schizophrenic Duck Day? In 1996, according to the comic strip, "Mother Goose and Grimm," after years of therapy, Daffy Duck finally changed his name to Paranoid Schizophrenic Duck.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.

David Frost
When you are down, you need the event. When you are up, the event needs you!

Best wishes for a great day! The day awaits; Let's do this! Smile!

Gary Dean Masters
We don't pay the price for success, we pay the price for failure. We enjoy the benefits of success.

Zig Ziglar
I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.

Ed DeCosta
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France
Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride
it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes
by that don't change some of your old notions for new ones,
that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow.

Woody Guthrie
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of Woodrow Wilson "Woody"
Guthrie (1912)? Guthrie is best known as an American singer-songwriter and folk musician. His best-known song was This Land Is Your Land. Trivia buffs: songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger, Joe Strummer
and Tom Paxton have acknowledged their debt to Guthrie as an influence.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

"... Small Town Boy with a Big Time Dream... "
The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.

Abraham Lincoln
"... Struck down, but not Destroyed... "
Good Wednesday morning!
Give thanks that you woke up this morning! Smile! Go out there and make a difference!

Gary Dean Masters
Ask and you shall receive.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles overcome.

Booker T. Washington
Nothing is as tiresome as doing nothing.
Consider what each soil will bear, and what each refuses.

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The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what interests you and that you can do well, and put your whole soul into it - every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have.

John D. Rockefeller III
Did you know...
... that today is Patent #1 Grant Day? In 1836, the Patent Office granted U.S. Patent #1 for locomotive wheels. 9,957
patents had been previously granted (but were unnumbered).

Tuesday, July 12, 2011
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In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein
Action is the foundational key to all success.

Pablo Picasso
What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.

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

Andrew Carnegie
The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.

Bruce Feirstein
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.

Lao Tzu
"It's been such a ling time, I think I should be going... "
If you're committed to a goal, it will show up in your datebook and your checkbook.
There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.

Denis Waitley
There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.

Denis Waitley
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.

Lao Tzu
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of the Rolling Stones? The Rolling Stones first performed in 1962 at the Marquee Club in London, England. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Elmo Lewis (aka Brian Jones) were the inaugural members of the band. Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts joined the band later.

Monday, July 11, 2011

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

Donald Trump
Just because you're the best person for the job does NOT mean that you should be doing it.
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The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.

Mark Twain
Good Monday morning! Smile! Make it a good day!

Gary Dean Masters
The most powerful predictable people builders are praise and encouragement.

Brian Tracy
All that man achieves, and all that he fails to achieve is a direct result of his own thoughts.

James Allen
Life is an attitude. Have a good one.

Eric Lungaard
People will forget what you said and what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us.

E. Nightingale
The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.

Wishing for an outcome and actually taking action to achieve it are two totally different things.
You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one.

Paulo Coelho
The game of life is not so much in holding a good hand as
playing a poor hand well.

H. T. Leslie
Did you know...
... that today is the Day of the Five Billion Anniversary? In
1987, the 5 billionth inhabitant of this planet Earth was born. His name? Matej Gaspar. He was born to a Yugoslav nurse in the city of Zagreb, which is now the capital of Croatia.
Happy birthday, Matej!

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Give thanks for what you have! Best wishes for a blessed an peaceful Sunday! Smile!

Gary Dean Masters
A well-spent day brings happy sleep.

Da Vinci
You never suffer from a money problem, you always suffer from an idea problem.

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

E. Nightingale
Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent.

Jim Rohn
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.

Brian Tracy
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Stephen Covey
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.

W. Churchill
Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.

Jim Rohn
A word to the wise is not necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice.

There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream.

People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell
them Benjamin Franklin said it first.

David H. Comins
Did you know...
... that today is Dia Del Bibliotecario (Day of the Librarian)? This Chilean holiday commemorates the founding of
the Chilean Association of Librarians in 1969. Make an effort today to thank your neighborhood or school librarian!

Saturday, July 9, 2011

"It's been such a long time, I think I should be going... "

I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.

Dean Koontz
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of Barbara Cartland, English
romance novelist (1901) and Dean Koontz, American novelist
(1945)? Celebrate today by reading a good book, whatever your favorite reading genre may be. Happy birthday, Barbara and

Friday, July 8, 2011

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The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.

One of the miracles of life:
The more we share, the more we have.
Happy the man who has been able to learn the causes of things.

One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: To rise above the little things.

John Burroughs
Did you know...
... that today is Six Degrees from Everyone Day? Celebrate the
birthday of actor Kevin Bacon (1958), inspirer of the Six
Degrees from Kevin Bacon game, by finding your connection to someone you really want to meet.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.

John Locke
Did you know...
... that today is Chocolate Day? Chocolate was introduced into
Europe in 1550. The drink was a high-status beverage, as the cacao seeds were a very expensive import. But today, we can all indulge in our favorite food!
We live in the midst of alarms; anxiety beclouds the future; we expect some new disaster with each newspaper we read.

Abe Lincoln
Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead that is where your future lies.

Ann Landers
As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.

If at first you don't succeed, call it version 1.0.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier
Do you have a system for getting results?
No system = no results.
Isn't it strange that the same people who laugh at fortune tellers take economists seriously? Wait... It's the other way around...