Saturday, March 31, 2012

Realize what you want, then go after it; regardless of opinions or statistics.
Spend your life with the people who make you happy, not the people who you have to impress.
You don't need someone to complete you.
You only need someone to accept you completely.
Enjoy the little things in life... one day you'll look back and realize they were the big things.
You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing.

Rene Descartes
Did you know...
... that today is I Think Therefore I Am Day? On the birthday of Rene Descartes, father of modern philosophy, we honor all great thinkers. Descartes was born on March 31, 1596, in Touraine, France.

Friday, March 30, 2012

"... I've got to keep on chasin' a dream
I've gotta be on my way... "
Dear Lord,

Thank you! Thank you for all the blessings you give me! I am not deserving, however I am extremely thankful!

Yours,
Gary
Happiness is not something ready made.
It comes from your own actions.

Dalai Lama
You can become an even more excellent person by constantly setting higher and higher standards for yourself and then by doing everything possible to live up to those standards.

Brian Tracy
The major value in life is not what you get.
The major value in life is what you become.

Jim Rohn
Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.

William James
Did you know...
... that today is National Doctors Day? On this date in 1842, Dr. Crawford Long of Jefferson, Georgia, first used ether to save a patient from discomfort during surgery. Today, give a red carnation to your doctor as a thanks for modern medicine.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

"... I've missed you, since I've been away... "
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana
It only takes a split second to smile and forget, yet to
someone that needed it, it can last a lifetime.

Steve Maraboli
Did you know...
... that today is Amazon No-Sale Day? In 1999, the "Wall Street Journal" asked Amazon.com CFO Joy Covey if there was
anything they wouldn't sell. She responded, "Cement. It costs
too much to ship." ;-)

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Wisdom is not like money, to be tied up and hidden. It is to be used.

Proverb
A smile is a language everyone should learn how to speak!
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

Henry Ford
Without humility success breeds failure but with humility failure breeds success.
The price of gasoline...
Don't be afraid your life will end. Be afraid that it will never begin.

Grace Hansen
Did you know...
... that today is the London Underground Billionth Passenger
Anniversary? In 2001, Anna Angeli became the one billionth
passenger on the London Underground railway (the London Tube). Angeli was presented with a card allowing unlimited travel on the Underground for a year as well as a 500 pound ($700) travel voucher to help her escape London's transport woes!

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Smile at a stranger and Make a Difference in the World.
The greatest regret is being what others would want you to be rather than being yourself.

S. Alder
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
Knowledge is proud that it knows so much but Wisdom is humble that it knows no more.

Anonymous
Real difficulties can be overcome. It is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.

Theodore N. Vail
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of Nathaniel Currier (1813)?
The American printmaker of Currier and Ives was born in
Roxbury, Massachusetts. At the age of 15 he was apprenticed to
William and John Pendleton of Boston, who had set up the first
lithographic establishment in America. His apprenticeship
served him well as he went on to be the largest publisher of
lithographs.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.

Mark Twain
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That
myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.

Robert Fulghum
Did you know...

... that today is Stick Invention Day? In 2002, a person
received U.S. patent No. 6,360,693. What was his amazing invention? An animal toy that includes an apparatus with a "main section with at least one protrusion... that resembles
a branch in appearance." In other words, a stick.

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Best wishes for a peaceful and blessed Sunday!
Have some fun! Smile!

Gary Dean Masters
We are limited, not by our abilities, but by our lack of vision.

J.Sewell Perkins
People who judge don't matter.
People who matter don't judge.
It's always too early to quit...

Norman Vincent Peale
You have to ask yourself, 'Does this item or thought or response move me closer to my vision for my best life?' If it does, great. If it doesn't, what is it doing in your life?"

Peter Walsh
Did you know...
... that today is the Army Medal of Honor Birthday? The first time a person was actually awarded the MOH, was on March 25, 1863. On that date, Pvt. Jacob Parrott was the first of a group of 6 men awarded the MOH for their actions in April 1862. Trivia fans: Theodore Roosevelt is the only President to have received the Medal of Honor.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

"It's been such a long time I think I should be going, time doesn't wait for me... "
Say good bye, the past is ending, say hello to a new beginning!
The drinking will continue until the economy improves.
I've gotta make a difference, because time is running out.
Change is inevitable;
Growth is optional.
When you invoke the agent of change called acceptance, you
must accept all that you are, all that you've been and all that you will be in the future.

Debbie Ford
Did you know...
... that today is Make a Great Escape Day? On the birthday of
magician and escape artist Harry Houdini, make a great escape.
Houdini was born on March 24, 1874, in Budapest, Hungary.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

John Quincy Adams
To have a great idea, have a lot of them.

Thomas Edison
The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

Henry Ford
One's first step in wisdom is to question things - the next step is to come to terms with those things.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Thursday, March 22, 2012

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Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous
A rose is not its thorns, a peach is not its fuzz and a human being is not his or her crankiness.

Lisa Kogan
Did you know...
... that today is As Young as You Feel Day? Let spring add a spring to your step! Start acting younger than you are. You are as young as you feel! Enjoy! :-)

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

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Love can be Hidden, Forbidden, or Just a Game but there's always a story behind love.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies - and more marketable too.

Anonymous
Sometimes you never realize how much you like someone, until you watch them liking someone else.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.

Albert Einstein
Even in this digital world, human relationships still drive personal and professional success.
Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.

Plato
People do not always make breakthroughs because they refused to quit. Sometimes they make them because they know when to quit. When they realize that enough is enough, that old
patterns aren't serving them, that it's time to repack their bags.

Richard J. Leider
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of James T. Kirk? According to
the official Star Trek biography, Captain James T. Kirk of the
Starship Enterprise will be born in a small Iowa town in the
year 2228. Riverside, Iowa, claims to be that town. Happy
future birthday, Captain Kirk!

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting. By doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come to the truth.
Pierre Abelard
A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.

Seneca
Out with everything you don't need - the junk, clutter, hang-ups and hurts - and in with the fresh, fantastic, unencumbered life you've always wanted.

Oprah
Did you know...
... that today is Photograph a Soup Can Day? This day celebrates the first large pop art exhibition, which was held in 1962. Pop art is an art movement that emerged in the late 1950's. Product labeling and logos figure prominently in the imagery chosen by pop artists, like in the Campbell's Soup Cans labels, by Andy Warhol. Celebrate by eating your favorite soup!

Monday, March 19, 2012

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous
Expect the best.
Prepare for the worst.
Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar
Sometimes you just got to accept that some people can only be in your heart, not in your life.
Don’t be timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.

Emerson
There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.

Aristotle
Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat.

Andrew Carnegie
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Emerson
Why you? Because there's no one better. Why now? Because
tomorrow isn't soon enough.

Donna Brazile
Did you know...
... that today is Academy Awards Telecast Day? The Academy
Awards ceremony was first televised nationally on March 19,
1953. Trivia buffs: Bob Hope served as master of ceremonies,
Gary Cooper won Best Actor for High Noon, Shirley Booth won
Best Actress for Come Back, Little Sheba and Cecil B.
DeMille's The Greatest Show on Earth won for Best Picture
(many film buffs consider it one of most undeserving movies to
get an Oscar).

Sunday, March 18, 2012

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, ... "

Gary Dean Masters
When you're trying to motivate yourself, appreciate the fact
that you're even thinking about making a change. And as you
move forward, allow yourself to be good enough.

Alice Domar

Friday, March 16, 2012

How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.

Anonymous
Thank God It's Friday! Have a great day!

Gary Dean Masters
Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.

Thomas Edison
It's not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life; it is how you handle what happens to you.
Live, Laugh, Love... we only go through this life once. Make every minute count!
Having more joy does not necessarily require a life overhaul
- you may just need to create more space in your life for
moments of joy.

Debrena Jackson Gandy
Did you know...
... that today is Freedom of Information Day? On the birthday
of James Madison (1751), we honor his efforts for a free press
and the continued efforts of many other people. On this day in Washington, D.C., awards are given to people who fight for a
free press. Thank you, President Madison!

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson
If we keep our little flame alive, our first feeling of enthusiasm of who we are, without the influence or intervention of others, we will prevail.

Patti Smith
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of the Underseas National Park?
In 1960, Biscayne National Underwater Park, the first
underseas national park, opened near Key Largo, Florida.
Trivia fans: According to the National Park Service, Biscayne
National Park is home to 512 species of fish, and many of
these are visible to snorkelers and visitors on the
glass-bottom boat tour.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

"... It's a long way to the top if you want to Rock n Roll... "
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

Anonymous

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.

Thomas Paine
Make sure the important people in your life know they are important before it's too late.
Good relationships don't just happen. They take time, patience, and two people who truly want to be together.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Anonymous
I'm not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.

Louisa May Alcott
Did you know...
... that today is Chewing Gum May Make You Smarter Day? In 2002, researchers at the Cognitive Research Unit and the University of Northumbria in England reported that chewing gum
has a positive effect on cognitive tasks such as thinking and memory. It lasts for 20 minutes so start chewing your gum!

Monday, March 12, 2012

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt
If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a
hardship today.

Thich Nhat Hanh
Did you know...
... that today is Fireside Chat Day? President Franklin Delano
Roosevelt made the first of his Sunday evening fireside radio
chats in 1933.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Pay no attention to what the critics say;
no statue has ever been erected to a critic. :-)
When you don't have any money, the problem is food.
When you have money, it's sex.
When you have both it's health.

J. P. Donleavy
"We all have our time machines, some take us back, they're called memories; and some take us forward, they're called dreams."
When forming a relationship, people want honesty, authenticity, integrity, transparency and communication. Two-way communication.
Being single doesn't always mean no one wants you; sometimes it just means that God is busy writing your love story.
I've come to believe that seeking happiness is not a frivolous pursuit. It's honorable and necessary. And most people forget even to think about it.

Goldie Hawn
Did you know...
... that today is Lithuania Declaration of Independence Day? Lithuania was the first Soviet republic to declare its
independence from the Soviet Union on March 11, 1990. Its
independence was recognized by many Western nations after the failed Soviet coup on August 19, 1991.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Maturity of mind is capacity to endure uncertainty.

Confucius
Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now.
What we perceive as a failure may simply be our inner being's
way of telling us that we are ready to move to a new level of
growth.

Anne Wilson Schaef
Did you know...
... that today is Alexander Graham Bell Day? In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell transmitted the first successful phone message when he said to his assistant, "Mr. Watson, Come here!" Bell was born on March 3, 1847, in Scotland. Celebrate today by thinking of what YOU would have said on your first successful phone message!

Friday, March 9, 2012

Don't rush into love. Because even in fairy tales, the happy ending takes place on the last page.
The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie
Success and happiness are only possible when you become absolutely excellent at doing something you enjoy.
If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place.

Eckhart Tolle
Did you know...
... that today is Record Album Record Day? Pink Floyd's rock
epic "Dark Side of the Moon" set a record for having spent more time on the Billboard album charts than any other album:
1,093 weeks! Listen to your favorite music today!

Thursday, March 8, 2012

I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.

Walt Whitman
If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people
who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.

Pema Chedron
Did you know...
... that today is Sun Rise Day? The world's most northerly
village, Longyearbyen, Norway, celebrates the first dawn of the
new year (their New Year's Day). Around noon on this day, they
celebrate their first glimpse of the sun since the previous October. Wow! Um... Happy New Year Longyearbyen!!??
Did you know...
... that today is Sun Rise Day? The world's most northerly
village, Longyearbyen, Norway, celebrates the first dawn of the
new year (their New Year's Day). Around noon on this day, they
celebrate their first glimpse of the sun since the previous October. Wow! Um... Happy New Year Longyearbyen!!??

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Peyton Manning...
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, ... "

Gary Dean Masters
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
I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing that I wanted to do.

Georgia O'Keeffe
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of the Monopoly Game? The
Monopoly game was invented on March 7, 1933. Parker Brothers
had originally rejected the game because of 52 design flaws!
Celebrate the day by playing your favorite game with friends
and family.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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Did you know...
... that today is Michelangelo's Birthday? Michelangelo, who painted the Sistine Chapel and sculpted David and the Pieta, was born in Caprese, Italy, in 1475. He is considered one of the world's greatest artists.
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Monday, March 5, 2012

I was speaking with a Gentleman I respect and admire today; he said to me: "you are living the dream". - I respectfully smiled in appreciation of his comment. - However, after processing the thought further... I Smiled even more... even bigger! - To God be the glory! :-)
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Good Monday morning! Soak up the Sunshine!

Gary Dean Masters
Winter thaws, Spring arrives. Budding, blooming, Earth revives. Hearts rejoice, spirits lift - God reminds us life is a gift.
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.

William Hazlitt
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of the Cray Supercomputer? In
1977, the first Cray-1 Supercomputer was shipped by Seymour Cray to the Los Alamos Laboratories in New Mexico. The cost? $19 million. Monthly electrical bill at the time: $35,000. Shazam!

Sunday, March 4, 2012

It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and
regret.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Did you know...
... that today is President-for-a-Day Day? In 1849, Zachary
Taylor was scheduled to take the oath of office as President
but, because March 4th fell on a Sunday, he would not take the
oath. So, for one day the President Pro Tempore, Missouri
Senator David Rice Atchinson, had to assume the office.
Stress or tension is the absence of faith, and so to remove it all you have to do is increase your faith!

Rhonda Byrne
Best wishes for a peaceful and pleasant Sunday!

Gary Dean Masters

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn
The only way to escape the corruption of praise is to go on working. There is nothing else.

Albert Einstein
Great necessities call forth great leaders.

Abigail Adams

Friday, March 2, 2012

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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
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Plutarch
The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.

Faye Wattleton
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall
too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.

Roderick Thorp
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of Elmer Fudd and Porky Pig?
Both made appearances in their respective cartoons on this day in 1937. Celebrate their birthday today by discovering the joy of watching your favorite cartoons!

Thursday, March 1, 2012

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Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.

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We all have the extraordinary coded within us, waiting to be
released.

Jean Houston
Did you know...
... that today is Peanut Butter Lover's Day? What kid didn't
grow up loving a PB&J sandwich? Celebrate today with a little (or a lot) of Peanut Butter. Those with allergies are excused,
of course, but the rest of you are expected to be throwing a party!