Monday, April 30, 2012

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
You shouldn't make a girl your number one...
You should make her your only one.
He that cannot reason is a fool.
He that will not is a bigot.
He that dare not is a slave.

Andrew Carnegie
You can outdistance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you.

Rwandan Proverb
The best way out of a difficulty is through it.
Go for someone who is not only proud to have you. But will also risk anything just to keep you.
Stop waiting for the perfect moment, take the moment you have and make it perfect.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain
Did you know...
... that today is Wee Folk Day? In ancient times, people would bake sweat breads on this day and leave them out for the returning Wee Folk. If the breads were eaten, then the family would have good fortune the rest of the year.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Pray to the Lord!
Leaders never outgrow the need to change.

John Maxwell
The purpose in life is not to find yourself; It’s to lose yourself.

David Brooks
Life is a book:
Every day is a new page.
Every month is a new chapter. Every year is a new series.
One who looks for a friend without faults will have none.

Hasidic Saying
Ladies: Don't be comfortable being anyones secret. A real man will be more than honored to call you his lady.
I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's
full. Scratch where it itches.

Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Did you know...
... that today is National Shrimp Scampi Day? National Shrimp
Scampi Day is your opportunity to eat and enjoy a great meal... or snack. Shrimp scampi is simple and easy to make. And, oh so tasty! Do you know how to celebrate Shrimp Scampi Day!? You guessed it! ;-)

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Get out and do something fun!
Best wishes for a Great Saturday! Smile!

Gary Dean Masters
If you think you're going to be up for an Oscar, you schedule your moviemaking.

Michael Caine
Letting go of what others think you should do is the only way to reach your full potential.

Rick Warren
Every woman deserves a man who loves and respects her and every man deserves a woman who appreciates his efforts.
A strong man cannot help a weaker unless that weaker is 'willing' to be helped, and even then the weak man must become strong of himself.
Don't judge me until you know me.
Don't underestimate me until you challenge me. And don't talk about me until you talk to me!
It's nice when someone remembers small details about you. Not because you keep reminding them, but because they actually care.
I really dislike it when friends change just because they meet new people.

Borrowed and Shared
The more you loose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.

Norman Vincent Peale
Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if
you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got
to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.

Mel Brooks
Did you know...
... that today is A Portal in Time Day? In the movie "Kate &
Leopold" a portal in time opened up under the Brooklyn Bridge
on April 28, 1876. Create your own portal in time today to find the love of your life!

Friday, April 27, 2012

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The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.

W. R. Inge
You can do anything, but not everything.
If you're not making waves, you're not kickin’ hard enough!
In a world full of people trying to one-up everyone else, be humble and only try to do better than you did yesterday.
If you follow what people say; in the end you'll regret, because you'll never know how great it is to be yourself.
People yearn once again to be proud of their country and proud of themselves, and to have confidence in themselves.
Even when life seems too hard, believe you can face it, not because you're strong, but because God is with you.
Be careful about reading health books.
You may die of a misprint.

Mark Twain
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.

Thomas Jefferson
Did you know...
... that today is Ulysses Simpson Grant's Birthday? Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States, was born April 27, 1822, in Point Pleasant, Ohio. Under Grant, the Union Army defeated the Confederate military and effectively ended the
war with the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army at Appomattox.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Did you know...
... that today is Richter Scale Day? Charles Richter was born near Hamilton, Ohio, in 1900. Richter is most famous as the creator of the Richter magnitude scale that, until the development of the moment magnitude scale in 1979, quantified the size of earthquakes.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Confidence is what allows you to open a door when you have absolutely no idea what is behind it.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
Afghan Proverb
Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.

Emily Dickenson
Smile often, dream big, and laugh a lot. It will help you will realize how blessed you are with what you have.
Some people are like clouds... and when they disappear, it's a brighter day. :-)
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

Napoleon Hill
While there's life, there's hope.

Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn
I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn't weird at all and it was the people saying they were weird that were weird.

Paul McCartney
Did you know...
... that today is All You Need Is Love Day? In 1967, the Beatles recorded "All You Need Is Love" during a live British TV broadcast. Celebrate today by telling someone you love them!

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Don't try to figure out where you will find true happiness. Just try to make others happy, and happiness will find you’.

All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.

The person who doesn't make mistake is unlikely to make anything.
I'm not perfect but i'll treat you right, I don't look like a model but I'll make you smile all night.

Borrowed and Shared
There are so many people out there who will tell you that you can't, but all you have to do is turn around and say. Watch me!
She's not perfect, neither is He. But together, they might just be.
We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by
learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Angelina Jolie

Monday, April 23, 2012

It's always nice to have someone in your life that makes you smile even when they're not around.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.

Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.

Jim Rohn
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.

Ayn Rand
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Without awareness we often chose those who are familiar not those who are good for us.
Nothing is impossible; the word itself says I'm possible!

Audrey Hepburn
Did you know...
... that today is the No Smoking Ban Anniversary? The federal
ban on smoking during domestic airline flights took effect in 1988.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Do not quit until God says, "It's Finished".
You can make many plans, but the Lord's purpose will prevail.
You can kill the body but not the spirit.

Robert Louis Stevenson
If kissing is the language of love, then we have a lot to talk about.

Borrowed and Shared
Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.

Jack Nicklaus
Did you know...
... that today is Earth Day? The April 22 Earth Day, founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson, was first organized in 1970 to promote ecology and respect for life on the planet as well as to encourage awareness of the growing problems of air, water
and soil pollution. Happy Earth Day!

Saturday, April 21, 2012

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde
Faith sees the invisible, believes the unbelievable, and receives the impossible.
We make our fortunes, and we call them fate.
Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms.

Kahill Gibran
Blaming others forfeits your power of choice.
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.

Henry Ward Beecher
To create something you must be something.
Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.

Jim Rohn
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aelius Aurelius
Did you know...
... that today is Big Fish Day? In 1959, the biggest fish ever
caught on a rod, a 2,664 pound great white shark, was hooked
by Alf Dean using a rod and reel.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.

Indian Proverb
You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless they are willing to climb.
It's sad to live in a world where Appearance means more than Personality.

Borrowed and Shared
Change is the law of life. Those who look only in the past or present are certain to miss the future.
If God can make something out of nothing then He can do anything with me.

Borrowed and Shared
To give, the government must first take away...
Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.

Abraham Lincoln
When life gives you lemons, make grape juice, then sit back and watch everyone wonder how the heck you did that.
The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.

Albert Einstein
No man is more cheated than the selfish man.

Henry Ward Beecher
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

Zig Ziglar
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.

Oprah Winfrey

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Brave men walked on the moon, daring men walked on the ocean floor, but wise men walk with God.
The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Japanese Proverb
No matter how hard things may seem, something good always comes around.
There will always be that one song that reminds you of the memories you used to have with someone.
A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.

Henry Ford
The day will happen whether or not you get up.

John Ciardi
It always seems impossible until it's done.

Nelson Mandela
Did you know...
... that today is Shirley Temple Day? In 1934, Shirley Temple
appeared in her first movie, "Stand Up and Cheer." By the end of 1934 she was one of Hollywood's top stars, and the
following year she received a special Academy Award as "the
outstanding personality of 1934."

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Rumors are as dumb as the people who start them and as fake as the people who help spread them.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.

Pablo Picasso
The more you want to say the more you need to listen.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe
Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.

Napoleon Hill
Just because something seems improbable doesnt mean it's impossible.
God answers in three ways: He says yes and gives you what you want, he says no and gives you something better or he says wait and gives you the best.
The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.

Joseph Campbell
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.

A. A. Milne
Failure is like fertilizer.
Use it to grow!
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 Lightning Strikes Twice Day? In 1599, lightning struck and destroyed a church steeple in Germany. Between that time and 1783, the steeple was rebuilt and struck by lightning three more times -always on April 18th!

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.

Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.

Napoleon Hill
A scholar who loves comfort is not fit to be called a scholar.
I am learning that some people are not worth my time, and some things are not worth my attention.

Borrowed and Shared
When your ex says,"You'll never find anyone like me." Reply with, "That's the point".
Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.

Isak Dinesen
Did you know...
... that today is Gold Record Day? In 1912, Al Jolson sold the
first record to reach gold record sales, Sonny Boy. Jolson was
an American singer, comedian and actor. In his heyday, he was
dubbed "The World's Greatest Entertainer."

Monday, April 16, 2012

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

Dr. Dale Turner
Ask yourself a question: Is my attitude worth catching?

Zig Ziglar
Do not mistake sensitivity for weakness; enthusiasm for naivety, or childishness for innocence.
Masters make their decisions based on their future intention. Memory or intention. That is the choice. Always.
It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

W. Churchill
We must not allow ourselves to become like the system we oppose.

Desmond Tutu
You don't have to go looking for love when it's where you come from.

Werner Erhard
I don't forgive people because I'm weak, I forgive them because I am strong enough to know people make mistakes.

Marilyn Monroe
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of La Vache Qui Rit? In 1921, Leon Bel introduced a new cheese spread that he called The Laughing Cow (La Vache Qui Rit). He borrowed the emblem of a chortling cow that had been designed by Benjamin Rabier for vehicles conveying fresh meat to troops during World War I.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

"... If you're gonna go, Go all the way; if you're gonna stay, Stand your your ground; if can't run with the Big Dogs, big dog let me walk you out; if you can't lead, Let me by you, you're takin' up space... "
I'll never be perfect, but I'll always be unique!
While you're looking for the perfect person, you'll probably miss the imperfect person who could make you perfectly happy!
No matter how good of a person you are, there will always be someone criticizing you.
No matter how much of a good person you are, there will always be someone criticizing you.
Sometimes in life... "... through adversity, challenges and struggles you have nothing to lose... and everyting to gain!"
Sometimes in life... You may never know who your true friends are until they choose a side when you never knew there was a line.
Love yourself first before you love someone else.
A scar simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.
Acquaintances, often more than friends, expand your perspective. They help you to see life in new ways.
Economic disaster begins with a philosophy of doing less and wanting more.
I really miss how things used to be; however I've accepted that things have changed.

Borrowed and Shared
When someone comes into your life; God sent them for a reason, learn from them and be with them till the seasons end... or till the end.

Gary Dean Masters
The higher we soar, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.

The reason or motivation you have for making money or creating success is vital.

T. Harv Eker
You cannot make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn
It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.

John Steinbeck
Did you know...
... that today is Pony Express Ride Day? This day commemorates the completion of the first Pony Express ride in 1860. The Pony Express was a fast mail service crossing the Great Plains, the Rocky Mountains, and the High Sierra from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, from April 3,
1860 to October 1861. During its 18 months of operation, it reduced the time for messages to travel between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts to about ten days.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Ladies and Gentlemen;

Thank you, to each and everyone that attended, volunteered and supported the 2012 Relay for Life of San Antonio at Brandeis High School! The experience I had was priceless! Cancer does not sleep and neither did we!!!

I feel blessed and I am extremely thankful to have been an Emcee for this great celebration! I had a BLAST! Thank you!!!

God bless each of you!
Gary Dean Masters

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A walk is good for the soul...
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.

Be present, it is the only moment that matters.

All of us will answer to God.

Romans 14:12
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.

Jonathan Kozol
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of the Videotape Recorder?
Ampex demonstrated the first practical commercial videotape
recorder in 1956. The selling price of these first VCRs was
$75,000 per unit!

Friday, April 13, 2012

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream...

C.S. Lewis
Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.

Paulo Coelho
Love is the beauty of the soul.

Saint Augustine
If your relationship status says "it's complicated", you aren't fooling anyone. Do yourself a favor and change it to "single".

Borrowed and Shared
Good looks fade. But a good heart keeps you beautiful forever.
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
Did you know...
... that today is Dimestore Day? Celebrate Frank Woolworth's
birthday by buying something inexpensive. Go out and shop for
those bargains!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock
Best wishes for an Awesome Thursday! Smile!
God bless you!

Gary Dean Masters

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Decisions are the hardest move to make, especially when it's a choice between where you should be and where you want to be.
The only logical reason why people talk behind your back is because you're already ahead of them.
Smile like you’ve never cried, fight like you’ve never lost, love like you’ve never been hurt, and live like there's no tomorrow.
Compromise does not mean cowardice.

John F. Kennedy
Everything you own should have value, either because it's
functional or beautiful or you just love it.

Peter Walsh
Did you know...
... that today is Catcher's Mask Day? The catcher's mask was
first used in a baseball game in 1877, by James Tyng of Harvard, in an exhibition game against the Live Oaks of Lynn, Mass. In 1878 Frederick Thayer, manager and 3rd baseman for the Harvard team, applied for and received a patent for the mask. And catchers are forever grateful!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

"... Time waits for nobody's wishes... "
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.

People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.

Audrey Hepburn
Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble.

Frank Tyger
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of Ellen Goodman, American
columnist (1948); Margaret of Angouleme, French author (1492); Manuel Jose Quintana, Spanish poet (1772); and Christopher Smart, English poet (1722). Celebrate all writers and poets who have brought joy to so many!

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz
Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn
If you can determine where to begin, then you've solved 90% of the problem.
Most girls say they want a "good guy", but when they meet him they keep him in the friend zone, chase after jerks, and end up heartbroken.

Borrowed and Shared
A man who treats his woman like a princess is proof that he has been born and raised in the arms of a queen.
Whatever makes you mad, leave it. Whatever makes you smile, keep it.
Life is all about timing... the unreachable becomes
reachable, the unavailable become available, the unattainable... attainable. Have the patience, wait it out. It's all about timing.

Stacey Charter
Did you know...
... that today is Encourage a Beginning Writer Day? On the
birthday of newspaperman Joseph Pulitzer (1847), we honor all beginning writers. Celebrate by writing your own stories!

Monday, April 9, 2012

Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.

Don't always be so hard on yourself, nobody has it all figured out.
Today only comes once in a lifetime. Make the most of it.
For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why
not? Why not me? Why not now?

Jimmy Dean
Did you know...
... that today is Jenkin's Ear Day? In 1731, English sailor Robert Jenkins lost his ear when a Spanish ship plundered his
ship. England fought the War of Jenkin's Ear vs. Spain (from
1739 to 1748) over this incident!

Sunday, April 8, 2012

A friend who understands your tears is much more valuable than a lot of friends who only know your smile.
Don’t be afraid of going slowly,
be afraid only of standing still forever.

Gary Dean Masters
Find your strengths and capitalize on them, it is far more productive than trying to improve things you don't do well.
Some people are like clouds.
When they disappear, it's a brighter day.
Before you talk, listen.
Before you react, think.
Before you criticize, wait.
Before you pray, forgive.
Before you quit, try.
Happy Easter! God bless you!

Gary Dean Masters
God is good all the time. He's there with you in good times and stays with you during your bad times.
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.

von Goethe
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't let the shadows of yesterday spoil the sunshine of tomorrow. Live for today.
Teacher: Where is your homework?
Student: I lost it fighting this kid who said you weren't the best teacher in school.
There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth -
not going all the way, and not starting.

Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of Ponce de Leon (1460)? Juan
Ponce de Leon was a Spanish explorer. He led the first
European expedition to Florida. He named it La Florida in
recognition of the verdant landscape and because it was the Easter season, which the Spaniards called Pascua Florida
(Festival of Flowers).

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Love doesn't make the world go 'round; Love is what makes the ride worthwhile!
Take Chances. Abandon all the rules. Ditch the Recipe! Color outside the lines.
Dream it. Wish it. Do it.
"... Keep up your Spirit,
Keep up your Faith... "
Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty
rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.

Reed Markham
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of the Metric System? In 1795,
the French adopted the metric system as their official
measurement system. The United States is the only
industrialized country that does not use the metric system as
its official system of measurement, although the use of the metric system has been officially sanctioned for use.

Friday, April 6, 2012

You must be real with yourself, before you can be real with others.
A friend is a person who says nice things about you behind your back.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, 'Why?' I dream things that never were, and ask 'Why not?'

George Bernard Shaw
Love is the crowning grace of humanity, the holiest right of
the soul, the golden link which binds us to duty and truth, the redeeming principle that chiefly reconciles the heart to life, and is prophetic of eternal good.

Did you know...
... that today is The Poetry of Love Day? In 1327 in the
French city of Avignon, the poet Petrarch fell in love with Laura, the love of his life. Petrarch is often called the "Father of Humanism." Petrarch's sonnets were admired and imitated throughout Europe during the Renaissance and became a
model for lyrical poetry.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

When I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn't have it in the beginning...
"... It's Time!"
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein
Sometimes, you have to get knocked down lower than you have ever been to stand back up taller than you ever were.
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.

George Patton
A relationship without trust is like a car without gas. You can stay in it as long as you want, but you know it's not going anywhere!
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.

Mae West
Did you know...
... that today is Pocahontas Wedding Day? In 1614, Pocahontas, the daughter of Powhatan, chief of the Algonquian Indian tribes, married John Rolfe, an English colonist at the Jamestown settlement in what is now Virginia.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes
Being busy does not always mean real work.

Thomas Edison
Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating
that all people cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.

Maya Angelou
Did you know...
... that today is the birthday of Maya Angelou (1928)? Maya,
born Marguerite Ann Johnson, is an American author and poet
who has been called "America's most visible black female
autobiographer" by scholar Joanne M. Braxton. She is best
known for her series of six autobiographical volumes, which
focus on her childhood and early adult experiences. Happy birthday, Maya!

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln