Inspirations for Thur., Feb. 9, 2012

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
– Carrie Fisher

In every community there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.
– Marianne Williamson, Author and Speaker
You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.
– Jimmy Carter

Inspirations for Wed., Feb. 8, 2012


It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, or so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere through which we look – to affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of the arts.

– Henry David Thoreau, 1817-1862, Author, Poet and Abolitionist

It may make a difference to all eternity whether we do right or wrong today.

– James Freeman Clarke

Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it’s not going to go away.

– Elvis Presley

Inspirations for Tue., Feb. 7, 2012





Between saying and doing there is a long road.


– Spanish proverb



To have big success, you must have big dreams, and you must be willing to take a chance.


– Sumner M. Redstone



Fear is the opportunity for courage, not proof of cowardice.


– John McCain



A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.


– William James, 1842-1910, Psychologist, Philosopher and Author

Inspirations for Mon., Feb. 6, 2012

Genuine security arises from actual, first-hand knowledge that one is both capable and worthy of achieving happiness (through conscious, responsible action) and, once having attained it, that he deserves it.

– Michael J. Hurd, American Motivational Speaker

During my long life, I have learned one lesson: that the most important thing is to realize why one is alive–and I think it is not only to build bridges or tall buildings or make money, but to do something truly important, to do something for humanity. To bring joy, hope, to make life richer for the spirit because you have been alive, that is the most important thing.

– Artur Rubinstein

We all get report cards in many different ways, but the real excitement of what you’re doing is in the doing of it. It’s not what you’re gonna get in the end – it’s not the final curtain – it’s really in the doing it, and loving what I’m doing.    

– Designer Ralph Lauren

Inspirations for Fri., Feb. 3, 2012

Choose to be a love-finder rather than a fault-finder.
– Gerald Jampolsky

You don’t have to be born with a silver spoon in your mouth to end up at the end of the golden rainbow.
– Dianne Wilkerson

One hour per day of study will put you at the top of your field within three years. Within five years you’ll be a national authority. In seven years, you can be one of the best people in the world at what you do.
– Earl Nightingale, 1921-1989, Author and Speaker