Inspirations for Tue., Apr. 3, 2012

Positive attitudes–optimism, high self-esteem, an outgoing nature, joyousness, and the ability to cope with stress–may be the most important bases for continued good health.

– Helen Hayes

Each time courage comes out, breaking the fear that is within you, the spirit is renewed.

– Bob Simon

There are two types of preparation–physical and mental. You can’t get by with just one or the other.

– Ken Stabler

Inspirations for Mon., Apr. 2, 2012

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.

– John Leonard

We live very close together. So, our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.

– The Dalai Lama

There is one fundamental difference between love and hate. Love is always a refuge. Hate is never a refuge. Only a mentally sick person can find refuge in his hates. But love is the enduring sanctuary of life. Life may rob you of things. It often does. But it can never bereave us of love itself.

– Abba Hillel Silver

Inspirations for Fri., March 30, 2012

The fountain of beauty is the heart, and every generous thought illustrates the walls of your chamber.

– Francis Quarles

Before us lie two paths – honesty and dishonesty. The shortsighted embark on the dishonest path; the wise on the honest. For the wise know the truth; in helping others we help ourselves; and in hurting others we hurt ourselves. Character overshadows money, and trust rises above fame. Honesty is still the best policy.

– Napoleon Hill, 1883-1970, Author of Think and Grow Rich

We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; in feelings, not in figures on the dial; we should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best.

– Gamaliel Bailey

Inspirations for Thur., March 29, 2012

When one will not, two cannot quarrel.

– Spanish proverb

Remember that the faith to move mountains always carries a pick.

– Author unknown

Whenever you make a choice, ask yourself two questions: “What are the consequences of this choice?” and “Will this choice bring happiness to me and to those who are affected by this choice?”

– Deepak Chopra