Favorite Quotes

"People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives;
Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies;
Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have and it may just never be enough;
Give the world the best you have anyway.

You see, in the final analysis, it's all between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway." ~Mother Teresa

This is the begining of a new day.
God has given me this day to use as I will.
I can waste it or use it for good, but what
I do today is important because I am exhchanging a day of my life.
When tomorrow comes this day will be gone forever, leaving behind in it's place something that I have traded for it. I want it to be a gain and not loss, good and not evil, SUCCESS and not failure, in order that I shall not regret the price that I have paid for it.
-Samuel F. Pugh

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. ~Wendy Wasserstein

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude. ~Ralph Marston

In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. ~Albert Schweitzer

God grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, the courage to change the one I can, and the wisdom to know it's me. ~Author Unknown

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. ~Dale Carnegie

"I hope that my achievements in life shall be these - that I will have fought for what was right and fair, that I will have risked for that which mattered, and that I will have given help to those who were in need that I will have left the earth a better place for what I've done and who I've been." ~C. Hoppe

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. ~e.e. cummings, 1955

When the world says, "Give up,"
Hope whispers, "Try it one more time." ~Unknown

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you?" ~William A. Ward