Friday, December 19, 2014

One Great Fact

Prosperity depends more on wanting what you have than having what you want.  ~Geoffrey F. Abert

Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.  ~Euripides

Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.  ~Henry Fielding

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.  ~Erich Fromm

I desire ... to leave this one great fact clearly stated. THERE IS NO WEALTH BUT LIFE.  ~John Ruskin


Quotes about wealth and life

Readers, I am taking a break for several weeks and will return in the new year.

Paul

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Everything we Do

A person educated in mind and not in morals is a menace to society.  ~Juanita Kidd Stout

We pay a price when we deprive children of the exposure to the values, principles, and education they need to make them good citizens.  ~Sandra Day O'Connor

People need religion. It's a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place.  ~Irving Kristol

The recognition of the sanctity of the life of every man is the first and only basis of all morality.  ~Leo Tolstoy

The act of acting morally is behaving as if everything we do matters.  ~Gloria Steinem

Quotes about morals, ethics

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Never too Late

Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.  ~Albert Einstein

Find out who you are and do it on purpose.  ~Dolly Parton

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.  ~Thomas Jefferson

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye.  ~Helen Keller

It is never too late to be what you might have been.  ~George Eliot

Quotes about being true to yourself

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

There is Enough

Good, the more communicated, more abundant grows.  ~John Milton

When we give generously, with an abundance mentality, what we give away will multiply.  ~Henri Nouwen

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.  ~Oprah Winfrey

Too often we visit the well of divine abundance with a teacup instead of a bucket.  ~Elinor MacDonald

There is enough in the world for everyone's need; there is not enough for everyone's greed.  ~Mohandas Gandhi

Quotes about abundance

Monday, December 15, 2014

We Must Focus

Inspiration exists but it must find you working. ~ Pablo Picasso

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. ~ Maya Angelou

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. ~Jack London

The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it. ~ Ernest Hemingway


It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.  ~Aristotle Onassis

Quotes about inspiration

Saturday, December 13, 2014

A Citizen of the World

I'm a stranger in a strange land.  ~ Carson McCullers

There are no strangers here;only friends you haven't met yet.  ~ William Butler Yeats

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and it's not be to picked in strangers' gardens.  ~ Douglas Jerrold

Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.  ~ Mary Tyler Moore

If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.  ~ Francis Bacon

Quotes about strangers

Friday, December 12, 2014

A Little Courage



Make each day a story worth telling. ~ Patti Majeski

Every day brings new choices.  ~ Martha Beck

Each day is a new life. Seize it. Live it. ~ David Guy Powers

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Begin each day with a little courage, a little curiosity, and a little spring in your step. ~ Doe Zantamata

Quotes about each day