Friday, November 28, 2014

More Life

They know enough who know how to learn.   ~Henry Adams

The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.  ~B. B. King

The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning you're not old.  ~Rosalyn S. Yalow

It is learning, individually and collectively, which makes us strong, gives us hope, and carries us forward.  ~Barbara Viniar

The more learning, the more life.  ~Pirkei Avot

Quotes about learning

Thursday, November 27, 2014

What Can You Do?

When work, commitment, and pleasure all become one and you reach that deep well where passion lives, nothing is impossible.  ~Nancy Coey

Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes...but no plans.  ~Peter Drucker

Individual commitment to a group effort--that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.  ~Vince Lombardi

It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow.  ~Ralph Ellison

If you deny yourself commitment, what can you do with your life?  ~Harvey Fierstein

Quotes about commitment

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Not to Yield

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.~Franz Kafka

I suppose real old age begins when one looks backward rather than forward.  ~Mary Sarton

In my old age there is a coming into flower. My body wanes; my mind waxes.  ~Victor Hugo

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.  ~Sir Arthur Wing Pinero

Though much is taken, much abides; and though
We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are--
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.  ~Alfred, Lord Tennyson (Ulysses)

Quotes about aging

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

More Vivid

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.  ~Stephen Jobs

Advice may be wrong, but examples prove themselves.  ~Henry Wheeler Shaw

Children have more need of models than of critics.  ~Carolyn Coats

People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy. ~Oliver Goldsmith

Human models are more vivid and more persuasive than explicit moral commands.  ~Daniel J. Boorstin

Quotes about example

Monday, November 24, 2014

Fire in our Hearts

A goal properly set is halfway reached.  ~Zig Ziglar

To realize our goals, we must first imagine them fully.  ~Siew Hwa Beh

Goals are dreams with deadlines.  ~Diana Scharf Hunt

Act like you expect to get into the end zone.  ~Joe Paterno

Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and to keep it lit.  ~Mary Lou Retton

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.  ~Ursula K. LeGuin

Quotes about goals

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Given with Love

There are two sides to every story and TRUTH lies somewhere in the middle.  ~Jean Gati

It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.  ~Henry David Thoreau

The shortest distance between a human being and Truth is a story.  ~Anthony de Mello 

Truth is what stands the test of experience.  ~Albert Einstein

The truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it.  ~Pearl S. Buck

Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected.  ~Mahatma Gandhi

Quotes about truth

Friday, November 21, 2014

Write your Name

The quality of mercy is not strained;
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blessed-
It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes.  ~William Shakespeare (The Merchant of Venice)

Teach me to feel another's woe,
To hide the fault I see,
That mercy I to others show,
That mercy show to me.  ~Alexander Pope

Write your name in kindness, love and mercy on the hearts you come in contact with year by year, and you will never be forgotten.  ~Thomas Chalmers

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.  ~Shakespeare (Titus Andronicus)

We all need the waters of the Mercy River...for the extravagance of our lives.  ~Jonis Agee 

Quotes about mercy