Monday, September 22, 2014

Your Motivation

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery.  And today?  Today is a gift.  That's why we call it the present.  ~ B. Olatunji

Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.  ~ Jim Rohn

The past, the present, and the future walked into a bar.  It was tense.  ~ unknown

The past is your lesson.  The present is your gift.  The future is your motivation.  ~ unknown

Quotes about past, present, and future.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The Ultimate Sophistication

For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned. ~ Benjamin Franklin

Good order is the foundation of all things. ~ Edmund Burke

Organize; don't agonize. ~ Nancy Pelosi

Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up. ~ A.A. Milne

The Zen of Organizing philosophy refers to the creation of a calm, peace-filled, and joyous environment.  ~ Regina Leeds

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. ~ Leonardo DaVinci

Quotes about organizing

Friday, September 19, 2014

Kindle a Light

Man- a being in search of meaning.  ~ Plato

Every human being is a problem in search of a solution.  ~ Ashley Montagu

Man is the only animal for who his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.   ~ Erich Fromm

Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.   ~ Albert Camus

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.  ~Carl Jung

Quotes about humanity

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Something Imperfect

Perfection is the death of possibilities.  ~ Mary Kay Hamm

Perfection is highly overrated. Real learning and growth come with imperfection.  ~ Felicia Watlington

I’m careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence I can strive for; perfection is God’s business. ~ Michael J. Fox

The maxim ‘Nothing but perfection’ may be spelled ‘Paralysis.’  ~ Winston Churchill

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.  ~ Robert H. Schuller 

Quotes  about perfection

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Between You and Life

Clutter-clearing is modern day alchemy.   ~ Denise Linn

Bottom line is, if you do not use it or need it, it's clutter, and it needs to go.   ~Charisse Ward

Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony.   ~ Albert Einstein

Clutter is not just the stuff on your floor- it's anything that stands between you and the life you want to be living.   ~ Peter Walsh

When you have cleared all of your clutter, you can be of greater service to those around you.   ~Michael B. Kitson

Quotes about clutter

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

In the Making

You hit home runs not by chance but by preparation. ~ Roger Maris

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success. ~ Alexander Graham Bell

The will to win is worthless if you do not have the will to prepare.  ~Thane Yost

None of us becomes something overnight. The preparations have been in the making for a lifetime. ~ Gail Godwin

The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

Quotes about preparation

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Birds of Hope

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.  ~Anne Lamott

Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops… at all.   ~ Emily Dickinson

Grace is all around us, not just in the hopeful future but in the miracle of now.  ~Richard Paul Evans

Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.  ~Lin Yutang

The birds of hope are everywhere; listen to them sing.  ~Terri Guillemets

Quotes about hope