Life

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. - Mark Twain

Happiness

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.- Benjamin Franklin

Success Quotes

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. - Thomas Jefferson

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. - Frank Loyd Wright

Failures do what is tension relieving, while winners do what is goal achieving.
Dennis Waitley

Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose. -  Tom Krause

Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow. -  Mary Anne Radmacher

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up. - Jesse Jackson

Terrible Things

I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened. - Mark Twain

Loving Heart


A loving heart is the truest wisdom. - Charles Dickens

Wisdom

The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.- Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Wise

The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook. - William James

Nature and Wisdom


Nature and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

Nature and Wisdom

Nature and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

Make Than Find

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. - Francis Bacon

Outward Success

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success. - Henry Ward Beecher

Happpiness

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.- John Barrymore

Talent

The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well. - Henry W. Longfellow

Focus

You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. - Mark Twain

Imagination

Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions. - Albert Einstein

Weight Quote

I lost 12 pounds in the last 2 weeks... and I don't want them back if found.

Shape

“Who says I’m not in shape? Round’s a shape, isn’t it?”

Formula of Success

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure--which is: Try to please everybody. - Herbert Bayard Swope

Your Way

There is only one success--to be able to spend your life in your own way. - Christopher Morley

Facebook vs Twitter vs Google +

In Facebook, friends like my status when it's cheesy. 
In Google +, people +1 my update when it's geeky. 
In Twitter, people RT when it's spammy.

In Facebook, it's easier to Like than to Comment.
In real life, it's easier to like than to commit.

In Twitter, you are defined by those whom you follow - not by who follows you.
In Google +, you are who defined by whom you include in your Circles.
In Facebook, you are who your friends post on your Wall.

Failure

A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience. - Elbert Hubbard

Believe

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Loyd Wright

Face vs. Heart

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.

Improving Yourself

When you concentrate on improving yourself – you'll have no time to criticize others

Feel

It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We must feel and be affected by it

Is Beauty Skin Deep?

I’m tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That’s deep enough. What do you want—an adorable pancreas ?

Eyes for Beauty

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it.

Beauty

Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God.
Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.

Dreams

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

The Beauty of the World

The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.

Investors

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Finding Hope

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes. - St. Clement of Alexandra

Storms

Storms make oaks take roots. - Proverb

Triumph

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph... You can't be a winner and be afraid to lose. - Charles Lynch

Risks

Take calculated risks.
That is quite different from being rash. - George S. Patton

Dream First

Nothing happens unless first a dream. - Carl Sandburg

Leadership Quotes

Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice — keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world. - Noah Porter

There is always room for a man of force and he makes room for many. Society is a troop of thinkers and the best heads among them take the best places. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. - John Quincy Adams

He who has never learned to obey
cannot be a good commander. - Aristotle

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Any one can hold the helm when the sea is calm. - Publilius Syrus

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. - George Patton


Where there is no vision, the people perish.- Proverbs 29:18

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points. - Horace

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer. - Henry W. Longfellow

I light my candle from their torches.- Robert Burton

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise. - Woodrow Wilson

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed. - Publius Syrus

A bold onset is half the battle. - Giuseppe Garibaldi

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved. - Cornelius Nepos

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg. - James Thomas

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small. - Edmund Spenser

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Solon

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out. - Napoleon Bonaparte

No man can stand on top because he is put there. - H. H. Vreeland

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Ovid

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy. - Seneca

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent. - Abraham Lincoln

What you cannot enforce
Do not command. - Sophocles

No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place. - Philip Armour

To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult. - Friedrich Nietzsche


It is absurd that a man should rule others, who cannot rule himself. (Absurdum est ut alios regat, qui seipsum regere nescit.) - Latin Proverb

Let him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself. - Thomas Carlyle

A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible. - Polybius

Dealer = Leader

A leader is a dealer in hope. - Napoleon Bonaparte