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New quotes have been added; Friday, March 8th, 2002


  


I want to welcome you to my webpage. On here I hope you will find something that will enlighten you, cheer you up, give you some inspiration or motivation, anything, as long as it's positive!!


I want to give you a dare...I dare for you to surround yourself with positive all day today! This means your self talk, anything you say, anything you read, or may watch on television. Notice how much better you feel, how your day may go by just a tad bit more easier. Notice how others react to you. I dare ya to give it a try!

  


"A big man is one who makes us feel bigger when we are with him."    John C. Maxwell

"A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop."    Robert Hughes

"A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough."    John Christian Bovee

"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."    Anonymous

"A man without character is like a ship without a rudder."    Karl G. Maeser

"A person shows what he is by what he does with what he has."    Anonymous

"A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort."    Herm Albright

"Ability is what youíre capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."    Lou Holtz

"Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one."    Hans Selye

"Always do right - this will gratify some and astonish the rest."    Mark Twain "Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost."    Robert H. Schuller

"An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere. The pessimist sees only the red light. But the truly wise person is color blind."    Dr. Albert Schweitzer

"Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought."

"Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill."    Charles Swindoll



"Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."    John Wooden



"Character is a diamond that scratches every other stone."    Anonymous

"Character is made by what you stand for; reputation by what you fall for."    Robert Quillen

"Character is much easier kept than recovered."    Thomas Paine

"Character is the foundation stone upon which one must build to win respect. Just as no worthy building can be erected on a weak foundation, so no lasting reputation worthy of respect can be built on a weak character."    R.C. Samsel

"Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time."    Elbert Green Hubbard

"Character is what you are in the dark."    Dwight L. Moody

"Character isn't inherited. One builds it daily by the way one thinks and acts, thought by thought, action by action. If one lets fear or hate or anger take possession of the mind, they become self-forged chains."    Helen Douglas



"Determination is the wake-up call to the human will."    Anthony (Tony) Robbins

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."    Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes."    Charles Prestwich Scott

"Even as water carves monuments of stone, so do our thoughts shape our character."    Hugh B. Brown

"Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what no other is, and to do what no other can do."    William Ellery Channing

Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory."    Ghandi

"Funny is an attitude."    Flip Wilson

"For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness."     Ralph Waldo Emerson



"Happiness is not by chance, but by choice."    Jim Rohn

"He who is plenteously provided for from within needs but little from without."    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned."    Buddha

"Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind."    William James



"I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward."    Thomas Alva Edison

"I believe life is to be lived, not worked, enjoyed, not agonized, loved, not hated."    Leland Bartlett

"I never expect to lose. Even when I'm the underdog, I still prepare a victory speech."    H. Jackson Browne

"I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle."    General Dwight David Eisenhower

"If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad."    Denis Waitley

It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.    Franklin D. Roosevelt

"It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself."    Anna Eleanor Roosevelot

"It's not the situation. . . . It's your reaction to the situation."    Robert Conklin

"I have not failed 10,000 times, but have successfully found 10,000 ways that do not work."    Thomas A. Edison



"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow."    Helen Adams Keller

"Keep your mind on the things you want and off the things you don't want."    Hannah Whitall Smith "Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love."    Lao-Tzu



"Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip."     Will Rogers



"Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you."    Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted."    Alfred Adler

"Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they think laughable."    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Minds are like parachutes - they only function when open."    Thomas Dewar



"Never let the fear of striking out get in your way"    Babe Ruth

"Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory."     Norman Vincent Peal

"Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."   Michael Jordon

"Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us."     Earl Nightingale

"Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking."    Jackson Browne



"People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be."    Abraham Lincoln

"People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it."    Anonymous



"Reputation is what the world thinks a man is; character is what he really is."    Anonymous

"Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us."    Thomas Paine



"Self-determination is fine but needs to be tempered with self-control."    Anonymous

"Sometimes we are limited more by attitude than by opportunities."    Anonymous

"Success is always temporary. When all is said and done, the only thing you'll have left is your character."    Vince Gill



"Take charge of your attitude. Don't let someone else choose it for you."    Anonymous

"The control center of your life is your attitude."    Anonymous

"The discipline of desire is the background of character."    John Locke

"The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence."    Edward Vernon Rickenbacker

"The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better."    John Dewey

"The last of the human freedoms is to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances."    Victor E. Frankl

"The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win."    Roger Bannister

~The Man Who Thinks He Can~
"If you think you are beaten, you are,
If you think that you dare not, you don't,
If you'd like to win, but you think you can't, it's almost certain you won't."    Unknown Source

"The most vital test of a manís character is not how he behaves after success, but how he sustains defeat."    Raymond Moley

"The only disability in life is a bad attitude."    Scott Hamilton

"The optimist sees opportunity in every danger; the pessimist sees danger in every opportunity."    Winston Churchill

"The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus."   Bruce Lee

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."    Ann Landers

"There are no short cuts to any place worth going."    Anonymous

"There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes."    William John Bennett

"There are two big forces at work, external and internal. We have very little control over external forces such as tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, disasters, illness and pain. What really matters is the internal force. How do I respond to those disasters? Over that I have complete control."    Leo F. Buscalgia

"There is little difference in people but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative."    W. Clement Stone

"There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh at."    Goethe

"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."    Art Linkletter

"Thought creates character."    Annie Bessant



"We are where we are, as we are, because of what we are."    Earle J. Glade

"We who lived in concentration camps can remember those who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a person but the last of the human freedoms ó to choose oneís attitude in any given set of circumstances ó to choose one's own way. "    Viktor Frankl

"We will either find a way, or make one!"     Hannibal

"What doesn't kill me, only makes me stronger."    Nietzche

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

"What one approves , another scorns,
And thus his nature each discloses:
You find the rosebush full of thorns,
I find the thornbush full of roses."
Arthur Guiterman

"What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it. "    Alexander Graham Bell

"When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it - but all that had gone before."    Jacob Riis

"Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude."    Timothy Bentley



"You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can."    Jimmy Carter

  


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