Wednesday, December 30, 2015

5 Words to Live By in 2016 and Beyond

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Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble. -Yehuda Berg 

2015 is coming to an end; you must be thinking of the best way to start the New Year right. Do not be despair; here are 5 simple yet powerful words to bring you meaning, energy, focus and enthusiasm in many ways. However, merely knowing the words are useless, you must make changes in your life to live by these words. Taking action will bring you positive results beyond your imagination. Here are the five wonderful and yet down-to-earth words to bring you success in life: 

1. Grateful: Gratitude is the most important word. Because gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others according to Marcus Tullius Cicero. 

To me gratitude is about contentment and appreciation. Always count your blessings and be happy with what you are and what you have. 

Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude, says Ralph Waldo Emerson. 

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. These are golden words of William Arthur Ward. 

How do you cultivate an attitude of gratitude? This is what I do every night before I go to sleep. I write in my dairy on a few things that I am thankful about. It can simply be good health, good work or just feeling good for another great day. 

2. Calm: With thankfulness and gratefulness, there is no jealousy and hatred in your heart. There is peace of mind because you don’t compare yourself with others, you will just be happy with yourself. 

I get up by six every morning to do Taichi and breathing exercise. Taichi is meditation in motion; I get into a state of calmness to start a new day. 

3. Mindful: When you are grateful and calm, your mind does not wonder about. There is nothing to disturb your peace of mind. You develop mindfulness to live moment to moment. You focus on the task at hand. You do not rush about; you enjoy your work and your leisure time. 

For me mindfulness is paying attention to what you do in the present be it reading, eating, jogging or listening. Because I am grateful and I feel a sense of serenity; I live every day with mindfulness. 

4. Productive: There is enough time for you to do things which you have to do and there is time for you to do what you want to do. This is my interpretation of productivity. 

I set long term goals and I organize my daily activities in advance by way of a to-do-list. I have a daily checklist to monitor my progress so that I am on top of things. I don’t want to remember my work, I just write things down. Your brain is for creative thinking and not for mundane tasks. There is time for me in the evening after work to jog in the open. I am pleased to have dinner regularly with my family in the evening. I am free to watch TV news and read a few pages before I retire to recharge my battery for another brand new day. 

5. Happy: Happiness is what you want the most in your life. I have decided to leave it as the last word for a very good reason. You do not seek happiness directly; it is a by-product of your thinking and what you do in your daily life. When your thinking is positive, you will be happy. Thoughts of gratefulness and appreciation will generate containment and calmness in your life. When you are not disturbed you are at peace with the world. You will live from moment to moment focusing on the task at hand and thinking of nothing else. You are productive. Naturally a feeling of joy and happiness will prevail. 

Last words 

Gratefulness, calmness, mindfulness and productivity are my bywords. I live by these words, happiness comes to me naturally. Take the challenge, incorporate these five words into your life and transform yourself in 2016 and beyond. 

Wish you a happy and a prosperous New Year.

Monday, December 28, 2015

15 Task Quotes To Inspire You and Get Things Done

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1. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and starting on the first one. -Mark Twain 

2. I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but my chief duty is to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. Helen Keller 

3. Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. -Theodore Isaac Rubin 

4. If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.-Brian Tracy 

5. It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome. -William James 

6. Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be. -Og Mandino 

7. The never-ending task of self improvement. - Ralph Waldo Emerson 

8. The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. -Vince Lombardi 

9. Every day, my daddy told me the same thing. 'Once a task is just begun, never leave it till it's done. Be the labour great or small, do it well or not at all.' -Quincy Jones 

10. Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense. -Arthur Helps 

11. We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn. -Peter Drucker 

12. Even the mundane task of washing dishes by hand is an example of the small tasks and personal activities that once filled people's daily lives with a sense of achievement. -B. F. Skinner 

13. When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.-Isak Dinesen 

14. An individual who has in his mind that he can accomplish a certain task is far more likely to succeed than the individual that has it in his mind that he will fail. -  Daniel Willey 

15. Everyday should be a working day on those difficult tasks. A little bit per day is the only way to make it through. Never feel it can't be done; it can be done with persistent actions, repeated input and consistent attendance! - Israelmore Ayivor,

Friday, December 25, 2015

15 Rest Quotes For You to Take a Break

Take A Break

1. He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities. -Benjamin Franklin 

2. Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time. -Sir John Lubbock 

3. No rest is worth anything except the rest that is earned. -Jean Paul

 4. Rest is the sweet sauce of labor. -Plutarch 

5. What is without periods of rest will not endure. -Ovid 

6. Sometimes the most urgent and vital thing you can possibly do is take a complete rest. -Ashleigh Brilliant 

7. Rest is a fine medicine. Let your stomachs rest, ye dyspeptics; let your brain rest, you wearied and worried people of business; let your limbs rest, ye children of toil! -Thomas Carlyle 

8. I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently. -Ernest Hemingway 

9. Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the turning inwards in prayer for five short minutes. -Etty Hillesum 

10. Rest when you're weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work. -Ralph Marston 

11. Work is a blessing. God has so arranged the world that work is necessary, and he gives us hands and strength to do it. The enjoyment of leisure would be nothing if we had only leisure. It is the joy of work well done that enables us to enjoy rest, just as it is the experiences of hunger and thirst that make food and drink such pleasures. -Elisabeth Elliot 

12. The most valuable thing we can do for the psyche, occasionally, is to let it rest, wander, live in the changing light of room, not try to be or do anything whatever. -May Sarton 

13. Don't think of rest as giving in. Rather, consider a nap, or even closing your eyes for five minutes, as something you've worked hard for, something you've earned, like the interest in a bank account. Instead of banishing the nap, try to find ways to comfortable fold it into your life. View the nap as you might perceive vitamins and exercise. Remove words like slothful and lazy from your nap vocabulary. Replace them with declarations like "Naps are good for my soul" and "A little rest will make me feel like a million bucks. -Leslie Levine 

14. Activity and rest are two vital aspects of life. To find a balance in them is a skill in itself. Wisdom is knowing when to have rest, when to have activity, and how much of each to have. Finding them in each other-- activity in rest and rest in activity--is the ultimate freedom. -Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 

15. There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither. -Alan Cohen

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

15 Skill Quotes to Enhance Your Strengths

Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation. John Ruskin

1. Training and managing your own mind is the most important skill you could ever own, in terms of both happiness and success. - T. Harv Eker 

 2. The most complicated skill is to be simple. - Dejan Stojanovic 

3. Learning how to learn is life's most important skill. -Tony Buzan 

4. If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it's the best possible substitute for it. -James A. Garfield 

5. Creative thinking - in terms of idea creativity - is not a mystical talent. It is a skill that can be practised and nurtured. -Edward de Bono

6. The ability to take pleasure in one's life is a skill and is a kind of intelligence. So intelligence is a hard thing to evaluate and it manifests itself in so many different ways. I do think the ability to know how to live a life and not be miserable is a sign of that. -Todd Solondz 

7. Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers. -Robert Half 

8. Skill and confidence are an unconquered army. -George Herbert 

9. Force has no place where there is need of skill. -Herodotus 

10. The word 'yoga' means skill - skill to live your life, to manage your mind, to deal with your emotions, to be with people, to be in love and not let that love turn into hatred. -Sri Chinmoy 

11. If you want people to know how much you care, show them how much you remember. Learn their names and use them often. It's an important skill to develop. -Harvey Mackay 

12. Your career success in the workplace of today - independent of technical expertise - depends on the quality of your people skills. - Max Messmer 

13. Even in such technical lines as engineering, about 15% of one's financial success is due one's technical knowledge and about 85% is due to skill in human engineering, to personality and the ability to lead people. -Dale Carnegie 

 14. Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level. -Peter Drucker 

15. Your earning ability today is largely dependent upon your knowledge, skill and your ability to combine that knowledge and skill in such a way that you contribute value for which customers are going to pay. -Brian Tracy

Monday, December 21, 2015

Get to Know 15 Unhappiness Quotes

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1. Sometimes we are unhappy not because of what we don't have, but because of what we haven't realized we have and which can equally make us happy. - Terry Mark

 2. Life is too short to be unhappy and to think about the past, be happy with everything that you have live like there's no tomorrow. - Anurag Prakash Ray 

 3. Over-thinking is the biggest cause of our unhappiness. Keep yourself occupied. Keep your mind off things that don't help you. Think positive. - Chelle Mish 

 4. If at times you are tempted to be unhappy and sour, remember that somewhere on this very planet people are struggling and praying to God to bless them with something you already possess. - Benjamin Valadez 

5. You're unhappy with your life because you're constantly focusing on things you CAN'T change. Start focusing on the things you CAN change. - Sonya Parker 

 6. To be unhappy over what one lacks is to waste what one already possesses. - Vikrant Parsai 

 7. I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition. -Martha Washington 

8. The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness. -Fyodor Dostoevsky 

9. The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. -Eric Hoffer 

0. Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness. -Don Marquis 

11. And, in fact, you can find that the lack of basic resources, material resources, contributes to unhappiness, but the increase in material resources do not increase happiness. -Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 

12. Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations. -Edward de Bono 

13. Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy. -Wayne Dyer 

14. Are you unhappy? Ok. Being unhappy is a part of life; no big deal! Continue your life because neither unhappiness nor happiness drop anchor in your life! -Mehmet Murat Ildan 

15. The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people think. -C. JoyBell C.

Friday, December 18, 2015

15 Parents Quotes for All Parents

Parents are teachers, guides, leaders, protectors, and providers for their children.

– Iyanla Vanzant

1. We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves. -Henry Ward Beecher 

2. The best inheritance a parent can give to his children is a few minutes of their time each day. -M. Grundler 

3. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.-Anne Frank 

4. Lucky parents who have fine children usually have lucky children who have fine parents. --James A. Brewer 

5. Family is the first school for young children, and parents are powerful models. -Alice Sterling Honig 

6. Don’t demand respect as a parent. Demand civility and insist on honesty. But respect is something you must earn — with kids as well as with adults. -William Attwood 

7. At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parents. -Jane D. Hull 

8. Follow your dreams and aspirations, but listen to your parents. Live your life to the fullest, but respect your parents guidance. Make decisions according to your beliefs, but honor your mother and your father. Your life is an extension of your parents. Live it with respect, dignity, trust, and love. -Alvaretta Roberts 

9. A parent's love is whole no matter how many times divided. -Robert Brault 

10. A parent who has never apologized to his children is a monster. If he's always apologizing, his children are monsters. -Mignon McLaughlin 

11. Parenting...A small word with a huge responsibility. You've just found out you're going to be a parent. What a joyous occasion, then you panic. Will I be a good mother or father? Will I know what is wrong with my child when he cries? Will I be able to support my child? What about child care? What about College? Take a deep breath and enjoy all the wonders of being a wonderful parent! -Alvaretta Roberts 

12. Parenthood… It’s about guiding the next generation, and forgiving the last. - Peter Krause 

13. Having one child makes you a parent; having two you are a referee. -David Frost 

14. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent. - Bette Davis 

15. The quickest way for a parent to get a child’s attention is to sit down and look comfortable. - Lane Olinghouse

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

15 Essential Necessity Quotes

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity. -Euripides

1. Necessity is the mother of invention.-Jonathan Swift 

2. Necessity does the work of courage.-George Eliot 

3. Necessity teaches wisdom, while prosperity makes fools.-
Wellins  Calcott 

4. Our necessities are few but our wants are endless. -Josh Billings 

5. Nothing has more strength than dire necessity. -Euripides

6. Make yourself necessary to somebody. -Ralph Waldo Emerson 

7. Necessity is the author of change. -Tim Hansel 

8. It is necessity and not pleasure that compels us. -Dante 

9. Necessity is the mother of taking chances. -Mark Twain 

10. Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity. -Saint Augustine 

11. Discontent is the first necessity of progress. -Thomas A. Edison 

12. Progress is what happens when impossibility yields to necessity. -Arnold H. Glasow 

13. People without firmness of character love to make up a fate for themselves; that relieves them of the necessity of having their own will and of taking responsibility for themselves. -Ivan Turgenev 

14. Some people think happiness is a luxury, but it's a necessity. You need to make space for it in your life. -Christie Brinkley 

15. Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity. -Hannah Arendt

Monday, December 14, 2015

15 Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire You to Live in the Moment

Mind full, or Mindful?

1. The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. -Jon Kabat-Zinn 

2. Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t). -James Baraz 

3. The practice of mindfulness begins in the small, remote cave of your unconscious mind and blossoms with the sunlight of your conscious life, reaching far beyond the people and places you can see. -Earon Davis 

4. The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers. -Thich Nhat Hanh 

5. Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes. -Nhat Hanh 

6. Mindfulness is about being fully awake in our lives. It is about perceiving the exquisite vividness of each moment. We also gain immediate access to our own powerful inner resources for insight, transformation, and healing. – Jon Kabat-Zinn 

7. Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn’t more complicated than that. It is opening to or receiving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it. – Sylvia Boorstein

 8. With mindfulness, you can establish yourself in the present in order to touch the wonders of life that are available in that moment. -Nhat Hanh 

9. Mindfulness helps us freeze the frame so that we can become aware of our sensations and experiences as they are, without the distorting coloration of socially conditioned responses or habitual reactions. -Henepola Gunaratana 

10. You practice mindfulness, on the one hand, to be calm and peaceful. On the other hand, as you practice mindfulness and live a life of peace, you inspire hope for a future of peace. -Thich Nhat Hanh 

11. Mindfulness is not just a word or a discourse by the Buddha, but a meaningful state of mind. It means we have to be here now, in this very moment, and we have to know what is happening internally and externally. It means being alert to our motives and learning to change unwholesome thoughts and emotions into wholesome ones. Mindfulness is a mental activity that in due course eliminates all suffering.-Ayya Khema 

12. Mindfulness of oneself cultivates wisdom. Mindfulness of others cultivates compassion. -Stonepeace 

13. Mindfulness practice means that we commit fully in each moment to be present; inviting ourselves to interface with this moment in full awareness, with the intention to embody as best we can an orientation of calmness, mindfulness, and equanimity right here and right now. - Jon Kabat-Zinn 

14. When we perform an act mindfully--be it meditating, vacuuming or playing Scrabble with a child--we nourish ourselves, as well. Rather than scattering our concentration on a dozen things at once, we focus. We slow down. We give ourselves time to calm down from the inside out and the luxury of saying: Nothing is more important right now than this moment, this deed. We may not get as much done by day's end, but we can feel more peaceful and satisfied with the work itself. That's a good way to think of it: Mindfulness is quality time for the soul. -Shana Aborn 

15. Mindfulness asks us to simply see, to open to ourselves and, in so doing, to open to the world, learning to be with whatever presents itself. - Saki Santorelli

Friday, December 11, 2015

20 Laugh Quotes For You to Laugh About

Laugh loudly, laugh often, and most important, laugh at yourself. Chelsea Handler

1. You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing-Michael Pritchard 

2. The most wasted of all days is that in which we have not laughed. -Sébastien-Roch Nicolas (Chamfort) 

3. A man isn't poor if he can still laugh. -Raymond Hitchcock 

4. A good time to laugh is any time you can. -Linda Ellerbee

5. A laugh is a smile that bursts. -Mary H. Waldrip

6. Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. – Lord Byron 

7. A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book. – Irish Proverb 

8. You take away all the other luxuries in life, and if you can make someone smile and laugh, you have given the most special gift: happiness. -Brad Garrett

9. You should laugh everywhere you can find even the slightest glimmer of humour. -Doug Stanhope 

10. Life is tough; and if you have the ability to laugh at it, you have the ability to enjoy it. -Salma Hayek 

11. The best way of removing negativity is to laugh and be joyous.-David 

12. Strong people make as many mistakes as weak people. Difference is that strong people admit their mistakes, laugh at them, learn from them. That is how they become strong. -Richard J. Needham 

13. Life is short. You have to be able to laugh at our pain or we never move on.-Jeff Ross 

14. Making people laugh is a really fabulous thing because it means you're getting deep inside somebody, into their psyche, and their ability to look at themselves.-Jane Lynch 

15. It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.-Lucius Annaeus Seneca 

16. Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us. -Orison Swett Marden 

17. We are never happy until we learn to laugh at ourselves.-Dorothy Dix 

18. I try to find a reason to laugh each day. Somehow, if you can incorporate laughter into your day, every day, it really helps. It's the little things in life that make me happy. -Faith Hill 

19. Be positive and laugh at everything. -Alexandra Roach 

20. You must learn to take life less seriously and to laugh.-Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

15 Haste Quotes to Stop You from Hurrying

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1. Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it. -Søren Kierkegaard 

2. The devil takes a hand in what is done in haste. -Turkish Proverb 

3. All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste is blind and improvident.-Livy 

4. Haste makes waste. -Benjamin Franklin 

5. Make haste slowly.-Augustus Caesar 

6. Nothing is more vulgar than haste. -Ralph Waldo Emerson 

7. Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error. -Moliere 

8. Haste turns usually upon a matter of ten minutes too late, and may be avoided by a habit like that of Lord Nelson, to which he ascribed his success in life, of being ten minutes too early. -Bovee.  

9. What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste. Look before you leap. Stop and think. Don't judge a book by its cover. We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation. -Malcolm Gladwell 

10. God made time, but man made haste. Irish Proverb 

11. All haste implies weakness. -George MacDonald. 

 12. Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure. -Byron. 

 13. Haste is needful in a desperate case. -Shakespeare. 

 14. The more haste, ever the worst speed. -Churchill. 

 15. Haste and rashness are storms and tempests, breaking and wrecking business; but nimbleness is a full, fair wind, blowing it with speed to haven. -Fuller.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Live Your life with these 30 Gratitude Quotes

Image result for gratitude quote images 1. I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.- G.K. Chesterton 

2. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.- Fred De Witt Van Amburgh 

3. Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts. - Henri Frederic Amiel 

4. Gratitude also opens your eyes to the limitless potential of the universe, while dissatisfaction closes your eyes to it. - Stephen Richards 

5. Gratitude is more of a compliment to yourself than someone else. - Raheel Farooq

 6. Gratitude is an art of painting an adversity into a lovely picture. -Kak Sri

 7. Gratitude is the least of the virtues, but ingratitude is the worst of vices. -Thomas Fuller 

8. Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. ~Henry Ward Beecher 

9. We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. -Cynthia Ozick 

10. Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. - Karl Barth 

11.Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic. - John Henry Jowett 

12. There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy. - Ralph H. Blum 

13. Gratitude is one of the sweet shortcuts to finding peace of mind and happiness inside. No matter what is going on outside of us, there's always something we could be grateful for. - Barry Neil Kaufman 

14. Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude. - Confucius 

15. Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others. - Cicero 

16. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. - Melody Beattie 

17. Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty. - Doris Day 

18. Joy is a heart full and a mind purified by gratitude. - Marietta McCarty 

19. Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy -- because we will always want to have something else or something more. - David Steindl-Rast 

20. To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted, but to always seek out and value the kind that will stand behind the action. Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course. Everything originates in a will for the good, which is directed at you. Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude. -- Albert Schweitzer 

21. Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. -William Arthur Ward 

22. Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. -Brian Tracy

 23. Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. -Aesop

 24. Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. -Zig Ziglar 

25. It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up. -Eckhart Tolle 

26. When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in. -Kristin Armstrong 

27. Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude. -Joseph Wood Krutch 

28. Nature's beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude. -Louie Schwartzberg

 29. Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you. -Eileen Caddy 

30. Take full account of the excellencies which you possess, and in gratitude remember how you would hanker after them, if you had them not. — Marcus Aurelius 

Friday, December 4, 2015

20 Delay Quotes to Avoid Procrastination

 Change your life today. Don'gamble on the future, act now without delay. Simone de Beauvoir

1. Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.- Simone de Beauvoir 

2. Be prepared before you begin. You save yourself from delay if you are fully prepared. Preparation sets you for excellence. - Israelmore Ayivor 

3. Delay is not a help-mate. The cemetary is full of people who thought they could DO IT tomorrow. Do It Now! - Israelmore Ayivor 

4. Some of our important choices have a time line. If we delay a decision, the opportunity is gone forever. Sometimes our doubts keep us from making a choice that involves change. Thus an opportunity may be missed. -James E. Faust 

5. You may delay, but time will not.-Benjamin Franklin 

6. Delay in justice is injustice.-Walter Savage Landor 

7. Delay is the enemy of progress. -Eliot Spitzer

 8. One day's delay is another day's lack of progress.-Stuart Bowen 

9. Delay is as hateful as it is dangerous. -Holcroft. 

 10. Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends. -Shakespeare. 

11. Every delay is too long to one who is in a hurry. -Seneca 

12. Away with delay—it always injures those who are prepared. Lucan 

13. Do not delay, Do not delay: the golden moments fly!-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 

14. Don't delay acting on a good idea. Chances are someone else has just thought of it, too. Success comes to the one who acts first.- H. Jackson Brown Jr. 

15. Short cuts make long delays.-J.R.R. Tolkien 

16. Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.- George Canning 

17. Each indecision brings its own delays and days are lost lamenting over lost days. Whatever you can do or think you can do, begin it. For boldness has magic, power, and genius in it. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 

18. Delay is the deadliest form of denial. - C. Northcote Parkinson 

19. Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. - Denis Waitley 

20. Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection. -Mark Twain

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

15 Compromise Quotes to Remind You Not to Compromise

Don't compromise yourself.You are all you've got. Janis Joplin
1. A compromise is a settlement by which each side gets what neither side wanted. -EVAN ESAR 

2. It is the weak man who urges compromise -- never the strong man. -Elbert Hubbard 

3. Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got. -Janis Joplin 

4. If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing. -Margaret Thatcher 

5. Be careful not to compromise what you want most for what you want now. -Zig Ziglar 

6. There is no compromise when it comes to corruption. You have to fight it. -A. K. Antony 

7. Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another - too often ending in the loss of both. -Tryon Edwards 

8. If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise. -Robert Fritz 

9. I think a man becomes less than a man when he begins to compromise on what he believes is right. -Mike Singletary 

10. Don't compromise even if it hurts to be yourself.-Toby Keith 

11. To compromise simply means that you go a tiny bit below what you know is right. -Joyce Meyer 

12. Compromise is a word found only in the vocabulary of those who have no will to fight. - Josemaría Escrivá 

13. Life, relationships and success is not for compromise. - Dee Dee Artner 

14. Compromise is a sign you'll pass on the road to mediocrity. - Tim Fargo 

15. Compromise, while at times morally necessary or at least justifiable, is more often only the first permission for a person (or society) to begin a long downhill descent. - Dennis Prager

Monday, November 30, 2015

15 Busy Quotes For You to Live Life Productively


1. Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. - Thomas A. Edison 

2. Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans. -Allen Saunders  

3. Beware the barrenness of a busy life. -Socrates 

4. In my experience, being busy and working hard is the key to sanity/happiness. -Jemima Khan 

5. Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. -Dale Carnegie 

6. Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. -Henry David Thoreau 

7. Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. -Iris Murdoch 

8. You never saw a very busy person who was unhappy. -Dorothy Dix 

9. A productive employee who is kept busy working at his or her job is far more likely to be happy at that job and less likely to look for employment elsewhere. -Zig Ziglar 

10. The best person to get something done is a busy person. -Mark Burnett 

11. One of the nice things about being busy is it makes you focus on what's important to you and how you use your time. -Lorne Michaels

12. Focus on being productive instead of busy. - Timothy Ferriss 

13. Happy people learn that happiness, like sweat, is a by-product of activity. You can only achieve happiness if you are too busy living your life to notice whether you are happy or not. - Frank Pittman III 

14. It is not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, ‘What are we busy about?” –Henry David Thoreau 

15. It’s incredibly easy to get caught up in an activity trap, in the busy-ness of life, to work harder and harder at climbing the ladder of success only to discover it’s leaning against the wrong wall. It is possible to be busy – very busy – without being very effective. –Stephen Covey

Friday, November 27, 2015

20 Ahead Quotes for You to Get Ahead

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others but to get ahead of ourselves-to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterdays by our today, to do our work with more force than ever before. - Steward B. Johnson.
1. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. -Mark Twain 

2. Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead. -Chanakya 

3. For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer. -Arnold Schwarzenegger 

4. Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies. -Ann Landers 

5. Your most important work is always ahead of you, never behind you.-Stephen Covey 

6. It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see. -Winston Churchill 

7. Organizing ahead of time makes the work more enjoyable. Chefs cut up the onions and have the ingredients lined up ahead of time and have them ready to go. When everything is organized you can clean as you go and it makes everything so much easier and fun. -Anne Burrell 

8. It's better to look ahead and prepare, than to look back and regret. -Jackie Joyner-Kersee 

9. No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer with friends today enjoy it and bless God for it. -Henry Ward Beecher 

10. You can be discouraged by failure, or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes, make all you can. Because, remember that's where you'll find success - on the far side of failure. -Thomas J. Watson 

11. Think ahead. Don't let day-to-day operations drive out planning. -Donald Rumsfeld 

12. Courage is not the absence of despair; it is, rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair. -Rollo May

13. Winning isn't getting ahead of others. It's getting ahead of yourself. -Roger Staubach 

14. If you neglect to recharge a battery, it dies. And if you run full speed ahead without stopping for water, you lose momentum to finish the race. - Oprah Winfrey 

15. A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door. - Confucius 

16. A visionless person is a futureless person. Yes! for until/unless you're a visionary you will hardly utilize/maximize the future ahead of you. - Emeasoba George

 17. Accept failure sometimes. But never ever stop forging ahead. I mean, dare to keep on trying. For, quitters never win and winners never quit. - Emeasoba George 

18. Confront your fears, list them, get to know them, and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead. -– Jerry Gillies 

19. Courage is one step ahead of fear. - Coleman Young 

20. Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent. - Sophia Loren 

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

20 Worry Quotes to Stop You From Worrying

Worrying is using your imagination to create something you don't want' Abraham Hicks

1. Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy. - Leo F. Buscaglia 

2. Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment. - Dale Carnegie 

3. If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it. - George F. Burns 

4. When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. - Winston Churchill 

5. Worry is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere. - Erma Bombeck 

6. There is a great difference between worry and concern. A worried person sees a problem, and a concerned person solves a problem. - Harold Stephen 

7. The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work. - Robert Frost 

8. A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work. - John Lubbock 

9. Worry is a misuse of imagination. -Dan Zadra 

10. Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. -Swedish Proverb 

11. There are two days in the week about which and upon which I never worry... Yesterday and Tomorrow. -Robert Jones Burdette 

12. Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing. -Eric Davis 

13. Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due. -William Ralph Inge 

14. It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over because there's nothing you can do about them, and why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized. -Wayne Dyer

 15. Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. - Benjamin Franklin 

16. Rather than sitting and worrying, do something, anything. Worrying is a waste of time. -Catherine Pulsifer 

 17. Do not worry; eat three square meals a day; say your prayers; be courteous to your creditors; keep your digestion good; exercise; go slow and easy. Maybe there are other things your special case requires to make you happy, but my friend, these I reckon will give you a good lift. -Abraham Lincoln 

 18. It only seems as if you are doing something when you're worrying. -Lucy Maud Montgomery 

 19. The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. -Buddha

 20. If you can think about worries, you can think about happiness. If you can think about problems, you can think about solutions. -Shadonna Richard

Monday, November 23, 2015

15 Tell Quotes To Tell It As It Is

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything. -Mark Twain

1. Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you'll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you'll find that you have more of it. -Ralph Marston 

2. Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. -Benjamin Franklin 

3. For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth. Bo Bennett

 4. There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly. -Antisthenes 

5. The things that we love tell us what we are. -Thomas Aquinas 

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

7. If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything. -Mark Twain

 8. Successful people will always tell you you can do something. It's the people who have never accomplished anything who will always discourage you from trying to achieve excellent things. -Lou Holtz

 9. We can bring positive energy into our daily lives by smiling more, talking to strangers in line, replacing handshakes with hugs, and calling our friends just to tell them we love them. -Brandon Jenner 

10. Don't let nobody tell you that you can't do it. Love what you do until you don't love it anymore. Nothing's impossible. -Fetty Wap 

11. Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.- Spencer Johnson 

12. Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. -Louis Pasteur 

13. If people have to tell you how successful they are, they really aren't that successful. -Jon Bon Jovi 

14. Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving. -James E. Faust 

15. Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing. -Tom Peters

Friday, November 20, 2015

20 Sun Quotes to Brighten Your Day

 Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus. -Alexander Graham Bell

1. Every day is a good day to be alive, whether the sun's shining or not. -Marty Robbins 

2. Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. -Buddha 

3. Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. -Samuel Smiles

4. After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer. -William R. Alger 

5. Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus. -Alexander Graham Bell 

6. Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away. -Elvis Presley 

7. The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining. -John F. Kennedy 

8. Life is too short to not have fun; we are only here for a short time compared to the sun and the moon and all that. -Coolio 

9. To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. -David Viscott 

10. Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.- Albert Schweitzer 

11. I think that nothing is impossible when you want to fulfill a dream. A lot of people will tell you that you can't do it, that you don't have what it takes, but if it is in your heart and you feel it, there is nothing that will stop you. It is like the sun - you can't block it: it will shine regardless, if that is what you want. -Thalia 

12. When you wake up each morning, you can choose to be happy or choose to be sad. Unless some terrible catastrophe has occurred the night before, it is pretty much up to you. Tomorrow morning, when the sun shines through your window, choose to make it a happy day. -Lynda Resnick  

13. The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours. -Lao Tzu 

14. Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. -Victor Hugo 

15. The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath are parts of the banquet. -Rebecca Harding Davis 

16. Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold. -Ralph Waldo Emerson 

17. The Sun, Moon and Stars are there to guide us. -Dennis Banks 

18. The Sun will rise and set regardless. What we choose to do with the light while it's here is up to us. Journey wisely. - Alexandra Elle 

19. After the rain, the sun will reappear. There is life. After the pain, the joy will still be here.- Walt Disney Company 

20. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun. -Christopher McCandless

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

15 Ready Quotes for You to Get Ready

Get ready for tomorrow, today.  Jvongard
1.The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes. -Benjamin Disraeli  

2. Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart. -Sarah Ban Breathnach 

3. If you have a dream, you can spend a lifetime studying, planning, and getting ready for it. What you should be doing is getting started. -Drew Houston 

4. Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it. -Julie Andrews 

5. We are always getting ready to live but never living. -Ralph Waldo Emerson 

6. You're not really ready to live unless you know what you're willing to die for. -Rick Warren 

7. As a rule, we find what we look for; we achieve what we get ready for. -James Cash Penney

 8. Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success. -Henry Ford 

9. Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action. -Napoleon Hill 

10. Whatever you're ready for is ready for you. -Mark Victor Hansen 

11. Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing. - Wayne Dyer 

 12. You can't push anyone up the ladder unless he is ready to climb himself. -Andrew Carnegie 

13. The trouble with the future is that is usually arrives before we're ready for it. -Arnold H. Glasgow 

 14. Opportunity doesn't make appointments, you have to be ready when it arrives. - Tim Fargo 

15. Have the courage to do what you're not ready to do. - Richie Norton
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