Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet KH FRS was an English polymath, mathematician, astronomer, chemist, inventor, experimental photographer who invented the blueprint, and did botanical work. Herschel originated the use of the Julian day system in astronomy. Wikipedia Born: 7 March 1792, Slough Died: 11 May 1871, […]
What I focus on in life is what I get. … “Before I was paralyzed, there were 10,000 things I could do; now there are 9,000. … “It doesn’ matter what happens to you, just what you do with what happens to you!
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude. Denis E. Waitley, is an American motivational speaker, writer and consultant. He has been recognized as the best-selling author of the audio series, The Psychology of Winning and books such as […]
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. John Calvin Maxwell is an American author, speaker, and pastor who has written many books, primarily focusing on leadership. Titles include The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader. His books have sold millions […]
For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream. Dutch painter DescriptionVincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In just over a decade he created about 2,100 artworks, including […]
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us. Arnold J. Toynbee British historian Description Arnold Joseph Toynbee, CH, FBA was a British historian, philosopher of history, author of numerous […]
You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you. Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him. Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success. Henry Ford was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Wikipedia Born: 30 July 1863, Greenfield Township, Michigan […]
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. Joseph Addison was an English essayist, poet, playwright, and politician. He was the eldest son of The Reverend Lancelot Addison. His name is usually remembered alongside that of his long-standing friend Richard Steele, with whom he founded The Spectator magazine. Wikipedia Three grand essentials […]
In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. Michael Korda is an English-born writer and novelist who was editor-in-chief of Simon & Schuster in New York City. Wikipedia One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals. More quotes The more you can dream, the more you can do […]
I refuse to accept the idea that man is mere flotsam and jetsam in the river of life, unable to influence the unfolding events which surround him. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his […]
“Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it…” Wilferd Arlan Peterson was an American author who […]