Overcoming failure, learning kindness and thankfulness






September 29, 2004
" A man can fall many times in life, but he's never a failure until he refuses to get back up."
Evel Knievel --- Submitted by Lenny Schmidt --- Iowa

September 29, 2004
" Always take a job that's too big for you, and then do your best."
Harry Emerson Fosdick

September 27, 2004
" The time to make up your mind about people is never."
The Philadelphia Story (Katharine Hepburn speaking to James Stewart)
--- Submitted by Matt Price

I feel that this is a good quote to share because when I think I know someone, they shock me with something good they do. Always surprising me.

September 27, 2004
" To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist."
Gail Sheehy

September 22, 2004
" It is better to be faithful than famous."
Theodore Roosevelt

September 22, 2004
" 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

September 20, 2004
" If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day."
Alex Noble

September 20, 2004
" Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself."
Harriet Nelson

September 15, 2004
" If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded."
Maya Angelou

September 15, 2004
" If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right."
Jules Renard

September 13, 2004
" People prefer to follow those who help them, not those who intimidate them."
C. Gene Wilkes --- Submitted by Brandon R. --- Tennessee

September 13, 2004
" Fame is a four-letter word. And like tape, or zoom, or face, or pain, or love, or life, what ultimately matters is what we do with it."
Fred Rogers

September 8, 2004
" Anything can be made simpler if you have the 3 most important ingredients:
Common sense - 70%
Understanding or analyzing - 20%
Sharing - 10%"
Copyright © 2003 Lalitha Bajaj
A person should be flexible, logical, practical, and reasonable. Then, every problem can be solved very easily.

September 8, 2004
" The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them."
Ralph Nichols

September 4, 2004
" It is always easy to think of your greatest accomplishments and write them down. But to look at your life and to present your failures, is to be truly humble."
Copyright © 2004 Maria McFadden
I'm never really good at writing things but this came to my mind while writing a paper and now I can't believe I didn't think of it before.

September 4, 2004
" Being on the tightrope is living; everything else is waiting."
Karl Wallenda


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