"THOUGHTS OF THE DAY"<br />OCTOBER 2003 | Motivating and Inspiring

"THOUGHTS OF THE DAY"
OCTOBER 2003

October 29, 2003
" You can't manage a man into combat; you must lead him. You manage things; you lead people."
--- Grace HopperOctober 29, 2003
" When people are working for the motives of someone else, they profess not to understand or accept why things are done in the way they are. For anyone to feel responsible for their actions, they must sense the behavior has flowed from themselves."
--- Stanley MilgramOctober 29, 2003
" The last of the human freedoms is to choose one's attitudes."
--- Victor FranklOctober 27, 2003
" Self-awareness is an endless journey with infinite destinations."
--- Copyright © 2003 Michaela Goad (United Kingdom)October 27, 2003
" A large body with minuscule mind and an empty heart is a painful thought, but a reality."
--- Copyright © 2003 Todd Vradenburgh (New York)
Just a guy walking around in a sunny field waiting for his love to come back.October 27, 2003
" A cat can never become a lion in size, but by practice, it can always exceed the big cat in intelligence."
--- Copyright © 2003 Jagannathan Arockiam (India)October 22, 2003
" If you can't return a favor, pass it on."
--- Louise BrownOctober 22, 2003
" Forgiveness does not have anything to do with other people. It has everything to do with you."
--- Gary ZukavOctober 22, 2003
" Children need love especially when they don't deserve it."
--- Harold S. HulbertOctober 20, 2003
" I don't live in the past...I just like to visit it once in a while."
--- Copyright © 2003 Mary NixOctober 20, 2003
" Innovation is irrelevant, unless implemented."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Greg Byrne --- Dublin 2, IrelandOctober 20, 2003
" Good to forgive, better to forget!"
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sachin Bansal --- New Delhi, IndiaOctober 15, 2003
" A customer is a person who pays your salary."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Hasnain Latif --- N.W.F.P, PakistanOctober 15, 2003
" When I have listened to my mistakes, I have grown."
--- Hugh PratherOctober 15, 2003
" Keep company with those who make you better."
--- English ProverbOctober 13, 2003
" Flatter me, and I may not believe you.
Criticize me, and I may not like you.
Ignore me, and I may not forgive you.
Encourage me, and I may not forget you."
--- Sir William ArthurOctober 13, 2003
" Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark, in the hopeless swamps of the approximate, the not-quite, the not-yet, the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish, in lonely frustration for the life you deserved, but have never been able to reach. Check your road and the nature of your battle. The world you desired can be won. It exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours."
--- Ayn RandOctober 13, 2003
" Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions."
--- Earl Gray StevensOctober 8, 2003
" Age is a number, old is an attitude!"
--- Copyright © 2003 Mary Pretto
I said this in a class I was teaching on "Aging Issues". My class stopped me and said that it was a powerful statement. I thought it would be great to share this sentiment with more people.October 8, 2003
" The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing."
--- Albert EinsteinOctober 8, 2003
" Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can read."
--- Mark TwainOctober 6, 2003
" At the precise moment you become satisfied with having done your best, you should realize that you did not."
--- Copyright © 2000 Susan KleinschnitzOctober 6, 2003
" Here is the secret of inspiration. Tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly not more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you."
--- William FeatherOctober 1, 2003
" I may be called the salt of the earth, but it takes the salt to bring out the flavor in everyone I meet."
--- Copyright © 1984 Grace Carter
This was my answer when someone said it to meOctober 1, 2003
" If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance."
--- Orville WrightOctober 1, 2003
" How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and, keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to know what really matters most."
--- Stephen Covey

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