"THOUGHTS OF THE DAY"<br />AUGUST 2004 | Motivating and Inspiring

"THOUGHTS OF THE DAY"
AUGUST 2004

August 30, 2004
" If there were a mile high mountain of granite, and once every ten-thousand years a bird flew past and brushed it with a feather, by the time that mountain was worn away, a fraction of a second would have passed in the context of eternity."
--- Lois Duncan --- Submitted by T.C., Age 17 --- Ontario, CanadaAugust 30, 2004
" To be 'Kept' is to be 'Held'."
--- Copyright © 2003 Sandra Harden

August 25, 2004
" Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help."
--- Nancy FridayAugust 25, 2004
" Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together."
--- Eugene IonescoAugust 23, 2004
" I can make it if I have to die trying."
--- Copyright © 1999 Elle WiklundAugust 23, 2004
" A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's."
--- Jean Paul RichterAugust 18, 2004
" I think we are all blessed in more ways than we acknowledge. Be thankful everyday for all that you are. Your gifts and talents are special and yours alone. Put them to good use."
--- Copyright © 2004 Marlene BlaszczykAugust 16, 2004
" Life is replete with comedy, drama, horror, suspense, tragedy, romance, mystery, fantasy and a good dose of fiction. While at times the plot may seem to be lacking, the special effects alone are well worth the price of admission."
--- Derek R. Audette --- Submitted by D. Ward --- Ontario, CanadaAugust 16, 2004
" Every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do."
--- VoltaireAugust 16, 2004
" The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something."
--- Carl SandburgAugust 11, 2004
" What I do today is important because I am paying a day of my life for it. What I accomplish must be worthwhile because the price is high."
--- Author UnknownAugust 11, 2004
" We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same."
--- Carlos CastanedaAugust 11, 2004
" The willow, which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak, which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character."
--- Sir Walter ScottAugust 9, 2004
" If people are coming to work excited . . . if they're making mistakes freely and fearlessly . . . if they're having fun . . . if they're concentrating doing things, rather than preparing reports and going to meetings - then somewhere you have leaders."
--- Robert Townsend --- Submitted by Brandon R., Age 17 --- TennesseeAugust 9, 2004
" An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous."
--- Henry FordAugust 9, 2004
" I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing."
--- Agatha ChristieAugust 4, 2004
" Momentary happiness eludes from without; Eternal happiness stems from within."
--- Copyright © 2004 Heather Wynne
You can try all you want to find yourself from the outside world, but then you are being blind. You need to look within to find the true meaning of yourself and life in general. Search and you will not find, but reveal yourself, and you will see the world.August 4, 2004
" Loving someone in the present instead of listening to those from the past, shows ages of forgiveness."
--- Copyright © 2004 Mike LoPresto
Loved ones are tough to come by, and when those who are loved by others begin to love you, than friends become tough to come by.August 4, 2004
" Expectations are premeditated resentments."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Melinda O'Brien --- Virginia