"PERSONAL/SELF GROWTH"
OCTOBER 2000 - DECEMBER 2000


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  • December 29, 2000
    " The sure way to miss success, is to miss the opportunity!"
    --- Rupert McCall --- Submitted by M. Jappa --- QLD, Australia


  • December 29, 2000
    " Your actions and attitude set the atmosphere around you."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Karrie Langmeier


  • December 29, 2000
    " Success is sweet
    But it's secret is sweat."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Gopalan Rammohan --- Tamilnadu, India


  • December 27, 2000
    " Seeing is believing, but sometimes you have to believe to see."
    --- Copyright © 1998 Renee Nelson


  • December 27, 2000
    " Let your conscious guide you, but never let fear drive you."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Linda Lee


  • December 27, 2000
    " Through every trial we grow.
    All suffering we experience has a meaning.
    Though it seems very cruel, it is like the fire that smelts the iron ore:
    The steel that emerges from that furnace is beautifully strong,
    Useful for many purposes."
    --- Paramhansa Yogananda --- Submitted by Asavari Honavar --- Maharashtra, India


  • December 22, 2000
    Principles; Everyone has them, compromise is the only equalizer.
    Ethics; Carry them, cherish them, display them, never forget them.
    Obstacles; Work through them, and you will learn.
    Pride; Carry yourself with it, but never become stubborn to reality.
    Listen; Always, the answers are there, you just have to hear them.
    Expectations; Establish them, set them, follow through, audit them.

    "Your people are your success. When your people succeed, you succeed. When you succeed, your people succeed. Be the manager you always wanted to work for, and you will succeed."
    --- Copyright© 1999 Luther J. Parker II


  • December 22, 2000
    " It is an unwise man who does not look both ways
    When crossing even a one-way street."
    --- Copyright© 2000 Lex Strickland


  • December 22, 2000
    " Read something positive every night
    And listen to something helpful every morning."
    --- Tom Hopkins --- Submitted by Andrew Ho --- Malaysia


  • December 20, 2000
    " Passion is a controlled, furious energy caused by doing something you love with people you love. If you do something with passion, you will become addicted to it."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Bill Pocernich


  • December 20, 2000
    " Success isn't permanent, Failure isn't fatal."
    --- Mike Ditka --- Submitted by Vikki K. --- Illinois


  • December 20, 2000
    " When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you."
    --- Lao Tzu --- Submitted by Alexandra G. --- Florida


  • December 18, 2000
    " Are you answering the question, or giving an excuse?"
    --- Copyright © 1988 Jimmy Kogut


  • December 18, 2000
    " Hard work is something that can't always be seen, and sometimes all your hard work doesn't pay off right away. But if you get discouraged, you won't work how you should. Keep plugging away because one day, all that hard work will come out in the wash."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Craig B. --- New York


  • December 18, 2000
    " Greatness does not look upon him who forever looks down."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Liza O. --- Dublin, Ireland


  • December 15, 2000
    Key to happiness in life:
    "If everyone concentrates on giving, taking will happen by itself."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Anita Devan


  • December 15, 2000
    " A team is only as good as its weakest link.
    Don't be that link."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Brandon Nattress


  • December 15, 2000
    " None of us is as strong as all of us."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by L.P. --- Illinois


  • December 13, 2000
    " If you get what you want, you'll deserve it.
    If you don't get what you want, you'll manage."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Aaron Bridges --- North Carolina


  • December 13, 2000
    " No Intensity, No Desire...No Victory."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Paul Jarecha


  • December 13, 2000
    " If you're on the right track and not moving,
    Sooner or later you will be run over."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by J. Jackman --- Ontario, Canada


  • December 11, 2000
    " Leadership is defined as a BIG ship followed by SMALLER ships."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Mayyettee Deligero --- Davao City, Philippines


  • December 11, 2000
    " Power without wisdom leads to chaos."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Ryan L. --- Massachusetts


  • December 11, 2000
    " Change is constant, progress is optional."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by R.K. --- Ontario, Canada


  • December 8, 2000
    " If you can have gold, why settle for copper?"
    --- Copyright © 1998 Bongani Khanyi


  • December 8, 2000
    " Winning doesn't make you a better person,
    But being a better person makes you a winner."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Rollie Vetsch --- Minnesota


  • December 8, 2000
    " A brave man is compelled by fear;
    A coward is consumed by it."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Brian Poe


  • December 6, 2000
    " Do what you love, love what you do!"
    --- Wayne Dyer --- Submitted by Darrell Carlisle --- Kentucky


  • December 6, 2000
    " Luck, good or bad, is a crutch for the weak.
    The strong and successful make their own."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Joe Nichols


  • December 6, 2000
    " Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished,
    But by what you should have accomplished with your ability."
    --- John Wooden --- Submitted by Kari L. --- Indiana


  • December 4, 2000
    " If you can run a losing race without blaming your loss on someone else,
    You have bright prospects of success further down the road in life."
    --- Napoleon Hill --- Submitted by Daniel Tan --- Penang, Malaysia


  • December 4, 2000
    " Living life in fear is not living;
    For fear overpowers our minds
    And devours our souls."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Danielle Martin


  • December 4, 2000
    " With each choice you make, you create your life."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by K. Miles --- NSW, Australia


  • December 1, 2000
    " The mind controls all your random thoughts,urges,and impulses.
    Do not let it control you, for if you do, you'll be a slave to your emotions
    Rather than a master of the mind."
    --- Copyright © 1997 Dan Wong


  • December 1, 2000
    " Never look behind; you might just fall in the hole in front of you."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by R.P. --- Texas


  • December 1, 2000
    " It only takes a little time to do the job right
    Than to explain why it was done wrong."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Junrey Beduya --- Cebu, Philippines


  • November 29, 2000
    " Give."
    --- E. Perkins --- California


  • November 29, 2000
    " Perhaps the only formula for success
    Is an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings."
    --- Author Unknown
    --- Submitted by Sharna Ragonesi --- Shropshire, United Kingdom



  • November 29, 2000
    " No person was ever honored for what he received.
    Honor has been the reward for what he gave."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sharon Ogden --- Kentucky


  • November 27, 2000
    " Never give up!
    Failure and rejection are only the 1st steps to succeeding."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Annie M. --- California


  • November 27, 2000
    " Stay away from people who belittle your ambitions.
    Believe in yourself and you'll be unstoppable."
    --- Emily Guay --- Submitted by Eric V. --- Wisconsin


  • November 27, 2000
    " Failure is merely part of the process necessary for success."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Charles Wilks --- Indiana


  • November 22, 2000
    " An individual who is active in higher learning,
    Soon becomes an individual active in higher earning."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Michael Gulliver


  • November 22, 2000
    " If you don't like something change it.
    If you can't change it, change the way you think about it."
    --- Mary Engelbreit --- Submitted by Joyce --- Minnesota
    --- Author identified by Anantha G. --- A.P., India --- 3/05/03



  • November 22, 2000
    " If in life you are given the task of being a ditch digger,
    Be the best ditch digger you could possibly be."
    --- Margarett Nicholson (My grandmother)
    --- Submitted by LaJuana Woods --- Arkansas



  • November 20, 2000
    " Success is getting up just one time more than you have fallen."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Emily N. --- Minnesota


  • November 20, 2000
    " Success, health and wealth are blessed with those who have an invisible talisman in their mind, who always let it work for them. This talisman is "the positive mental attitude" or PMA. You can achieve anything in your life if you flip this wonderful talisman named "PMA" up every day and every moment."
    --- W.Clement Stone --- Submitted by Babu Kumar --- Kerala, India


  • November 20, 2000
    Eat Your Words:
    Chew on the future
    Swallow the past
    Savor the now.
    --- Copyright © 2000 Becky Piercy


  • November 17, 2000
    " Comfort is not necessarily the measure of a successful moment."
    --- Judith Beggs Pierson --- Submitted by Shannel Lorance --- Colorado


  • November 17, 2000
    " I am the product of the results from yesterday."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Erica Veal


  • November 17, 2000
    " Live your dreams,
    Don't just dream them."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Mario Boudrias


  • November 15, 2000
    " The door to success is the one marked PUSH."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by J. Hill --- West Virginia


  • November 15, 2000
    " Success is not only achieving goals,
    But making your inner self successful."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Austin Kattackal --- Ontario, Canada


  • November 15, 2000
    " There are no failures in life
    Only people who give up too soon."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Mike Rosewell --- Missouri


  • November 13, 2000
    " Don't wish for it; work for it."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Boyce Hamlet --- Arkansas


  • November 13, 2000
    " Be bold and the mighty forces will come to your aid."
    --- Basil King --- Submitted by Carrie B. --- California


  • November 13, 2000
    " Nothing is ever done until the deadline is at hand,
    So set your goals close and enjoy success sooner."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Cal Smith.....The Wiseoldmule


  • November 10, 2000
    " He who conquers others is strong,
    But he who conquers himself is mighty."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by B.A. --- Pennsylvania


  • November 10, 2000
    " Don't be afraid to go after what you want to do,
    And what you want to be.
    But don't be afraid to be willing to pay the price."
    --- Lane Frost --- Submitted by Adam Z. --- Pennsylvania


  • November 10, 2000
    " It is not the destination that matters, it's the journey."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Dan Payant --- Alabama


  • November 8, 2000
    " There comes a time when you have to stand up and shout:

    This is me damn it! I look the way I look, think the way I think, feel the way I feel, love the way I love! I am a whole complex package. Take me... or leave me. Accept me - or walk away! Do not try to make me feel like less of a person, just because I don't fit your idea of who I should be and don't try to change me to fit your mold. If I need to change, I alone will make that decision.

    When you are strong enough to love yourself 100%, good and bad - you will be amazed at the opportunities that life presents you."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Stacey Charter


  • November 8, 2000
    " Wherever you find a successful person, you will find a person who has struggled in his or her life. Life is a struggle and the rewards go to those who meet difficulty face to face, overcome it, and move on to the next challenge."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Daniel Tan


  • November 8, 2000
    " The biggest difference between a success and a failure is
    A successful person is able to do something that he doesn't like
    But a failure can't."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Deewoon Tan --- Singapore


  • November 6, 2000
    " Wherever you see a successful business,
    Someone once made a courageous decision."
    --- Peter Drucker --- Sent in by Chen Fawn Meng --- Malaysia


  • November 6, 2000
    " Disappointments are like road bumps,
    They slow you down a bit but you enjoy the smooth road afterwards.
    Don't stay on the bumps too long; move on!"
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Andrew Ho --- Malaysia


  • November 6, 2000
    " Great opportunities are like raindrops.
    They only come around every once in a while,
    And they can so easily slip through your fingers."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Markelle Gray


  • November 3, 2000
    " In track and field it is thought that if you are in better shape than I am you will win. This is false. Whoever has more heart and will suffer more pain, will be the victor. This is also true in life; the more your hurt, the more you learn, the more you learn the better you can live your life in the future. And every second you spend here is already history so the future is never far away."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Scott Linder


  • November 3, 2000
    " To wait for someone else, or to expect someone else to make your life richer, or fuller, or more satisfying, puts you in a constant state of suspension; and you miss all those moments that pass. They never come back to be experienced again."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Fiona Hughes --- Western Australia, Australia


  • November 3, 2000
    " All men are self made,
    Only the successful admit it."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by John N. --- Wisconsin


  • November 1, 2000
    " Athlete's Inspiration:

    No one is 100% every day,
    But how you strive on the days you are less than 100%
    Dictates your hall of fame status."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Aaron Bridges --- North Carolina


  • November 1, 2000
    " In the game of football, as in life,
    There are winners and there are losers.
    Not everyone can be a hero
    Because somebody has got to sit on the curb
    And watch the parade go by."
    --- V. Delpino --- Submitted by Eric Willenbacher --- New York


  • November 1, 2000
    " Don't hate what you cannot achieve."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Peter Bajwa --- California


  • October 30, 2000
    " No one ever damaged their eyesight
    By looking on the bright side."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Shayne Southall --- New South Wales, Australia


  • October 30, 2000
    " Do you have the heart to push yourself?
    If you don't, find a way to get it
    Because talent will only get you so far.
    You've got to be hungry,
    You've got to have heart.
    That's just reality."
    --- Tiffeny Milbrett --- Submitted by A.T. --- Massachusetts


  • October 30, 2000
    " It matters not how strait the gate,
    How charged with punishment the scroll,
    I am the master of my fate,
    I am the captain of my soul."
    --- W.E. Henley --- Submitted by Ian Farrington --- England, United Kingdom


  • October 27, 2000
    " Taking initiative does not mean being pushy, obnoxious or aggressive.
    It does mean recognizing your responsibility to make things happen."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by E Smith --- Kingston, Jamaica


  • October 27, 2000
    " Keep your head and your heart in the right place,
    And you won't have to worry about your feet."
    --- Warren Sapp --- Submitted by Mike Toot --- Pennsylvania


  • October 27, 2000
    " When your world is spinning out of control,
    Close your eyes, stretch out your arms, and spin with it."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Noemi Palonen


  • October 25, 2000
    " When you look in the mirror don't see what is,
    See what could be."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Tony Kellogg


  • October 25, 2000
    " Those who live in the past have no future."
    --- Father Lopez --- Submitted by Brian McKay --- Manitoba, Canada


  • October 23, 2000
    " Courage in the circle of love means nothing
    Without sacrifice and compromise."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Tony Mojica


  • October 23, 2000
    " When your green you grow and when your ripe you rot.
    Never stop learning!"
    --- Joel Weldon --- Submitted by Mark E. --- Ontario, Canada


  • October 23, 2000
    " It's not what you have,
    But what you do with what you have."
    --- Copyright © 2000 David Katz


  • October 20, 2000
    " If you tell yourself your a winner
    Eventually you'll become one.
    Until then, practice."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kristin C. --- Ontario, Canada


  • October 20, 2000
    " The less you think of something as a problem,
    The lesser a problem it becomes."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Christel C. --- Malaysia


  • October 20, 2000
    " The best way to accomplish something is to just do it
    And get the courage after."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Keely Ouellette --- Maine


  • October 18, 2000
    " Be proud because we are the strong, and while we lead, the weak will admire us in our glory and wonder how it is we stand so tall, and we will smile, knowing our success is not due to our status, our money, or our friends, but our drive to succeed."
    --- James Ringler --- Submitted by D.D. --- Virginia


  • October 18, 2000
    " Never let your fears become the boundaries of your dreams."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Amanda Cook --- Iowa


  • October 18, 2000
    " The only way to overcome things is to forgive.
    Not to forgive, keeps you detached from love and joy."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Dawn Duffy --- Ohio


  • October 16, 2000
    " Success, in the end, eclipses all the mistakes along the way."
    --- Chinese fortune cookie --- Submitted by Rachael Coindreau --- Texas


  • October 16, 2000
    " The needs of the many out way the needs of the one or the few."
    --- Leonard Nimoy as Commander Spock
    --- Submitted by Phillip Schmidt --- Wisconsin



  • October 16, 2000
    " The true test of courage is helping he who needs you,
    Though you need him just as bad."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Lindsay Fach


  • October 13, 2000
    " Success is a piece of mind,
    Which is a direct result of the self-satisfaction knowing you did your best,
    To become the best, you are capable of becoming!"
    --- John Wooden --- Submitted by Jessie Roeth --- Ohio


  • October 13, 2000
    " I don't know where I am going but I know what direction I'm headed."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Rowel Nuestro --- Age 19 --- Cavite, Philippines


  • October 13, 2000
    " To achieve a balanced life
    Expect more from yourself and less from others."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Andre Vovan


  • October 11, 2000
    " Success is determined not by what others THINK you have accomplished
    But by what you KNOW you have accomplished."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Lauren T. --- Pennsylvania


  • October 11, 2000
    " Life's battles don`t always go to the stronger or faster man,
    But sooner or later, the man who wins
    Is the man who thinks he can."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Daniel Tan --- Penang, Malaysia


  • October 11, 2000
    " If you can't lead yourself, you can't lead others."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Rohn Everson


  • October 9, 2000
    " Attention to detail is the very soul of discipline."
    --- Joseph Conrad --- Submitted by Eric Jensen --- New Jersey


  • October 9, 2000
    " People that value their privileges above their principals, lose both."
    --- Dwight D. Eisenhower --- Submitted by N. Brossard --- Oregon


  • October 6, 2000
    " The day I stop giving is the day I stop receiving.
    The day I stop learning is the day I stop growing."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Lian Andy --- Singapore


  • October 6, 2000
    " Winners: Ordinary men playing with extra - ordinary heart."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Ubaldo Pena --- Texas


  • October 6, 2000
    " We should be humble enough to always learn from others. We can learn through what they teach us, or through the mistakes they make. I have found that I can profit by watching what others do very carefully. I can save myself a lot of pain by reflecting on what someone else has done to solve a problem."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Thomas Yates


  • October 4, 2000
    " It is better to not speak and have people wonder why you didn't,
    Than to speak and have people wonder why you did."
    --- Toby McCall --- Submitted by Lance McCall --- Florida


  • October 4, 2000
    " In opportunity there is challenge.
    In challenge there is growth.
    In growth there is opportunity."
    --- Copyright © 2000 David Donaldson


  • October 4, 2000
    " An inconvenience rightly viewed becomes an experience
    And an experience wrongly viewed becomes an inconvenience."
    --- Jesse Owens --- Submitted by Latha Jayashree --- Tamilnadu, India


  • October 2, 2000
    " Work is effecting change.
    Play is effecting change joyfully."
    --- Copyright © 1997 Gustav Barnard


  • October 2, 2000
    " Discipline is not the enemy of enthusiasm."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jason Harris --- Oregon
    --- The quote was said by "Joe Clark" (Morgan Freeman) in the movie 'Lean on Me'



  • October 2, 2000
    " Deeds not Words!"
    --- Author Unknown ---Submitted by D. Brickle --- Georgia