"PERSONAL/SELF GROWTH"
JANUARY 2002 - MARCH 2002


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  • March 27, 2002
    " Always, always, always, live your own life. If not, you only live off others and are mass-produced. Individualism is something no one can take away."
    --- Copyright © 2002 Lori Schiffbauer


  • March 27, 2002
    " Begin somewhere; you CANNOT build a reputation on you INTEND to do."
    --- Liz Smith --- Submitted by Kayla Y. --- Missouri


  • March 25, 2002
    " Make it your moment-to-moment aim to recognize the difference between being aware of your thoughts, and being carried along by them."
    --- Copyright © 2001 Guy Finley --- Submitted by Roel Corpus --- Oregon


  • March 25, 2002
    " Every one of us has his/her superstitions; one of mine has been that whenever I took up any task to do something, never to look back or leave until the task I intended was completed. Make one person smile every day, and in 40 years of your life you will have made 14,600 people happy."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Latesh Joshi --- Maharashtra, India


  • March 22, 2002
    " The greatest gift you will ever receive is the gift of loving and believing in yourself. Guard this gift with your life. It is the only thing that will ever truly be yours."
    --- Tiffany Loren Rowe --- Submitted by Leslie Martin --- Indiana


  • March 22, 2002
    " Do only what your heart and your instincts say. Keep them in mind and don't give up!!"
    --- Copyright © 2002 Lindsay Frank


  • March 20, 2002
    " Professionalism is not about doing something that you are good at,
    But being the best at something that you do."
    --- Copyright © 2002 Hingdranata Nikolay


  • March 20, 2002
    " Think you are the best; you will be better than the rest.
    Think you are worst and you will be the worst."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Krishna Prakash --- Andhra Pradesh, India


  • March 18, 2002
    " Better you have an instance of knowing you have been wrong
    Than a lifetime of always being right."
    --- Copyright © 2002 D. Blackmon


  • March 18, 2002
    " Labeling people is like labeling cans.
    If you don't open them up, you'll never know what's really inside."
    --- Copyright © 2002 Nicole Shull


  • March 15, 2002
    " Perfection isn't easy to find; search a little longer and travel a little further."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jess Sealy --- NSW, Australia


  • March 15, 2002
    " Believe nothing; no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense."
    --- Buddha --- Submitted by Hans Eirik Haarberg --- Troendelag, Norway


  • March 13, 2002
    " Always remember - things are never as bad nor as good as you perceived them to be."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Mary Kolk --- Ohio


  • March 13, 2002
    " If you keep your ears and eyes on your customer,
    You will keep your competitor's foot out of the door."
    --- Copyright © 2000 James Jones


  • March 11, 2002
    " Success and failure both are parts of life but result always depends on your preparation."
    --- Copyright © 2002 Danish A. Danial


  • March 11, 2002
    " People who sit and judge are nobodies who are soon forgotten.
    People who work and take chances are the ones who will be remembered."
    --- Written in 2001 by L.G --- Scotland, United Kingdom


  • March 8, 2002
    " Listen; because when you say "I Know", you cease to "Know" more."
    --- Copyright © 1997 Joyal Mehta


  • March 8, 2002
    " The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing!"
    --- Author Unknown--- Submitted by Thomas Almanza --- Indiana


  • March 6, 2002
    " Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens."
    --- Jimi Hendrix --- Submitted by Scott Bucholtz --- Ohio


  • March 6, 2002
    " It isn't always enough to be forgiven by others;
    Sometimes you have to learn to forgive yourself."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Cassidy S. --- Ohio


  • March 4, 2002
    " Whenever any trouble occurs with our dear ones or friends, we should inwardly lay the blame on ourselves for getting into an unpleasant situation and then try to get out of it as fast and as graciously as we can. It is fruitless to increase the trouble by loudly, unkindly, discourteously blaming others, even though we find that they are to blame. Much more can be achieved by setting a good example than by the use of harsh or self-righteous words."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Shailendra Vasale --- Maharashtra, India


  • March 4, 2002
    " If you want milk, don't sit in the middle of the pasture and wait for the cow to back up to you."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Martha Varzaly ---Pennsylvania


  • March 1, 2002
    Under the topic of Work Ethic, Daily Planning, Or Time Management
    I have lived by the following:
    " Do not trade a day of your life away for nothing in return."
    --- Copyright © 2002 Gary Gentilini


  • March 1, 2002
    " The difference between a winner and loser is how fast a person learns from their mistakes and how long they remember them."
    --- Copyright © 2002 Saif Alam


  • February 27, 2002
    " Make it a great day or not, the choice is yours."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sarah Jane --- Ohio


  • February 27, 2002
    " If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Shauna Barisoff --- British Columbia, Canada


  • February 25, 2002
    " Don't be afraid to look back;
    Sometimes pride takes us in the wrong direction."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Erin D. --- QLD, Australia


  • February 25, 2002
    " Smile more; it lightens the soul."
    --- Copyright © 1999 Christina Kloosterman


  • February 22, 2002
    " Go the extra mile; it's never crowded there."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Susan B. --- Victoria, Australia


  • February 22, 2002
    " If two people meet and exchange one dollar, both leave with that same one dollar.
    If two people meet and exchange one IDEA, both leave with TWO ideas."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by D. Raugh --- BW, Germany


  • February 20, 2002
    " We're going to figure this "life" stuff out; I can feel it.
    And when we do, the world better watch out; there's going to be a storm."
    --- Todd Manzer --- Submitted by Stew L. --- New Brunswick, Canada


  • February 20, 2002
    " Success is not in the bulk of your wallet, but in the weight of your character."
    --- Harold Kushner --- Submitted by Keri G. --- Massachusetts


  • February 18, 2002
    " Real change of self isn't found in some new way to think about yourself, but in the freedom from the need to think about yourself at all."
    --- Guy Finley --- Submitted by Roel Corpus --- Oregon


  • February 18, 2002
    " There are no mistakes in life, only the consequences of your actions."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Ericka V. --- California


  • February 15, 2002
    " When you're going through hell, keep going."
    --- Albert Einstein --- Submitted by Becca Blue --- Georgia


  • February 15, 2002
    " There are two things in this world that stand like stone;
    Kindness in others troubles and courage in your own."
    --- Princess Diana --- Submitted by Kyra Sherman --- Tennessee


  • February 13, 2002
    " Experiments make way for discoveries."
    --- Copyright © 2002 Abhimanyu Sirohi


  • February 13, 2002
    " It is a province of knowledge to speak, and a privilege of wisdom to listen."
    --- Oliver Wendell Holmes --- Submitted by Kizzy Glasgow --- New York


  • February 11, 2002
    " There are only two choices; make progress or make excuses."
    --- Copyright © 2001 Ellen Mikesell


  • February 11, 2002
    " Success is not so much what we have, as it is what we are."
    --- Jim Rohn --- Submitted by Bonnie Gutweiler --- Wisconsin


  • February 8, 2002
    " What would you do if you knew you could never fail?"
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Caroline Zawila --- Pennsylvania


  • February 8, 2002
    " Fear is like fire;
    Either you can cook with it,
    Or it will burn you."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Toby Krasnostein --- Melbourne, Australia


  • February 6, 2002
    " Most of us take the 'sky as the limit' attitude toward achieving success,
    But the truth lies in not limiting ourselves."
    --- Copyright © 2002 Joe Pie


  • February 6, 2002
    " When doing something, the toughest and quite obviously, the most important step is always the first one. We all suffer from the problem of inertia... getting started is all it takes."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Salil Deshpande --- Mumbai, India


  • February 4, 2002
    " No matter what kind of situation you are in, never give up. Keep on striving and believe that there is always hope for your future."
    --- Copyright © 2001 Francisca Agbemenu


  • February 4, 2002
    " If you cannot 'see' that, you cannot 'be'."
    --- Copyright © 2001 Laureen C. Bassett
    ( This quote specifically addresses inner vision, which provides one with the ability to make it happen. This does not refer to the disabled. )



  • February 1, 2002
    " I do not regret the things I have done, but those I have left undone."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Tiffany Tibbetts --- New Mexico


  • February 1, 2002
    " Don't miss a perfectly good opportunity to remain silent."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by C.N. --- Arizona


  • January 30, 2002
    " The foundations of character are built not by lecture, but by bricks of good example."
    --- Zig Ziglar --- Submitted by Chen Fawn Meng --- Malaysia


  • January 30, 2002
    " You get out of life what you put in."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by K.A. --- California


  • January 28, 2002
    " If there were no ugly in the world there would be no beauty; because we would have no basis for comparison. Accept the "ugly" that will enter your life, for only then will you truly appreciate the "beauty" when it arrives."
    --- Copyright © 1998 Greg Scott


  • January 28, 2002
    " There are two important things in life: one is family and the other is everything else."
    --- My father --- Submitted by Carole G. --- Minnesota


  • January 25, 2002
    " Love is not a guarantee about getting it back, but love is about loving unconditionally and taking a risk of being rejected. Love is sacrifice and sometimes about letting going. But love always makes us a better person when we allow ourselves to love at every cost."
    --- Copyright © 2000 Kathryn Williams


  • January 25, 2002
    " Although life is filled with great challenges and adversity, it is also filled with that great sense of accomplishment and satisfaction when you meet those challenges."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sally L. --- Iowa


  • January 23, 2002
    " Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance. When you come to see that you are not as wise today as you thought you were yesterday, then, you are wiser today."
    --- Anthony de Mello --- Submitted by Steven Jager --- Arizona


  • January 23, 2002
    " We need to incorporate kindness into our lives. I'm a firm believer that kindness is contagious. I always encouraged the kids to do something nice for someone at their home. That will put the family member in a better mood, and then they'll do something nice for someone else. We all know about the ripple effect."
    --- Marjon Brady - Miss Rodeo USA 2000 --- Submitted by Ana Paula --- Chubut, Argentina


  • January 21, 2002
    " Success is not something to wait for it is something to work for; so let's start."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Ahmed Maqsood --- Punjab, Pakistan


  • January 21, 2002
    " Life's too short just to exist. Do something!"
    --- Copyright © 2001 Anthony Candel


  • January 18, 2002
    " Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier."
    --- Colin Powell --- Submitted by Arvind Sawhney --- J&K, India


  • January 18, 2002
    " Forget yourself and start to work."
    --- Gordon B. Hinckley --- Submitted by Ana Paula --- Chubut, Argentina


  • January 16, 2002
    " Have sympathy for the man who is critical.
    The only alternative reaction, would make you become as he."
    --- Copyright © 2001 Scott Johnson


  • January 16, 2002
    " The good life exists only when you stop wanting a better one.
    It is the condition of savoring what is rather than longing for what might be."
    --- Marya Mannes --- Submitted by Patricia Love --- California


  • January 14, 2002
    " Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves."
    --- Zig Ziglar --- Submitted by Chen Fawn Meng --- Malaysia


  • January 14, 2002
    " Don't sweat the small stuff, and it's all small stuff!"
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jackie Z. --- New York


  • January 11, 2002
    " Neither men nor fools can work with blunt tools."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Douglas Wilson --- Victoria, Australia


  • January 11, 2002
    " If you don't have the tools you need to succeed, use the tools you have to make them."
    --- Copyright © 2001 T.L. Davis


  • January 9, 2002
    " It is true that the mind is restless and difficult to control but it can be conquered, through regular practice and detachment. Those who lack self control will find it difficult to progress, but those who are self controlled, striving earnestly through the right means, will attain the goal."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Shailendra Vasale --- Maharashtra, India


  • January 9, 2002
    " There are people who TELL the story, and then there are people who just LISTEN to the story told. Isn't it time YOU TOLD YOUR STORY?"
    --- Aries Antonio --- Submitted by C.A. --- Nevada


  • January 7, 2002
    " The secret to success is hard work and a good attitude."
    --- Copyright © 2001 Robert Lake


  • January 7, 2002
    " Remember:
    He who angers you, controls you."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Bob Guyan --- Ohio


  • January 4, 2002
    " To succeed in a competitive industry, we must have a clear understanding of who we are, where we are trying to go, and how we plan to get there. Our mission leaves no doubt about what we want to become."
    --- Author Unknown --- Submitted by O.K. --- Oregon


  • January 4, 2002
    " Success will be waiting for you. The only thing you have to do is admit to yourself you are capable of achieving it."
    --- Author Unknown


  • January 2, 2002
    " Searching for happiness I looked to my spouse for happiness, it was not there. I looked to my child for happiness; it was not there. I looked to my friends for happiness; it was not there. Then one morning I decided that no matter what the day brought, good and bad, that I would be happy. Being happy is a choice we make. My grandmother used to say "You can get glad in the same pants you got mad in." The moral of this story is... If you are not happy, change your mind."
    --- Copyright © 2001 Renee Brinkman


  • January 2, 2002
    " Always bear in mind that our own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing."
    --- Abraham Lincoln --- Submitted by T.B. --- Minnesota