"PERSONAL/SELF GROWTH"
AUGUST 2003


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  • August 27, 2003
    " Character is what you are when no one is looking."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Mary Lykens --- Ohio


  • August 27, 2003
    " In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time."
    Anthony J. D'Angelo


  • August 27, 2003
    " We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause. He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world."
    Charles F. Kettering


  • August 25, 2003
    " If you do not change what you're doing today, your tomorrow will be no different than yesterday."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by M. Crafts --- Florida


  • August 25, 2003
    " You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals."
    Booker T. Washington


  • August 25, 2003
    " All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success."
    Dorothea Brande




  • August 20, 2003
    " Jealousy, that's eating you up, will make you lose a dear friend. If you don't know how to respect and keep their trust, you'll regret it in the end. Hope it's not too late."
    Copyright © 2003 Marga Tan


  • August 20, 2003
    " Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success."
    Swami Sivananda


  • August 20, 2003
    " The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication."
    Cecil B. DeMille


  • August 18, 2003
    " They say the early bird catches the worm but suppose the worm is late. So in life always be cautious and try not to live by stereotypes."
    Copyright © 2003 O.J. Abuodha


  • August 18, 2003
    " The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all."
    Jawaharlal Nehru


  • August 18, 2003
    " Many risks fail because they were not taken in time. Too many risks are postponed until unnecessarily elaborate preparations are made. This does not mean that one should say, "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!" That is foolish and self-destructive.... But don't sit back waiting for the perfect moment. It almost never comes."
    David Viscott


  • August 13, 2003
    " Character is an INTERNAL quality developed through EXTERNAL circumstances."
    Copyright © 2003 Oneka Jefferson


  • August 13, 2003
    " There is a certain blend of courage, integrity, character and principle which has no satisfactory dictionary name but has been called different things at different times in different countries. Our American name for it is 'guts'."
    Louis Adamic


  • August 13, 2003
    " The true test of character is ... how we behave when we don't know what to do."
    John Holt


  • August 11, 2003
    " If you want to walk on water, try getting out of the boat."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by L.K. --- Michigan
    This quote is meant to help people realize people will not get anywhere by sitting back and watching life pass them by. To get where you want in life, you've got to go for the gusto... you only go around once!


  • August 11, 2003
    " One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you --- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'"
    Margaret Thatcher


  • August 11, 2003
    " Each man has his own vocation; his talent is his call. There is one direction in which all space is open to him."
    Ralph Waldo Emerson


  • August 6, 2003
    " If you sit on your butt, no one can kick it but you won't go anywhere either."
    Copyright © 2002 Michael Bailey


  • August 6, 2003
    " Self-respect will keep a man from being abject when he is in the power of enemies, and will enable him to feel that he may be in the right when the world is against him."
    Bertrand Russell


  • August 6, 2003
    " Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible."
    Doug Larson


  • August 4, 2003
    " Cast aside ego, false pride and humility at the very first rung in your climb upward on the ladder of success."
    Copyright © 2003 Joseph P.Martino


  • August 4, 2003
    " You, too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination."
    W. Clement Stone


  • August 4, 2003
    " It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny."
    Anthony Robbins