August 31, 2005
"Think, think, think. Then speak."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Mary Bryan --- Georgia
This was listed as my dad's motto in his university yearbook the year he graduated from the University of Georgia (I believe it was 1928). I don't know if he was quoting, or if it was his own selected motto. His life was always an inspiration to me, to my two sisters, to both his and my mother's families and to many others as well.
August 31, 2005
"If not now... when? If not me ... who? By land or on wings?
The question is; am I willing to be the answer?"
Copyright 2005 Job Gomez
Let go of the excuses... forget what you have heard... it is your time, make it happen, take control of YOU and YOUR LIFE!
August 31, 2005
"Always remember "GOOD DAY" "BAD DAY" it's "YOUR" choice!"
Copyright 2003 Jay Muma
I have this come up on my voice mail and I have had so many people comment. It makes so much sense because we all let other people choose the kind of day we are going to have. The truth be known, it's our choice.

August 29, 2005
"At the end of life, you will never regret not having passed 1 more test, not winning 1 more verdict, not closing 1 more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a wife, a child, a friend, parents. Life is too short. Live for today and savor every moment."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by D. C. --- Caloocan City, Philippines
A friend sent me this - Enlightening!
August 29, 2005
"The only way to succeed is to keep jumping off cliffs and build your wings on the way down."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Harish Kumar N --- Andhra Pradesh, India
August 29, 2005
"In this life, we write the script. In the next, we watch the movie."
Copyright 2005 Daniel Kennedy
It's tough to keep a schedule in tact when life gets in the way. Be careful not to sink too far into self-pity. When you do, you'll find that fewer people are willing to help pull you out.
August 24, 2005
"At some point everybody gets to experience a life that's perfect, if only for a moment. It's just that most people don't realize or appreciate that moment because they always long for something more. Don't be one of those people."
Copyright 2005 John Flory
I see people all around me not appreciating the lot that's handed to them. They want something bigger or better. What for? That isn't happiness. You have to make the decision to be happy, before you can ever actually be happy!
August 24, 2005
"Fear keeps you ordinary."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Rich Lucas --- United Kingdom
August 24, 2005
"To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart!"
Copyright 1997 Christy Borgeld
Founder of Stepfamily Day
August 22, 2005
"The point of life is not to arrive at your grave safe and sound, but to skid in sideways, out of control screaming, 'Whoa...What a ride!'"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sarah Smith --- Michigan
I like to live my life in the fast lane and was sick of everyone saying, "Take it easy" or "Slow Down". Saw this on the wall of a cubicle at work. Now I finally have a comeback!
August 22, 2005
"Sorrow and self-pity get you nowhere. A positive, motivated attitude will get you anywhere."
Copyright 2005 Jeanette Helms
I came to this after a bad divorce and getting remarried. Never compare the past to what is right in front of you. I am now remarried and have (between both of us) 3 happy and healthy boys!
August 22, 2005
"Looks may be deceiving, but your heart may carry beauty and love. Being the most beautiful person is not all dreamy, unless they have a heart that shines like a star above."
Copyright 2005 Sylvia Romero
Most people think that if they have someone that is beautiful, it's their looks. But beautiful is a person who carries a heart with more beauty that you can imagine.
August 17, 2005
"Don't condemn, criticize, or complain."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by D. Mbongo --- Free State, South Africa
August 17, 2005
"The hallmark of success is turning down the volume of echoes whispered by life stops. One I thing I have been taught not to do is give up."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Adigun Daniel Muyiwa --- Nigeria
August 17, 2005
"Success is getting what you want without hurting anybody else."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by J. Khu --- Philippines
August 15, 2005
"Focus on the present, instead of dwelling in the past and your future will take care of itself."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Lilly D. --- Texas
August 15, 2005
"Life is so amazing! Even though there will be times when you think you can't go any further and you're about to break down, if you just hold on a little bit longer incredible things can, do and will happen for you. So don't ever give up and always go that extra mile."
Copyright 2005 Adam Spears
Don't stop believing in yourself even if everyone else does!
August 15, 2005
"It is one thing to say that the patient dog eats the fattest bone and another to see which dog wants to eat the fattest bone."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Uko Essien --- Lagos, Nigeria
The patient dog will always get bigger bones or scrap after every meal, rather than struggle for crumbs during meals. Likewise humans must practice patience, self control, and humility...These virtues will surely take us a long way.
August 10, 2005
"I don't have to try and be somebody when, I already am."
Written in 2005 by Burt K. League --- Texas
August 10, 2005
"If you lack what you need, then you use what you have."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Rajesh Sharma --- Bombay, India
August 10, 2005
"Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things!!"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by A. Bean --- Vermont
From My Mom, RIP
August 8, 2005
"When talent is discovered, it is the job of a parent to nurture it --- the job of a friend to compliment and encourage it, and the responsibility of the talented person to recognize their calling and fulfill it."
Copyright 2003 Darrell Urban Black
An American visual artist living in Frankfurt, Germany
August 8, 2005
Upon My 20th Birthday

The sun was setting on the day
And fate was forcing me astray-
Into the woods along a trail,
To reach the bridge before the grail
Although I did not know the way

Leaving my child in search of man
I faced my past and backwards ran-
Though have the path rose up a hill
It did at times lie downward still
And I ran both as best I can

And now upon this bridge I stand
I watch the water part the land-
A distinct time and severed place
The unknown path a man must face
It's only here I understand

That trail I ran was over fast
And too this bridge will be my past-
Now watching dark approaching dawn
Must not forget but still move on
That trail I loved won't be my last.
Copyright 2003 Matt Catinella
August 8, 2005
"Giving up on life, when you are still alive, is not only self-destructive but also a self-denial of CHALLENGE!"
Copyright 2005 Christine Gathungu
August 3, 2005
"Being frank and honest is good. You may have the best intentions, especially in proving your good point. But BE CAREFUL of what you say, so to speak. For it is how it was delivered and conveyed which will make the difference. Instead of giving a wonderful thought, it ends up in a bad light."
Copyright 2005 James Padilla
A lot of people are said to be FRANK and really HONEST. But oftentimes these traits also makes them mean. Unknowingly, they are hurting a person's feelings and sounding offensive. Instead of making the person realize his mistakes, faults or flaws, this is clouded and covered by the act that was bestowed on him.
August 3, 2005
"Stay in touch with your inner child, by being truly humble, and strongly resist your inner Pharisee, who can't see his own need for mercy."
Copyright 2005 Scott Johnson
A Pharisee is judgmental of others, while being blind to his own faults.
August 3, 2005
"Live each day like it is your last."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Bob R. --- California
Meaning, forgive your friends before the day is through, no grudges before going to sleep. Tell your family you love them daily. Call your friends that you miss. The good deeds you want to do, don't put them in the back burner, you will feel better if you do them today.
August 1, 2005
"He who knows no selfishness will be alive, even in death."
Copyright 2005 Max Ximbi
August 1, 2005
"SMILE: If you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by K.D. --- Vic, Australian External Territories
This quote is my motto. Everyone should take this into consideration!!
August 1, 2005
"One can't choose their family members, one can chose their best friends, but one cannot choose who they fall in love with."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by R. Landry --- Georgia