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"PERSONAL/SELF GROWTH"
AUGUST 2011




 

August 31, 2011  Morning quotes to start your day
" Fear is like googly in cricket, by the experience bowler (time). If you don't pay attention and hit with the right spirit, you may surrender your wicket."
Written in 2011 by Padmavathi Shenoy --- India
It came to my mind because after hitting one of such fears, I opened the door of opportunity.


August 31, 2011  Morning quotes to start your day
" Each and every one of us has something unique that we can share with the world around us, if we are only generous enough to do so, because there is only no duplicate of you that will ever live; only you, the unique you."
Written in 2011 by Barbara Akullu --- Uganda
Sat down and thought about me and my sister - how different and unique we all are with different personalities yet all are authentic, not fake.


August 31, 2011  Morning quotes to start your day
" When one is facing many challenges of life, never imagine suicide as an answer in solving the problem but rather see the challenges as opportunities to re-build your life and get yourself back to life."
Written in 2011 by Lawrence Adeboye --- Nigeria
I want people to learn from my past experience. If one is down, that is not the end of life but an opportunity to re-build one's life.




August 29, 2011
" The truth hurts sometimes, but lies hurt more."
Written in 2011 by Mal Neale --- Australia


August 29, 2011
" Never design your character like a garden where anyone can walk. Design it like heaven where everyone desires to be!"
Written in 2011 by Lenny Mapurazi --- Zimbabwe
I have come up with this after a close analysis on people's lives; how many lose their character in public mainly because of the (wrong) paths they choose to follow. It's always credible to live and design your character in the uncommon way, which is the best you deserve... for the best!


August 29, 2011
" No matter how dirty your past is, your future is still spotless."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Stephanie Idehen --- Nigeria


August 24, 2011
" I used to look at life through the eyes of a Caterpillar, now I look at life through the eyes of a Butterfly!"
Written in 2011 by GZ --- Pennsylvania


August 24, 2011
" There are times in life when you need to give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done, not wait for others to do so for it may never come. A positive attitude is contagious and can trigger the right behavior to bring forth change for the better."
Written in 2011 by Sharon Pires --- India
I wrote this one based on some experiences that I have been going through in the past month, where there has been overload at work due to downsizing and little acknowledgement for initiative taken. At such times, you need to feel good about yourself and your contribution and by giving yourself positive affirmations, you are able to deal with difficult situations and eventually your efforts get recognized.


August 24, 2011
" It's better to leave your mouth zipped and be silent, than to open your mouth and talk ill of others."
Written in 2011 by Jaydee John Capuras --- Philippines


August 22, 2011
" The path to riches is hard work. The path to wealth is the satisfaction you get from helping others."
Written in 2011 by Stanley Anukege --- Nigeria
We tend to forget the difference in the two.


August 22, 2011
" When the storm is raging, you have to stay calm until you overcome."
Written in 2008 by Celiwe Matamo --- South Africa


August 22, 2011
" Be happy with what are you getting, but don't be satisfied. The road to success never stops."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sabir Memon --- India
I chose this one because people just stop or compromise with what they get whereas there is huge play if one really thinks.


August 17, 2011
" It is not the river that runs but water... It is not the time that runs but us."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Mridhul Sreedhar --- India


August 17, 2011
" I know the art of positive attitude but failed to apply it to myself."
Written in 2011 by Sushwinder Walia --- India


August 17, 2011
" The way you do anything, is the way you do everything!"
T. Harv Eker --- Submitted by Shalini Velugopal --- Malaysia
Learned this from a training - it motivates me to come out from the comfort zone as comfort kills!


August 15, 2011
" A child is born with a need to be loved and never outgrows it."
Written in 2010 by Akansh Katyayan --- India


August 15, 2011
" Forgiveness doesn't heal the wounds; it frees the soul from anger and hatred."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sipho Masilela --- South Africa


August 15, 2011
" There is nothing stronger than a woman's will to stay with a man who doesn't deserve her."
Written in 2011 by Joe Rondoletto --- Massachusetts
This is an original quote by me based on my observations of human social dynamics.


August 10, 2011
" Try to be true to yourself."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Shanthi Salooja.K --- India


August 10, 2011
" A mistake is painful when it happens but years later, a collection of mistakes is called experience and it can help you to achieve your greatest dream."
Written in 2011 by Mariano Fowowe --- Nigeria


August 10, 2011
" Improve your surroundings by producing rays of positivity rather than polluting it with germs of negativity."
Written in 2011 by Cornishee J. Bruce --- Mississippi


August 8, 2011
" The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself."
Garth Brooks --- Submitted by Lauren Covington --- New Jersey


August 8, 2011
" It's better to lose your Ego to the one you Love, than to lose the one you LOVE because of EGO!"
John Keats --- Submitted by Jambunathan Iyer --- India


August 8, 2011
" Get up, and put your shoulders to the wheel... how long is this life for? As you have come to this world, leave some mark behind... otherwise, where is the difference between you and the trees and stones? They too come into existence, decay and die."
Swami Vivekananda --- Submitted by Jagdish Kaviraj --- India


August 3, 2011
" You block self-growth when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith."
Written in 2011 Kaoru Shinmon --- California


August 3, 2011
" When you're choosing higher goals and adventure into visualization, faith in the invisible becomes the possible!"
Written in 2010 by Adam Strachman --- California
I created this based on the ideas of reaching new goals that are unseen for the first time. "Visualizing what you deserve or what you're working towards enables your mind to be closer to its abilities of happening."


August 3, 2011
" Real success is doing what you love and being loved for what you do."
Written in 2011 by Aaron Forsyth --- Australia


August 1, 2011
" Failure is not an event, but rather a judgment about an event. Failure is not something that happens to us or a label we attach to things. It is a way we think about outcomes."
John Ortberg --- Submitted by Lauren Covington --- New Jersey


August 1, 2011
" If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it's not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever."
Tenzin Gystso--- Submitted by George Wachirah - Kenya


August 1, 2011
" Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody's heart."
Anthony J. D'Angelo --- Submitted by Jagdish Kaviraj --- India


 

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