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"Thoughts For The Day To Encourage You"




 

"Make conscious choices about where you'll give your time and attention."
Jeff Davidson --- Submitted by Frank Ellis --- Illinois



"Be thankful for the sound of birds chirping in the morning, it means that you are alive."
Written in 2014 by Betty Oliver --- Barbados



"Seize the present opportunity; work with dedication and sincerity and enjoy it; this is the best present / the best reward that we can give to ourselves."
Written in 2014 by CV Varghese --- India
Expecting external rewards often lead to losing focus and affecting the output whereas, self-recognition of having a job well done is the best reward.





"Know yourself, deal with your problems, work on your weaknesses before you compete with others."
Written in 2014 by Albert Douglas Quayson ---Ghana
This is to encourage everyone to take his/her time and not to rush in life because life entails more than what we see in movies.



"Don't buy friends because after your money is finished they will end up being your enemy for free. Invest in real estate instead."
Michael Smith --- St Kitts



"So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they're busy doing things they think are important. This is because they're chasing the wrong things. The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning."
Morrie Schwartz --- Submitted by Lauren Covington --- New Jersey



"There is always more than one way of getting to the answer. The shortest route is not necessarily the best or indeed most expeditious. Sometimes, the journey is just as important as the outcome."
Paul Marks (Flinders Uni) --- Submitted by M.L. --- Australia
This was posted by a lecturer on the subject forums at uni. I don't know, it always just spoke to me...



"I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong."
Abraham Lincoln ---Submitted by Sher Muhammad --- Pakistan





"Acts of kindness should not be measured by how much is given to help others, but by how much care is put into thinking of others enough to give."
Written in 2014 by Jesse Marie Kavumpurath --- Connecticut



"It costs nothing to dream but are you willing to pay the price to make it reality?"
Written in 2014 by Robert Moore --- Massachusetts



"Never ever will there be a dearth of growth for a person whose mind is filled with godly thoughts."
Written in 2014 by Leandro Pasamba --- Philippines
Wisdom comes when one is fond of reading articles dealing with life's lessons. Hence, moral uprightness is developed once the lessons learned are put into action. Resolve to do this thing unfailingly and reap the handsome dividend that goes with it.



"We are all the same - we laugh, cry, love and die. We are brothers and sisters here - time to act like family to each other."
Written in 2014 by Marlene Blaszczyk --- Michigan
Founder MotivateUs.com and MotivateUsToday.com



"May today bring you the joy that escaped from your reach yesterday; the focus to strive for a better tomorrow; the motivation to live victoriously today."
Written in 2014 by Janice Harris --- Florida



"Just imagine for a day that you do not know anything, that what you believe could be completely false. Let go of your preconceptions and even your most cherished beliefs. Experiment. Force yourself to hold the opposite opinion or see the world through your enemy's eyes. Listen to the people around you with more attentiveness. See everything as a source for education; even the most banal encounters. Imagine that the world is still full of mystery."
Robert Green --- Submitted by Dan Smith --- California



"It's by one's own actions that we clearly define our existence, our reality and ultimately the outcome. Seek truth, build character, find happiness and most of all share and be grateful to those that encouraged you to never give up!"
Written in 2013 by Trey Eastwood --- Texas
Living by it!



"...Therefore, the quality of one's art is determined most by the interpretation of the art, rather than the thought of the artist himself, for the quality of one's art is determined only by the viewer's opinion."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by James Donalds --- New York



"What is not acknowledged cannot be addressed. Denial defeats elimination."
Written in 2014 by Janice Harris --- Florida
If you don't admit there is a problem, you will never overcome the problem. Deal with it.



"If there was no Yesterday, and Tomorrow were to never come, what would you do Today?"
Written in 2014 by Jason L. Addicott --- North Dakota
I am the one that has thought it and liked it to where I decided to share it with the world. Makes you think a little more of what you should do with each day that everyone is blessed with.



"I might not be the man you want to see, but I see in me the man I want to be."
Written in 2014 by Eniola Opeyemi --- Nigeria
My favourite



"Just like waves in the ocean come and go, no challenge is permanent. Problems will come and go too. We must enjoy the Challenges just like we enjoy the Waves."
Written in 2014 by RVM --- India



"Distance can separate you and me, but can never separate you from me."
Written in 2013 by Kevin Keenoo --- Mauritius
This is a quote that I came up with, based on my own love experience.



"Be yourself. If you water yourself down to please people or to fit in or to not offend anyone, you lose the power, the passion, the freedom and the joy of being uniquely you. It's much easier to love yourself when you are being yourself."
Dan Coppersmith --- Submitted by Lauren Covington --- New Jersey



"Instinct is God-giving wisdom. Instinct is about survival. It's natural. It's simple but life-saving. Unlike education, instinct is free. Whenever you are in the deep waters in life, just trust your instinct with prayers."
Written in 2014 by Israel Ametepey --- Ghana
It came to me after I was robbed. Thank God for a site like motivateus.com



"People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, 'Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner.' I don't try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds."
Carl Rogers --- Submitted by Lauren Covington --- New Jersey



"Hardworking is a good attribute, but the pay off is determined by whether you are investing the great effort in the right place."
Written in 2014 by Wayne Chirisa --- Canada



"If we magnified our successes as much as we magnify our disappointments, we'd all be much happier."
Abraham Lincoln --- David Gussin --- New York



"One who doesn't need to look for happiness is the happy one. A bad person, who is at the same time knowledgeable, is more dangerous. A person cannot see in another something that is not existent in himself, at least as an embryo. Be yourself: then people who like you will find you and people who don't like you will stay away. Be a book; don't open up to everyone. Let only those who understand, read you."
Written in 2012 by Salahaddin Khalilov --- Azerbaijan



"Let's love not hate; protect not harm; give not take; help not hurt; encourage not hinder; live and let live."
Written in 2014 by Janice Harris --- Florida
Value life, yours and others. Stop taking.



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