MAY 2010

May 26, 2010
" Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Muhammad --- Saudi Arabia
May 26, 2010
" Growth is determined for those who strive to grow nothing into something. In life, you never grow if you don't know to what you want to grow."
Written in 2010 by Lebitso TR Mtshali --- South Africa
May 26, 2010
" What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens."
Thaddeus Golas --- Submitted by Tania Saghir --- Pakistan

May 24, 2010  
" Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top ups."
Peter Davies --- Submitted by Lauren Covington --- New Jersey
May 24, 2010
" When you can't hear opportunities knocking, move houses or get a new door."
Written in 2010 by Vivian Tang --- California
May 24, 2010
" Travel deep inside yourself without the baggage of conditioning. Be an explorer, have patience and eventually your true nature will surface. You will return from your journey with fresh skin and you will approach each day with a wonderful sense of wonder and bliss."
Marco R. Capristo --- Submitted by Rich Barnes --- Massachusetts
May 19, 2010  
" Your life tells a story. What story are you telling/living/displaying?
Live the kind of life that others are inspired from. Live out the best seller. Don't let yourself down by living negatively... give the best of your living, You deserve only the best because you are the best. There are no second chances on a full life of living; live/give 100%!"
Written in 2010 by Antonio Talbert --- Oklahoma
May 19, 2010  
" Negative thinkers are like farmers who plant corn expecting apples. They plant failure in their soil (heart) expecting success."
Written in 2009 by Balogun M. Adewale --- Nigeria
May 19, 2010  
" When words fade and missions fail, let the vision we shared light up our eyes."
Ancy Mathew --- Submitted by Sam Vijay Kumar --- India
This quote was shared with me at a national conference on 'The Role of Youth in National Integration', organized by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research in Chennai, India. These words have a lot of wisdom. I did not want to keep them with me alone; I wanted these words to reach people around the globe. I am sure they will encourage everyone to keep moving forward.
May 17, 2010
" There is no such thing as a perfect person or life. So don't judge others or separate yourself from someone because they are different in your eyes. We all have something that another can learn from. Live for today, love for tomorrow and give one another a chance before giving up; you just might be surprised that you did."
Written in 2010 by Renee Scalfni --- Massachusetts
May 17, 2010
" Give without prejudice; receive with open arms."
Written in 2010 by Robert Stewart --- Canada
I came up this after a discussion with a very good friend. Friends are the best source of inspiration; cherish everyone of them.
May 17, 2010
" Never be afraid to open doors because one of those doors might be the end to all your problems."
Written in 2010 by Kae Murray-Francis --- St. Kitts-Nevis
May 12, 2010
" It's all right that you want to succeed and you believe that you can succeed. This is only the starting point. The more important thing to is to realize that to succeed, to put up a brilliant performance, to get the kudos, you should be ready to spend the endless hours in oblivion, practicing and practicing. Wanna be a brilliant sportsman? Then first be ready to spend years as a mediocre sportsman first! You can't be brilliant, unless you are ready to embrace mediocrity."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by S. Dasgupta --- India
I realized this a few days back, when one of my research papers was accepted by a famous journal. This very journal rejected my previous submissions at least 6-7 times over a period of 3 years and even dissuaded me from submitting! These 3 years were then spent steeped in mediocrity.
May 12, 2010
" Do not let the red embers of yesterday, burn brighter than the fire of today."
Written in 2010 by Rich Barnes --- Massachusetts
May 12, 2010
" Sometimes when you TRY to get people to see the real you, you stop being the real you."
Written in 2010 by Robert Moore --- Massachusetts
May 12, 2010
" Wealth is not measured by possessions or money... but by the relationships you build, the bonds you strengthen, the people you bring together and by the legacy you leave behind... that... is TRUE wealth."
Written in 2010 by Brad Leslie --- South Africa
How would you like to be remembered?
May 10, 2010
" If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kiran Kamthe --- India
Our world revolves around our thoughts. Being happy or sad also depends on our thoughts. Our thoughts are very important, as they mold our life at every stage. This particular quotation just reflects the importance of good positive thoughts on us.
May 10, 2010
" Past mistakes and failures are like stern and compelling schoolteachers, pushing you to work even harder for great scholarship and success."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Neville Davidson --- United Kingdom
I have learn from past mistakes.
May 10, 2010
" An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots."
Charles F. Kettering --- Submitted by Lauren Covington --- New Jersey
May 5, 2010
" We are all students of life; it's how we handle it that gives us the degree."
Written in 2010 by Kerry Pastore --- Illinois
May 5, 2010
" Remember the things that made you glad, forget the things that made you sad. Remember the friends that are always there by you, forget those that proved untrue. Always remember that you are the most important person in your life. Treat yourself with LOVE & Respect. Celebrate the fact that you are alive. The past is gone so... it cannot be undone. All we can do is learn from it to help for a better future, which is yet to come."
Written in 2010 by Marita Manalo Domingo --- Illinois
May 5, 2010
" I think people can feel and appreciate when you're genuine, when you love what you do, when you want to help and make a positive difference. That's what lets me sleep sound at night."
Written in 2010 by K. Canadic --- Canada
May 3, 2010
" Don't waste your time and energy to erase your mistakes of past. Make up your mind to erase your thinking that you can't correct it in present."
Written in 2010 by Tarkeshwar Prasad --- India
May 3, 2010
" Think of mistakes as jewels; then you will have a box of treasure!"
Written in 2010 by Khan V. --- Pennsylvania
May 3, 2010
" Psyche yourself to do your best - all the time! Success will eventually smile at you."
Written in 2010 by Ram N. --- Oman
I keep saying this myself all the time when there is even a tinge of thought to compromise on quality.