"THOUGHTS OF THE DAY"
JANUARY 2009

January 28, 2009
" At the beginning of the day, it's funny how you can set your mind to inspire, help, or share wisdom with others. Throughout the day you try your best to do it. But, at the end, you feel like the only one who got inspired, helped, and wiser is you. Wrong! Put away that false thought, I tell you. You have most certainly achieve your goal. Inspiring inspired you. Helping helped you. Sharing wisdom made you wiser."
Copyright 2009 Thierry Lemieux Campeau
January 28, 2009
" The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by R. Oubre --- Louisiana
A Marine who had served in Vietnam taught this quote to me. He would tell me this when I was having difficulties growing up. For those interested, it translates out to: the harder you try to achieve your personal goals, the easier it will be when you get there.
January 28, 2009
" The only pillar that will always be standing and waiting for you to lean on in bad times is yourself. So learn to be independent and face the obstacles with courage and wisdom. Embrace this challenge of LIFE. If you fall, pick yourself up and walk again."
Written in 2009 by Florence C. --- United Kingdom
I want to motivate everyone to stand strong when things go wrong.


January 26, 2009
" Life gives answers in three ways; it says yes and gives whatever you want, it says no and gives you something better or it says wait and gives you the best."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Nilufur Rehman --- India
January 26, 2009
" While you're throwing dirt, you're losing ground."
Letha Watts --- Submitted by Kim Hennessee --- Tennessee
This makes a lot of sense and I can relate to it.
January 26, 2009
" The world offers everyone opportunities; the big opportunity - to struggle; to learn to take in; the bigger opportunity - to use it; to use it with humility or the biggest opportunity - to give back; to give back more than taken in."
Written in 2007 by Hem Agrawal --- India
I wrote it and believe in it.
January 21, 2009
" Conquer yourself, understand your emotions, build your character and you will be on the road to excellence."
Written in 2009 by Md Rujhan Saim --- Malaysia
January 21, 2009
" When the grass looks greener on the other side, it's time to fertilize your own lawn."
Written in 2001 by Vicki Matafeo --- Utah
This came after listening to so many worries from others who thought everyone had it better. They spent so much time thinking about other's lifestyles and wins, they forgot that all success starts working on yourself. This hung on my wall and still does as a reminder to nurture ourselves.
January 21, 2009
" I think if there is passion in the environment, people take it up. Nothing energizes people like seeing other positive thinking people and integrity. Integrity is a big booster of morale and thoughts. People see that the others involved with them are doing something with the desire of doing something good and not just for their own gain. This drives people extraordinarily to be successful in what they do."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sreedhar Nagarajan --- India
I have seen people really doing with passion and zeal, which motivated me to do better things not done before by me.
January 19, 2009
" I know that love is ultimately the only answer to mankind's problems. And I'm going to talk about it everywhere I go."
Martin Luther King Jr.
January 19, 2009
" Where there is love, nothing is too much trouble, there is always time."
Sir Abdul Baha --- Submitted by Arun Than --- Malaysia
This is for people who give excuse that time is insufficient for them. When one has love or desire for something, time is not an excuse; surely one will find time to handle it.
January 19, 2009
" The key to a better life: Complain less, appreciate more. Whine less, laugh more. Talk less, listen more. Want less, give more. Hate less, love more. Scold less, praise more. Fear less, hope more."
Michael Josephson
January 19, 2009
" The best life to lead is your own."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Tate S. --- Minnesota
January 14, 2009
" As you enter into a new era or close chapters of your life, think back on all the things you have endured, some wonderful and others not so. Give thanks for your life of living and be oh so grateful that you're still here. Your mission in this world is not over. Wake-up and understand the full purpose of your life and all that there is for you to do. Each day set out to make a positive impact in the lives of others. Make it a point to take part in building positive change in this world. Purposely plan to plant positive seeds of knowledge in the lives of those who may cross your life's path. Learn to love yourself more as you venture through life's journey so that you may be able to love others more. As the love grows and flows from within outward, allow it to become external to live and love on eternal."
Copyright 2008 Antonio Talbert
Use your life wisely!
January 14, 2009
" Our mind is like a ball of fire. It always burns. Whatever we give to it, it will act as oil or water to the fire. Always give oil to our mind. Let it burn & give us pain. Never allow tears to put it off. Burning mind pains more than a burnt finger. The pain creates an ignited mind that helps us to fly with the wings of fire."
Written in 2008 by Lekshmy N. --- India
When I had a failure in my life, I made up with this quote to help me recover from it.
January 14, 2009
" Everyone has a voice deep down inside them; a voice that says, "shine". Some have loud voices; some have quiet ones. Some people's voice is so quiet they never get to hear it. Some of the people that get to hear it choose not to listen. Unfortunately, only a few decide to act on this voice - the stars, the lifters who influence others to listen themselves."
Copyright 2007 Aaron Betesta
January 12, 2009
" You leave old habits behind by starting out with the thought, 'I release the need for this in my life'."
Wayne Dyer --- Submitted by Lauren C. --- New Jersey
January 12, 2009
" All successful people are dreamers; but not all dreamers are successful."
Written in 2008 by Raymond C. Nolan --- Alabama
January 12, 2009
" Empty your mind. Be formless; when one has reached maturity in the art, one will have a formless form. One can be all forms; when one has no style, he can fit in any style."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Vinay V. --- India
January 12, 2009
" Every battle is not meant to be fought and every point is not meant to be proven. Some things in life are just meant to be."
Copyright 2008 Nicole Franklin
January 7, 2009
" We must travel in the direction of our fears."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Pete Z. --- Philippines
January 7, 2009
" The final battle is finally here, one which will determine it all, your life, your future. Will you run or will you stay and fight for one last time?"
Written in 2008 by Jasper T. --- Australia
Final exams are coming and this is what I tell myself.
January 7, 2009
" People are not poor because they have less money, but because they do not laugh much."
Written in 2008 by Ranjit Singh Chadha --- India
I believe that this quote holds much needed truth.
January 7, 2009
" Right or wrong, I'm honest about my mistakes and I lie about my truths."
Written in 2008 by Raga Mahmoud --- Egypt
January 5, 2009
" If your heart is free, the ground you are standing on is liberated territory - defend it."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by H. Cole --- Minnesota
I have this tattooed on my back. Beautiful.
January 5, 2009
" In my life, I am always given 3 choices: Choose to run away, Choose to stay in misery, and Choose to find a solution. What are yours?"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Lee Seng Yee --- Malaysia
January 5, 2009
" A winner is someone who is able to hold firm onto the principle of life, even when the darkest moment strikes."
Written in 2008 by Evelyn Ha --- Australia
January 5, 2009
" Always listen to your elder's advice, not because they are always right, but because they have more experience at being wrong."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Vinod Maurya --- India
January 5, 2009
" The pessimist complains about the sun; the optimist gets a tan; the futurist makes electricity."
Copyright 2008 Mark A. Wells