"Personal Growth Quotes"
DECEMBER 2003

December 17, 2003
"I've always grown from my problems and challenges, from the things that don't work out, that's when I've really learned."
Carol Burnett


December 17, 2003
"There is nothing noble in being superior to someone else. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self."
Hindu Proverb


December 15, 2003
"Patience.... Persistence.... Perseverance.... Pays."
Copyright © 2003 Aditya Chandak
Finding it very hard to cope up with one setback hitting after the other, just trying to keep myself going.


December 15, 2003
"Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all."
Sam Ewig


December 10, 2003
"The pain of discipline is nothing like the pain of regret."
J. Langer --- Submitted by S. P. --- NSW, Australia


December 10, 2003
"One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!"
Winston Churchill


December 10, 2003
"Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens."
Epictetus


December 8, 2003
"One must first learn to accept imperfections from others as an open door for training rather than only accept perfection from oneself. Only then will one become effective rather than only efficient."
Copyright © 2003 Chris Lacox


December 8, 2003
"I have learned through bitter experience the one supreme lesson to conserve my anger, and as heat conserved is transmitted into energy, even so our anger controlled can be transmitted into a power that can move the world."
Mahandas Gandhi


December 8, 2003
"Try to do your duty, and you'll know right away what you amount to. And what is your duty? Whatever the day calls for."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


December 3, 2003
"Success - Act now or forever hold your peace!"
Copyright © 2003 Ruben Cadena


December 3, 2003
"Promotion should not be more important than accomplishment, or avoiding instability more important than taking the right risk."
Peter F. Drucker


December 3, 2003
"I believe that words can help us move or keep us paralyzed, and that our choices of language and verbal tone have something - a great deal - to do with how we live our lives and whom we end up speaking with and hearing; and that we can deflect words, by trivialization, of course, but also by ritualized respect, or we can let them enter our souls and mix with the juices of our minds."
Adrienne Rich


December 1, 2003
"Combine a tough mind and a tender heart."
Martin Luther King, Jr. --- Submitted by Sandra Keeling --- Texas


December 1, 2003
"It's not what you do to make a living,
It is who you are while you're living,
Who you reach by your living,
And the memory of your living."
Copyright © 2003 Letia Nichols


December 1, 2003
"Men who are great are the ones who see that spiritual is superior to any physical force, that thoughts control the world."
Copyright © 2003 Mike Corthell