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Excuses

Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.

- Don Wilder and Bill Rechin Read more

 

Captain of Your Own Ship

The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours - it is an amazing journey - and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.

- Bob Moawad Read more

 

New Year

Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.

- Oprah Winfrey Read more

 

Do It Now

I shall pass this way but once; any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

- Dale Carnegie Read more

 

Creators of Our Own Destiny

Such a simple concept, yet so true: that which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny.

Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves. Read more

 

Self Control

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.

- Dale Carnegie Read more

 

Impulses vs. Values

Reactive people are driven by feelings, by circumstances, by conditions, by their environment.

Proactive people are driven by values — carefully thought about, selected and internalized values. Read more

 

Friendship

In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.

- Albert Schweitzer Read more

 

Taking Action

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

— Theodore Roosevelt Read more

 

Zoos and Religion

I know zoos are no longer in people's good graces. Religion faces the same problem.

Certain illusions about freedom plague them both.

- Life of Pi Read more

 

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