Thursday, August 31, 2006

What makes us discontented with our condition is the absurdly exaggerated idea we have of the happiness of others. — French Proverb

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason so few engage in it. — Henry Ford

Tuesday, August 29, 2006

As you begin changing your thinking, start immediately to change your behaviour. Begin to act the part of the person you would like to become. Take action on your behaviour. Too many people want to feel, then take action. This never works. — John Maxwell

Monday, August 28, 2006

No one, ever, wrote anything as well even after one drink as he would have done with out it. — Ring Lardner

Sunday, August 27, 2006

You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body. — C. S. Lewis

Saturday, August 26, 2006

If you feel like you have something to hide, it's because you know inside that something isn't right with the situation. — Author Unknown

Friday, August 25, 2006

If you come to a fork in the road, take it. — Yogi Berra

Thursday, August 24, 2006

There is no remedy for love but to love more. — Henry David Thoreau

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Enjoy yourself—it's later than you think. — Chinese saying

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Did you know babies are nauseated by the smell of a clean shirt? — Jeff Foxworthy

Monday, August 21, 2006

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: The last of the human freedoms—to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way. — Victor Frankl

Sunday, August 20, 2006

There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, "Thy will be done," and those to whom God says, "All right, then, have it your way." — C. S. Lewis

Saturday, August 19, 2006

Our problem in American today is that we expect the organization to do what the organism used to do. We are hiring out the work of loving our neighbors! — Roger Ciskie

Friday, August 18, 2006

You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea. — Pearl S. Buck

Thursday, August 17, 2006

Everything is okay in the end. And if it's not okay, then it's not the end. — Author Unknown

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Life has become a little less sweet, death a little less bitter, heaven a little more real. — Puritan Proverb (variation)

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

God grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, the courage to change the one person I can change, and the wisdom to know it's me. — Author Unknown

Monday, August 14, 2006

If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 40 people in his office at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn't want to be there and were causing trouble, and the doctor, lawyer, or dentist, without assistance, had to treat them all with professional excellence for nine months, then he might have some conception of the classroom teacher's job. — Donald D. Quinn

Sunday, August 13, 2006

Why can't we get all the people together in the world that we really like and then just stay together? I guess that wouldn't work. Someone would leave. Someone always leaves. Then we would have to say good-bye. I hate good-byes. I know what I need. I need more hellos. — Charles M. Schulz

Saturday, August 12, 2006

It was impossible to get a conversation going; everybody was talking too much. — Yogi Berra

(In honor of a family gathering!)

Friday, August 11, 2006

I cannot look into the future...and say, "This is going to happen to me and I'm so scared." I can't wake up every morning and say, "Oh, my gosh, I'm going to die." You know, I wake up every morning and I say, "I'm going to live," and I strive to meet that goal. — Abraham Cherrix (16-year-old with cancer)

Thursday, August 10, 2006

To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds them unprepared or unqualified for that which could have been their finest hour. — Winston Churchill

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Boy, (noun):  a noise with dirt on it. — Not Your Average Dictionary

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

She laughs at everything you say. Why? Because she has fine teeth. — Benjamin Franklin

Monday, August 07, 2006

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. — Paul Sweeney

Sunday, August 06, 2006

An anniversary says, "Think of the dreams you have weathered together. They are intimate accomplishments." — Charles R. Swindoll

Saturday, August 05, 2006

Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted. — Paul Pearshall

Friday, August 04, 2006

I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. — Mark Twain

Thursday, August 03, 2006

We have a God who is infinitely good and who knows what He is doing. He will come and deliver you from your present trouble in His perfect time and when you may least expect it. Hope in Him more than ever....Encourage yourself with His love and thank Him for everything. — Brother Lawrence

Wednesday, August 02, 2006

What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance. — Jane Austen

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man. — Leon Trotsky