Some of my Favourite Quotes

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. – Wayne Dyer

Do not regret growing older.  It’s a privilege denied to many. – Unknown

If you don’t believe in miracles, perhaps you’ve forgotten you ARE one. – Unknown

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. – John Watson

Finish each day and be done with it.  You have done what you could.  Some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can.  Tomorrow is a new day.  You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice. – Unknown

We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather recognizing what we do have. – Frederick Keonig

When it comes to the bouncy castle, I do not care about how old I am.  I am going in. – thatonerule.com

No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everyone on the couch. – 125pounds.com

The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison. – Ann Wigmore

Courage does not always roar.  Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying “I will try again tomorrow”. – Mary Anne Radmacher

What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you think the grass is greener on the other side, it’s because it’s fertilized with bullshit. – Unknown

21 Suggestions for Success:

  1. Marry the right person.  This one decision will determine 90% of your happiness or misery.
  2. Work at something you enjoy and that’s worthy of your time and talent.
  3. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.
  4. Become the most positive and enthusiastic person you know.
  5. Be forgiving of yourself and others.
  6. Be generous.
  7. Have a grateful heart.
  8. Persistence, persistence, persistence.
  9. Discipline yourself to save money even on the most modest salary.
  10. Treat everyone you meet like you want to be treated.
  11. Commit yourself to constant improvement.
  12. Commit yourself to quality.
  13. Understand that happiness is not based on possessions, power, prestige, but on relationships with people you love and respect.
  14. Be loyal.
  15. Be honest.
  16. Be a self-starter.
  17. Be decisive even if it means you’ll sometimes be wrong.
  18. Stop blaming others. Take responsibility for every area of your life.
  19. Be bold and courageous. When you look back on your life, you’ll regret the things you didn’t do more than the ones you did.
  20. Take good care of those you love.
  21. Don’t do anything that wouldn’t make your mom proud.

- H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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