Saturday, January 31, 2009

Friday, January 30, 2009

Perceptions

"The current perception I get from the evening news is that the world is dominated by human failure, crime, catastrophe, corruption, and tragedy. We are all tuning in to see how the human mind is evolving, but the media keeps hammering home the opposite, that the human mind is mired in darkness and folly." ~ Deepak Chopra

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Getting Centered

"I’m a busy guy but I set aside quiet time every morning and every evening to keep my equilibrium centered on my own path. I don’t like being swayed by anything that might be negative or damaging." ~ Donald Trump

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

An Illusion

"All negativity is an illusion created by the limited mind to protect and defend itself." ~ Ambika Wauters

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

History

"The worst things in history have happened when people stop thinking for themselves, especially when they allow themselves to be influenced by negative people. That’s what gives rise to dictators. Avoid that at all costs. Stop it first on a personal level, and you will have contributed to world sanity as well as your own." ~ Donald Trump

Monday, January 26, 2009

Dwelling On The Negative

"Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power." ~ Shirley MacLaine

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Negativity

"I let negativity roll off me like water off a duck's back. If it's not positive, I didn't hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy." ~ George Foreman

Saturday, January 24, 2009

It's Contagious

"Enthusiasm, like measles, mumps, and the common cold, is highly contagious." ~ Emory Ward

Friday, January 23, 2009

The Gift

"If you can give your child only one gift, let it be enthusiasm." ~ Bruce Barton

Thursday, January 22, 2009

A Celebration

"I intend for my paintings to reflect an enthusiastic response to the world around me – perhaps, more simply stated, a celebration of being." ~ Tom Francesconi

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

The Worst Bankruptcy

"The worst bankruptcy in the world is the person who has lost his enthusiasm." ~ H. W. Arnold

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Real Magic

"There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment." ~ Norman Vincent Peale

Monday, January 19, 2009

Carried Away

"People who never get carried away should be." ~ Malcolm Forbes

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Faith Set On Fire

"Enthusiasm is a kind of faith that has been set afire." ~ George Matthew Adams

Friday, January 16, 2009

Acting Enthusiastic

"A method of achieving wild enthusiasm is to act wildly enthusiastic. Often, a growing and beautiful love-affair develops quite automatically." ~ Robert Genn

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Beyond Price

"Enthusiasm reflects confidence, spreads good cheers, raises morale, inspires associates, arouses loyalty, and laughs at adversity... it is beyond price." ~ Allan Cox

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

The Mother of Effort

"Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Requirements of Life

"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all we really need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about." ~ Charles Kingsley

Monday, January 12, 2009

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Success and Enthusiasm

"A person can succeed at anything for which there is enthusiasm." ~ Charles M. Schwab

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Enthusiasm Is Under Rated

"I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill." ~ Edward Victor Appleton

Friday, January 9, 2009

Giving Thanks

"He who thanks but with the lips
Thanks but in part;
The full, the true thanksgiving
Comes from the heart."
~ J.A. Shedd

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

THANK YOU!

"If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, "thank you," that would suffice." ~ Meister Eckhart

Monday, January 5, 2009

A Grateful Heart

"Music and art both spring from a grateful heart." ~ Katie Wood McCloy

Sunday, January 4, 2009

Live With An Attitude Of Gratitude

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Overcoming Objections

"Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." ~ Samuel Johnson

Friday, January 2, 2009

Break of Day

"The birds they sing at break of day, "Start again..." I hear them say." ~ Leonard Cohen

Thursday, January 1, 2009

New Year's Day

"In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment. " ~ Thomas Carlyle