Thursday, April 30, 2009

An Inconvenience

"An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered." ~ G. K. Chesterton

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

What's Required

“What is required is sight and insight; then you might add one more -- excite.” ~ Robert Frost

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Like A Drug

“The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts.” ~ Henry Moore

Monday, April 27, 2009

Like Children

Expect to become as little children, except you can wake on your fiftieth birthday with the same forward-looking excitement and interest in life that you enjoyed when you were five, "ye cannot enter the kingdom of God." One must not only die daily, but every day we must be born again.” ~ Dorothy L. Sayers

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Learning

“The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning, you’re not old.” ~ Rosalyn S. Yalow

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Inspiration

“When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.” ~ Dolly Parton

Friday, April 24, 2009

A Kernel Of Excitement

“I live a day at a time. Each day I look for a kernel of excitement. In the morning I say: "What is my exciting thing for today?" Then, I do the day. Don't ask me about tomorrow.” ~ Barbara Jordan

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Owning Yourself

"The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. To be your own man is a hard business. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself." ~ Rudyard Kipling

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Monday, April 20, 2009

Distinctive Stamp

"How do you put your distinctive stamp on your paintings? One way is to limit
your equipment – brushes and number of colors." ~ Anonymous

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Individualism

"No one else but you can make your marks. Listen to your bones. Speak with your spirit. Edit with your head. Live with your heart." ~ Susan Holland

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Individuality

"Individuality of expression is the beginning and end of all art." ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Friday, April 17, 2009

Now Awareness

"Each time we bring to routine activities an awareness of "now," we raise our vibratory frequency and cause the freshness of the moment to fall upon us." ~ Dr. Michael Beckwith

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Poetry Of Life

"Nothing will sustain you more potently than the power to recognize in your humdrum routine,
as perhaps it may be thought, the true poetry of life." ~ Sir William Osler

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

A Wall To Lean On

"Routine is a ground to stand on, a wall to retreat to; we cannot draw on
our boots without bracing ourselves against it." ~ Henry David Thoreau

Monday, April 13, 2009

Achieving Dreams

Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to achieving your dreams." ~ Og Mandino

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Daily Duties

"The best things in life are nearest: Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of right just before you. Then do not grasp at the stars, but do life's plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things in life." ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Inside And Out

"What is before me and what is inside of me governs all." ~ Henry Casselli

Friday, April 10, 2009

Mental Disapline

"Mental discipline of directing and choosing ones thoughts, of letting go of the ones that do not serve the process is of utmost importance." ~ Helena Tiainen

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Guiding Lines

"Do we not find freedom along the guiding lines of discipline?" ~ Yehudi Menuhin

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Not Like A Rule

"It is essential... that discipline should not be practiced like a rule imposed on oneself from the outside, but that it becomes an expression of one's own will; that it is felt as pleasant, and that one slowly accustoms oneself to a kind of behavior which one would eventually miss, if one stopped practising it." ~ Erich Fromm

Monday, April 6, 2009

Submitting

"It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it." ~ Miguel De Cervantes

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Visibility

"To be visible in this era, one must be extravagant, "big" – to be small or quiet is to disappear, only the loudest get attention, to the point where everything and everyone is screaming for attention." ~ Darren Haber

Friday, April 3, 2009

BE BOLD

"Be bold, be daring and don't be afraid to raise the roof. Even if you just nailed one down." ~ Marlene Ferber

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Requests

"Great things are only possible with outrageous requests." ~ Author Unknown

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

A Little Berserk

"If you want to win anything- a race, yourself, your life, you have to go a little berserk." ~ George Sheehan