Monday, May 31, 2010

From Nature

"Inspiration comes from nature itself. I am enamored of nature, and that admiration has only increased as I age." ~ Benjamin Eisenstat

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Push Yourself

"I'm not inspired every day I go to the studio, but you've got to push yourself. Do it every day and once in a while things will really click. That's the biggest high you can imagine." ~ Jamie Wyeth

Friday, May 28, 2010

Workaholic Frenzy

"I need challenges to stimulate me to that frenetic, slam-dunk workaholic frenzy that gets lots of stuff created efficiently and in quicktime." ~ Nic East

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Fall in Love With Discovery

"The how-to-succeed literature would have us forever looking for mountains to conquer. But the world's doers aren't interested in conquering a mountain – they want to be conquered by it, to fall in love with the adventure and the discovery." ~ Source unknown

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Find A Purpose

"Find a purpose in life so big it will challenge every capacity to be at your best." ~ David O. McKay

Monday, May 24, 2010

Aim High

"If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth." ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Meeting Challenges

"Self esteem comes from being faced with a challenge, whatever it might be, and meeting it." ~ Linda Fields

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Keep Going

"The challenge of life is to get up, dust off, and keep going – for the love of the work, for the love of life and all the gifts we have been given." ~ Carolyn McDade

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Make It Better

"To search for the good and make it matter; this is the real challenge for the artist." ~ Estella Conwill Majozo

Monday, May 17, 2010

Meeting Challenges

"Selecting a challenge and meeting it creates a sense of self-empowerment that becomes the ground for further successful challenges." ~ Julia Cameron

Sunday, May 16, 2010

To Choose Or Not To Choose

"You are always free to choose what you do first, what you do second, and what you do not do at all." ~ Brian Tracy

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Joy & Sorrow

"We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them."~ Kahlil Gibran

Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Self

"The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action." ~ John Dewey

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

The Day

"Either you run the day or the day runs you." ~ Jim Rohn

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Monday, May 10, 2010

Avoidance

"We can try to avoid making choices by doing nothing, but even that is a decision." ~ Gary Collins

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Choose What You Say

"It is better to choose what you say than say what you choose." ~ Anonymous

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Seeing

"Nature possesses far more variation and invention than we do... for an artist, it's a matter of seeing and choosing." ~ Mark Adams

Friday, May 7, 2010

Entire Worlds

"You have to choose where you look, and in making that choice you eliminate entire worlds." ~ Barbara Bloom

Thursday, May 6, 2010

What You Choose

"Nothing is carved in stone unless that is what you choose." ~ Banne Younker

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Hand In Hand

"Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand." ~ Emily Kimbrough

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Human Needs

"Having someone wonder where you are when you don't come home at night is a very old human need." ~ Margaret Mead

Monday, May 3, 2010

Termites

"Assumptions are the termites of relationships." ~ Henry Winkler

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Lasting Relationships

"To know when to go away and when to come closer is the key to any lasting relationship." ~ Doménico Cieri Estrada

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Joy & Sorrow

"Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow." ~ Swedish Proverb