Archive for the ‘QOTD’ Category

QOTD May 7 2018

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Unknown: “Most people rust out due to lack of challenge. Few people rust out due to overuse.”

 

QOTD May 6 2018

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Peter McWilliams: “Pain (any pain–emotional, physical, mental) has a message. The information it has about our life can be remarkably specific, but it usually falls into one of two categories: “We would be more alive if we did more of this,” and, “Life would be more lovely if we did less of that.” Once we get the pain’s message, and follow its advice, the pain goes away.”

 

QOTD May 5 2018

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Plutarch: “The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it.”

 

QOTD May 4 2018

Friday, May 4th, 2018

Dale Carnegie: “If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.”

 

QOTD May 3 2018

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Madeleine L’Engle: “We can’t take any credit for our talents. It’s how we use them that counts.”

 

QOTD May 2 2018

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Katharine Butler Hathaway: “It is only by following your deepest instinct that you can lead a rich life, and if you let your fear of consequence prevent you from following your deepest instinct, then your life will be safe, expedient and thin.”

 

QOTD May 1 2018

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

John F. Kennedy: “We need men who can dream of things that never were.”

QOTD April 30 2018

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Pearl Buck: “The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.”

QOTD April 29 2018

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Anne-Sophie Swetchine: “We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.”

 

QOTD April 28 2018

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Gore Vidal: “Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say and not giving a damn.”

 

QOTD April 27 2018

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Louis I Kahn: “The creation of art is not the fulfillment of a need but the creation of a need. The world never needed Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony until he created it. Now we could not live without it.”

QOTD April 26 2018

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Jerry Van Amerongen: “I feel like a tiny bird with a big song!”

 

QOTD April 25 2018

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Hugh Macleod: “If you have the creative urge, it isn’t going to go away. But sometimes it takes a while before you accept the fact.”

 

QOTD April 24 2018

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Hugh Macleod: “If you have the creative urge, it isn’t going to go away. But sometimes it takes a while before you accept the fact.”

 

QOTD April 23 2018

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Margaret Cho: “I’m not going to die because I failed as someone else. I’m going to succeed as myself.”

 

QOTD April 22 2018

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Zig Ziglar: “You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.”

 

QOTD April 21 2018

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

Sophia Loren: “Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent.”

 

QOTD April 20 2018

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Bill Gates: “The great thing about a computer notebook is that no matter how much you stuff into it, it doesn’t get bigger or heavier.”

 

QOTD April 19 2018

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Piero Ferrucci: “Eliminate something superfluous from your life. Break a habit. Do something that makes you feel insecure.”

 

QOTD April 18 2018

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Ellen DeGeneres: “Sometimes you can’t see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others.”