Quotes From The Road #507

May 18, 2018

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”
Roy T. Bennett: Author of The Light in the Heart

“But until a person can say deeply and honestly, “I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday,” that person cannot say, “I choose otherwise.”
Stephen R. Covey, 1932-2012: American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker. From The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

 

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Quotes From The Road #506

May 10, 2018

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950: Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist

“If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.”
Barack Obama: American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States


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Quotes From The Road #505

May 4, 2018

“Today is life–the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake… Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
Dale Carnegie, 1888-1955: American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous self-improvement courses

“Happiness is the experience of loving life. Being happy is being in love with that momentary experience. And love is looking at someone or even something and seeing the absolute best in him/her or it. Love is happiness with what you see. So love and happiness really are the same thing…just expressed differently.”
Robert McPhillips: English Illustrator and animator


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Quotes From The Road #504

April 27, 2018

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old We grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950: Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist

“Aging is not ‘lost youth’, but a new stage of opportunity and strength.”
Betty Friedan, 1921-2006: American writer, political activist, and feminist


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Quotes From The Road #503

April 19, 2018

“Do not wait. The time will never be ‘just right’. Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command,
and better tools will be found as you go along.

George Herbert, 1593-1633: Welsh-born poet, orator and priest of the Church of England

“The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.”
George Will: American political commentator


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Quotes From The Road #502

April 12, 2018

“Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
Samuel Langhorne Clemens aka Mark Twain, 1835-1910: American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher and lecturer

“Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.”
Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī aka Rumi, 1207-1273: Persian Sunni Muslim poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian and Sufi mystic


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Quotes From The Road #501

April 5, 2018

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Henry David Thoreau, 1817-1862: American essayist, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor and historian

“Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.”
Judy Garland, 1922-1969: American actress, singer, television host, and vaudevillian


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Quotes From The Road #500

March 29, 2018

“In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1807-1882:American poet and educator

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519: Italian Renaissance polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography. He epitomized the Renaissance humanist idea.


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Quotes From The Road #499

March 22, 2018

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.
Vincent Van Gough, 1853-1890: Dutch post-impressionist painter

“Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.”
Mark Twain, 1835-1910: American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher and lecturer


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Quotes From The Road #498

March 15, 2018

“Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Lao Tzu, 6th–5th century BCE-531 BCE: Chinese philosopher and writer

“Inch by inch, life’s a cinch. Yard by yard, life is hard.”
Anonymous


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