Monday, July 31, 2006

A Perfect Day

"You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you."

  ~ John Wooden, former UCLA Basketball Coach ~

Saturday, July 29, 2006


"Patience is passion tamed"

  ~ Lyman Abbott ~

Monday, July 24, 2006

Only as Big

"A person is only as big as the dream they dare to live."

  ~ Unknown ~

Sunday, July 16, 2006

Envy vs. Admiration

"If you envy successful people, you create a negative force field of attraction that repels you from ever doing the things that you need to do to be successful. If you admire successful people, you create a positive force field of attraction that draws you toward becoming more and more like the kinds of people that you want to be."

  ~ Brian Tracy ~

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Two Classes

"People can be divided into two classes: those who go ahead and do something, and those who sit still and inquire, 'Why wasn't it done the other way?' "

  ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes ~

Sunday, July 09, 2006

Try Something

"It is common sense to take a method and try it; if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something."

  ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt ~

Friday, July 07, 2006

A Day Dawns

"A day dawns, quite like other days; in it, a single hour comes, quite like other hours; but in that day and in that hour the chance of a lifetime faces us."

~ Maltbie Babcock ~

Wednesday, July 05, 2006


"Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration."

  ~ Thomas Edison ~

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Where Liberty Dwells

"Where liberty dwells, there is my country."

  ~ Benjamin Franklin ~
(letter to Benjamin Vaughn, 14 March 1783)

Sunday, July 02, 2006

Quip - Chicago

"I think that's how Chicago got started. A bunch of people in New York said, "Gee, I'm enjoying the crime and poverty, but it just isn't cold enough. Let's go west."

  ~ Richard Jeni ~

Saturday, July 01, 2006


"What you can do, or dream you can do, begin it; boldness has genius, power and magic in it."

  ~ Johann von Goethe ~