Sunday, June 30, 2013

Jim Rohn (1930-2009)

If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

C. S. Lewis (1898-1963)

Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Claude Debussy (1127-1206)

Music is the silence between the notes.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Tony Robbins

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Andy Worhol (1928-1987)

I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Victor Hugo (1802-1885)

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

John Lennon (1940-1980)

Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Malcom X (1925-1965)

I believe in the brotherhood of all men, but I don't believe in wasting brotherhood on anyone who doesn't want to practice it with me. Brotherhood is a two-way street.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Barack Obama

We want everybody to act like adults, quit playing games, realize that it's not just my way or the highway.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Paramahansa Yogananda (1893-1952)

There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Dalai Lama

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Brendan Behan (1923-1964)

The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Lao Tzu (6th cent. BC)

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013)

Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Michelangelo (1475-1564)

What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed?

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Niels Bohr (1885-1962)

The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.

Friday, June 7, 2013

Stephen Hawking

We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn't want to meet.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Jackie Kennedy (1929-1994)

Even though people may be well known, they hold in their hearts the emotions of a simple person for the moments that are the most important of those we know on earth: birth, marriage and death.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Confucius (551-479 BC)

In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Anais Nin (1903-1977)

Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Plato (429-347 BC)

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970)

Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Easy mind, light heart. A mind that is too easy hides a heart that is too heavy.