Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Motivational quotes for the day (Sincerity)

Sincerity makes the very least person to be of
more value than the most talented hypocrite.
~Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Sincerity is the highest compliment you can pay.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing,
and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
~Oscar Wilde

Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance
of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, October 29, 2007

Motivational quotes for the day (Worry)

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.
~Leo Buscaglia

Troubles are a lot like people - they grow bigger if you nurse them.
~Author Unknown

I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love and abundance. Then, whenever doubt, anxiety or fear try to call me, they keep getting a busy signal - and soon they'll forget my number.
~Edith Armstrong

Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere.
~Glenn Turner

If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you'll die a lot of times.
~Dean Smith

Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He's going to be up all night anyway.
~Mary C. Crowley

A hundredload of worry will not pay an ounce of debt.
~George Herbert

As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
~Thomas A. Edison

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
~Swedish Proverb

You can never worry your way to enlightenment.
~Ed Northstrum

Sunday, October 28, 2007

Motivational quotes for the day (Light)

Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
~Chinese Proverb

Light gives of itself freely, filling all available space. It does not seek anything in return; it asks not whether you are friend or foe. It gives of itself and is not thereby diminished.
~Michael Strassfeld

Love is not consolation. It is light.
~Friedrich Nietzsche

For light I go directly to the Source of light, not to any of the reflections.
~Peace Pilgrim

Into my heart's night
Along a narrow way
I groped; and lo! the light,
An infinite land of day.
~Rubaiyat of Rumi

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
~Kahlil Gibran

We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own.
~Ben Sweetland

Saturday, October 27, 2007

Motivational quotes for the day (Dreams)

The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your heart - this you will build your life by, and this you will become.
~James Allen

Cherish your vision and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
~Napoleon Hill

All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.
~Orison Swett Marden

Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
~Anais Nin

Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
~James Allen

Friday, October 26, 2007

Motivational quotes for the day (Positive thought/Attitude)

Nothing can stop the person with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal. Nothing on earth can help the person with the wrong attitude.
~Thomas Jefferson

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think. ~Benjamin Disraeli

Within you there is a stillness and sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself
~Herman Hesse

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
~Benjamin Franklin

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon--instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
~Dale Carnegie

Whatever you’re feeling is what you’re vibrating and what you’re vibrating is what you’re attracting.
~Lynn Grabhorn

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Motivational quotes for the day ( General Motivation)

Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
~Mark Victor Hansen

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
~Mark Twain

Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture...Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.
~Norman Vincent Peale

And as we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
~Nelson Mandela

Sunday, October 21, 2007

Motivational quotes for the day (Spirit)

The foundations of a person are
not in matter but in spirit.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your treasure house is within;
it contains all you'll ever need.

In the faces of men and women I see God.
~Walt Whitman

In the attitude of silence, the soul finds the path in a clearer light and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness.

There are no accidents…there is only some purpose that we haven’t yet understood.

~Deepak Chopra

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Motivational Quotes for the day (Gifts)

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

A wise lover values not so much the gift of the lover as the love of the giver.
~Thomas รก Kempis

The only gift is a portion of thyself.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.

If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
~George MacDonald

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That's why we call it the present.
~Babatunde Olatunji

Sunday, October 14, 2007

Motivational Quotes for the day (Blame/Excuses)

A bad workman always blames his tools.

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until he
begins to blame somebody else.
~John Burroughs

We have forty million reasons for
failure, but not a single excuse.
~Rudyard Kipling

Excuses are the nails used to
build a house of failure.
~Don Wilder

And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth
make the fault the worse by the excuse.
~William Shakespeare

Saturday, October 13, 2007

Motivational Quotes for the day (Circumstances)

Circumstances do not make
the man, they reveal him.
~James Allen

We can let circumstances rule us,
or we can take charge
and rule our lives from within.
~Earl Nightingale

It is not the situation that makes the man,
but the man who makes the situation.
~Frederick W. Robertson

If all our happiness is bound up entirely
in our personal circumstances it is difficult not
to demand of life more than it has to give.
~Bertrand Russell

Shallow men believe in luck,
believe in circumstances --
it was somebody's name, or he
happened to be there at the time,
or it was so then, and another day
would have been otherwise.
Strong men believe in cause and effect.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, October 12, 2007

Motivational quotes for the day (Stress)

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
~Will Rogers, Autobiography, 1949

Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.
~Margaret Fuller

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
~Aesop, Fables

If your teeth are clenched and your fists are clenched, your lifespan is probably clenched. ~Adabella Radici

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.
~Chinese Proverb

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths. ~Etty Hillesum

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Motivational quotes for the day (Integrity)

Have no fear of robbers or murderers. They are external dangers, petty dangers. We should fear ourselves. Prejudices are the real robbers; vices the real murders. The great dangers are within us. Why worry about what threatens our heads or purses? Let us think instead of what threatens our souls.
~Victor Hugo

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.

Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your country, let me label you as they may.
~Mark Twain

For the human mind is seldom at stay: If you do not grow better, you will most undoubtedly grow worse.
~Samuel Richardson

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
~Henry David Thoreau

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Motivational quotes (Love)

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
~Eric Fromm

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
~Jean Anouilh

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
~John Bulwer

You don't have to go looking for love when it's where you come from.
~Werner Erhard

The love game is never called off on account of darkness.
~Tom Masson

Always, always, always, always- love first.

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Motivational quotes for the day (Character)

"Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow."
~Abraham Lincoln

"It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds."

"Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them."

"No man can tell whether he is rich or poor by turning to his ledger. It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has."
~Henry Ward Beecher

"Thought creates character."
~Annie Bessant

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"In thy face I see
The map of honour, truth, and loyalty
William Shakespeare

Monday, October 8, 2007

Motivational quotes for the day (Worry)

I have learned to live each day as it comes, and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow. It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us.
~Dorothy Day

Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may be.
~John Dryden

Do not be afraid of tomorrow; for God is already there.
~Author Unknown

Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He's going to be up all night anyway.
~Mary C. Crowley

Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
~Arthur Somers Roche

Sunday, October 7, 2007

Motivational quotes for the day (Optimism)

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
~Harry Truman

Optimism is the foundation of courage.
~Nicholas Murray Butler

I am optimistic and confident in all that
I do. I affirm only the best for myself and
others. I am the creator of my life and my
world. I meet daily challenges gracefully
and with complete confidence. I fill my mind with
positive, nurturing, and healing thoughts.
~Alice Potter

You can do anything you think
you can. This knowledge is literally
the gift of the gods, for through it
you can solve every human problem.
It should make of you an incurable
optimist. It is the open door.
~Robert Collier

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Motivational Quotes for the day (Attitude)

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
~Ralph Marston

Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.
~Chinese Proverb

"It's snowing still," said Eeyore gloomily. "So it is." "And freezing." "Is it?" "Yes," said Eeyore. "However," he said, brightening up a little, "we haven't had an earthquake lately."
~A.A. Milne

I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
~Arthur Rubinstein

A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.
~William Arthur Ward

People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them.

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Worship," The Conduct of Life, 1860

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Motivational Quotes for the day (Confidence)

Assurance is two-thirds of success.
~Gaelic Proverb

If you have no confidence in self you are twice defeated in the race of life.
With confidence you have won even before you have started.
~Marcus Garvey

Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere. It's a result of something...
hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.
~Roger Staubach

Spirit can walk, spirit can swim, spirit can climb, spirit can crawl. There is no terrain you cannot overcome.
~Irisa Hail

What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates his fate.
~Henry David Thoreau