“It is your depth of commitment, your quality of service, the product of your devotion — these are the things that count in a life. When you give purely, the honor comes in the giving, and that is honor enough.” Scott O’Grady, Air Force pilot (1995).
Ask not what your country can do for you Ask what you can do for your country. John F. Kennedy
Every now and then it’s a good thing to stop looking for happiness and just be happy.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song. Optimism is a choice. Happiness is a choice.
“One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters.” George Herbert
A little girl, asked where home was, replied “Where mother is.” – Keith L. Brooks
Personality can open doors. But it takes character keep them open. – Elmer Letterman
Watch your thoughts; they lead to attitudes. Watch your attitudes; they lead to words. Watch your words; they lead to actions. Watch your actions; they lead to habits. Watch your habits; they lead to character. Watch your character; it determines your destiny.
Make your character your masterpiece. All men and women are entrusted with the task of creating their own life: in a certain sense, they are to make of it a work of art, a masterpiece. – Pope John Paul II
The choices we make shape our character and our character determines our choices. That’s why our character is perpetual work in progress. – Michael Josephson
Whenever you are to do a thing, ask yourself how you would act if all the world were looking at you, and act accordingly. – Thomas Jefferson
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not. Remember that what you now have was once among things you only hoped for. – Epicurus GRATITUDE – All you really need for happiness
Be honest, keep your promises, and meet your responsibilities, even when it costs more than you want to pay. – Michael Josephson
For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes — not that you won or lost — but that you played the game! Grantland Rice
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Develop self-discipline. Self-discipline is the power to say no to yourself, to give something up now so you will get something you want even more in future.
Failing is the opportunity to begin again wisely.
You are braver than you believe, Stronger than you seem, And smarter than you think. – A. A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh)
“Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there.” – Clarence W. Hall Read more of the best Easter quotes ever here: http://whatwillmatter.com/2017/04/best-ever-easter-quotes/
“Passover and Easter are the Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics.” – Marvin Olasky
“Praise and worship is prayer. It is intimate; it is intercessory; and it is powerful.” – Darlene Zschech
Faith cannot always move mountains, but how do you think the mountain got there? – Michael Josephson
The quality of our faith is not measured by our claims of devotion or even the frequency or intensity of our prayers. We prove our faith by the way we live our lives.
Faith is not just a source of our power. It’s a grateful acceptance of God’s power. Faith is how we prove our devotion to God. – Michael Josephson
A little faith will bring your soul to heaven, But a lot of faith will bring heaven to your soul. – Dwight L. Moody
Imagine how many times he fell before he mastered this move. Falling isn’t failing unless it makes you quit. Never let mistakes or missteps discourage you; no new skill can be learned or accomplishment achieved without them.
Bee Grateful Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better. – Brain Tracy
I complained that I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet.
There came a time when risk to remain tight in the bud….. was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin
Besides the noble art of getting things done, there’s the noble art of LEAVING THINGS UNDONE. The wisdom of life consists in the ELIMINATION OF NON-ESSENTIALS. – Lin Yutang