motivational quotes 6/16/17

Time will point the way

Hard work is a talent

Admit a mistake halfway, and change paths before it is too late.

Concentrate

Attention

It’s always darkest before the dawn

Wait for the right time

Good things don’t come to those who wait. They come to those who pursue them. (popular)

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Motivational Quotes 8/11/16

I wanted to appreciate my life and live up to it  -Gretchen Rubin

Happiness is wanting what you have.

the fire in your heart is out -Oasis

Live fish swim against the current.

Gratitude is the best attitude.

Life will hit you with its best shot on your weak spot.

Let your passion be your driving force.

Excellence overcomes prejudice -Tuskegee airman

I am alive. Today I want to be happy and it is in my power to be happy in the here and in the now.

 

Ben Franklin’s financial Advice

I recently came upon these maxims in a book, written by Benjamin Franklin, one our founding fathers, in his pamphlet The Way to Wealth (1757). Although it is financial advice, I would like to share them with you because they show the wit and wisdom of the man, and because they apply to other areas of life, not just finance…

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If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.

He that lives upon hope will die fasting.

There are no gains, without pains.

He that hath a trade hath an estate.

Taxes are indeed very heavy but we are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly.

Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.

Learning is to the studious and riches to the careful.

If you would have a faithful servant, serve yourself.

Always taking out of the meal-tub, and never putting in, soon comes to the bottom.

Great estates may venture more, but little boats should keep near shore.

For age and want, save while you may; no morning sun lasts a whole day.

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Is it possible that the treasury put Ben Franklin on the 100 dollar bill, because of his sound financial reasoning? It’s possible…

motivational quotes 8/6/15

Let individual opinion be more important than mass consensus.

The attitude with which you take a stand is just as important as the stand itself. –brett and alex harris

No rest for the weary. -folk

Spontaneous acts of happiness.

Different is not worse. Different is just different.

Happiness is in the moments.

Be mindless! Of what others think

Don’t be lazy.

motivational quotes 2/13/15

Rome was not built in a day, but Rome was built everyday.

Step outside your comfort zone.

Life on easy street is as dangerous as life in the jungle.

Grief can teach me nothing.  -Ralph Waldo Emerson

You act your way into a new way of thinking, not the other way around. -Pastor Richard Wing

Courage, Imagination, Goodwill.

No challenge no gain. So challenge yourself!