Motivational Quotes 4/5/19

Whoever put us on this earth knew what we had to do here, and in doing it, we become worthy of the afterlife.

The good have good things to say. Only the bad have bad things to say.

Sometimes life is harder on the good. -folk

Just keep going

What we seek is already within us. My life was perfect, but i didn’t know it… -Bellamy Young

Sometimes in life, your strength will be used against you.

Know your worth -folk

It is funny how a person’s troubles seem small to another, but one’s own troubles seem serious.

The greatest enemy in life is not a person. It is a place you don’t belong. The greatest ally in life is not a person. It is your home.

The right thing, though hard, is the smartest thing, and in many ways the easiest – Alex and Brett Harris

Life is never problem free. Just when one obstacle is overcome, a new obstacle is put there to take its place.

The body is not the source of true strength; it is the soul!

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Motivational Quotes 9/7/18

Faith is for the true believer.

It’s not just who you know; It’s who knows you.*

There’s good debt and there’s bad debt; One costs your present. The other costs your future. If you must go into debt, do it to save your future.*

You have to mean it for it to work.

Never be cheap; for money is always the least expensive price for anything.

Break the rules, not the law, but the rules -Arnold Schwartzenegger

Love and support are key to recovery.

Positivity is the antidote to fear.

*popular

Motivational Quotes 3/23/18

You become the company you keep (popular)

If you hold on to a dream too long, it flies away like a bird, before you can act. So just act!

When was it ever easy?

Happiness doesn’t make us happy; It’s the pursuit! –Dan Ferguson

I should listen to myself

You must pay your own debts – Emerson

A new year is a new hope

Without happiness there can be no vigor –Emerson

Only the smart suffer.

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.