Quote of the Day – Lincoln on Determination

Abraham Lincoln Thinking

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed, is more important than any other one thing. – Abraham Lincoln,  Nov 5, 1855, Letter to  Isham Reavis Today’s quote is one from Abraham Lincoln, where he expresses the importance of one’s “resolution to succeed”.   Resolution, as it is used here, has largely fallen [...]

Quote of the Day – Proverbs on Generosity

Old Images of Generosity

The world of the generous gets larger and larger; the world of the stingy gets smaller and smaller.  The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed;  those who help others are helped. – Proverbs 11 : 24 – 25 (The Message translation) This quote from Proverbs on generosity is just one of many quotes from [...]

Quote of the Day – Thomas Jefferson on Exercise

Thomas Jefferson State Room Portrait

Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning. – Thomas Jefferson   In Jefferson’s “happiness” quote from yesterday, he explained how our happiness ultimately depends on several factors that are within our control – one of [...]

Quote of the Day – Steve Jobs on Life

Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact.  Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that are no smarter than you and you can change it.  You can influence it….  Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again. – Steve Jobs, PBS Special “One More [...]

Quote of the Day – Dale Carnegie on Taking Action

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – Dale Carnegie  Today I just wanted to throw out a quick quote from Dale Carnegie which many people haul out when discussing how to conquer [...]