You quit when the gorilla is tired…

Life is one long process of getting tired.-Samuel Butler (1835 – 1902) I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.-Thomas Carlyle (1795 – 1881) The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.-Mia Hamm (b. 1972) I'm an artist.… Continue reading You quit when the gorilla is tired…

The past and future are real illusions…

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.-Buddha (latter half of first millennium BCE) Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.-Bil Keane (1922 – 2011) The distinction between the past, present and future is… Continue reading The past and future are real illusions…

But one is born with potential…

Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.-Maria Montessori (1870-1952) The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.-Confucius (c. 551 – c. 479 BCE) No one knows how big your potential is, how big… Continue reading But one is born with potential…

All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy…

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.-Wayne Dyer (1940 – 2015) If there is no struggle, there is no progress.-Frederick Douglass (1817 – 1895) The more things change, the more they are the same.-Alphonse Karr (1808 – 1890) Some people don't like change, but you need to… Continue reading All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy…

You may end up where you are heading…

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.-Maya Angelou (1928 â€“ 2014) To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.-Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) Be the change you wish to see in the world.-Mahatma Gandhi (1869 â€“ 1948) They always say time changes things, but you… Continue reading You may end up where you are heading…

All you can hope for is to go on…

Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.-Oliver Goldsmith (1728 – 1774) The world is bad but not without hope. It is only hopeless when you look at it from an ideal viewpoint.-Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921 – 1990) Hope is a talent like any other.-Storm Jameson (1891 – 1986) Courage is like love; it must… Continue reading All you can hope for is to go on…

The thing with feathers that perches in the soul…

Hope is a waking dream.-Aristotle (384–322 BCE) To live without Hope is to Cease to live.-Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821 – 1881) Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.-Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) I find hope in the darkest… Continue reading The thing with feathers that perches in the soul…

The most enduring of all earthly establishments…

The home is the chief school of human virtues.-William Ellery Channing (1780 – 1842) There is something permanent, and something extremely profound, in owning a home.-Kenny Guinn (1936 – 2010) A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.-George A. Moore (1852 – 1933) A heart… Continue reading The most enduring of all earthly establishments…