NORWOODGIRL's SparkPeople Blog NORWOODGIRL's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Gail Devers quote "Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve <BR> anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, <BR> hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember <BR> all things are possible for those who believe." <BR> - Gail Devers Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:30:59 EST Paul "Bear" Bryant quote "If you believe in yourself, have dedication and pride <BR> and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory <BR> is high, but so are the rewards." - Paul "Bear" Bryant <BR> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:49:12 EST Margaret Fuller quote There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly. <BR> Margaret Fuller Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:13:03 EST Florence Griffith Joyner quote "I know what I have to do, and I'm going to do <BR> whatever it takes. If I do it, I'll come out a winner, <BR> and it doesn't matter what anyone else does." <BR> - Florence Griffith Joyner Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:40:01 EST Confucius quote "The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to <BR> reach your full potential...these are the keys that will <BR> unlock the door to personal excellence." - Confucius Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:06:14 EST Quote from an unknown source "The sky has never been the limit. We are our own <BR> limits. It's then about breaking our personal limits <BR> and outgrowing ourselves to live our best lives." <BR> - Unknown Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:57:32 EST Judy Garland quote "Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead <BR> of a second-rate version of somebody else." <BR> - Judy Garland Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:46:45 EST Steve Jobs quote Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. <BR> Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. <BR> Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. <BR> And, most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. <BR> - Steve Jobs Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:28:07 EST Quote from an unknown source "Sometimes we accidentally allow small problems <BR> to escalate and dominate our lives. If we get <BR> overcharged a few cents, it is irritating, but don't <BR> let it ruin your day. There will always be small issues <BR> that irritate us; the secret is to be able to give them <BR> the miniscule level of importance they deserve." <BR> - Unknown Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:35:17 EST Ralph Marston quote "You've done it before and you can do it now. See <BR> the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial <BR> energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, <BR> effective, unstoppable determination." - Ralph Marston Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:17:53 EST Sue Fitzmaurice quote I love being over 50. I learn something new every day... <BR> and forget 5 others. <BR> Sue Fitzmaurice, author <BR> <BR> <BR> I love this! It is the story of my life <em>334</em> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:44:51 EST Quote from an unknown source "If it were easy everyone would do it. This is why <BR> get rich quick schemes will never be true. If it was <BR> so quick and easy then everyone would be millionaires. <BR> Accomplishing great things is hard work, but well <BR> worth it." - Unknown Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:04:07 EST Chris Pine quote "The only thing you sometimes have control over <BR> is perspective. You don't have control over your <BR> situation. But you have a choice about how you <BR> view it." - Chris Pine Wed, 15 Apr 2015 22:42:17 EST Quote from an unknown source "The happiness you feel is in direct proportion to <BR> the love you give." - Unknown Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:09:09 EST F. Scott Fitzgerald quote "Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist <BR> but the ability to start over." - F. Scott Fitzgerald Mon, 13 Apr 2015 22:35:03 EST Quote from an unknown source "Whatever you do, don't get stuck on the one thing <BR> that ruins your day. Smile and be grateful. Life is <BR> too short to waste on negativity." - Unknown Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:00:43 EST Joel Osteen quote "Choosing to be positive and having a grateful <BR> attitude is going to determine how you're going to <BR> live your life." - Joel Osteen <BR> ______________________________________ Fri, 10 Apr 2015 16:58:31 EST Quote from an unknown source "A friend is someone who understands your past, <BR> believes in your future, and accepts you just the <BR> way you are." - Unknown <BR> <BR> <BR> This describes SP friends to a T ! Thu, 9 Apr 2015 21:55:23 EST Leo Buscaglia quote "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, <BR> a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest <BR> compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of <BR> which have the potential to turn a life around." <BR> - Leo Buscaglia Wed, 8 Apr 2015 16:50:49 EST Irish Blessing May God give you ... <BR> For every storm a rainbow, <BR> for every tear a smile, <BR> for every care a promise <BR> and a blessing in each trial. <BR> For every problem life sends, <BR> a faithful friend to share, <BR> for every sigh a sweet song <BR> and an answer for each prayer. Tue, 7 Apr 2015 20:34:32 EST Jack Kerouac quote "Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion. " <BR> - Jack Kerouac Mon, 6 Apr 2015 10:00:19 EST Bill Cosby quote "In order to succeed, your desire for success should <BR> be greater than your fear of failure." - Bill Cosby Sun, 5 Apr 2015 00:01:01 EST Sasha Cohen quote "Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and <BR> persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, <BR> get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy <BR> lifestyle." - Sasha Cohen Fri, 3 Apr 2015 22:31:15 EST Simone de Beauvoir quote "Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, <BR> act now, without delay." - Simone de Beauvoir Thu, 2 Apr 2015 09:16:34 EST William Feather quote "Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging <BR> on after others have let go." - William Feather <BR> Wed, 1 Apr 2015 23:40:24 EST Brene Brown quote Wholehearted living is not a onetime choice. It is a process. <BR> In fact, I believe it's the journey of a lifetime. <BR> - Brene Brown Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:57:26 EST John Wooden quote "You have to give 100 percent every day. Whatever you don't give, you can't make up for tomorrow. If you give only 75 percent today, you can't give 125 percent tomorrow to make up for it. " <BR> - John Wooden Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:24:17 EST Marianne Williamson quote "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. <BR> Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond <BR> measure. <BR> <BR> It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens <BR> us. <BR> <BR> We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, <BR> talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? <BR> <BR> You are a child of God. Your playing small does not <BR> serve the world. There's nothing enlightened about <BR> shrinking so that other people won't feel insec... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:23:18 EST Tony Robbins quote "Trade your expectations for appreciation and the <BR> whole world changes instantly." - Tony Robbins Sat, 28 Mar 2015 23:55:32 EST Dale Turner quote "Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned <BR> from past mistakes. The error of the past is the <BR> wisdom and success of the future." - Dale Turner Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:03:47 EST Denis Waitley quote "Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, <BR> worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual <BR> experience of living every minute with love, grace, <BR> and gratitude." - Denis Waitley Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:41:24 EST Sabrina Bryan quote "You can do anything as long as you have the passion, <BR> the drive, the focus, and the support." - Sabrina Bryan <BR> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:58:07 EST Quote from an unknown source "The pain you feel today is the strength you feel <BR> tomorrow. For every challenge encountered there <BR> is opportunity for growth." - Unknown <BR> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:20:03 EST Theodore Roosevelt quote "It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. <BR> <BR> The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, and comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; <BR> who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions;... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:46:07 EST Will Rogers quote "Don't let yesterday take up too much of today." <BR> - Will Rogers, humorist Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:15:04 EST Quote from an unknown source "If you want to feel rich, just count all the great things <BR> you have that money can't buy." - Unknown Sat, 21 Mar 2015 22:25:46 EST Dalai Lama quote We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and make us kinder. You always have the choice. <BR> - Dalai Lama Fri, 20 Mar 2015 21:53:03 EST Oscar Wilde quote “I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.” <BR> ―Oscar Wilde Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:47:21 EST Emmaunuel Teney quote As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit. <BR> - Emmaunuel Teney Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:35:26 EST Ken Venturi quote "I don't believe you have to be better than everybody <BR> else. I believe you have to be better than you ever <BR> thought you could be." - Ken Venturi Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:55:41 EST Tom Clancy quote "Fix your eyes forward on what you can do, not back on what you cannot change." <BR> -- Tom Clancy Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:28:51 EST Stephen R. Covey quote "Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it immediately." <BR> - Stephen R. Covey Sun, 15 Mar 2015 20:03:47 EST George S. Patton quote "Accept the challenges so that you can feel the <BR> exhilaration of victory." - George S. Patton Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:50:37 EST Walt Disney quote "All our dreams can come true if we have the courage <BR> to pursue them." - Walt Disney Thu, 12 Mar 2015 23:18:14 EST Norman Vincent Peale quote "Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! <BR> Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your <BR> own powers you cannot be successful or happy." <BR> - Norman Vincent Peale Wed, 11 Mar 2015 22:07:46 EST Marcel Proust quote "The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking <BR> new landscapes but in having new eyes." <BR> - Marcel Proust Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:49:02 EST Quote from an unknown source "Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, <BR> fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?." <BR> - Unknown Mon, 9 Mar 2015 18:10:13 EST Quote from an unknown source "Your body keeps an accurate journal regardless <BR> of what you write down." <BR> - Unknown Sun, 8 Mar 2015 23:49:51 EST Saint Francis de Sales quote "Have patience with all things, but, first of all with <BR> yourself." - Saint Francis de Sales Sat, 7 Mar 2015 20:03:36 EST Quote from an unknown source "There are few joys in life that equal a good <BR> conversation, a good read, a good walk, a good <BR> hug, a good smile, or a good friend." - Unknown Fri, 6 Mar 2015 22:20:47 EST