NORWOODGIRL's SparkPeople Blog NORWOODGIRL's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Megan Cooley quote We were born to shimmer. We were born to shine. We were born to radiate. We were born to live. We were born to love, never hate. <BR> Megan Cooley Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:46:48 EST Quote from an unknown source It's not about how good you are - it's about how good you want to be. <BR> Anonymous Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:30:31 EST Denis Waitley quote "Positive self-direction is the action plan that all winners use to turn imagination into reality, fantasy into fact and dreams into actual goals." <BR> - Denis Waitley Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:00:14 EST Abraham Joshua Herschel quote "Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows <BR> with the ability to say no to oneself." - Abraham Joshua Herschel Wed, 9 Jul 2014 09:15:26 EST Barbara La Fontaine quote "We are better than we know. If we can be made to see it, <BR> perhaps for the rest of our lives we will be unwilling to settle for less." <BR> - Barbara La Fontaine Tue, 8 Jul 2014 23:12:51 EST Quote from an unknown source May your actions speak louder than your words. May your life preach louder than your lips. May your success be your noise in the end. Mon, 7 Jul 2014 08:42:03 EST Annie Dillard paste "How we spend our days is, of course, how we <BR> spend our lives." Annie Dillard Sun, 6 Jul 2014 08:55:31 EST William Feather quote "Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging <BR> on after others have let go." - William Feather Sat, 5 Jul 2014 08:50:34 EST Quote from an unknown source "Life is not about finding yourself... Life is about creating yourself." <BR> - Unknown Fri, 4 Jul 2014 09:54:13 EST Jim Rohn quote "Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; <BR> it is something you design for the present." - Jim Rohn Thu, 3 Jul 2014 15:35:38 EST Quote from an unknown source "It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it." - Unknown Wed, 2 Jul 2014 06:49:28 EST Winston Churchill quote "Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference." <BR> - Winston Churchill Tue, 1 Jul 2014 23:06:51 EST Dale Carnegie quote "It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you <BR> are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or <BR> unhappy. It is what you think about." - Dale Carnegie Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:34:52 EST Gandhi quote "Our greatness lies not so much in being able to <BR> remake the in being able to remake <BR> ourselves." - Gandhi Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:12:15 EST Norman Vincent Peale quote "Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. <BR> But any action is better than no action at all." - Norman Vincent Peale <BR> <BR> Hmm. I know what he's saying, but I don't know whether I agree... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:04:50 EST Jim Rohn quote "If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into <BR> someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? <BR> Not much." - Jim Rohn Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:32:59 EST Joel Osteen quote " When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you,then compliment yourself. It's not up to other people to keep you encouraged, it's up to you . Encouragement should come from the inside. " -Joel Osteen <BR> <BR> This quote really speaks to me right now. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:08:00 EST Eleanor Roosevelt quote The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. <BR> Eleanor Roosevelt Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:24:14 EST Ralph W. Trine quote "Peace is to be found only within, and unless one finds it there <BR> he will never find it at all. Peace lies not in the external world. <BR> It lies within one's own soul." - Ralph W. Trine Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:23:18 EST William Shakespeare quote “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” <BR> William Shakespeare Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:02:23 EST Tommy Lasorda quote "The difference between the impossible and the possible <BR> lies in a person's determination." - Tommy Lasorda Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:33:06 EST Marian Wright Edelman quote Failure is just another way to learn how to do something right. <BR> Marian Wright Edelman Sat, 21 Jun 2014 19:45:30 EST Mother Teresa quote "Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile." - Mother Teresa Fri, 20 Jun 2014 22:42:26 EST Henry David Thoreau quote "Do not lose hold of your dreams, or aspirations. <BR> For if you do, you may still exist, but cease to live." <BR> - Henry David Thoreau Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:50:54 EST Dalai Lama quote Love is the absence of judgment. -Dalai Lama Wed, 18 Jun 2014 08:26:43 EST Quote from an unknown source "How others see you is not important. How you see yourself <BR> is everything." - Unknown Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:47:34 EST Florence Griffith Joyner quote "I know what I have to do, and I'm going to do whatever it takes. <BR> If I do it, I'll come out a winner, and it doesn't matter what anyone <BR> else does." -Florence Griffith Joyner Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:34:24 EST Quote from an unknown source "Wake up with determination, go to bed with satisfaction." - Unknown Sat, 14 Jun 2014 21:08:14 EST Quote from an unknown source "Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? <BR> Actually, who are you not to be?." - Unknown Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:36:21 EST Stephen Covey quote "Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it's holy ground. <BR> There's no greater investment." - Stephen Covey Thu, 12 Jun 2014 11:06:15 EST Sam Walton quote "High expectations are the key to everything." <BR> - Sam Walton Wed, 11 Jun 2014 05:50:17 EST Dr. Wayne Dyer quote "Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life!" <BR> - Dr. Wayne Dyer Tue, 10 Jun 2014 22:25:11 EST Stephen Dolley Jr. quote "A man who wants something will find a way; a man <BR> who doesn't will find an excuse." - Stephen Dolley Jr. Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:46:12 EST Paul "Bear" Bryant quote "If you believe in yourself, have dedication and pride and <BR> never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high, <BR> but so are the rewards." - Paul "Bear" Bryant, the Late, <BR> great coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide football team Sun, 8 Jun 2014 23:31:18 EST Quote from an unknown source "Success only comes when you keep trying. Negativity steals joy. <BR> Wishful thinking doesn't get the job done. A merry heart does <BR> good like medicine." - Unknown Sat, 7 Jun 2014 23:00:18 EST Henry Ford quote "When everything seems to be going against you, <BR> remember that the airplane takes off against the <BR> wind, not with it." - Henry Ford Fri, 6 Jun 2014 10:28:22 EST Helen Keller quote "When one door of happiness closes, another one <BR> opens; but so often we look so long at the closed <BR> door that we do not see the one which has been <BR> opened for us." - Helen Keller Thu, 5 Jun 2014 10:40:01 EST Robert H. Schuller quote "What would you attempt to do if you knew you <BR> could not fail?" - Robert H. Schuller Wed, 4 Jun 2014 09:21:33 EST Jim Rohn quote "What we have been is an established and unchangeable <BR> fact. What we can yet become is an unlimited, boundless <BR> opportunity." - Jim Rohn Tue, 3 Jun 2014 23:38:06 EST Quote from an unknown source "Fitness is not about being better than someone else.... <BR> It's about being better than you used to be." - Unknown Mon, 2 Jun 2014 23:22:58 EST Quote from an unknown source "The circumstances of life can either be a hitching post or a launching pad. It is our decision as to what to do about it. We can tie ourselves to the hitching post, reminding ourselves daily what got us to that point or we can use that frustration to launch ourselves forward into new experiences." <BR> - Unknown Sun, 1 Jun 2014 21:55:52 EST Quote from an unknown source "The scale can only give you a numerical reflection of your <BR> relationship with gravity. That's it. It cannot measure beauty, <BR> talent, purpose, life force, possibility, strength or love." <BR> - Unknown Sat, 31 May 2014 23:18:13 EST H. Jackson Brown quote "In the confrontation between the stream and the <BR> rock, the stream always wins not by strength but <BR> by perseverance." - H. Jackson Brown Fri, 30 May 2014 23:06:36 EST Christine Caine quote "At some point we must decide to stop talking ABOUT our <BR> mountains & start talking TO them. MOVE might just be <BR> your word today!" - Christine Caine Thu, 29 May 2014 09:54:19 EST Anatole France quote "To accomplish great things, we must not only act, <BR> but also dream, not only plan, but also believe." <BR> - Anatole France Wed, 28 May 2014 09:22:32 EST Brian Tracy quote "Every time you repeat the words, "I can do it!" with conviction, <BR> you cancel or override your fear and increase your confidence. <BR> By repeating this affirmation over and over, you can eventually <BR> build your courage and confidence to the point where you are <BR> unafraid." - Brian Tracy Tue, 27 May 2014 21:58:36 EST Andy Andrews quote "We need to lay down the past and embrace the future of our choosing." <BR> - Andy Andrews Mon, 26 May 2014 19:06:05 EST Marcel Pagnol quote "The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they <BR> always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, <BR> and the future less resolved than it will be." - Marcel Pagnol Sun, 25 May 2014 23:00:31 EST Tony Robbins quote "How am I going to live today in order to create the <BR> tomorrow I'm committed to?" - Tony Robbins Sat, 24 May 2014 21:19:43 EST Rich Devos quote "The only things that stand between a person and <BR> what they want in life are the will to try it and the <BR> faith to believe it's possible" - Rich Devos <BR> <BR> <BR> Nice sentiment but I don't think it is necessarily true. 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