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Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 1:37pm On Jan 15, 2009
"There are two things to aim at in life; first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second."

-- Logan Pearsall Smith


"We are often so caught up in our destination that we forget to appreciate the journey. Especially the goodness of the people we meet along the way. Appreciation is a wonderful feeling, don't overlook it."

Author Unknown


"Being considerate of others will take you further in life than a college degree."

Marian Wright Edelman


"Don't waste your life in doubts and fears: spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour's duties will be the best preparation for the hours or ages that follow it."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by mohawkchic(f): 8:42pm On Jan 15, 2009
~ " Expecting The World To Treat You Fairly Because You Are A Good Person Is A Little Like Expecting The Bull Not To Attack You Because You Are A Vegetarian." ~Dennis Wholey



~"The Best Thing About The Future Is That It Only Comes One Day At A Time. ~Abraham Lincoln



~"All Men Dream But Not Equally. Those Who Dream By Night In The Dusty Recesses Of Their Minds Wake In The Day To Find That It Was vanity; But The Dreamers Of The Day Are Dangerous Men, For They May Act Their Dream With Open Eyes To Make It Possible. ~T.E. Lawrence



~ "When One Door Of Happiness Closes, Another Opens, But Often We Look So Long At The Closed Door That We Do Not See The One That Has Been Opened For Us. ~Helen Keller




~"Life Is Like The Dice That. . . Falling, Still Show A Different Face. So Life, Though It Remains The Same, Is Always Presenting Different Aspects. ~Alexis




~ "If You Can Imagine It, You Can Achieve It; If You Can Dream It, You Can Become It. ~William Arthur Ward





~" I Cannot Give You The Formula For Success, But I Can Give You The Formula For Failure . . . .Which Is:Try To Please Everybody. ~Herbert Bayard Swope
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by homosapien(m): 2:25pm On Jan 16, 2009
if the wise refuse to take the position of power the authority will be rule by the wisdom of fools

2) never troubles trouble till trouble troubles you

3)having failed does not make you a failure until you hv accepted the failure

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Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 6:18pm On Jan 19, 2009
Did you know,

, that today is Horror Novels Are Horrendous Day? On the
birthday (1809) of Edgar Allan Poe, author of many horror
tales, we honor all horror novelists who scare the dickens out
of us. Happy birthday, Edgar, and thanks for the chills! ;-)

~~~

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you
just sit there."

-- Will Rogers
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 1:58pm On Jan 20, 2009
Did you know,

, that today is the birthday of Traffic Rules? Writing in a
horse magazine, Rider & Driver, William Phelps Eno introduced
the first rules in 1900 for facilitating the flow of traffic.
Among the first rules: drivers must stay to the right, signal
for turns, be licensed, and follow a speed limit. Excellent
rules to follow -- even to this day!

~~~

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is
trying to please everybody."

Bill Cosby
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by TOYOSI20(f): 5:05am On Jan 21, 2009
The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.

Robert Cushing

The searching-out and thorough investigation of truth ought to be the primary study of man.
Cicero

The only journey is the journey within.
Rainer Maria Rilke

Know thyself means this, that you get acquainted with what you know, and what you can do.
Menander
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 12:19pm On Jan 21, 2009
Did you know,

. . . that today is the beginning of National Hugging Week?
During the week of January 21 to 27, share hugs with anyone
willing to accept them. Or maybe just limit them to someone
you know!

~~~

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Interestingly, koi, when put in a fish bowl, will only grow
up to three inches. When this same fish is placed in a large
tank, it will grow to about nine inches long. In a pond koi
can reach lengths of eighteen inches. Amazingly, when placed
in a lake, koi can grow to three feet long. The metaphor is
obvious. You are limited by how you see the world."

-- Vince Poscente
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 12:55pm On Jan 22, 2009
Did you know

. . . .that today is Two-Minute Heat Wave Day? On January 22,
1943, the area around Spearfish, South Dakota experienced a
heat wave that sent temperatures soaring 49 degrees Fahrenheit
in just two minutes! That'll get you sweating. ;-)

~~~

Today's Inspirational Quote

"Want to improve your relationships? See love as a verb rather
than as a feeling."

-- Stephen R. Covey
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by apotieri4(f): 11:48am On Jan 23, 2009
Never decide on the value of others before you know them-Ben Carson

A man who has not found something to die for is not fit to live-Martin Luther

For me, the single biggest factor in developing the atitude necesary to overcoming hardship is having positive role models-Ben Carson
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 6:59am On Jan 24, 2009
Did you know

. . . .that on this day 1965: Winston Churchill, prime minister of Great Britain from 1940 to 1945
and 1951 to 1955, dies in London at age 90

~~~

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
General George S. Patton

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Zig Ziglar

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow; Don't walk behind me, I may not lead; Walk beside me, and just be my friend.
Albert Camus
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 7:11am On Jan 25, 2009
Did you know

. . . .that on this day 1947 Gangster Al Capone died at age 48.

~~~

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man
perfected without trials."

-- Dutch Proverb
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 5:05am On Jan 27, 2009
Did you know

. . . . .that on this day 1980, Robert Gabriel Mugabe returns to Rhodesia, after a five year exile, in preparation for the first elections in a soon to be independent Zimbabwe.

1952, Prime Minister Mustafa Nahhas is removed by King Farouk for failing to keep the peace. He is replaced by Ali Mahir.

that today is Mozart's birthday (1756)? Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart, one of the world's greatest composers, was born at
Salzburg, Austria. When he was five years old, he could both
read and write music! On his birthday, celebrate by listening
to your favorite music.


~~~

Today's Inspirational Quotes:

I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.
Malcolm X

Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people's actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is practicable; and to make this custom the more significant, practice it first upon yourself.”
Marcus Garvey

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.
Malcolm X

"Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and
you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to
the body."

-- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 5:21am On Jan 29, 2009
Did you know

. . . . .that on this day 1988, 29 February
Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu is arrested for demonstrating outside the houses of parliament in contravention of South African law

~~~

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Bringing up a family should be an adventure, not an anxious
discipline in which everybody is constantly graded for
performance."

-- Milton R. Saperstein
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by TOYOSI20(f): 6:57am On Jan 29, 2009
You don't choose your family.
They are God's gift to you, as you are to them."
Desmond Tutu



"To change and to change for the better
are two different things."
German Proverb
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by SeanT21(f): 11:03am On Jan 29, 2009
Arguing with a fool proves there are two.
Doris M. Smith


Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Confucius

It is the trouble that never comes that causes the loss of sleep.
Chas. Austin Bates

Character is a diamond that scratches every other stone.
Cyrus A. Bartol
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 4:44pm On Feb 02, 2009
Did you know,

, that today, besides being Groundhog Day in the US, is
National Groundhog Job Shadow Day? Founded in 1996, many
nonprofit groups work together to provide half a million young
people with the opportunity to shadow someone on the job, to
learn more about the job of someone they know. Celebrate by
teaching someone something new today!

~~~

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by
learning to see an imperfect person perfectly."

-- Sam Keen
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by kaydkay(m): 4:59pm On Feb 02, 2009
My Quote for today is - PLS Change the Title of this Thread cos dont really understand ithe kind of english that "Did

you know and Great Inspirational Quotes
" means.

thats on a lighter note. I guess the most popular quote/saying now is ' YES WE CAN, AND WE WILL'. Thanks to Obama.
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 1:18pm On Feb 03, 2009
Did you know. . . .

. . . that today is A Day for People Who Live Well? This day
celebrates the birthdays of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first
woman physician, and Norman Rockwell, a famous American
painter. Celebrate all well people today! And make a special
point to live well today.

~~~

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but
I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his
calendar."

-- Robert Brault
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by hollandis(f): 1:41pm On Feb 03, 2009
I dont have a formula for success , but I have a sure formula for failure "try to please everyone"
~~ carnegie i suppose
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 5:00pm On Feb 04, 2009
Did you know. . .

. . . that today the first Black baseball league, National Negro Baseball League, organized 1920

~~~

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Sometimes the best helping hand you can get is a good, firm
push."

-- Joann Thomas
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 2:12pm On Feb 06, 2009
Did you know. . . . .

. . . . .that today 1820: Largely through the work of the American Colonization Society, the first organized immigration of freed American slaves departs from New York for Sierra Leone, West Africa.

1952: Elizabeth II succeeds to the throne of Britain following the death of her father, King George VI

~~~

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"You can have anything you want in life if you just help
enough other people get what they want."

-- Zig Ziglar


Mystery Person of the Day

Who am I? I was born on this day in 1945. While learning the welding trade in Kingston, Jamaica, I started my first vocal group in 1961 called the Rudeboys; we later changed the name to the Wailers.

Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by Epi: 3:19pm On Feb 09, 2009
Did you know

. . . . that today is Simpsons Longevity Day? In 1997, The
Simpsons cartoon TV show became the longest-running prime-time
cartoon when it aired its 167th episode, thus beating The
Flintstones cartoon show which ran from 1960 until 1966. The
Simpsons is now celebrating two decades with a one-year
celebration culminating on January 14, 2010, the 20-year
anniversary of the series' debut!

1983: Sharon quits after massacre inquiry
Ariel Sharon is removed from office in the Israeli government following a tribunal into the 1982 killings of hundreds of people in two refugee camps.

1974: Americans end outer space marathon
Three US astronauts return safely to Earth after a record-breaking stay in space.

~~~

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most
of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult
act of heroism you can perform."

-- Theodore H. White
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by airegin: 2:47pm On Feb 10, 2009
"Be the change you want to see in the world."

Mahatma Gandhi

"only united can we be free. Only with courage can we liberate our people"

Hugo Chavez
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by kokoye(m): 3:48pm On Feb 10, 2009
Dont put your hand in the finger.
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by ulomi(f): 4:43pm On Feb 10, 2009
''WOULD YOUR REPUTATION RECOGNISE YOU IN THE DARK,, THINK ABOUT THIS AS YOU GO ON WITH YOUR KIND OF LIFE.
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by opensource(m): 6:08pm On Feb 10, 2009
SUCCESS , is a progressive realization of our predetermined goals and vision.

I pledge to NIGERIA my country
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by hbrednic: 7:08pm On Feb 10, 2009
I'D RATHER BE VAGUELY RIGHT THAN TO BE PRECISELY WROUNG
                                                                        john maynard keynes
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by hbrednic: 7:24pm On Feb 10, 2009
(HE WHO DELIBRATES TOO LONG B/4 TAKING A STEP,WILL SPEND HIS WHOLE LIFE ON ONE LEG.)
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by hbrednic: 7:28pm On Feb 10, 2009
ITS ONLY WHEN THE TIDE GOES OUT THAT YOU LEARN WHO'S BEEN SWIMMING NAKED
warren buffet
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by SamMilla1(m): 10:14pm On Feb 10, 2009
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by MaiSuya(m): 2:04am On Feb 11, 2009
@ Sam Milla
MEEEEN, those quotes are like . . .whao!!!!!! I spent close to an hour on them.

Here's one of mine. . .

first rules about holes: when you are in one, STOP DIGGING.
Re: Did you Know and Great Inspirational Quotes by raldsfield(m): 11:25am On Feb 11, 2009
1, The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.  Author Unknown

2, Live to work and not work to live. Author Unknown

3, Don't wait till you feel like, "JUST DO IT" Nike

4, Just Praise God in all situations could have been worst - raldsfield

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