january 2010: inspirational quotes

Few years ago, during the time when I was so down and blue, I decided to subscribe to receive in my email a daily inspirational quote.

From then, I get used to check my email every morning to check and be inspired.

For this year, I would like to share with you all the inspirational quotes that I had received and will going to receive on a monthly basis so you will be inspired too.

To start with, here’s what I got for the month of January:

☺ Use the talents you possess - for the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except for the best. --Henry Van Dyke

☺ You can't hammer a nail over the Internet. --Alan Binder

☺ Most of the things worth doing in the world have been declared impossible before they were done. --Justice Louis Braindeis

☺ Don't be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin. --Grace Hansen

☺ With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable. --Thomas Foxwell Buxton

☺ The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. --Hans Hofmann

☺ When we engage in what we are naturally suited to do, our work takes on the quality of play and it is play that stimulates creativity. --Linda Naiman

☺ Let's not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it. --Vincent Van Gogh

☺ I am I plus my surroundings and if I do not preserve the latter, I do not preserve myself. --Jose Ortega Y Gasset

☺ We live in a world of ever-depleting resources. Money is no longer the currency. Air, water and soil are the currencies for the future. --Woody Tasch

☺ Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present. --Albert Camus

☺ If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day. --Alex Noble

☺ Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can. --Lowell Thomas

☺The best time to do the things you want to do is now. --Megan, diagnosed with leukemia at 17

☺ No one wishes for crisis, but when crises come, they can call forth our best impulses, those of compassion, courage, creativity, and community.(...) If our generation is called to bear a burden of that healing, it is a powerful calling and honor and one within our capability. --David Spangler

☺ Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. --Joseph Campbell

☺ "Knowledge is not the same as wisdom."
"Yeah, what's the difference?"
"You know how to clean a windshield, right?"
"Wisdom is doing it." --Peaceful Warrior

☺ Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand. --Chinese proverb

☺ Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible. --St. Augustine

☺ The biggest, most unquestioned answer of our culture is our relationship with money. It is there that we keep alive--at a high cost--the flame and mythology of scarcity. --Lynne Twist

☺ All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. --Pablo Picasso

☺ Since I do not believe that there should be different recommendations for people living in the Bronx and people living in Manhattan, I am uncomfortable making different recommendations for my patients in Boston and in Haiti. --Dr. Paul Farmer

☺ Education is the movement from darkness to light. --Allan Bloom

☺ Everyone has too much of something, whether it's time, talent or treasure. Everyone does have their own half, you just have to find it. --Hannah Salwen

☺ We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals. --Immanuel Kant

☺ "We never know the worth of water till the well is dry." --Thomas Fuller

☺ We people of the world need to find ways to get to know one another--for then we will recognize that our likenesses are much greater than our differences, however great our differences may seem. --Peace Pilgrim

☺ To have a good idea you must first have lots of ideas. --Linus Pauling

Have a happy week ahead guys!


princess_dyanie said...

thanks for sharing eds! :)

Kayni said...

great inspirational quotes to live by. have a great week.

witsandnuts said...

This is much better than receiving forwarded SMS and chain emails. Have a great week!

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Grace de Castro said...

sometimes, all we need are kind and encouraging words to keep us back of track! :)

have a great day eds!

nuts said...

Most of the things worth doing in the world have been declared impossible before they were done. --Justice Louis Braindeis <--- i like this one.. hhmm.. dito ko tatakbo pag kelangan ko ng quote. thanks for sharing..


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