"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant." Robert Louis Stevenson
"The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials."~~ Dutch Proverb
Franklin Delano Roosevelt said, "Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds," and James Allen rightly stated, "You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you."
""The deepest secret is that life is not a process of discovery, but a process of creation. You are not discovering yourself, but creating yourself anew. Seek therefore, not to find out who you are; seek to determine who you want to be." --Author Unknown
Strength is the ability to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of those pieces. Judith Viorst
"Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful." ~~ Mark Victor Hansen
"You are not ever given a wish without also being given the power to make it true." ~~ Richard Bach
"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time." ~~ J. Lubbock
"You may not have started out life in the best of circumstances. But if you can find a mission in life worth working for and believe in yourself, nothing can stop you from achieving success."
~~ Author Unknown