WEEK 138

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
— Helen Keller
Helen Keller.........possibly one of the greatest ROCK STARS in the history of humankind.......how many lessons can we learn from her.....for me the most important is ABOUT LEAVING YOUR COMFORT ZONE......I believe personal growth IMPOSSIBLE if you’re not willing to leave your comfort zone.......so TODAY, SUFFER A LITTLE, CHALLENGE YOURSELF, work a little “too hard”.......play a little too hard, help someone in need, maybe SOMEONE WITH DEBILITIES SUFFICIENT TO GET YOU OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE.....sweat physically, psychologically, and (maybe) morally........CHALLENGE YOURSELF AND GET OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE........GET OFF THE COUCH.....MAKE TODAY DIFFERENT........or choose not to grow......to stay blind, deaf, dumb.......to be less independent, less free, less powerful, further from GOD.....
— Howard Lee
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
— Og Mandino
You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow right ahead.
— George Lucas
You can’t do it unless you can imagine it.
— George Lucas
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
— W. Clement Stone
Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.
— Franklin P. Jones
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
— Maya Angelou
The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. the paths are not to be found, but made. And the activity of making them changes both the maker and the destination.
— John Schaar
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
— George Eliot
Good words are worth much, and cost little.
— George Herbert
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
— Plato
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
— Plato
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
— Voltaire
I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions.
— Lou Holtz
The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.
— Eric Hoffer
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
— Robert H. Schuller
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
— Confucius
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
— Herbert Spencer
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
— Napoleon Hill
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
— Albert Einstein
I came, I saw, I conquered.
— Julius Caesar
He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.
— Roy L. Smith
Always do what you are afraid to do.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle.
— Philo
Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.
— Vince Lombardi
One must be a living man and a posthumous artist.
— Jean Cocteau
Art is the signature of civilizations.
— Beverly Sills
Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
— Gustave Flaubert
Painting is a nail to which I fasten my ideas.
— Georges Braque
You can observe a lot by just watching.
— Yogi Berra
Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons.
— Lillian Gordy Carter
Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’
— Robin Williams
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
— Juvenal
If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.
— Anatole France
We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving.
— Bernard Meltzer
If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
— Khalil Gibran
To love one that is great, is almost to be great one’s self.
— Samuel Johnson
There is only one real deprivation... and that is not to be able to give one’s gifts to those one loves most.
— May Sarton
Loved. You can’t use it in the past tense. Death does not stop that love at all.
— Ken Kesey