Sometimes you think you know someone. Then you look in the mirror and realize. You Never knew them at all. ~Joni Zipp
"Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success."
-- Stephen Covey
"You cannot succeed by yourself. It's hard to find a rich hermit."
-- Jim Rohn
"Light is the task where many share the toil."
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."
-- Helen Keller
Language grows out of life, out of its needs and experiences.
A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows.
When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability... To be alive is to be vulnerable.
--Madeleine L’Engle (1918 - ), "Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art", 1980
"Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once and a while, or the light won't come in."
-- Alan Alda
“The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.”
-- Norman Vincent Peale
“Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.”
-- Benjamin Disraeli
"The most expensive piece of real estate is the six inches between your right and left ear. It’s what you create in that area that determines your wealth. We are only really limited by our mind."
-- Dr. Dolf de Roos
Success is the ability to close the door on your past, regardless of your failures, and move forward. In other words, if you're not on the way, you're in the way, so it's best that you get out of the way.
Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
--Josephine Johnson ~The Dark Traveler
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
--Anna Quindlen (1953 - )
Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.