THOUGHT 540

“I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not refuse to do the something I can do.”   Helen Keller

THOUGHT 539

“All of us are born for a reason, but all of us don’t discover why. Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.”   Danny Thomas

THOUGHT 538

“To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue… gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.”   Confucius

THOUGHT 536

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. [Ed. note: This is true of many values, including kindness.”   Aristotle

THOUGHT 535

“To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.”  Anne Morrow Lindbergh

THOUGHT 534

“Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into a flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.”   Albert Schweit

THOUGHT 531

“Who said it could not be done? And tell me what great victories does he have to his credit, which qualifies him to judge what can and can’t be accomplished”.            Napoleon Hill

THOUGHT 530

 

“We lift ourselves by our thought. If you want to enlarge your life, you must first enlarge your thought of it and of yourself. Hold the ideal of yourself as you long to be, always everywhere.”

Orison Swett Marden

THOUGHT 529

“Defeat is a state of mind. No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as reality. To me, defeat in anything is merely temporary, and its punishment is but an urge for me to greater effort to achieve my goal. Defeat simply tells me that something is wrong in my doing; it is a path leading to success and truth.”

Bruce Lee