A Moments Wisdom
–Do not pray for easy lives; pray to be a stronger person. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers; pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work will not be a miracle, but you shall be the miracle.
–Admonish your friends in private and praise them in public.
–Many people know how to make a good living. Few know what to do with it once they have made it.
–In simpler times, fairy tales began with “Once upon a time.” Today they begin with “If I am elected.”
–A man’s true limitations are not the things he likes to do but can’t; they are the things he ought to do but doesn’t.
–Sadly, duty is often a task we look forward to with distaste, perform with reluctance, and boast about afterward.
–The Greek philosopher, Antisthenes, dressed with ostentatious poverty. Socrates once mocked him, saying, “I can see your vanity, Antisthenes, through the holes in your cloak.”
–The closest some people will ever come to perfection is when they sit down and write their resume.
–Keep searching for the other guy’s good points. Remember, he has to search for yours, too; and his may be a harder task than yours.
–These days people expect the door of opportunity to be opened with a remote control.
–Excuses are the nails used to build the house of failure.