Archive for May, 2009


The Moment One Commits Oneself

Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans. That the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves, too. All sorts of things occur to help one […]

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I Have Grown To Believe 8 Things

“I have grown to believe: That the one thing worth aiming at is simplicity of heart and life; That one’s relations with others should be direct, not diplomatic; That power leaves a bitter taste in the mouth; That meanness and hardness and coldness are the unforgivable sins; That conventionality is the mother of dreariness; That […]

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You Can Accomplish What You Want

“You can do what you want to do, accomplish what you want to accomplish, attain any reasonable objective you may have in mind…not all of a sudden, perhaps, not in one swift and sweeping act of achievement…but you can do it gradually–day by day and play by play–if you want to do it, if you […]

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10 Action Quotes

 Here’s a list of 10 quotes on the subject of ACTION: 1) Happiness is in action, and every power is intended for action; human happiness, therefore, can only be complete as all the powers have their full and legitimate play. -Thomas 2) Remember you have not a sinew whose law of strength is not action; […]

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The Number One Quality You Need

“The longer I live, the more deeply am I convinced that that which makes the difference between one man and another–between the weak and powerful, the great and insignificant, is energy–invisible determination–a purpose once formed, and then death or victory.  This quality will do anything that is to be done in the world; and no […]

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The Easy Roads Are Crowded

“The Few” The easy roads are crowded, And the level roads are jammed; The pleasant little rivers With the drifting folks are crammed. But off yonder where it’s rocky, Where you get a better view, You will find the ranks are thinning And the travelers are few.     Where the going’s smooth and pleasant […]

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Who Wrote This Love Letter?

“You say you love me, but sometimes you don’t show it. In the beginning you couldn’t do enough for me.  Now you seem to take me for granted.  Some days I even wonder if I mean anything at all to you. Maybe when I’m gone you’ll appreciate me and all the things I do for […]

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