Monthly Archives: April 2013

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.


Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs. – Henry Ford What does that mean? It’s like the old expression which asks how one eats something that is way too big to eat. The answer is usually something like … Continue reading

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If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.


If the wind will not serve, take to the oars. – Latin Proverb What does that mean? This quote is another really simple way of reminding us that it is wise to have a PlanB ready, just in case the … Continue reading

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Whether we are happy or not depends on our attitude; compassion, for instance, leads to a calmer mind.


Whether we are happy or not depends on our attitude; compassion, for instance, leads to a calmer mind. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? This is a quote about the link between our attitude and our mood. It’s hard to … Continue reading

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The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.


The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity. – Seneca What does that mean? While it isn’t stated explicitly, this quote is almost certainly about death, and the transition to what might come after it. … Continue reading

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Love what is. Appreciate what is. Accept what is, or use what is! There is only power in what we do with what we have.


Love what is. Appreciate what is. Accept what is, or use what is! There is only power in what we do with what we have. – Tony Robbins and here What does that mean? How many times have you said that you’d do … Continue reading

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There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.


There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes. – William J. Brennan, Jr. What does that mean? Have you ever thought, or heard someone say, that a job is beneath them? It could be cleaning an icky mess, or some other … Continue reading

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In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.


In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing. – Mignon McLaughlin What does that mean? It means love is Non-Euclidean (that’s a math joke, for those who don’t get the reference). That said, … Continue reading

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