Words of Wisdom

I'm taking some time off, so there will be no SYSK posts until Jan 2nd.  I want to wish all readers of this blog "Happy Holidays!", and I'd like share with you some of the "words of wisdom" I have posted on my desk:


     "People of character do the right thing even if no one else does -- not because they think it will change the world,

     but because they refuse to be changed by the world" -- Michael Josephson


     "Don't be content with being average -- average is as close to the bottom as it is to the top."


     "If you shoot for the stars, you’ll at least hit the moon."


     "Don't leave till tomorrow what you can do today."


     "Necessity isn't a fact, it's an interpretation."


     "Thoughts lead to feelings, feelings lead to actions, actions lead to results."


     "If you're coasting, you're going down."


     "You're either green and growing, or ripe and rotting."


     "If don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything."


     "The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world" - Taoist sage Lao-tzu


     "Prevention is better than cure" - Erasmus


     "A wish is a desire without any attempt to attain its end."


     "Habit is like a soft bed, easy to get into but hard to get out of."


     "If you wait, all that happens is that you get older."


     "It isn't our position but our disposition that makes us happy."


     "What you hear, you forget; what you see, you remember; what you do, you understand."


     "How you do anything is how you do everything."


     "Everything happens for a reason and that reason is there to assist me."


     "Action always beats inaction."


     "Rich people see opportunities.  Poor people see obstacles.

     Rich people see potential growth.  Poor people see potential loss.

     Rich people focus on rewards.  Poor focus on the risks." -- T. Harv Eker.


     "Nothing has meaning except for the meaning you give it."

Comments (4)

  1. Jimbo says:

    "Remember you’re unique, just like everybody else."

  2. macbirdie says:

    You too Irena have great holidays. Thanks for all the SYSKs! I really feel like they’re something I should know. 🙂

  3. PhilChalk says:

    Have a good holiday – here’s a couple of gems from Longfellow…

    “The heights by great men reached and kept, were not attained by sudden flight.

    But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upwards in the night”.

    "Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime

    And, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time."

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