Your ability to do something is directly linked to your willingness to learn.
AcceptanceYou must accept yourself before you can expect others to do the same.
ActionsWithout action there is no resolution.
AdversityAnimals are much better at handling adversity than humans. They learn to cope and then get on with their lives.
AdviceUnfortunately, we're better at learning for ourselves than heeding advice.
To deny your age is to admit regret for how you have lived your life.
AmbitionTo be strongly ambitious is to want what is not deservedly yours.
America is where good things happen to you - as long as your luck holds out.
AngerTo acknowledge your anger is strength. To act on your anger is weakness.
Argument & DebateMost people consider an argument and a fight to be the same thing. Not so. An argument is an exchange of thoughts and ideas while a fight lacks both.
ArtIt is interesting that for some people art is a wonderful tool for expressing themselves while for others art is a means for avoiding personal expression.
Assuming is human nature. Acting on assumptions is a character flaw.
AttitudeFor many people the event determines their attitude. For a lucky few of us our attitudes determine the event.
Authors & WritingGood writing is the result of exploring the depths of one's mind.
BeautyTrue beauty is revealed through self-confidence and attitude.
BeliefTo believe without commitment is like cooking soup without a pot.
BureaucracyBureaucracy is like your lawn: you have to routinely cut it to keep in under control.
ChangeI haven't changed, your perception of me has ;-)
CharacterCharacter is like the roots of a tree: it's the part that can't plainly be seen that makes a person strong.
ChoicePeople have a tendency to decline to make a choice and then to complain about it.
ConfidenceConfidence has more influence on how you look then how you look does.
ConflictResolving a conflict doesn't necessarily mean that someone has to lose.
Conformity & NonconformityThe purpose of conformity is to control. The purpose of nonconformity is to explore.
ConversationThere seems to be more and more talking and less and less conversation.
CreationGod didn't create the world; God supplied the energy and watched as the universe bloomed.
CreativityCreativity is taking what is in your mind and showing it to other people.
CriticismWhen taken correctly criticism aides growth.
DeathIf you are not ready to die then you haven't really lived.
DecisionsDecisions. What's the big deal? Make one. Learn from it. Make another one.
DestructionSometimes forest fires are beneficial to nature. But when is destruction ever beneficial to man?
DifficultyIf it were easy I would have done it a long time ago.
DiscoveryI don't believe in invention. There is only discovery.
DoubtDoubt should warn, not paralyze.
DreamsIf you don't have dreams then what are you doing with all of your time?
DrugsWe place too much reliance on drugs; they should be a last step, not a first step.
Let's be careful with our Planet Earth - it's uninsured.
EducationEducation is the key to everything.
EqualityAll men are created equal. Unfortunately intelligence and common sense are extras that many people choose not to pay for.
ExcellenceExcellence in anything is like good acting - when done correctly you don't even notice it.
ExperienceExperience is dependent upon the passage of time. Most people don't want to wait that long.
ExpertiseAre you an expert because of how much you know or how little everyone else knows?
FactsFacts are always at the bottom of things, but are too easily manipulated.
Fate & DestinyDeja vu reinforces my belief in fate.
FreedomFreedom starts in the mind and ends with the hands and feet.
GenerosityGenerosity is a hallmark of intelligence.
GloryGlory is usually achieved at someone else's expense.
GodTo get to know God is to get to know yourself. To ask for God's help is to steal yourself for the task ahead.
GovernmentGovernment's aren't bad. Sometimes the people who run them are.
GrowthChange is the imputes of growth.
HabitsMan's instincts are being replaced with habits. Instincts are formed and honed over thousands of years and are beneficial to everyone. In a single lifetime a man can gain and lose numerous habits, many of which are not beneficial.
HappinessHappiness in not something you get, it is something you have.
HistoryImagine that every couple of years everything that you know about being in a relationship is lost and you have to start over each time. This is what it is like when generations of man do not learn from history.
HopeHope is what you do when you can't do anything else.
HumorLiving your life without humor is like watching a silent movie with your eyes closed.
Ignorance & StupidityIgnorance is when you don't know. Stupidity is when you don't care.
ImaginationUsing your imagination is like taking a vacation without going anywhere.
InstinctInstinct is best used in conjunction with knowledge and experience
InsultsInsults are taken, never given.
IntelligenceYou are a Broadway production and your intelligence is your stage hands: it's what you can't see that makes everything work.
IntentionIntentions are meaningless once the action has taken place.
JourneyHalf of the joy in going somewhere is the journey.
JusticeOur misplaced faith in justice keeps us from focusing on prevention.
KnowledgeKnowledge is not knowing, knowledge is sharing what you know.
LaughterIf you can't laugh about it then perhaps you'd be better off dead.
LeadershipDon't trust anyone who touts their own leadership - it isn't theirs, it was given to them.
LifeMany people can't enjoy life because they are too busy reflecting on the past or worrying about the future.
ListeningMost people are only listening for their queue to talk.
MemoryMemory serves as the raw materials for our intellect.
MistakesMistakes are useful when shared and destructive when kept secret.
MoneyWhy earn money? To spend it.
ObsrevationToo often we use observation to expose rather than to respect.
OpportunityOpportunity is the most that anyone deserves.
Optimism & PessimismOptimism is about accepting and pessimism is about blaming.
PeacePeace is a by-product of common sense and respect.
PersonalityPersonality is like the clothes we wear: it can reveal something true about us or it can be misleading.
PoliticsPolitics is an extension into adulthood of everything that we disdain about adolescence.
PowerThere is great power in restraint.
PridePride in one's self is vanity. Pride in others is praise.
ProblemsWithout problems most of us would be out of work.
ProgressMost people are interested in progress only when it benefits them.
PrudencePrudence has become a victim of our media-rich and information-laden society.
QuestionsIf you don't have any questions then you probably aren't thinking.
Regret & RemorseDon't confuse opportunity cost with regret or remorse.
RelativityWhere I am depends on where you are.
ResponsibilityPeople prefer that responsibility belong to someone else.
RevolutionRevolution is like a forest fire. Sometimes you need one for rejuvenation.
Sanity & InsanitySanity is relative.
SocietySociety is a convenient scapegoat.
SpaceI'd like to enjoy Space before man screws it up.
StrengthThe immature value strength of body while the mature value strength of mind.
Success & FailureBeing successful is not a fact, it is an opinion.
TerrorismTerrorism is a result of blaming someone else for your own problems.
TimePessimists see time as finite while optimists see time as infinite.
ViolenceViolence is the result of a weak mind.
WealthMost people spend a lifetime searching for the wealth that was inside them all along