Monday, September 23, 2013
-The longer you have to wait for something, the more you will appreciate it when it finally arrives.
-Most great things don't come easy, but they are worth waiting for and fighting for.
#2 I am taking action now
-Many great things can be done in a day if you don't always make that day tomorrow.
#3 I am focusing on the next positive step
-The future holds nothing but endless potential.
-There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.
#4 I am proud to wear my truth
-How you see yourself means everything.
-To be beautiful means to live confidently in your own skin
#5 I have a lot to smile about
-Happiness is not a result of getting something you don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what you do have.
#6 I am making the best of it
-Everything you go through grows you.
-Amazing things can and do happen when you least expect them
#7 I am letting go of yesterday's stress
-Leave behind the stress, the dream and the worries. lay this day to rest.
#8 There is enough time today to do something I love
-You will find happiness in doing the thing you love to do.
#9 I am priceless in someone's eyes
-Focus on those who love and accept you for who you are, and shower them with the love and kindness they deserve. Cherish the people who saw you when you were invisible to everyone else.
#10. It's not too late
-No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you've come from, you can always change and become a better version of yourself.
Sunday, September 22, 2013
One way or the other, you’ll surely find many of them to be thought-provoking and entertaining.
This selection is, of course, based solely on my personal taste (and even that varies largely from day to day according to my mood). You are welcome tobrowse the entire collection and look for your own favorite ones or contribute new quotes from your own personal collection.
Otherwise Intelligent Quotes
Monday, September 16, 2013
Sunday, September 15, 2013
Saturday, September 7, 2013
‘This, – he said – isn’t any ordinary package.’
He unwrapped the box and stared at both the silk paper and the box.
“She got this the first time we went to New York , 8 or 9 years ago. She has never put it on , was saving it for a special occasion.”
Well, I guess this is it.
He got near the bed and placed the gift box next to the other clothing he was taking to the funeral house, his wife had just died.
He turned to me and said:
“Never save something for a special occasion.
Every day in your life is a special occasion”.
I still think those words changed my life.
Now I read more and clean less.
I sit on the porch without worrying about anything.
I spend more time with my family, and less at work.
I understood that life should be a source of experience to be lived up to, not survived through.
I no longer keep anything.
I use crystal glasses every day…
I’ll wear new clothes to go to the supermarket, if I feel like it.
I don’t save my special perfume for special occasions, I use it whenever I want to..
T he words ‘Someday….’ and ‘ One Day…’ are fading away from my dictionary.
If it’s worth seeing, listening or doing, I want to see, listen or do it now….
I don’t know what my friend’s wife would have done if she knew she wouldn’t be there the next morning, this nobody can tell.
I think she might have called her relatives and closest friends.
She might call old friends to make peace over past quarrels.
I’d like to think she would go out for Chinese, her favorite food.
It’s these small things that I would regret not doing, if I knew my time had come..
Each day, each hour, each minute, is special.
Live for today, for tomorrow is promised to no-one..
If you got this, it’s because someone cares for you and because, probably, there’s someone you care about.
If you’re too busy to send this out to other people and you say to yourself that you will send it ‘One of these days’ , remember that ‘One day’ is far away… or might never come…..
No matter if you’re superstitious or not, spend some time reading it. It holds useful messages for the soul.