People


“There are three kinds of people in the world, the wills, the wonts and the cants. The first accomplish everything; the second oppose everything; the third fail in everything. ~ Eclectic Magazine

“Maybe who we are isnt so much about what we do, but rather what were capable of when we least expect it.” - Jodi Picoult (born 1966); Author

Some like to understand what they believe in. Others like to believe in what they understand. - Stanislaus

“Greatness is always built on this foundation: the ability to appear, speak and act, as the most common man. ” - Shams-ud-din Muhammed Hafiz (1320-1388); Persian poet

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him." - Leo Aikman

If a man has any greatness in him, it comes to light, not in one flamboyant hour, but in the ledger of his daily work. - Beryl Markham (1902-1986); adventurer, author, horse trainer

People are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves.  They therefore remain bound. -  James Allen

We all participate in weaving the social fabric; we should therefore all participate in patching the fabric when it develops holes. ~Anne C. Weisberg

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. - Vincent "Vince" Lombardi (1913-1970); athletic coach

Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter which fork you use. - Emily Post (1872-1960); American author on etiquette

When there are people around us who seem difficult or even impossible to work with, we should ask God to help us see things from their point of view; that can make all the difference. - Anonymous

 
If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems,
as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses,
as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive,
then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.     - Barbara Bush



I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. - Thomas Paine(1737-1809); Scholar, Intellectual, Writer



A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. - Christopher Reeve (1952-2004), actor, producer, director, and writer; best known for his role as Superman.



People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. - Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (1926-2004); psychiatrist, author



We can never get a re-creation of community and heal our society without giving our citizens a sense of belonging. -  Hunter Campbell "Patch" Adams (1945-); physician, activist, author



Friendship is woven from vibrant strands of loyalty, kindness and warmth like embroidery on a tapestry. - Anonymous



Family ties flow underground like hidden streams of water. When tapped, they flow to fill, refresh and cleanse. - Anonymous



Men of force are men of faults, and their greatest fault is trying to force results in their own strength and wisdom instead of asking God and others for help. - Anonymous



Superstar or team player? Share the spotlight with others for the moment and youll have others to share the memories with forever. - Anonymous



Good leaders dont order, push, or demand; they guide, lead, and inspire. - Anonymous



The smart boss shares both the profit and the credit with his employees- not only because its deserved, but also because he knows thats the surest way to greater success.- Anonymous



Faith is the soul of success. The people who accomplish the most do so not because they never run into problems, but because they believe there is a solution for everyone.- Anonymous



Look beyond what a person is today and see what they might become tomorrow.- Anonymous



Be careful not to add to others burdens. What youre asking or expecting of them may seem small, but it could be the last straw. - Anonymous



Never tell people how to do things.  Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. - Anonymous



The wise executive understands that the biggest part of his job is simply putting the right people in the right jobs and then cheering them on. - General George S. Patton



"People do not attract that which they want, but that which they are."
-  As A Man Thinketh



I dont believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates. - T.S. Elliot



There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and thats your own self. - Aldous Huxley



Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching. - Anonymous



If anothers heart can be made glad through your sacrifice, its no longer a sacrifice but a privilege. - George Van Valkenburg



Leadership isnt about being the best; its about bringing out the best in others. - Anonymous



"The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief."- Anonymous



Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you will help them become what they are capable of becoming. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe



People will change either when they hurt enough they have to, or they have learned enough that they want to, and received enough they are able to. - John Maxwell



Gloom and happiness are both contagious. Which are you spreading? - Anonymous



Most of us are pretty good at keeping promises to others and pretty bad at keeping promises to ourselves.  - Lawrence LeShan



"People do not attract that which they want, but that which they are."  - As A Man Thinketh



"To attract attractive people, you must be attractive. To attract powerful people, you must be powerful. To attract committed people, you must be committed. Instead of going to work on them, you go to work on yourself. If you become, you can attract." - Jim Rohn



"Act like the person you want to become. For as Goethe, the German philosopher, once wrote, Before you can do something, you first must be something." - Bob Proctor



The height of your accomplishments will equal the depth of your convictions. - William F. Scolavino



If you want to win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. - Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865, Sixteenth President of the USA)



I will tell you that there have been no failures in my life.  I dont want to sound like some metaphysical queen, but there have been no failures.  There have been some tremendous lessons. -- Oprah Winfrey



There is one practice that many of those who accomplish great things will admit they have indulged in, especially during their leaner years.  They were able to picture themselves, vividly, having already attained their goals, and they retained that image in their minds constantly, assuring themselves again and again that they knew they would succeed. -- Dr. Marcus Bach



"Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."    - Mark Twain, 1835-1910, Writer and Humorist



"If you believe in unlimited quality and act in all your business dealings with total integrity, the rest will take care of itself."   - Frank Perdue, Founder of Perdue Chicken



"You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."      - Dale Carnegie, 1888-1955, Author and Trainer


 
"People who soar, are those who refuse to sit back and wish things would change."   - Charles R. Swindoll, Author and Pastor

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