Monthly Archives: April 2011

Be frugal and save for the rainy day

Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things. Eric Butterworth

The way to wealth is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words, industry and frugality: that is, waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality nothing will do, and with them everything. Benjamin Franklin

All days are not same. Save for a rainy day. When you don’t work, savings will work for you. M.K. Soni

Never spend your money before you have it. Thomas Jefferson

I have learnt to seek my happiness in limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them. John Stuart Mill

Getting money is like digging with a needle; spending it is like water soaking into sand. Japanese Proverb

If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher’s stone. Benjamin Franklin

A Simple Life

Simplicity, clarity, singleness: these are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy. Richard Halloway

Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated. Confucius

To know you have enough is to be rich. Lao-Tzu, Tao Te Ching

Live simply, so others may simply live. Gandhi

You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need. Vernon Howard

We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we want. Tao Te Ching

Life is beautiful in its simplicity. Thomas Matthiessen

God’s work done God’s way will never lack God’s supply. Hudson Taylor

Don’t stop yourself from enjoying the now because of an imagined tomorrow or a remembered yesterday. Take a look at how you’re stopping yourself from being happy. It’s all up to you, no buts (or because)about it. Marie T. Russell

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. Robert Brault

Hope Brightens Your Day

God’s promises are like the stars; the darker the night the brighter they shine. David Nicholas

Once you choose hope, anything is possible. Christopher Reeve

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope. Maya Angelou

Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit. Norman Vincent Peale

Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out. Vaclav Havel

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future. Charles F. Kettering

Hope, like the gleaming taper’s light, Adorns and cheers our way; And still, as darker grows the night, Emits a brighter ray. Oliver Goldsmith

The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Barbara Kingsolver

A life full of enthusiasm, hope and contributions through one’s own talent is a life well lived. Kimberly Day

Where hope grows, miracles blossom. Elna Rae

Making Mistakes Quotes

Be thankful for your mistakes. They will teach you valuable lessons.
— Author Unknown

Don’t argue for other people’s weaknesses. Don’t argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it–immediately.
— Stephen Covey

It’s always helpful to learn from your mistakes because then your mistakes seem worthwhile.
— Garry Marshall

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it’s a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
— Al Franken

“Picking up the pieces when they fall” begins a journey to living anew with love, courage, and hope for a bright future.
— Steve Brunkhorst

Inspirational Teacher Quotes

Be a wonderful role model because you will be the window through which many children will see their future. — Thomas Mckinnon

Watch your thoughts they become your words
Watch your words they become your actions
Watch your actions they become your habits
Watch your habits they become your character
Watch your character it becomes your destiny…

The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it. — John Ruskin

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. — Eleanor Roosevelt

Tell me and I will forget; show me and I will learn; involve me and I will understand. — Teton Lakota

Be Humble

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. — Confucius

We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility. — Rabindranath Tagore

Humility makes great men twice honorable. — Benjamin Franklin

Humility is the solid foundation of all the virtues. — Confucius

Humility leads to the highest distinction, because it leads to self-improvement. — Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie

Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less. — Rick Warren

Five great rules of success by Napoleon Hill

1. Keep your mind positive.
2. Know what you want.
3. Plan your work and work your plan.
4. Go the second mile in all human relationships.
5. Move on your own personal initiative.
— Five great rules of success by Napoleon Hill

Money Quotes

Never work just for money or for power. They won’t save your soul or help you sleep at night. — Marian Wright Edelman

Money is like manure; it’s not worth a thing unless it’s spread around encouraging young things to grow. — Thornton Wilder

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. — Robert Frost

Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give. — William A. Ward

Intelligence Quotes

If we see with open eyes and we listen with open ears, why don’t we think with an open mind? — Unknown

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. — Eleanor Roosevelt

Genius is knowing to stay silent as others demonstrate their ignorance. — Eric Lau

I would much rather have people think I’m stupid, and shock them, than have people think I’m smart, and disappoint them. — Mike Bronson

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life thinking its stupid. — Albert Einstein

Just Be Happy at Work

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. — George Bernard Shaw

Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions. — Mark Twain

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. — Plato

The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground. — G K Chesterton

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. — Richard Bach

There is work that is work and there is play that is play; there is play that is work and work that is play. And in only one of these lies happiness. — Gelett Burgess

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