“A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” – Richard Bach

“Real generosity to the future lies in giving all to the present.” – Albert Camus

“The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.” – Buddha

“You can’t network, strong-arm, or sweet talk your way into heaven. Your faith is all that counts.” – Bruce and Stan, God Is In The Small Stuff And It All Matters

Our mistakes have value; we can learn from them:

M essages that give us feedback about life
I nterruptions that should cause us to reflect and think
S ignposts that direct us to the right path
T ests that push us toward greater maturity
A wakenings that keep us in the game mentally
K eys that we can use to unlock the next door of opportunity
E xplorations that let us journey where we’ve never been before
S tatements about our development and progress

– John C. Maxwell

“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Whether it’s praise, love, criticism, money, time, space, power, punishment, sorrow, laughter, care, pain, or pleasure…the more you give, the more you will receive.” – Mike Dooley, Notes From The Universe