Saturday, October 12, 2013

John McCain (b. 1936)



Photo of John McCain
 

Nothing in life is more liberating than to fight for a cause larger than yourself, something that encompasses you but is not defined by your existence alone (Faith of My Fathers: A Family Memoir, Good Reads). Added 10/12/2013


We cannot forever hide the truth about ourselves, from ourselves (Source).  Added 12/13/2011.



Photo: The picture used in this post is in the Public Domain and was obtained from Wikipedia.

 

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Erma Bombeck (1927-1996)


When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and I could say, "I used everything that you gave me." (Beliefnet.com) Added 10/10/2013

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Thomas Edison (1847-1931)




The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease (Top 20 Thomas Edison Quotes). Added 10/3/2013

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time (Top 20 Thomas Edison Quotes). Added 8/19/2011


The Thomas Edison biography is at http://www.thomasedison.com/. Photo: The photo in this post is in Creative Commons at Wikipedia. There is no copyright on it. 

Meister Eckhart (1260-1327)


If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is 'thank you,' that would suffice (Positively Positive Website). Added 10/3/2013  [Note: In honor of Elliott Orr for Positive Status Day V.]

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Hermann Albright (1876-1944)


A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort (Board of Wisdom). Added 10/2/2013