Sep. 3, 2017

September 2017

Martha Black

Every day brings new choices.

 

Books 

A girl's favorite books will tell more about her than her lips ever will.

 

John C. Maxwell

"A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them."

 

Muhammod Ali

"Impossible is nothing." 

 

Anne Frank

"No one has ever become poor by giving."

 

From A Reader

I'm a simple person who likes long walks in the book aisle.

 

Ernest Hemingway

I've learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen. 

 

Strippers 

I wonder if they have nightmares about going to work fully clothed.

 

Interests vs Commitment 

When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.

-Unknown

 

Ghandi 

Anger is the acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it stands than to anything on which it is poured.

 

Expectations

Don't blame people for disappointing you, blame yourself for expecting too much from them.

 

Susan Wriggs

"You're never alone when you're reading a book."

 

5 Daily Reminders

1) I am amazing

2) I can do anything

3) Positivity is a choice

4) I celebrate my individuality

5) I am prepared to succeed

 

Respect

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.

 

Tom Brokaw

"It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference."

 

Reading

When I said I'd come to bed after I finished reading the chapter, I meant the last chapter.

 

Thomas A. Edison

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try one more time."

 

Being in the Limelight 

Invented in 1825, limelight was used in lighthouses and theaters by burning a cylinder of lime which produced a brilliant light In the theater, a performer 'in the limelight' was the center of attention.

 

Expectations

We judge others by their actions; ourselves by our intentions.

 

Plato

"Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed by the masses."

 

James 2:19

"When the right spirit walks in, the wrong spirits get nervous."