Today’s Quote ~ You’ll Come Out Ahead

Take an optimistic attitude, courage to face today’s challenges, and a healthy mind and body to the day and you’ll come out ahead.  ~ Ray Calabrese

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Today’s Quote by Steve Jobs on Courage

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.

Steve Jobs

Wishing ~ Poem About Making the World Better

Wishing

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“Do you wish the world were better?
Let me tell you what to do:
Set a watch upon your actions,
Keep them always straight and true;
Rid your mind of selfish motives;
Let your thoughts be clean and high.
You can make a little Eden
Of the sphere you occupy.

Do you wish the world were wiser?
Well, suppose you make a start,
By accumulating wisdom
In the scrapbook of your heart:
Do not waste one page on folly;
Live to learn, and learn to live.
If you want to give men knowledge
You must get it, ere you give.

Do you wish the world were happy?
Then remember day by day
Just to scatter seeds of kindness”

“As you pass along the way;
For the pleasures of the many
May be ofttimes traced to one,
As the hand that plants an acorn
Shelters armies from the sun.”

 

Today’s Quote on the Courage to Dare

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

 

Today’s Quote by Ruskin on Optimism

Do not think of your faults, still less of others’ faults; in every person who comes near you, look for what is good and strong; honor that; rejoice in it; and as you can, try to imitate it; and your faults will drop off like dead leaves when their time comes.

Ruskin.