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It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
When aiming for the common denominator, be prepared for the occasional division by zero.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level. It's cheaper.
Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want.
A winner is someone who recognizes his God- given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.
You can't hit a home run unless you step up to the plate. You can't catch a fish unless you put your line in the water. You can't reach your goals if you don't try.
You can't hit a home run unless you step up to the plate. You can't catch a fish unless you put your line in the water. You can't reach your goals if you don't try.
Habits are safer than rules; you don't have to watch them. And you don't have to keep them either. They keep you.
The worst thing about work in the house or home is that whatever you do is destroyed, laid waste or eaten within twenty four hours.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
A promise is a cloud, fulfillment is rain.
Actions lie louder than words.
Action is the antidote to despair.
Well done is better than well said.
People don't change, only their costumes do.
The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, although the people in them change so much
A lie may take care of the present, but it has no future.
Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow color-blind.
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the flower leaves on the heel of the one that crushed it.
A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.
Families are like fudge - mostly sweet with a few nuts.
Success is a ladder you cannot climb with your hands in your pockets.
If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you're a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind.
You cannot dream yourself into a character, you must hammer and forge yourself one.
The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, although the people in them change so much.
Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death.
Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty - they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.
Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching?
To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.
A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
You don't drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.
No one ever won a chess game by betting on each move. Sometimes you have to move backward to get a step forward.
Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners encountered heart breaking obstacles before they triumphed. They finally won by their defeats.
Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Experience is a comb that life gives you after you lose your hair.
Honesty is like an icicle, if once it melts that is the end of it
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don't count on harvesting Golden Delicious.
God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
To value his own good opinion, a child has to feel that he is a worthwhile person. He has to have confidence in himself as an individual.
Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.
Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.
Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.
Learn all you can from the mistakes of others You wont have time to make them all yourself.
Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.
In life, as in football, you won't go far unless you know where the goalposts are. - Arnold H Glasgow
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism, the way you play it is free will.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.
Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.
Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?
Just because you are blind, and unable to see my beauty doesn't mean it does not exist.
When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.
The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.
Opportunity follows struggle. It follows effort. It follows hard work. It doesn't come before.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power, but character, health, knowledge and good judgment will always be in demand under all conditions.
Distance tests a horse's strength. Time reveals a person's character.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it, the tree is the real thing.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our friends, but just as much to stand up to our enemies.
I've never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful.
If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? - Sydney J. Harris
The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
Anger is one letter short of danger.
Better to live one year as a tiger, than a hundred as a sheep.
The darkest hour has only sixty minutes.
If you watch how nature deals with adversity, continually renewing itself, you can't help but learn.
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
A bad grade is only one letter in the Essay of life.
If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road... unless you fail to make the turn.
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.

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