Wednesday, September 8, 2010


“To become what we are capable of becoming is the only end in life.”

~ Robert Louis Stevenson said it more than a hundred years ago;

Sunday, September 5, 2010


"Each of us will one day be judged by our standard of life, not by our standard of living; by our measure of giving, not by our measure of wealth; by our simple goodness, not by our seeming greatness."
~William Arthur Ward

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."
~Martin Luther King

"The message is clear: plan with attitude, prepare with aptitude, participate with servitude, receive with gratitude, and this should be enough to separate you from the multitudes."
~Krish Dhanam

"A winner is big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them."
~John Maxwell

"You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great."
~Joe Sabah

"Regardless of your lot in life, you can build something beautiful on it."
~Zig Ziglar

"Decision is the spark that ignites action. Until a decision is made nothing happens."
~Wilfred A. Peterson

"You might not be what you say you are, but what you say, you are.~Zig Ziglar
When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work."

~George Bernard Shaw

"If you don't think every day is a good day, just try missing one."
~Cavett Robert

"Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people."
~Barbara Bush

"What I hear I forget. What I see I remember. What I do, I know."
~Chinese Proverb

"I bring you the gift of these four words: I believe in you."
~Blaise Pascal

"The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavour."
~Vince Lombardi

"It is a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it."
~W. Somerset Maugham

"He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love."
~Saint Basil

"Life is like a game of tennis; the player who serves well seldom loses."

"Dreams get you started; discipline keeps you going."
~Jim Rohn

"Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow."
~Ronald E. Osborn

"You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want."
~Zig Ziglar

[Source: 'Inspiration 365 Days A Year', by Zig Ziglar, from Simple Truths;]


How do I forge the life of my dreams in the face of overwhelming pressure to conform & avoid risks?

Can I really live life on my terms & not follow the conventional path?

Can I re-arrange my life to follow a life-long dream or goal & make it work?

How will I know which dreams (and goals) are on the right track?

How do I deal with the fear of the unknown?

How do I create a legacy?

~ inspired by the brief synopsis of the book, 'The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, & Change the World', by Chris Guillebeau, on;

[His personal weblog can be accessed at this link.]