Inspirational quotes from Dr. Fr. Davis George and others to give you wisdom and insight (January)

Jan. 1 "Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Revenge and retaliation can never build relationships." ~ Davis George

Jan. 2 "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - Mark Twain

"I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is that I can't find anybody who can tell me what they want."  ~ Mark Twain

Jan. 3 "For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!" - Mehmet Murat ildan

"To sit back and evaluate others without doing anything else is the easiest thing do and most of us excel in it." ~ Davis George

Jan. 4 "Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties." - Helen Keller
"The relationship is the communication bridge between people." ~ Alfred Kadushin

Jan. 5 "The New Year will bring challenges and opportunities. Face the challenges and make use of the opportunities. Success will be yours." ~Davis George

"The world does not require arm chair critics but critics who have earned the right to criticize by having accomplished the given job, in the given place at the given time." ~ Davis George

Jan.6 "Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights." ~ Pauline R. Kezer

Jan.7 You have to work with your enemy.  Then he becomes your partner.  ~ Nelson Mandela
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning ~ Danish Proverb

Audit your time, talents and treasure; you will never have time to judge others. ~ Davis George

Jan.8 "If I had no sense of humour, I would long ago have committed suicide."  ~ Mahatma Gandhi

"Nothing is more exciting and bonding in relationships than creating together." ~ Stephen Covey

Jan.9 Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be. ~ Thomas A. Kempis

God will judge you on what you have done with the time, talents and treasure he has given. ~ Davis George

Jan.10 "Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its strength." ~ A.J. Crown

"To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them."  ~ Charles de Montesquieu

Jan.11 The greatest of all miracles is that we need not be tomorrow what we are today, but we can improve if we make use of the potential implanted in us by God. ~ Rabbi Samuel M. Silver

Stewardship of creation taken seriously by persons and nations will solve the environmental crisis. ~ Davis George

Jan.12 "Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved." ~ Barbara Johnson

"One learns people through the heart, not the eyes or the intellect."  ~ Mark Twain

Jan.13 "We teach what we know, but we reproduce what we are." ~ John Maxwell

“Prayer is your life line. Use it. You will get the right answer.” ~ Davis George

Jan. 14 "I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies, for the hardest victory is victory over self." ~ Aristotle

"Have an understanding so you don't have a misunderstanding." ~ Charles Blair

Jan.15 “I like men who have a future and women who have a past.“ ~ Oscar Wilde

“What a privilege and opportunely to build a better world. Let us not miss the chance.” ~ Davis George

Jan.16 “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.“ ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple." ~ C. W. Ceran

Jan.17 “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams!  Live the life you’ve imagined.“ ~ Thoreau

“Don't succumb to others negative remarks; they will drain out your energy and leave you depleted.” ~ Davis George

Jan. 18 “Accept responsibility for your life.  Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.“  ~ Les Brown

"The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes." ~ Marcel Proust

Jan. 19 “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.“ ~ Christopher Coloumbus

“Laughter and humour will make life lighter and worthwhile; everybody is fighting a tough battle.” ~ Davis George

Jan. 20 “The only thing that stands between you and our dream is the will to try and the belief that it is actually possible.“ ~ Joel Brown

"The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision." ~ Helen Keller

Jan.21 “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.“  ~ Napoleon Hill

“Encouragement can do wonders; yet we use it very sparingly as if we will lose something.” ~ Davis George

Jan. 22 “…Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feeds, and what one achieves.” ~ Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.

"Keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world." ~ George Bernard Shaw

Jan. 23 “loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” ~ Mother Teresa.

“The biggest association in the world is grumbles association. Membership is totally free.” ~ Davis George

Jan. 24 “We ourselves feel that when we are doing is just a drop in the ocean.  But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” ~ Mother Teresa.

"Controlling your direction is better than being controlled by it." ~ Jack Welch

Jan. 25 “When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people; those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened.“ ~ John M Richardson, Jr.

“Secrecy without reason breeds suspicion; transparency elicits commitment.” ~ Davis George

Jan. 26 “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.“ ~ Eleanor Roosvelt

"Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him." ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

Jan. 27 “The trouble with our times is that the future is not what is used to be.“ ~ Paul Valery

“Flattery is the weapon of the week; you can thrive with this for a short while.” ~ Davis George

Jan. 28 “My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.“ ~ Charles Kettering

"To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be believable, we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful." ~ Edward R. Murrow

Jan. 29 “I am not afraid to tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.“ ~ William Allen White

“As a tree is judged by its fruits: you too will be judged by the way you have built your team and achieved the goals.” ~ Davis George

Jan. 30 “Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal.  Live this day as if it were your last.  The past is over nad gone.  The future is not guaranteed.“ ~ Wayne Dyer

“Parameters of assessment should be made public and equally applied to all constituents and every stake holder should have a say in it. Then the organization would improve.” ~ Davis George

Jan. 31 “The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.“ ~ Abraham Lincoln

"Vision without provision leads to frustration." ~ Anonymous