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Sunday, May 31, 2009

Our happiness or misery depends on ...

I have learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.

We carry the seeds with us in our minds wherever we go.

-- Martha Washington

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

It is hard ...

It is hard to resist the urge to cut corners when we are short of time, nevertheless, I believe that any job worth doing is worth doing well.

Success is achievable if we are willing to put in some extra works.

Dexterine Ho

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Something definite to do

Life means to have something definite to do

—a mission to fulfill

—and in the measure in which we avoid setting our life to something, we make it empty.

Human life, by its very nature, has to be dedicated to something.

-- Jose Ortega y Gasset (1883-1955)

Thursday, May 21, 2009


Sometimes you've got to let everything go

- purge yourself.

If you are unhappy with anything

- whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it.

Because you'll find that when you're free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.

-- Tina Turner

Wednesday, May 20, 2009


You cannot change anything in your life with intention alone, which can become a watered-down, occasional hope that you'll get to tomorrow. Intention without action is useless.

-- Caroline Myss

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Dare to believe

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.

-- Bruce Barton (1886-1967)

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

No vs Yes

A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.

-- Mahatma Gandhi

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Financial Planning

There are plenty of ways to get ahead.

The first is so basic I'm almost embarrassed to say it: spend less than you earn.

-- Paul Clitheroe

Monday, May 11, 2009

The real winners in life

The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better.

-- Barbara Pletcher

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Effective people

Effective people are not problem-minded;they're opportunity-minded.

They feed opportunities and starve problems.

-- Stephen Covey

Saturday, May 09, 2009

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good.

Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.

-- James Allen

Friday, May 08, 2009

Endeavors to live the life which he has imagined

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

-- Henry David Thoreau

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Your life is the result of ...

Do you realize that your life at this very moment is the result of everything that you have ever thought, done, believed or felt up until now?

You can start right now to consciously and deliberately attract whatever you desire in this lifetime.

-- Jack Canfield

Wednesday, May 06, 2009


台湾- 生活智慧王 - 专辑

The Wisdom in Daily Life (TV programme in Chinese)

Sunday, May 03, 2009

Do not fear

Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.

-- Bertrand Russell

Saturday, May 02, 2009


If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.

-- Rabbi Harold Kushner

Friday, May 01, 2009

Do the common things of life in an uncommon way

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way you will command the attention of the world.

-- George Washington Carver (1864-1943)