LIVE AND LEARN.!. DEVIDE AND RULE .!. The only source of knowledge is experience” Give thanks for what you are now, and keep fighting for what you want to be tomorrow. “Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.” “You can gain more friends by being yourself than you can by putting up a front. You can gain more friends by building people up than you can by tearing them down. And you can gain more friends by taking a few minutes from each day to do something kind for someone, whether it be a friend or a complete stranger. What a difference one person can make! “Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.” “Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses” “Education is not received. It is achieved.” “Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.” “The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson." EVERYBODY IS VERY NICE AT WORK.!. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” “There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.” “Dream is not what you see in sleep , dream is the thing which does not let you sleep.” A man's errors are his portals of discovery.” “You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else." “There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.” “We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” “Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the and the blind can see” “Skill to do comes of doing” “A book is a gift you can open again and again.” “We can understand almost anything, but we can't understand how we understand.” "When something seems hard, it doesn't mean its impossible." "Never give up. Quitters never win. Winners never quit." "The Golden Rule: Treat others as you would want to be treated." "Believe in yourself and you can be the very best in anything you choose." Don't be afraid to change. You may lose something good, but you may gain something even better .!. Be proud to wear you. The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others. Only as high as I reach can I grow, Only as far as I seek can I go, Only as deep as I look can I see, Only as much as I dream can I be. "No matter how many times you try something, there will always be one time where you will succeed." "If you want better, you must do better." "If we just change our thoughts, we can change our lives." 'IT TAKES COURAGE TO GROW UP AND BECOME WHO YOU REALLY ARE ...' We need friends to give us good advice. We need someone we can count on to treat us nice. Knock the "t" off the "can't." ACTION SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS.!. ALWAYS VERIFY YOUR REFERENCES.!. BLOOD IS THICKER THAN WATER.!. The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own. Yesterday is history ! Tomorrow is a mystery ! Today is a gift that is why we call it the present ! While I breath, I hope. We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us. Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open. BE QUICK TO LEARN AND WISE TO KNOW .!. A gold medal is a nice thing - but if you're not enough without it, you'll never be enough with it .!. KNOCK THE " T " OFF THE " CAN'T . " Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level . ! . Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers. "In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different." Doing something is not important. Doing the right things at the right times is crucial. Education Is Important - but all education is self education. "The desire to know is natural to good men." - Leonardo da Vinci What are your goals? * If you want to learn - seek out knowledge for yourself. * If you need to fulfill requirements for a bureaucracy you do not have to learn; you only need a diploma from a bureaucratically approved school. * If you wish to define and achieve your own success - you need wisdom and understanding. That will be found within yourself while seeking wise counsel and considering it until understanding is found. Good books are one source of wise counsel. "knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind" Discover - Learn - Act - Repeat Succeed for yourself. "Make me the the master of education, and I will undertake to change the world." "Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed." What is the importance of education? It is preparation of yourself for an improving future -- how far do you choose to go? "The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what the man or woman is able to do that counts." You must now determine what may be most important, to you and your children, in the future. "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." - Larry Bird What really matters The most important point on the importance of education: What do You want to learn? Think - Learn - Act - Grow ! Repeat ! The essential question is not, "How busy are you?" but "What are you busy at?" Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you. All philosophy in two words, - sustain and abstain. Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. ~~~:!:~~~ The jump is so frightening between where I am and where I want to be. Because of all I may become, I will close my eyes and leap ~.::.~ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zK0PPmSewEc&feature=player_embedded " THE REAL LEADER HAS NO NEED TO LEAD --- HE IS CONTENT TO POINT THE WAY." --- HENRY MILLER DO AS YOU WOULD BE DONE BY !!!