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Who Said That?

   "It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.  If you think about that, you'll do things differently."--Warren Buffett

   "You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you really lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love."    Henry Drummond

   "Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation.  Your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."  John Wooden

   "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart."  Helen Keller

   "When you get in a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn." Harriet Beecher Stowe

   "When building a team, I always search first for people who love to win.  If I can't find any of those, I look for people who hate to lose."  H. Ross Perot

   "To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business and your business in your heart." Thomas Watson, Sr. (1874-1956), founder, IBM

   "Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you."  Frank Tyger, writer

   "Start every day off with a smile and get it over with."  W.C. Fields (1879-1946), actor

   "Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened.  Happiness never decreases by being shared."  Chinese Proverb

   "In order to succeed, you must know what you are doing, like what you are doing, and believe in what you are doing."  Will Rogers

   "The greatest home-run hitters still failed more than half the time! Don't think of slip-ups as setbacks, realign your mind and think mistakes as learning opportunities."   Arthor unknown

   "Love is something that you can leave behind when you die. It's that powerful."  John (Fire) Lame Deer, Rosebud Lakota

   "Worrying about what's right is always more important than worrying about who's right."  Arthor unknown

   "There are three rules of dealing with all those who come to us: 1. Kindness, 2. Kindness, 3.Kindness."   Bishop Fulton J. Sheen

   "I do the very best I can, I mean to keep going.  If the end brings me out all right, then what is said against me won't matter.  If I'm wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right won't make a difference."  Abe Lincoln

   "Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat. We must find each other."  Mother Teresa

   "My mother said to me, "If you become a soldier, you'll be a general; if you become a monk, you'll end up as Pope." Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso."  Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter and sculptor

   "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."  Leo Buscaglia

   "During your life, everything you do and everyone you meet rubs off in some way. Some bit of everything you experience stays with everyone you've ever known, and nothing is lost. That's what's eternal, these little specks of experience in a great, enormous river that has no end."  Harriet Doerr, Writer

   "It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret."  Jackie Joyner Kersee

   "Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don't collect all of these tiny successes, the big ones don't really mean anything." Norman Lear

   "Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them--every day begin the task anew."  St. Francis de Sales

   “Often people attempt to live their lives backwards: They try to HAVE more things or more money, in order to DO more of what they want, so they will BE happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first BE who you really are, then DO what you need to do, in order to HAVE what you want.”  Margaret Young

   “There are two things to aim at in life: First, to get what you want; and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of people achieve the second.”  Logan Pearsall Smith

   “Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.”  General George S. Patton

   “You can buy people's time; you can buy their physical presence at a given place; you can even buy a measured number of their skilled muscular motions per hour.  But you cannot buy enthusiasm ... you cannot buy loyalty ... you cannot buy the devotion of hearts, minds, or souls. You must earn these.” Clarence Francis

   “Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of others, but from doing something worthwhile.”  Wilfred Grenfell

   "The time is always right to do what is right."  Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968)

   "Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do the most are the things you will do the best."  Marva Collins, educator