you don't make lemonade. You use the seeds to plant a whole orchard - an entire franchise! Or you could just stay on the Destiny Bus and drink lemonade someone else has made, from a can."
-Anthon St. Maarten
who served as President of the
United States from November, 1923 until March, 1929:
"Press on. Nothing can take the place of persistence. Talent-alone-will not; the world is full of unrewarded
talent. Education-alone-will not; the world is full of
educated failures. Persistence...
A young man is walking along the ocean and sees a beach on which thousands and thousands of starfish have washed ashore. Further along he sees an old man, walking slowly and stooping often, picking up one starfish after another and tossing each one gently into the ocean.
“I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question.”
― Harun Yahya
This quote just hits home, and I...I cannot even answer it.
I won’t kiss your best friend or break your heart.
I won’t make you choose between what you love to do & me.
I’m not cold. I’m not reckless.
I’m the girl your father mentions when your mom’s not around.
I’m the girl that gets away.
I will love you more than...
glimpses which show us with sudden clarity what an odd scale of values men are building up for themselves to-day. And that, in spite of the general scramble for money, the true riches for all of us lie in our tools and our skill.
These, in the dawn of the world were a man's...
remember this simple premise. GOD loves you so much, no matter how how distressed you are... whether you choose to look up in prayer or look down in pain, think again, your creator has created stars all around you, to remind you to have faith.
Above your head millions of...
"Remember today, for it is the beginning. Today marks the start of a brave new future."
I found this article and wanted to share. I printed this out and have it by my computer so I can see it everyday. New thoughts for the new year.
Start spending time with the right people...
(Found this article this morning and wanted to share it. )Self improvement Where we are in life is based on our identity. Our beliefs about ourselves are based on that identity. Our future worth and opportunity is based on that identity. Many people think that if they change...
when you should wear bold lipstick, sexy dresses and dance like a sexy seductress.
If you arr a man, always be honest to the woman you are with, always respect your woman and best of all....
try your best not to lose your mind over her.
this in a private message to me. I believe she has posted it elsewhere in one of her own stories, but I simply had to share it here, too. If you see this, please know I found it extremely profound and have read and reread it so many times I've nearly committed it to memory...
Hobbes: It must've hit a window.
Calvin: Isn't it beautiful? It's so delicate. Sighhh... once it's too late, you appreciate what a miracle life is. You realize that nature is ruthless and our existence is very fragile, temporary, and precious. But to go on with your daily...
Some crawl up your as...
Some snap under pressure
Some don't have the strength to hold you up
Some get a little twisted
Some support you
Some are your favorite
Some are cheap and get bent out of shape
And some actually cover your as.. when you need them
"You know what's really powerfully sexy? A sense of humor. A taste for adventure. A healthy glow. Hips to grab on to. Openness. Confidence. Humility. Appetite. Intuition... Smart-*** comebacks. Presence. A quick wit. Dirty jokes told by an innocent looking lady...
A woman who...
She's the girl that believes that what comes around goes around. The one that hopes for a better day. The one that won't give up on you. She's the girl thats unlike the rest. The one that spent her days smiling, and her nights crying. She's the girl that would love to be loved...
I'm proud of my heart.
It's been played, stabbed, cheated, burned and broken,
but somehow it still works.
There is nothing more beautiful than a person whose heart has been torn apart, but still believes in the beauty of love.