"Often, the most extraordinary opportunities are hidden among the seemingly insignificant events of life. If we do not pay attention to these events, we can easily miss the opportunities." -- Jim Rohn
"Sometimes, life's challenges are tough to deal with. You will succeed if you focus your thoughts on how to overcome the challenge." -- Catherine Pulsifer, from Thoughts are Like a Garden
"Don't think of problems as difficulties. Think of them as opportunities for action."
-- Author Unknown, from Ten Ways to Worry Less and Accomplish More
"The true test in life does not occur when all is going well. The true test takes place when we are faced with challenges. Some people have a positive attitude towards life only when all is well. However, when the going gets tough, their attitude changes instantly, and they become very negative or are consumed with self pity."
-- Catherine Pulsifer, from ALL IS GOING WELL?
There is nothing so comfortable as money, - but nothing so defiling if it be come by unworthily; nothing so comfortable, but nothing so noxious if the mind be allowed to dwell upon it constantly. If a man have enough, let him spend it freely. If he wants it, let him earn it honestly.
"Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible." -- William Sloan Coffin
"To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge." -- Disraeli
"Like the muscle in our bodies, the brain gets strong I the places where we train it." -- Eileen McDargh, from Brainpower for the Overwhelmed
"Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice." -- Anton Chekhov
"Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves." -- Josh Billings