At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person.
Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the
flame within us.
Quote from Inspiration Line12/10/07
your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more,
you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Quote from Inspiration Line 5/7/07
at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without
as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split
in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone
Jacob A. Riis
Quote from Inspiration Line 4/24/06
everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into
flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for
those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
Quote from Inspiration Line 7/18/05
no thrill in easy sailing ... but there IS satisfaction that's mighty sweet to
take, when you reach a destination that you thought you'd never make.
Quote from Inspiration Line 10/18/04
you come to the edge of all the light you know, and are about to step off into
the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: There
will be something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly.
Overton Educator, Poet, Playwright, Author, and Speaker
Quote from Inspiration Line 8/2/04
more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Oprah Winfrey, Motivational TV Talkshow Host
Quote from Inspiration Line 1/19/04
our Hope, Faith and Belief transcend into clear KNOWINGNESS
... we are then truly awake to experience all that Beingness can offer.
Chelle Thompson, Editor of Inspiration Line
Quote from Inspiration Line 11/10//03
affirmation is a strong, positive statement that something is already so.
Shakti Gawain, Personal
Growth Author and Motivational Speaker
Quote from Inspiration Line 7/21/03
yesterday I hold no apologies, For tomorrow I hold no answers, today is a gift
and I will honor it by fully living in it.
Radmacher-Hershey, Contemporary American Writer
Quote from Inspiration Line 7/7/03
choice we make causes a ripple effect in our lives. When things happen to us,
it is the reaction we choose that can create the difference between the sorrows
of our past and the joy in our future.
Chelle Thompson, Editor of Inspiration Line
2003 Inspiration Line
greatest motivational act one person can do for another is to listen.
Roy E. Moody
your talk is a great way to motivate yourself. No one likes to live a lie. Be
honest with yourself, and you will find the motivation to do what you advise others
Vince Poscente (Invincible Principles)
people are highly motivated, it's easy to accomplish the impossible. And when
they're not, it's impossible to accomplish the easy.
you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the
Gen. George Patton
does wonders for the sense of hearing.
can make a day even change a life, Your willingness
to put it into words is all that is necessary.
In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire
goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being.
We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
you find serenity and tranquility in a world you may not always understand. May
the pain you have known and the conflict you have experienced give you the strength
to walk through life facing each new situation with courage and optimism. Always
know that there are those whose love and understanding will always be there, even
when you feel most alone. May you discover enough goodness in others to believe
in a world of peace. May a kind word, a reassuring touch, and a warm smile be
yours every day of your life, and may you give these gifts as well as receive
them. Remember the sunshine when the storm seems unending.
one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully
upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.
When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project,
all your thoughts break their bonds; your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness
expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful
world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself
to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.
(c. 1st to 3rd century BC)
does much, but encouragement does more.
when I may, I want it said of me that I plucked a weed and planted a flower where
ever I thought a flower would grow.
of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated,
mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible.
greatest gift we can give one another is rapt attention to one another's existence.
I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall
feel that I have worked with God.
G. K. Chesterton
someone listens, or stretches out a hand, or whispers a word of encouragement,
or attempts to understand a lonely person, extraordinary things begin to happen.
your treat an individual ... as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he
will become what he ought to be and could be.
eternal beginning in you always existed, it exists now, and it will always exist;
its time will never end.
matter what our achievements might be, we think well of ourselves only in rare
moments. We need people to bear witness against our inner judge, who keeps book
on our shortcomings and transgressions. We need people to convince us that we
are not as bad as we think we are.
are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement
from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman
may be, each hungers for applause.
who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than
need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge
their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another,
Stovall (Success Secrets of Super Achievers)
would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?
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