Quote of the Day – Ursula Le Guin on Setting A New Course

I found this quote while looking for something to do with hiking, since that’s what I’m off to do today. Going to hike near Mt. St. Helens, Washington. It’s supposed to be near 100* this afternoon. That’s got me running for the hills. I know when I’ve found a good quote, because it slaps me…

Quote of the Day – M.C. Escher on Success

Today is MC Escher’s birthday. It is also Father’s Day in the United States. I thought about doing a father’s day quote, but instead found this wonderful quote from a spectacular artist. Happy Dad’s Day for all the fathers out there, anywho. The result of the struggle between the thought and the ability to express…

Quote of the Day – Baltasar Gracian on Showing Off

A day conference is what I’m looking forward to all day. Maybe “looking forward to” is a bit of a stretch. Otherwise, I’m glad to see some great friends, hear some speakers and enjoy myself. This quote, reminds me that you can keep them wanting more, and keep up with the best of them. Don’t…

Quote of the Day – E. W. Howe on Success

We’ve all heard the life gives you lemons, so make lemonade adage, and today’s quote reflects that. Sometimes you have to take the best of what you have and wear a smile. Even when you’re dragging, tired, and in sore need of a nap. 🙂 Every successful person I have heard of has done the…

Quote of the Day – Henry David Thoreau on Success

I’ve learned many things in my years on this planet. The few most important? Be dedicated, be purposeful, be yourself. The rest will all fall into place. This quote by Henry David Thoreau really speaks to me. 🙂 I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction…

Quote of the Day – Ralph Waldo Emerson on Success

What is success, what does it mean to be successful, and why do we care? It’s an interesting notion. I’ve been reading “The Fire Starter Sessions: A Soulful + Practical Guide to Creating Success on Your Own Terms” and in a couple of chapters Danielle asks you do define what makes you happy, and often,…