Tag Archives: inspiration

Quote of the Week: Apr 21, 2013

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.”~Henry David Thoreau

| Source: @awakeningaimee (Twitter)

Quote of the Week: Apr 14, 2013

“To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.”
~George MacDonald

| Source: Many Thoughts of Many Minds by Louis Klopsch

Quote of the Week: Apr 7, 2013

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”~Aristotle

| Source: translatorscafe.com

Quote of the Week: Mar 31, 2013

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”~Maya Angelou

| Source: quotationspage.com

Quote of the Week: Mar 24, 2013

“To exert his power in doing good is man’s most glorious task.” ~Sophocles

| Source: Book of Wise Sayings by W.A. Clouston (gutenberg.org)

Quote of the Week: Mar 17, 2013

“Make your bargain before beginning to plow.”~Arabic Proverb

| Source: quotationspage.com

Quote of the Week: Mar 10, 2013

“He who is caught in a lie is not believed when he tells the truth.”~Spanish Proverb

| Source: quotationspage.com

Quote of the Week: Mar 3, 2013

“Drink nothing without seeing it; sign nothing without reading it.”~Spanish Proverb

| Source: quotationspage.com

Quote of the Week: Feb 24, 2013

“Who feareth to suffer suffereth already, because he feareth.”~Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

| source: quotationsbook.com

Motivational Quote: 02/01/2012

“When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves.”

~Anthony J. D’Angelo, ‘The College Blue Book’

What happens when a tree is pruned by “hacking at the leaves”? Well, under “normal” conditions, the tree becomes healthier and more robust. The tree flourishes.

Most of us go through life pruning a problem that should be uprooted. Our “leaf-hacking” gives the problem more time and energy to yield healthier, more robust, more potent problems. Continue reading