Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
To the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the world.
What thoughts, quotes or poems have inspired you, encouraged you and made a difference?
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them—every day begin the task anew.
The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen.
Affirming words from moms and dads are like light switches. Speak a word of affirmation at the right moment in a child’s life and it’s like lighting up a whole roomful of possibilities.
The good news is that the active presence of parents within the family setting on a consistent basis can overcome the troubles they face and those seeking to parent with purpose can choose this day to begin anew and make family time the most important time of every day.
Calculation never made a hero.
Nothing would be done at all if one waited until one could do it so well that no one could find fault with it.
Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace…Peace will be the last word of history.
The family dinner is the constant that creates and strengthens family culture. It is a time of sharing, listening, forgiveness and humor. It provides the warmth and perspective to drown out the shallow pop culture.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
True happiness hides from us whenever we go after it out of egoism or devotion to our own personal convenience. But it comes running to meet us whenever we put self aside and, embracing what is noble, devote ourselves to duty, virtue, the good of our neighbor, God.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
A prime ingredient in successful fatherhood is proper priorities. Without godly priorities we dissipate our energies and resources on things of only secondary and passing importance.
Every child is a born imitator. Your children do not have to be trained to imitate observed behavior. They will do it automatically. Guaranteed. A wise father will seek to maximize the power of imitation in his children. Fathers have the simple, yet challenging task of modeling in their own lives what they want to
Please tell us about your favorite books. What books have changed your life, made you laugh, brought you hope? What books have inspired you? What books have you enjoyed?
The first rule of success is to find someone who can help you to succeed. No one achieves life’s ambitions without the steady, guiding hands of others.