One who knows how to admit defeat, is a real winner.

All ends lead to new beginnings

Great!

So, all good things come to a new beginning.

Great!

So, all good things come to a new beginning.

unquestionably--especially if you're an optimistist

efmesch, you should be a philosopher, if you are not already one. The world hasn't had a great philosopher, someone like Hegel, Kant, Nietsche, Hobbes, Voltaire, Aqiunas, Confucius, Plato, or Socrates for a long time!

A nice man will leave things cleaner than he found them! -- my mother

1. Let's not get personal. Compliments might swell my head--but thanks, No I'm not a philosopher. but age does give one certain perspectives.
2. You're not so bad yourself.
3. Obviously, your mother raised you and taught you well.

This one's from my father (said to me and my siblings many times in our youth):
Too much laughing usually ends up in crying

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3. Obviously, your mother raised you and taught you well.

She still has a few years to go.

A mother's love never ends.

Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

She still has a few years to go.

A mother's love never ends.

A son's love for his mother is forever.
The son who knows how to appreciate his mother adds years to her life.

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

In most countries you would be a very dead change!

A lot of small change ads up to big change.

A lot of small change ads up to big change.

I get it! So, debasisdas' thought of the day could be working!

Nothing happens until I make it happen. ~ unknown

The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live.

The best way to live is to prepare for life.

Living life is the best way

But HOW you live it is what really counts!

It isn't what you know that counts.
It isn't even who you know that counts.
What really matters is what you know about who you know!

In the words of typical US politicians:
"A billion here and a billion there, now you are talking real money!"

Smile at others...they'll smile back

It isn't what you know that counts.
It isn't even who you know that counts.
What really matters is what you know about who you know!

Amen to that!

That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
~ Abraham Lincoln

If you can't accept losing, you can't win.

Win with humilty
Use your losses as an opportunity to learn.

No pain no gain!

You can lead a horse to water, but a wet horse does not smell too good.

Remember the golden rule - those with the gold make the rules :)

thought of the day? grrr... im getting fat...

"People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily."
~Zig Ziglar