Inspirational Quotes !
You may have noticed that e mails from gillassociates.com end
with an inspirational quotation. Some of these are about fundraising
or not for profit issues, some are of a general nature. The quote
changes every month. A list of past quotes is given below.
'If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into a committee -- that will do them in'
'You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.'
'The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot'.
'There are three kinds of people: one who watches things happen, one who makes things happen and one who says 'what happened?''.
Be the change you want to see in the world'.
‘The very best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago,
the second best time is now’.
is on the side not of the heavy battalions, but of the best shots’.
you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius,
power and magic in it’.
‘We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous,
talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are
a child of God – your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people
will not feel insecure around you’.
‘There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the
three things we crave most in life - happiness, freedom, and peace
of mind - are always attained by giving them to someone else’.
‘Yesterday is a cancelled cheque, tomorrow is a promissory
note, only today is cash in the bank’.
‘You make a living by what you get. You make a life by
what you give’.
‘I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing
I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are
those who have sought and found how to serve’.
‘Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever
‘Wouldn’t life be boring and mundane if you don’t
look for a challenge?’.
John Harbin, Crystal Palace FC
‘ In good times and bad, we know that people give
because you meet needs, not because you have needs’.