One of the fondest memories of my Granddad Nelson was trading quotes regularly over email. Sadly I lost the email archive when I went on my mission, but it has continued to be an interest of mine. I hope you enjoy my collection of quotes. A bit of everything from religion to politics to leadership.
But whatever life offers, it is to be lived, it is to be learned from. We need to get on with it—and reach for joy.
A wise person perceives advice as advice, while a foolish person perceives advice as an Insult.
When you’re stupid tired, accept that you’re stupid tired. Don’t try to solve things right then.
The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. The remarkable thing is we have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change our past. We cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way.
The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. We are in charge of our attitudes.
Everyone is an expert until expertise is required. If you don't know, say so. If you want to know, ask. Nothing makes you look worse than pretending to know something you know nothing about.
Lazy people do very little work and believe they should be winning. Winners work as hard as possible and still worry about being lazy.
Tomorrow don’t take care of itself. You got to take care today of tomorrow.
You don’t find time. You make time
Few people have ever changed for the better as a result of constant criticism or nagging. If we are not careful, some of what we offer as constructive criticism is actually destructive. At times, it is better to leave some things unsaid.
Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.