Trust In Yourself

“It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.”
~ Samuel Johnson

“God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it.”
~ Steve Harvey

“A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.”
~ Harold MacMillan

“Try and trust will move mountains.”
~ Proverb

“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”
~ Ernest Hemingway

“Trust your hunches. They’re usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.”
~Joyce Brothers

“He who does not trust enough, Will not be trusted.”
~Lao Tzu

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.”
~ Steve Jobs

Today’s Disappointments

“One’s best success comes after their greatest disappointments.”
~ Henry Ward Beecher


“Don’t let today’s disappointments cast a shadow on tomorrow’s dreams.”
~ Unknown origin


“Disappointment to a noble soul is what cold water is to burning metal; it strengthens, tempers, intensifies, but never destroys it.”
~ Eliza Tabor


“What do you do when disappointment comes? When it weighs on you like a rock, you can either let it press you down until you become discouraged, even devastated, or you can use it as a stepping-stone to better things.”
~ Joyce Meyer


“The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.”
~ Robert Kiyosaki


“Life is not always a celebration; so be ready to courageously face disappointments when they come, and be sure to grow stronger and wiser from them.”
~ Edmond Mbiaka


“In the midst of my disappointment I am never defeated. Only given the opportunity to rise again willing to take on new challenges.”
~ Eleesha


“If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.”
~ Henry David Thoreau


“As you say goodbye to lingering disappointments and unattended grief, you will discover that every person, situation and painful incident comes bearing gifts.”
~ Debbie Ford


“Alas! Alas! Life is full of disappointments; as one reaches one ridge there is always another and a higher one beyond which blocks the view.”
~ Fridtjof Nansen


“The more we shelter children from every disappointment, the more devastating future disappointments will be.”
~ Fred G. Gosman

Honesty & Wisdom

“A fair exchange is no robbery.”
~ Scottish Proverb

“A friend’s eye is a good mirror.”
~ Gaelic (saying)

“A loan though old is not a gift.”
~ Hungarian (saying)

“A man who never made a mistake, never made anything.”
~ Unknown (saying)

“Dally not with other folk’s spouses or money.”
~ Ben Franklin

“Don’t pretend to be something you aren’t.”
~ Aesop

“Following the path of least resistance is what makes both men and rivers crooked.”
~ Unknown Source

“He that steals an egg will steal an ox.”
~ George Herbert

“The sting of a reproach is the truth of it.”
~ Ben Franklin

“From the fullness of the heart, the mouth speaks.”
~ Jesus Christ

Thus With Farming

“A good farmer is nothing more nor less than a handy man with a sense of humus.”
~ E. B. White

“The glory of the farmer is that, in the division of labors, it is his part to create. All trade rests at last on his primitive activity. He stands close to Nature; he obtains from the earth the bread and the meat. The food which was not, he causes to be.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.”
~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Factory farming came about from a moral race to the bottom, with corporations vying against each other to produce more and bigger animals with less care at lower cost.”
~ Matthew Scully

“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”
~ Masanobu Fukuoka

“It is thus with farming: if you do one thing late, you will be late in all your work.”
~ Cato the Elder

“Agriculture for an honorable and highminded man, is the best of all occupations or arts by which men procure the means of living.”
~ Xenophon

“Agriculture is the most healthful, most useful, and most noble employment of man.”
~ George Washington

“It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.”
~ B. C. Forbes

“Remember that creating a successful marriage is like farming: you have to start over again every morning.”
~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

All The Mothers…. What!

“One warm mother-kiss dried the little wet eyes and stilled the little troubled heart.”
~ Jay Benson Hamilton

“Diligence is the mother of good luck.”
~ Benjamin Franklin

“Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Jealousy is one of the wickedest of all the passions. It is that which has been the most fruitful mother of tragedies, murders, and wars. But reprehensible though it is, jealousy is almost rather to be pitied than blamed–its first victims are those who harbour the feeling.”
~ Arthur Lynch

“The mob is the mother of tyrants.”
~ Diogenes

“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.”
~ Albert Ellis

“When two brothers are busy fighting, an evil man can easily attack and rob their poor mother. Mankind should always stay united, standing shoulder to shoulder so evil can never cheat and divide them.”
~ Suzy Kassem

“Pride is the mother of arrogance.”
~ Toba Beta

“When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.”
~ Erma Bombeck

“All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.”
~ Abraham Lincoln

“An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.”
~ Proverb

“A mother’s heart is always with her children.”
~ Proverb

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.”
~ Robert Browning

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”
~ Cardinal Mermillod

“Men are what their mothers made them.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Who ran to help me when I fell, And would some pretty story tell, Or kiss the place to make it well? My Mother.”
~ Anne Taylor

“For the hand that rocks the cradle Is the hand that rules the world.”
~ William Ross Wallace

“No matter how old a mother is, she still watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.”
~ Florida Scott-Maxwell

“The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.”
~ Calvin Trillin

Happy Mother’s Day!