What Do You Regret?

“We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.”
~ Jim Rohn

“Opportunities fly by while we sit regretting the chances we have lost, and the happiness that comes to us we heed not, because of the happiness that is gone”
~ Jerome K. Jerome

“It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.”
~ Margaret Mead

“Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many”
~ Anonymous

“Regret for wasted time is more wasted time.”
~ Mason Cooley

“If being happy is important to you, try this: instead of regretting all you lack, celebrate all you’ve got.”
~ Brian Vaszily

“Many people have sighed for the ‘good old days’ and regretted the ‘passing of the horse,’ but today, when only those who like horses own them, it is a far better time for horses.”
~ C.W. Anderson

“You will never regret the unspoken word”
~ Unknown, provided by N.O. Combelic

“Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.”
~ Oscar Wilde

“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.”
~ George Halas

“A man comes to measure his greatness by the regrets, envies and hatreds of his competitors.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.”
~ Nathan Hale

“The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance.”
~ Napoleon

“It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.”
~ Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Think you are an entrepreneur?

“Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.”
~Winston Churchill

“No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution.”
~Niccolo Machiavelli

“Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.”
~Henry David Thoreau

“It is a strange enterprise to make respectable people laugh.”
~Moliere

“An entrepreneur isn’t someone who owns a business, it is someone who makes things happen.”
~ Tim Ferriss

“All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.”
~ Albert Einstein

“I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.”
~ Mark Twain

“You may be a redneck if . . . you think you are an entrepreneur because of the “Dirt for Sale” sign in the front yard.”
~ Jeff Foxworthy

A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them.
~ Henry Kravis

“The thing most people don’t pick up when they become an entrepreneur is that it never ends. It’s 24/7.”
~ Robert Kiyosaki

“When times are bad is when the real entrepreneurs emerge.”
~ Robert Kiyosaki

“I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.”
~ Steve Jobs

“Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.”
~ Ronald Reagan

“Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.”
~ Niccolo Machiavelli

He Only Takes The Best

“As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.”
~ George Bernard Shaw

“If there be light, then there is darkness; if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death.”
~ Pythagoras

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”
~ Mark Twain

“Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.”
~ John Wayne

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi

“For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.”
~ Khalil Gibran

“There are special people in our lives who never leave us …. even after they are gone.”
~ D. Morgan

“There is no death. Only a change of worlds.”
~ Chief Sealth

“What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.”
~ Henry Ward Beecher

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.”
~ Cesare Pavese

“The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.”
~ Khalil Gibran

“What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.”
~ Ovid

“Life is a series of little deaths out of which life always returns.”
~ Charles Feidelson, Jr.

“Death never takes a wise man by surprise; he is always ready to go.”
~ Jean de la Fontaine

“The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.”
~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

“When we finally know we are dying, and all other sentient beings are dying with us, we start to have a burning, almost heartbreaking sense of the fragility and preciousness of each moment and each being, and from this can grow a deep, clear, limitless compassion for all beings.”
~ Sogyal Rinpoche

“For certain is death for the born, And certain is birth for the dead; Therefore over the inevitable, Thou shouldst not grieve.”
~ Bhagavad Gita

“Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.”
~ Martin Luther

“Sometimes love lasts a moment. Sometimes love lasts a lifetime. Sometimes a moment is a lifetime.”
~ Pamela S. Adams

“Happy trails to you, until we meet again.”
~ Dale Evans Rogers

“A heart of Gold stopped beating,
two shining eyes at rest.
God broke our hearts to prove,
He only takes the best.”
~ Author Unknown

Win Or Lose

“When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.”
~ Anonymous

“We play with enthusiasm and recklessness. We aren’t afraid to lose. If we win, great; but win or lose, it is the competition that gives us pleasure.”
~ Joe Paterno

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.”
~ Vince Lombardi

“It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you place the blame.”
~ Oscar Wilde

“Sometimes when you win, you really lose. And sometimes when you lose, you really win. And sometimes when you win or lose, you actually tie. And sometimes when you tie, you actually win or lose. Winning or losing is all one organic mechanism, from which one extracts what one needs.”
~ Rosie Perez

“Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.”
~ Lyndon B. Johnson

“You can choose, don’t confuse, win or lose, it’s up to you.”
~ Ozzy Osbourne

“Every endeavour pursued with passion produces a successful outcome, regardless of the result. For it is not about winning or losing – rather, the effort put forth in producing the outcome.”
~ Matthew Syed

“It’s not about winning or losing, but love and respect.”
~ Max Lucado

“When you are 16 there is no fear whatsoever. As you get older you play in more important games and that is when you start thinking about what will happen if you win or lose.”
~ Wayne Rooney

“The only thing even in this world is the number of hours in a day. The difference in winning or losing is what you do with those hours.”
~ Woody Hayes

“If I have given my all and still do not win, I haven’t lost. Others might remember winning or losing; I remember the journey.”
~ Apolo Ohno

“You’ve got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.”
~ Arthur Ashe

Plant Your Garden

“You can bury a lot of troubles by digging in the dirt.”
~ Author Unknown

“I have never had so many good ideas day after day as when I worked in the garden.”
~ John Erskine

“Regardless of geographical region or culture gardening is perhaps the most common and shared experience of Nature.”
~ S. Kelley Harrell

“There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments.”
~ Janet Kilburn Phillips

“Your first job is to prepare the soil. The best tool for this is your neighbor’s motorized garden tiller. If your neighbor does not own a garden tiller, suggest that he buy one.”
~ Dave Barry

“The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.”
~ Abraham Lincoln

“When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden.”
~ Minnie Aumonier

“The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.”
~ Gertrude Jekyll

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful: they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.”
~ Luther Burbank

“Gardening simply does not allow one to be mentally old, because too many hopes and dreams are yet to be realized.”
~ Allan Armitage

“All gardeners know better than other gardeners.”
~ Chinese Proverb

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
~ Cicerov

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”
~ Audrey Hepburn

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is today.”
~ Chinese Proverb