Thursday, September 6, 2012


“Encouragement is oxygen to the soul. Good work can never be expected from a worker without encouragement. No one can ever have lived without it.” -George Matthew Adams

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
–Mark Twain

“If each of us were to confess his most secret desire, the one that inspires all his plans, all his actions, he would say: ‘I want to be praised.’” -E.M. Cioran
“Treat a man as he appears to be and you make him worse. But treat a man as if he already were what he potentially could be, and you make him what he should be.”  –Goethe
“People perform consistently as they perceive you expect them to perform.” –Dr. J. Sterling Livingston