+ I will love the light for it shows me the way,
yet I will endure the darkness because it shows
me the stars.
+ Tomorrow is the day reserved for the labor of
the lazy. I am not lazy. Tomorrow is the day when
the evil become good. I am not evil. Tomorrow
is the day when the weak become strong. I am not
weak. Tomorrow is the day when the failure will
succeed. I am not a failure.
+ Always seek out the seed of triumph in every
+ I will become a firefly and even in the day
my glow will be seen in spite of the sun.
+ I will avoid despair but if this disease of
the mind infects me then I will work on in despair.
I will toil and I will endure. I will ignore the
obstacles at my feet and keep my eyes on the goals
above my head, for I know that where dry desert
ends, green grass grows.
+ Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as
if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend
them all the care, kindness and understanding
you can muster.
+ Action alone is the tinder which ignites the
map, the parchment, this scroll, my dreams, my
plans, my goals, into a living force. Action is
the food and drink which will nourish my success.
+ Remember that the most difficult tasks are consummated
not by a single explosive burst of energy or effort
but by the constant daily application of the best
you have within you.
+ You were not created for a life of idleness.
+ Henceforth I will look upon all things with
love and I will be born again. I will love the
sun for it warms my bones; yet I will love the
rain for it cleanses my spirit. I will love the
light for it shows me the way; yet I will love
the darkness for it shows me the stars. I will
welcome happiness because it enlarges my heart;
yet I will endure sadness because it opens my
soul. I will acknowledge rewards because they
are my due; yet I will welcome obstacles because
they are my challenge.
+ Take the attitude of a student, never be too
big to ask questions, never know too much to learn