Ready for 2020!

12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan for it that will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year is a natural time for us to reflect on the past year. It's also a time to renew our commitment to our business and to working hard at being our best selves. One of the ways is to start each day is with positive affirmations, and to look for a quote that can help you to begin your day in the right frame of mind. These are some of our favourites and we hope they can help you in some way. 

From our home to yours, we wish you all the very best for 2020!
1.      Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration. --Thomas Edison
2       Nothing is impossible; the word itself says "I'm possible." --Audrey Hepburn
3.      Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent how I react to it. --Charles Swindoll
4.      No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. --Eleanor Roosevelt
5.      Do or do not. There is no try. --Yoda
6.      Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. --Albert Einstein
7.      When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. --Henry Ford
8.      If you hear a voice within you say "You cannot paint," then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. --Vincent van Gogh
9.      The only way to do great work is to love what you do. --Steve Jobs
10.    The most difficult thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity. --Amelia Earhart
11.    Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. --Robert Louis Stevenson
12.    A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. --Anonymous
13.    What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. --Bob Dylan
14.    If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. --Booker T. Washington
15.    When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. --Helen Keller
16.    How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. --Anne Frank
17.    We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. --Plato
18.    What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. --Plutarch
19.    I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. --Leonardo da Vinci
20.    A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. --Albert Einstein
21.    To play without passion is inexcusable. --Ludwig van Beethoven
22.    Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. --Dalai Lama
23.    The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any. --Alice Walker
24.    The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. --Ralph Waldo Emerson
25.    Nothing will work unless you do. --Maya Angelou
26.    My why will define my how. Let your why be your guide. --Rhett Power
27.    It is not what happens to you that matters, but what you do about it that makes the difference. --Rhett Power 
28.    Success is not final; failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts. --Winston Churchill
29.    Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. --Henry David Thoreau
30.    Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. --John D. Rockefeller
31.    Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion. --Tony Hsieh
32.    Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. --Winston Churchill
33.    The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do. --Apple
34.    The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere. --B Obama 35.    The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. --Walt Disney
36.    Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. --Albert Schweitzer
37.    Fall seven times and stand up eight. --Japanese proverb
38.    If you can dream it, you can do it. --Walt Disney
39.    I failed my way to success. --Thomas Edison
40.    I never dreamed about success, I worked for it. --Estée Lauder
41.    Have no fear of perfection -- you'll never reach it. --Salvador Dali
42.    If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut. --Albert Einstein
43.    Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. --Coco Chanel
44.    I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down. --Abraham Lincoln
45.    It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. --Leonardo da Vinci
46.    Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world. --Roy Bennett
47.    Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have 24-hour days. --Zig Ziglar
48.    The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. --Bertrand Russell
49.    Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow's reality. --Malala Yousafzai
50.    The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. --Thomas Jefferson
51.    Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. --E. E. Cummings
52.    The power of imagination makes us infinite. --John Muir
53.    In a gentle way, you can shake the world. --Mahatma Gandhi
54.    Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. --Joseph Campbell
55.    Each day provides its own gifts. --Marcus Aurelius
56.    If life were predictable, it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. --Eleanor Roosevelt
57.    All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better. --Ralph Waldo Emerson
58.    Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough. --Emily Dickinson
59.    However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. --Stephen Hawking
60.    The most important thing is to enjoy your life--to be happy. It's all that matters. --Audrey Hepburn
61.    I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen. --Frank Lloyd Wright
62.    Action is the foundational key to all success. --Pablo Picasso
63.    For success, attitude is equally as important as ability. --Walter Scott
64.    I attribute my success to this--I never gave or took any excuse. --Florence Nightingale
65.    Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. --Robert F. Kennedy
66.    Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible. --Albert Einstein
67.    Achievement has no color. --Abraham Lincoln
68.    Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. --Franklin D. Roosevelt
69.    Focus is the key to success. Plan your work and work your plan. --Rhett Power
70.    You can't achieve a goal without having it. --Shawn Doyle
71.    What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become achieving your goals. --Goethe
72.    Criticism is easy; achievement is difficult. --Winston Churchill
73.    Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened. --Dr. Seuss
74.    Folks are usually about as happy as they make up their minds to be. --Abraham Lincoln
75.    Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. --Mahatma Gandhi
76.    Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. --Dalai Lama
77.    Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. --John Lennon
78.    If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. --J.R.R. Tolkien
79.    Happiness is a warm puppy. --Charles M. Schulz
80.    No medicine cures what happiness cannot. --Gabriel García Márquez
81.    Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination. --Mark Twain
82.    Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today. --James Dean
83.    Tension is who you think you should be, relaxation is who you are. --Chinese proverb
84.    The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than growing with them. --Bernard M. Baruch
85.    If you start to think the problem is "out there," stop yourself. That thought is the problem. --Stephen Covey
86.    Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it. --Greg Anderson
87.    You never regret being kind. --Nicole Shepherd
88.    The need for forgiveness is an illusion. There is nothing to forgive. --Rachel England
89.    If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. --Dalai Lama
90.    Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. --Dale Carnegie
91.    In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you. --Deepak Chopra
92.    Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it. --J. Petit Senn
93.    In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy. --Albert Clarke
94.    The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are. --Goldie Hawn
95.    Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. --Anne Frank
96.    If you want to be happy, be. --Leo Tolstoy
97.    The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. --Mark Twain
98.    Happiness adds and multiplies, as we divide it with others. --A. Nielsen
99.    There is more to life than increasing its speed. --Mahatma Gandhi
100.  Happiness? That's nothing more than health and a poor memory. --Albert Schweitzer
101.  Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it. --Rhett Power