I will be your Man, your Protector, and your Best Friend.

You Future is not your Past

A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be. ~Douglas Pagels

The friend is the person who knows all about you, and still likes you.

The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you’ve had. Just being there!

Love puts the fun in together, the sad in apart, and the joy in a heart.

When love is not madness, it is not love. ~Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever.

If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise. ~Johann von Goethe

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not. ~Andre Gide

A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her. ~David Brinkley

Put your future in good hands — your own.

I am not a has-been. I am a will be. ~Lauren Bacall

Knock the “t” off the “can’t.” ~Samuel Johnson

Don’t let anyone steal your dream. It’s your dream, not theirs. ~Dan Zadra

If you’re doing your best, you won’t have any time to worry about failure. ~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. 

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. ~Henry Ford

What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t witness with your mouth. ~Jewish Proverb

Do not repeat anything you will not sign your name to. ~Author Unknown

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you?” ~William A. Ward

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. ~Mark Twain

Who lies for you will lie against you. ~Bosnian Proverb

Truth fears no questions. ~Unknown

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader; a boss says “Go!” – a leader says “Let’s go!” ~E.M. Kelly

One measure of leadership is the caliber of people who choose to follow you. ~Dennis A. Peer

If you are still talking about what you did yesterday, you haven’t done much today. ~Author Unknown

Don’t let the past steal your present. ~Terri Guillemets

Nothing is more precious than being in the present moment. Fully alive, fully aware. ~Thích Nhất Hạnh

A baby is born with a need to be loved — and never outgrows it. ~Frank A. Clark

Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you — not because they are nice, but because you are. ~Author Unknown

While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior. ~Henry C. Link

They who are of the opinion that Money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for Money. ~George Savile

If you lend someone $20, and never see that person again, it was probably worth it. ~Author Unknown

If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning. ~Aristotle Onassis

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. ~Benjamin Disraeli

Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them. ~Hugh Miller

Prayer is when you talk to God; meditation is when you listen to God. ~Author Unknown

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep. ~Denis Waitley

Having someone wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night is a very old human need. ~Margaret Mead

When something is missing in your life, it usually turns out to be someone. ~Robert Braul

No road is long with good company. ~Turkish Proverb

Once you find someone to share your ups and downs, downs are almost as good as ups. ~Robert Brault

Some people dream of success… while others wake up and work hard at it. ~Author Unknown

Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.

Always remember to be happy because you never know who’s falling in love with your smile. ~Author Unknown

Trust is letting go of needing to know all the details before you open your heart. ~Author Unknown

If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree. ~Jim Rohn

We all go thru our Seasons. No Matter how BAD you think you have it, be Thankful for you life, because Someone Somewhere is Desperately Fighting for THEIRS.

This is YOUR year. You don’t have to be GREAT when you start, but you have to be GREAT to start.

Friendship isn’t a big thing — it’s a million little things.

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. ~Arnold Glasow

Love is missing someone whenever you’re apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you’re close in heart. ~Kay Knudsen

If I had a single flower for every time I think of you, I could walk forever in my garden.

Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart.

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. ~Judy Garland

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. ~Steve Jobs

If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it. ~Anthony J. D’Angelo,

It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not. ~Attributed to Hanoch McCarty

Success comes in cans, not cant’s. ~Author Unknown

A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort. ~Sydney Smith

Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember — the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you. ~Zig Ziglar

If I am not for myself, who will be? ~Pirke Avoth

Failure is an event, never a person. ~William D. Brown, Welcome Stress!

Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure… it just means you haven’t succeeded yet. ~Robert Schuller

There is no failure. Only feedback. ~Robert Allen

Gossip is saying behind their back what you would not say to their face. Flattery is saying to their face what you would not say behind their back. ~Author Unknown

Nothing travels faster than light, with the possible exception of bad news, which follows its own rules. ~Douglas Adams

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice. ~Meister Eckhart

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. ~John Barrymore

Every lie is two lies — the lie we tell others and the lie we tell ourselves to justify it. ~Robert Brault,

When you tell a lie, you steal someone’s right to the truth. ~Khaled Hosseini

Leadership is action, not position. ~Donald H. McGannon

A leader leads by example not by Force. ~Sun Tzu

Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today. ~Cherokee Indian Proverb

Nothing is worth more than this day. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is. ~Author Unknown

Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even if you wish they were. ~Author Unknown

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. ~Elbert Hubbard

An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field. ~Niels Bohr

The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money. ~Author Unknown

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work. ~Robert Orben

Just before dawn I have the world all to myself. ~Terri Guillemets

Opportunities are never lost; someone will take the one you miss. ~Author Unknown

Patience is the ability to count down before you blast off. ~Author Unknown

Promises are like babies: easy to make, hard to deliver. ~Author Unknown

Promise only what you can deliver. Then deliver more than you promise. ~Author Unknown

Lust is easy. Love is hard. Like is most important. ~Carl Reiner

Never give up on someone you can’t go a day without thinking about. ~Author Unknown

Happiness is having a dream you cannot let go of and a partner who would never ask you to. ~Robert Brault

To have success, you can’t let failure stop you. To have great success, you can’t let success stop you. ~Robert Brault

In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time. ~Anthony J. D’Angelo

A smile confuses an approaching frown. ~Author Unknown

I’ve never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful. ~Author Unknown

Better days are coming. They are called Saturday and Sunday. ~Author Unknown

Give thanks for what you are now, and keep fighting for what you want to be tomorrow. ~Fernanda Miramontes-Landeros

Remember to LISTEN before you TALK, THINK before you REACT, WAIT before you CRITICIZE, and TRY before you QUIT.

A goodbye isn’t painful unless you’re never going to say hello again.

A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world. ~Leo Buscaglia

A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out. ~Grace Pulpit

True love is when you put someone on a pedestal, and they fall — but you are there to catch them.

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense. ~Mark Overby

Take away love and our earth is a tomb. ~Robert Browning

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ~e.e. cummings

You were born an original. Don’t die a copy. ~John Mason

People that pay for things never complain. It’s the guy you give something to that you can’t please. ~Will Rogers

Whether you think you can or think you can’t — you are right. ~Henry Ford

Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong. ~Peter T. McIntyre

Always act like you’re wearing an invisible crown. ~Author Unknown

Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt. ~William Shakespeare

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you. ~African Proverb

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. ~Thomas Edison

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. ~F. Scott Fitzgerald

You always pass failure on your way to success. ~Mickey Rooney

Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you. ~Spanish Proverb

Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality. ~Alfred Painter

Gratitude is the best attitude. ~Author Unknown

If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything. ~Mark Twain

A lie may take care of the present, but it has no future. ~Author Unknown

Honesty doesn’t always pay, but dishonesty always costs. ~Michael Josephson

Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders. ~Tom Peters

Leadership is based on a spiritual quality; the power to inspire, the power to inspire others to follow. ~Vince Lombardi

People are always asking about the good old days. I say, why don’t you say the good now days? ~Robert M. Young

The living moment is everything. ~D.H. Lawrence

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time. ~Abraham Lincoln

Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength. ~Eric Hoffer

Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life. ~Sophia Loren

The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. ~Frank Hubbard

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it. ~Bob Hope

Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy you the kind of misery you prefer. ~Author Unknown

Jumping at several small opportunities may get us there more quickly than waiting for one big one to come along. ~Hugh Allen

Every day is an opportunity to make a new happy ending. ~Author Unknown

Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines. ~Satchel Paige

A promise made is a debt unpaid. ~Robert Service

Begin each day as if it were on purpose. ~Author Unknown

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~Marcel Proust

Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same. ~Flavia Weedn

Soul-mates are people who bring out the best in you. They are not perfect but are always perfect for you. ~Author Unknown

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. ~Winston Churchill

Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it. ~Author Unknown

If you smile at someone, they might smile back. ~Author Unknown

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page, so travel ~St. Augustine

Weekends don’t pay as well as weekdays but at least there’s football. ~S.A. Sachs

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that word extra.