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Friday, November 30, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Good Judgment

"Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment." Will Rogers

Learn from both winning and losing and you'll become wise. 

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Be Patient

Everything comes in time to him who knows how to wait. Leo Tolstoy

Patience is rare and important.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Know Yourself

"Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment."
 -- Lao Tzu
When you know yourself you understand others

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Boredom Should Not Exist

"Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time…serenity, that nothing is."
 Thomas Szasz

If you're bored, you expect life to entertain you. 

Monday, November 26, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Thrive Don't Just Survive

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. Maya Angelou

Life should be an adventure you enjoy.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Enjoy it All

 “If it’s not fun, you’re not doing it right.” – Bob Basso
Pay attention. You should enjoy it all, even the challenges.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Have Gratitude

"Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get." Dale Carnegie

Be happy with what you have and you'll always be happy.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Enjoy the Journey

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” ― Andy Rooney

You have to enjoy the journey. Keep your mind on the next step. 

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Ideas Need Their Opposite

"Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children." Kahlil Gibran
Ideas need opposites to be useful. 

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Truth Is Delightful

“Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.” -- Emily Dickenson
You can count on truth, it doesn't change its mind. 

Coffee Thoughts \ Three Essentials to Happiness

                         Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something
                         to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
                        -- Joseph Addison 
                         My all time favorite quote. 

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Kindness

"What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?" Jean-Jacques Rousseau 
There is none.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Keep an Open Mind.

                      Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. Leonard Nimoy 
                      Never thing you have the definitive answer.

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Your Power Lies in Your Response

"Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it." Lou Holtz

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Should You Change?

"Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change." Confucius
When it's right, keep it. 

Friday, November 16, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Take it Slow

"There is more to life than increasing its speed." Mahatma Gandhi
Slow down!

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ No Shouting Allowed

"Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge." Leonardo da Vinci
When no one listens, no one learns.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ When You Add Something, Remove Something.

"To attain knowledge, add things everyday. To attain wisdom, remove things every day." Lao Tzu
You need to do both. When you add something, remove something.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Freedom & Happiness

"Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness." Frank Tyger

Monday, November 12, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Be still and receive

"Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy." Guillaume Apollinaire

Until you are still you don't receive. 

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Learn to listen

                                  "Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens." Jimi Hendrix
                                   Learn to listen and you'll learn. 

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ When you don't know - ask

The fool wonders, the wise man asks. Benjamin Disraeli
I guess women are wise men. 

Friday, November 9, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Don't take yourself too seriously

“Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.” -- Elbert Hubbard
When you don't take yourself too seriously, life becomes fun.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Laugh

“We don’t laugh because we’re happy – we’re happy because we laugh.” William James 
There is nothing more powerful than laughter.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Opposites serve a purpose.

Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss."— Alexandre Dumas
There's a reason opposites exist. It's the only way to see what's there. 

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Tough means not giving up.

"Tough times never last, but tough people do."—Robert H. Schuller

To enjoy life you have to be strong. Work on it. 

Monday, November 5, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Courage needs a challenge

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."— Martin Luther King, Jr. 

You can always tell a persons character when things get challenging. 

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Don't Be Angry

"For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness."
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Coffee Thoughts \ Always get up and keep going.

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."—Confucius

When you can keep going when things seemed to have fallen apart, you'll eventually succeed.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Keep on trying.

"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."—Dale Carnegie

If you're pursuing something that has spoken to your heart, don't give up. 

Friday, November 2, 2018

Coffee Thoughts \ Hang on.

"When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on."— Franklin D. Roosevelt

It always gets better. So don't give up.