Friday, October 15, 2010


On this date...
In 1793, Marie-Antoinette was tried and condemned to death in the Palais de Justice in Paris. In 1815, Napoleon I began his exile on Saint Helena. In 1934, the Soviet Republic of China collapsed. In 1989, Wayne Gretsky became the all-time leading scorer in the NHL. In 1990, Mikhail Gorbachev was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In 1997, the Cassini probe launched from Cape Canaveral on its way to Saturn. Happy Birthday Virgil (70 B.C.-19 B.C.), Mikhail Lermontov (1814-1841), Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900).

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“In a time of rapid change, standing still is the most dangerous course of action.” —Brian Tracy

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I… I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” —Robert Frost

“Lasting change is possible only when the need for change is both understood and internalized.” —Denis Waitley

“The time is always right to do what is right.” —Martin Luther King Jr.

“Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.” —Stephen Covey

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” —Mohandas Gandhi

“The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” —Nathaniel Braden

“Whether you are a success or failure in life has little to do with your circumstances; it has much more to do with your choices!” —Nido Qubein

“What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.” —Aristotle

“We generally change ourselves for one of two reasons: inspiration or desperation.” —Jim Rohn

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