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Quote for Week 1 - January 08, 2005

"Never struggle with anyone or anything. When you’re pushed, pull; when you’re pulled, push. Find the natural course and bend with it. Join with nature’s power."

Dan Millman - Found at the middle of Chapter 5 in his book Way Of The Peaceful Warrior published in 2000. Available from


Quote for Week 2 - January 15, 2005


"The only way to avoid criticism is either to live in a capsule or spend your whole life trying to please everyone."

Dr. George J. Thompson – Found at the middle of Chapter 4 in his book Verbal Judo in 2004. Available from


Quote for Week 3 - January 22, 2005

"Optimists and pessimists live in the same world, as do sane and the crazy, but each sees it far differently."

Dr. William Glasser - Found in Chapter 3 of his book Choice Theory published in 1998. Available from


"It had been observed that a pure democracy if it were practicable would be the most perfect government. Experience had proved that no position is more false than this. The ancient democracies in which the people themselves deliberated never possessed one good feature of government. Their very character was tyranny; their figure deformity."

Alexander Hamilton (June 21, 1788)

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Quote for Week 5 – February 05, 2005

"We all know that books burn - yet we have the greater knowledge that books cannot be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can abolish memory...In this war we know, books are weapons."

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882 - 1945)

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Quote for Week 6 – February 12, 2005


Albert Einstein observed, "The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the level of thinking we were at when we created them."

Stephen R. Covey - Found in his book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, published in 2003. Available at


Quote for Week 7 – February 19, 2005

"When you see a married couple walking down the street, the one that's a few steps ahead is the one that's mad."

Helen Rowland - Found on


Quote for Week 8 – February 26, 2005

Quote for Week 4 - January 29, 2005

"People Who feel Good About Themselves Produce Good Results."

Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson- Found in The One Minute Manager, published in 1983. Available from


Quote for Week 9 – March 05, 2005


"Wars are often the cause of further wars because they fuel deep hatreds, create situations of injustice and trample upon people's dignity and rights. Wars generally do not resolve the problems for which they are fought, and, therefore, in addition to causing horrendous damage, they prove ultimately futile. War is a defeat for humanity."

Rev. John Burke - Pastor, Christ the King Parish in Louisville, Kentucky in a Letter to the Editor. Found on


Quote for Week 10 - March 10, 2005

"When we do not take good care of ourselves, other people can never do enough to make us happy."

Spencer Johnson - Found in his book One Minute For Yourself published in 1991. Available from