Motivational Quotes’ Collection-14

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-14

1. Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. 2. Storms make trees take deeper roots. 3. A bold attempt is half success. 4. Youth means limitless possibilities. 5. The first step is as good as half over. 6. I know that my future is not just a dream. 7. Do one thing at a...

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-13

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-13

1. All things in their being are good for something. 2. The good seaman is known in bad weather. 3. The secret of success is constancy to purpose. 4. Take control of your own desting. 5. Wasting time is robbing oneself. 6. Jack of all trades and master of none. 7....

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-12

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-12

1. If you fail, don't forget to learn your lesson. 2. There is but one secret to sucess---never give up! 3. For man is man and master of his fate. 4. What makes life dreary is the want of motive. 5. Difficult circumstances serve as a textbook of life for people. 6....

Chicken Soup for the Soul-How to invest youself

Chicken Soup for the Soul-How to invest youself

Pang Shenglong is well aware of the fact that studying abroad might not be a good investment. After all, with the global recession still ongoing, job applicants with a foreign diploma have no edge over their domestically trained peers. But for those already studying...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Ten things make you more wealthy

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Ten things make you more wealthy

A recent Gallup poll, quoted in The Atlantic, found that "well-being rises with income at all levels of income, across countries." In other words, as the article's title states, the poll proves that "Yes, Money Does Buy Happiness." Except that it doesn't prove that at...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Autumn-the Harvest Season

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Autumn-the Harvest Season

The autumn, with its ripening fruits, and waving harvest, is now with us. We see on every hand the results of the farmer’s toil and forecast in the springtime. Then it was that he broke up the soil, sowed the seed, pruned his trees, and guarded the tender plants. Now...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Lifetime Catch

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Lifetime Catch

He was 11 years old and went fishing every chance he got from the dock at his family's cabin on an island in the middle of a New Hampshire lake. On the day before the bass season opened, he and his father were fishing early in the evening, catching sunfish and perch...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The package of life

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The package of life

Life comes in a package. This package includes happiness and sorrow, failure and success, hope and despair. Life is a learning process. Experiences in life teach us new lessons and make us a better person. With each passing day we learn to handle various situations....

Chicken Soup for the Soul-To be proud of yourself

Chicken Soup for the Soul-To be proud of yourself

You have to be a smaller size. You have to burn more fat. You have to tighten your butt, firm your abs, fit into those skinny jeans, and do it all in 3 weeks! That just sucks. If you're tired of hearing all of this, and hearing it over and over again, maybe you need...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Admire their glow

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Admire their glow

I looked at my beautiful Christmas tree and sighed. It was time. The New Year was a week old and my tree still stood in the corner of our room with its collection of memories proudly displayed in a shower of colorful lights. I'd procrastinated long enough. I got up,...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Be yourself

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Be yourself

1. Don't worry about your self-image. We all have an image of ourselves, how we think we appear to others. It's usually wrong because we just don't know what other people think about us, and so it's not worth worrying about. 2. Give up trying to find yourself. A lot...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-How to become a positive thinker

Chicken Soup for the Soul-How to become a positive thinker

Positive thinking is a significant element of happiness. In order to become a positive thinker, determination and consistency are important. The first thing to know about positive thinking is that everyone can do it. With certain cognitive and behavioral...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Give yourself a vacation

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Give yourself a vacation

"How are things back at the office?" one of the gentlemen in my bicycle tour group asked me as we were nearing the end of another lengthy ride through Croatia's scenic countryside. "I assume they are going fine," I said. "I haven't had any contact and I don't plan...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Do It Today

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Do It Today

When I was superintendent of schools in Palo Alto, California, Polly Tyner, the president of our board of trustees, wrote a letter that was printed in the Palo Alto Times. Polly's son, Jim, had great difficulty in school. He was classified as educationally handicapped...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-What is success

Chicken Soup for the Soul-What is success

Your job is important and part of what defines you as who you are. However, in order to be truly successful in life you need to be balanced. After fifteen years in the Information Technology industry, I have learned a few lessons that have helped me maintain my sanity...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The cost of miracle

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The cost of miracle

Tess was a precocious eight-year-old girl when she heard her Mom and Dad talking about her little brother, Andrew. All she knew was that he was very sick and they were completely out of money. They were moving to an apartment complex next month because Daddy didn’t...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-We Never Told Him He Couldn’t Do it

Chicken Soup for the Soul-We Never Told Him He Couldn’t Do it

My son Joey was born with club feet. The doctors assured us that with treatment he would be able to walk normally - but would never run very well. The first three years of his life were spent in surgery, casts and braces. By the time he was eight, you wouldn’t know he...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Difference a Teacher Can Make

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Difference a Teacher Can Make

Steve, a twelve-year-old boy with alcoholic parents, was about to be lost forever, by the U.S. education system. Remarkably, he could read, yet, in spite of his reading skills, Steve was failing. He had been failing since first grade, as he was passed on from grade to...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The growth of trees

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The growth of trees

When I was growing up, I had an old neighbor named Dr. Gibbs. He didn't look like any doctor I'd ever known. He never yelled at us for playing in his yard. I remember him as someone who was a lot nicer than circumstances warranted. When Dr. Gibbs wasn't saving lives,...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The most beautiful heart

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The most beautiful heart

One day a young man was standing in the middle of the town proclaiming that he had the most beautiful heart in the whole valley. A large crowd gathered, and they all admired his heart for it was perfect. There was not a flaw in it. Suddenly, an old man appeared and...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The 4 Wives

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The 4 Wives

There was a rich merchant who had 4 wives. He loved the 4th wife the most and adorned her with rich robes and treated her to delicacies. He took great care of her and gave her nothing but the best. He also loved the 3rd wife very much. He's very proud of her and...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Secret of Life

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Secret of Life

As the Lord God was creating the world he called upon his archangels. The Lord asked his archangels to help him decide where to put the Secret of Life. "Bury it in the ground," one angel replied. "Put it on the bottom of the sea," said another. "Hide it in the...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Blessed Dress

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Blessed Dress

I got an engagement ring for Christmas. My boyfriend and I had been dating for almost a year and both felt the time was right to join our lives together in holy matrimony. The month of January was spent planning our perfect Alabama June wedding. My mother, two sisters...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Little Red Wagon

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Little Red Wagon

My friend Gayle has been "living" with cancer for four years and it is progressively getting worse. During a conversation with another friend, Gayle expressed that one of her childhood wishes was to have a red Radio Flyer wagon. As a child she never received one...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Run Through the Rain

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Run Through the Rain

She had been shopping with her Mom in Wal-Mart. She must have been 6 years old, this beautiful brown haired, freckle-faced image of innocence. It was pouring outside. The kind of rain that gushes over the top of rain gutters, so much in a hurry to hit the Earth it has...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Grandpas bee

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Grandpas bee

A long time before I was born, my Grandma and grandpa moved into the house on Beechwood Avenue. They had a young family-of 4 little girls little girls Slept in the attic in a big feather was cold there on winter night. Grandma put hot bricks underd the covers at the...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Flowers on the Bus

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Flowers on the Bus

We were a very motley crowd of people who took the bus every day that summer 3 years ago. During the early morning ride from the suburb, we sat drowsily with our collars up to our ears, a cheerless and taciturn bunch. One of the passengers was a small grey man who...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Apple Tree

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Apple Tree

A long time ago, there was a huge apple tree. A little boy loved to come and play around it every day. He climbed to the tree top, ate the apples, took a nap under the shadow… He loved the tree and the tree loved to play with him. Time went by…The little boy had grown...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Good heart

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Good heart

When I was growing up, I was embarrassed to be seen with my father. He was severely crippled and very short, and when we would walk together, his hand on my arm for balance, people would stare. I would inwardly squirm at the unwanted attention. If he ever noticed or...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Did The Earth Move For You?

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Did The Earth Move For You?

Eleven-year-old Angela was stricken with a debilitating disease involving her nervous system. She was unable to walk and her movement was restricted in other ways as well. The doctors did not hold out much hope of her ever recovering from this illness. They predicted...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Joy in the Journey

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Joy in the Journey

If you have ever been discouraged because of failure, please read on. For often, achieving what you set out to do is not the important thing. Let me explain. Two brothers decided to dig a deep hole behind their house. As they were working, a couple of older boys...