Inspirational quotes are popular because we see reflected in the wise words of great minds validation of who we feel we are and motivation for whom we want to become.
Each month Gary Blair, President and owner of i24 Call Management Solutions publishes a newsletter containing his favourite quote ‘gems’.
Welcome to October – the month where things go bump in the night. Halloween, short for Hallow’s Eve or Hallows’ Evening has a long and interesting history.
Did you know that Ireland is considered its birthplace – who knew?
Here’s some Halloween trivia:
The word ‘witch’ comes from the old English word ‘Wicce’ which means ‘wise woman’.
The first Jack O’Lanterns were actually turnips.
The largest recorded pumpkin weighed in at 836 pounds. And believe it or not, people who suffer from a fear of Halloween have Samhainophobia. Sounds like you have nothing to fear but fear itself, to me!
'October is a symphony of permanence and change.'Click To Tweet – Bonaro W. Overstreet
'Expect the unexpected, and whenever possible, be the unexpected.' Click To Tweet– Lynda Berry
'It’s not about charity, it’s about sharity.'Click To Tweet – Mallence Bart-Williams
'Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.'Click To Tweet – Douglas Ivester
'A person who buys excuses will soon attempt to sell them to others.'Click To Tweet– Orrin Woodward
'When you live in reaction, you give your power away. Then you get to experience what you gave your power to.'Click To Tweet – N. Smith
'People who claim to “have no filter” and are “brutally honest” are often more concerned with the brutality than with the honesty.'Click To Tweet – Author Unknown
'I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I am going is what inspires me to follow it.' Click To Tweet– Rosalia De Castro
'Life will let you get away with something for a while, but sooner or later, you will pay the price. Everything you do in life causes the effects that you experience. When you get the bill, be prepared to pay.' Click To Tweet – Iyanla Vanzant
'All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.'Click To Tweet– Galileo Galilei
'The law of win/win says, ‘Let’s not do it your way or my way, let’s do it the best way.' Click To Tweet– Greg Anderson
'There are no rewards or punishments – only consequences.' Click To Tweet – William Ralph Inge
'When everything is coming your way, you’re in the wrong lane. 'Click To Tweet – Steven Wright
'It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.'Click To Tweet – Helen Keller
'Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.' Click To Tweet– Seneca
'There are plenty of difficult obstacles in your path. Don’t allow yourself to become one of them.'Click To Tweet – Ralph Marston
And the thought I’d like to leave you with this month is:
“Let me explain a couple of things.
Time is short. That’s the first thing.
For the weasel, time is a weasel.
For the hero, time is heroic.
For the whore, time is just another trick.
If you’re gentle, your time is gentle.
If you’re in a hurry, time flies.
Time is a servant if you are its master.
Time is your god if you are its dog.
We are the creators of time, the victims of time, and the killers of time.
Time is timeless.
That’s the second thing.
You are the clock.”