Tag Archives: Motivation

A Vancouverite Current

The Na/GloPoWriM0 Day 15 challenge is to provide a Robert Brown or Shakespearian styled monologue sort of a poem.  I opted for a redo on Hamlet’s  “To Be or Not To Be” monologue. Kind of.. I opted for happy thoughts not … Continue reading

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The Truth of the Present

It’s so easy to believe these are the bad ole days as modern day snake oil salesmen tell us of how horrible things are and that they’re bound to get worse.   But is that true?  Or, is the doom … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Government Should Be A Referee, Not An Active Player

“When government — in pursuit of good intentions — tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Nature Has Given Man Into Woman’s Hands

“Man is the one who desires, woman the one who is desired. This is woman’s entire but decisive advantage. Through man’s passions, nature has given man into woman’s hands…” – Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch Nevermind how this guy meant this.  It … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Strongest Motivation Is What Is In Our Hearts

“We discuss motives, but isn’t it always the same motive? ‘I have murder in my heart.’ Why do so many Americans have murder in their hearts? … We have been swept by social, technological and cultural revolution. The family blew … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Key To Happiness Is Being A Source For It

“A key to happiness, is deciding to be a source of it.” — Allison Massari Her highly motivating story: http://promenadespeakers.com/allison-massari/    

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First Principles: Self Interest Is the Prime Motivator of Mankind

“It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. We address ourselves not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It is Individuals and Not Government That Solves Problems

“Never depend upon institutions or government to solve any problem. All social movements are founded by, guided by, motivated and seen through by the passion of individuals.”  – Margaret Mead Have you ever run into a situation where you found … Continue reading

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