Wednesday, September 18, 2013

I'm kinda lazy... this was helpful:

Some guy by the name of Elbert Hubbard defined self-discipline as follows:

"The ability to make yourself do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not."

After studying thousands of successful people for 11 years, a businessman named Herbert Gray found what he called the 'common denominator of success', which is:

"Successful people are those who make a habit of doing the things that unsuccessful people don't like to do."

All that being said, Mr. Hubbard was killed when the ship he was on was sunk after being hit by a torpedo fired from a German U-Boat.  

Lesson:  No matter how hard you try to be successful, a torpedo will almost always be more successful.

And Mr. Gray?  I don't know what happened to him, but I'm pretty sure it did not involve a torpedo. 

Lesson:  It's probably worth pursuing success, because not everybody that tries gets cut short by a torpedo.    

Also, I know some of you like to look at pictures, so I Googled a random term--'beautiful'--and this was the first picture that showed up.  Oddly enough, this is a picture of Amy and I on the day we met.

Lots of Love,

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