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"Friends are not made by the times spent together,
but more by the love in the space in between.
And we are not judged by the years that we live.
But the good that we do and the love that we give. "
Bob Young - January 2017

"Resentment is like drinking poison
and then hoping it will kill your enemies. "
Nelson Mandela January - April 2014

"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak;
Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. "
Winston Churchill November - December 2013

"Its not what you look at that matters,
it's what you see."
Henry David Thoreau September - October 2013

"Time is only wasted when
there's nothing more to do."

Bob Young - July August 2013

"I love deadlines.
I like the whooshing sound they make
as they fly by."

Douglas Adams - May June 2013

"Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can at it."

Danny Kaye - April 2013

The years in your life are less important
than the life in your years."

Ralph Waldo Emerson - February/March 2013

"Life is like riding a bike,
to keep balance you must keep moving."

Albert Einstein - January 2013

"In the end, it's not going to matter how many breaths you took,
but how many moments took your breath away"

Shing Xiong - December 2012

"A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you."

Elbert Hubbard - November 2012

"Friendship isn't about who you have known the longest,
but those who came and never left your side…."

Unknown - October 2012

'"An ounce of practice is worth
more than tons of preaching."

Mahatma Gandhi - August/September 2012

'The person who masters himself through self-control
and discipline is truly undefeatable.'

Buddha - July 2012

'Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others.
It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed'

Mwai Kibaki - June 2012

'There's nothing worth the wear of living
save laughter and the love of friends'

Hillaire Belloc - May 2012

'Everything is simpler than you think
and at the same time more complex than you imagine.'

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - March April 2012

'Honors and rewards fall to those
who show their good qualities in action'

Aristotle - February 2012

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged
to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

Nelson Mandela - January 2012

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter,
and those who matter don't mind.”

Dr. Seuss - November 2011

"Seventy per cent of success in life
is showing up."

Woody Allen - October 2011

'A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.'

George Moore - September 2011

'All who would win joy, must share it;
happiness was born a twin.'

Lord Byron - August 2011

'Turn your face to the sun
and the shadows fall behind you'

Maori Proverb - July 2011

"In three words I can sum up everything
I've learned about life: it goes on."

Robert Frost (poet) - June 2011

Anyone who has never made a mistake
has never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein - May 2011

Life is not measured by its length
but by its depth.

Lewis Nickerson - April 2011

'The acts of this life
are the destiny of the next.'

Eastern Proverb - March 2011

'He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.'

Martin Luther King - February 2011

'I get by with a little help from my friends.'

John Lennon - January 2011

'Music is the universal language of mankind.'

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - December 2010

'It takes a long time
to grow an old friend'

John Leonard - November 2010

"Thoughts are free and subject to no rule. On them rests the freedom of man, and they tower above the light of nature...create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy from which new arts flow."

Paracelsus - October 2010

One good thing about music,
when it hits you, you feel no pain.

Bob Marley - September 2010

What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity.
In the end there are no certain answers.

Marina Horner - July 2010

'Exude happiness and you will feel it back a thousand times.'

Joan Lunden - June 2010

'Life is what happens to you
while you're busy making other plans'

John Lennon - May 2010

'Success is not to reach the tape before the rest
But losing knowing you have done your best.'

Bob Young - April 2010

I think I've discovered the secret of life -
you just hang around until you get used to it.

Charles M.Schulz - March 2010

'Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.'

Oscar Wilde - February 2010

"If I'd known I was going to live this long,
I'd have taken better care of myself."

Ubie Blake - January 2010

'We make a living by what we get,
we make a life by what we give.'

Winston Churchill - December 2009

"Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up."

Jesse Jackson - October 2009

"If you obey all the rules,
you miss all the fun"

Katharine Hepburn - September 2009

According to Buddhism, the opportunity of a long
life is due to the merit we have gained in the past.

Dalai Lama - August 2009

Progress is a great start

Donna Brownlee - July 2009

“When you get to 80 years old your memory starts to go…..
And when you get to 80 years old your memory starts to go.”

Sir Clement Freud - June 2009

"When life hands you lemons,
ask for tequila and salt."

Unkown - May 2009

The truth will set you free
But first it will really piss you off

Werner Ehrhart - April 2009

For things you cannot bear
treat them as teachers

Liao Yiwu - March 2009

Friends are not made
By the times spent together
But more by the love
In the space in between

Bob Young - February 2009

Never take life seriously -
nobody gets out of it alive anyway

Bob Young - January 2009

We are not judged
By the years that we live
But the good that we do
And the love that we give

Bob Young 4th January 2009