Tag: affirmation

  • I am only one, but I am still one

    I am only one, but I am still one

    “I am only one, but I am still one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.” –Edward Everett Hale I first heard this quotation attributed to Helen Keller, but this Wikiquote page on Edward […]

  • This year’s resolution: Don’t waste time

    This year I resolve not to waste time: not to waste time doing things I don’t have to do, not to waste time wondering what people think about me, not to waste time feeling guilty about my errors, not to waste time making excuses not to do what I want to do. This from a […]

  • If you want something you haven’t got, you’ve got to do something you haven’t done.

    If you want something you haven’t got, you’ve got to do something you haven’t done.

    If you want something you haven’t got, you’ve got to do something you haven’t done. —My translation of the saying “Si quieres lo que no tienes, debes hacer lo que no haces.” I looked up my translation on the Internet, and found some variations of the same saying in English, though none with quite my wording. Since […]

  • Si quieres lo que no tienes, debes hacer lo que no haces.

    Si quieres lo que no tienes, debes hacer lo que no haces.

    Si quieres lo que no tienes, debes hacer lo que no haces. This really caught my attention in an article I read this morning at a Spanish conversation group.* My translation: If you want something you don’t have, you have to do something you’re not doing. Or… If you want something you haven’t got, you’ve […]

  • Interpreter, appreciate thyself.

    Physician, heal thyself. –ancient proverb Yesterday was Interpreter Appreciation Day. I’d like to propose the day after be dubbed Interpreter Self-Appreciation Day. It is reassuring to be appreciated, but our consumers and colleagues may not always take the time to express their appreciation. What is more, even when people express their appreciation, we may not absorb […]