Horanics - positive thoughts for the developing mind

Horanics is a collection of positive thoughts that is offered to motivate, inspire and share wisdom.

'Don't fear change, embrace it.' - Anthony J. D'Angelo

 

'If we don't change direction soon, we'll end up where we're going.' - Professor Irwin Corey 

 

'The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything - or nothing.' - Nancy Astor (1879 - 1964)

 

'Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.' - William James (1842 - 1910)

 

Sir Winston Churchill (1875 - 1965)

'If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future.'

 

'It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required.'

 

'Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.'

 

'Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.'

 

'The price of greatness is responsibility.'

 

'It is only the wisest and the stupidest that cannot change.'- Confucius Analects

 

'They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.' - Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987)

 

'You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.' - Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

The story of Horanics

As a child my teacher asked me to draw an alien from space - I drew what looked like an early relation to a 'Pac-man' and called it a Horanic.  My teacher was unimpressed and said it was a poor effort.  

 

Creativity suppressed, my next lesson was Classical studies - "What do you know of the Minoans, Horan?" bellowed Mr Brown. After a short pause; and being part Greek I replied, "I think I have broad shoulders and a slim waist like the Minoans." Mr Brown responded, "The trouble with you Horan is that you think too much."

 

So, in the space of two lessons I was both creatively stunted and asked not to think - it's amazing what school can teach you!

 

Undaunted, I resolved to use the name 'Horanics' again one day - and what finer description could there be for what Horanics means to me now; 'Positive thoughts for the developing mind'

 

With "coaching there is active linking to positive thinking"  Nick Horan