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The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

Alan Ashley-Pitt

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Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.

Johann Gottfried Von Herder

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.

Jim Rohn

You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

Susan Podziba

As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.

Tim Blixseth

I bet you can squeal like a pig.

Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)

We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.

John W. Turk

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

No man can stand on top because he is put there.

H. H. Vreeland

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

Walt Disney

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

Act or accept.

Unknown

I'm king of the world !

Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

I am your father.

Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

Jim Rohn

Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.

Norman Vincent Peale

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.

Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving

Friendship is not born of words alone.

Armenian Proverb

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

If it is to be it is up to me.

Unknown

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Corneille

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.

Charles Caleb Colton

There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

Nicholas Sparks

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

Winston Churchill

One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.

Wayne Gretzky

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

Winston Churchill

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.

Unknown

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.

Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.

Machiavelli

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

Faith can move mountains.

Unknown

Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.

Albert Einstein

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.

Janet Erskine Stuart

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Jim Horning

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Socrates

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.

Greg Anderson

Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.

Unknown

When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.

Norman Vincent Peale

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.

Swami Vivekananda

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.

Joan Baez

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.

Leighton

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

Stephen Covey

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

John Davidson Rockefeller

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

You will never find time for anything. You must make it.

Charles Buxton

To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.

Dennis Waitley

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

Louis L. Mann

No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.

La Rochefoucauld