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Find the good -- and praise it.

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People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.

Robert Half

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

Norman Vincent Peale

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.

Charles Morgan

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.

Abraham Lincoln

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

You must tolerate that which you can not change.

Spanish Proverb

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable

Helen Keller

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.

Anthony Robbins

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.

Anonymous

All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.

Walter Anderson

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?

Paul Sweeney

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Roy Disney

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.

Peter De Vries

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

Picasso

Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

Dennis Waitley

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

The sun will come up tomorrow

Unknown

What's meant to be will always find a way

Trisha Yearwood

We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.

Blaise Pascal

Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.

Dottie Walters

Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.

Swami Vivekananda

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

Gorden B. Hinkley

For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change

Jim Rohn

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

Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.

George Bernard Shaw

We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

Rabindranath Tagore

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.

Dr. Phil

Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.

Bible

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

Anonymous

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.

Jim Rohn

There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.

Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins

Let's go home, Debbie.

Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.

Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.

Cecil B. DeMille

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.

Napoleon Hill

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.

Robert Herrick

My life is my message.

Mahatma Gandhi

The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.

Brian Tracy

Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

Eileen Caddy

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Anonymous

Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

Harville Hendrix

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Dreams don't work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

Love conquers all.

Virgil

Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:24

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.

Francis Wilson

Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.

Alfred North Whitehead

Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.

Ray Lyman Wilbur

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Katherine Graham

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

Norman Vincent Peale