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Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

Andrew Carnegie

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It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.

Anthony Robbins

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan

All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.

Harvey Mackay

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

Napoleon Hill

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

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

Jacques Barzun

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.

Albert Einstein

Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.

Stephen Covey

Where there is a will, there is a way.


Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.


Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement

W. Clement Stone

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.


Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

Jakob Dylan

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

Do, or do not. There is no try.

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

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

Bernice Johnson Reagon

A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.

Canary Island Proverb

This is this.

Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

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

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Anthony Robbins

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.


To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.

Edward Bulwer Lytton

Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Dennis Waitley

It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.


Love is not selfish.


I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.

Abraham Lincoln

One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.

Harvey Mackay

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.

Napoleon Hill

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

W. Clement Stone

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.

Swami Vivekananda

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.


Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

Napoleon Bonaparte

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

Act or accept.


Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi

Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.

George DeVack

Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.

Stephen Covey

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Nothing succeeds like success.


It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.


I want to be alone.

Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)

What ever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".

Norman Vincent Peale

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

Pete Zafra

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

Do or do not, there is no try.


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

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.

Emily Dickinson

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work

Thomas Edison

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.

Abraham Maslow

The road to success is always under construction.


I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi