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The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

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It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.

John H. Patterson

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

Anthony Robbins

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.

Congolese Proverb

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.

Norman Vincent Peale

A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.

Donald Trump

The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.


I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.

Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert Schuller

Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.

Norman Vincent Peale

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Give all to love.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We do what we must, and call it by the best names.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.

Robert Half

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.


We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

Karen Sunde

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.

Anthony Robbins

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.

Jimi Hollemans

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only


That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'

Carrie Fisher

I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

Do, or do not. There is no try.

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

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Martin Luther King Jr.

You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.

Roger Smith

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?

George Eliot

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.

Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.

Collin McCarty

Follow the money.

Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.


Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

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

Mahatma Gandhi

It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.

John Crowe

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

La Rochefoucauld

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough Reason

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

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

Zig Ziglar

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

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.

Galatians 514

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

Love is letting go of fear.

Gerald Jampolsky

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.

Winston Churchill

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.


Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.


Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

James Anthony Froude

Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.

Charles Reade

We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.

Norman Vincent Peale

God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.

Swami Vivekananda

Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?


I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

Faith can move mountains.


Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence

It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.

Louis Kossuth

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.

Charles Dickens

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.


You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

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


An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Brian Tracy

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.


Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

If you feel you have no faults there's another one.


I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.

Thomas Edison

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.


Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.

C. Archie Danielson