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If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

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Do first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

The Wizard of Oz

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

Buckminster Fuller

What is life without the radiance of love.

Von Schiller

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

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

Louis Pasteur

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

Dale Carnegie

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

Anonymous

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.

Brian Koval

We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

Henry Drummond

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

Give all to love; obey thy heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

Bruce Springsteen

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

Oscar Wilde

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.

Mark Victor Hansen

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.

David Ogilvy

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.

Albert Einstein

You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

Every dog has his day.

Proverb

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

Seneca

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

Alfred Whitefield

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway

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

Swami Vivekananda

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

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.

Martha Washington

Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes

Dennis Waitley

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

Swami Sivananda

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

And that's how you play "Get the Guests".

George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

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

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.

Charles Caleb Colton

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

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Somebody stop me !

Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)

Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.

Voltaire

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.

Stephen Covey

A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.

William Shedd

Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.

Japanese Proverb

Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.

Robert Half

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes

Napoleon Hill

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

It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.

Thomas Jefferson

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You sing-a high.

Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)

For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.

Donald Williams

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

African Proverb

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

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

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.

Polybius

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.

Cicero

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.

Thomas Edison

We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?

Swami Vivekananda

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

Thomas Edison

Never Quit.

Unknown

If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.

Paul "Bear" Bryant

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

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

Pete Zafra

The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.

Sigmund Freud

Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.

Thomas Edison

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

Martha Washington

If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.

Chinese Proverb

Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

William J.H

This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

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

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

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.

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

Walt Disney

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

Stephen A. Brennan

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen