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If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

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It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles F. Kettering

Seize the day.

Unknown

I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.

H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.

Cullen Hightower

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin

If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.

Yogi Berra

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

Albert Einstein

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.

Swami Vivekananda

Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.

Mingjiao

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

Buckminster Fuller

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

Mother Teresa

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

Norman Vincent Peale

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

Anthony Robbins

Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.

Swami Vivekananda

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.

Richard Bach

Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Thomas Dewar

Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.

Swami Vivekananda

You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."

Crash Davis

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

Napoleon Hill

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.

Winston Churchill

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

Richard B. Sheridan

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

Helen Keller

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

Charles Barkley

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.

Chinese Proverb

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

Hope Floats

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Francis of Assisi

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Wisdom is more precious than rubies.

Biblical Proverb

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

Napoleon Hill

It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

Desmond Tutu

Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.

Blaine Lee

That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.

Michael Johnson

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.

Albert Einstein

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

Anonymous

Mr. Christian !

Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

There's always a way - if you're committed.

Anthony Robbins

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Henry David Thoreau

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

William Osler

"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.

George P. Burnham

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

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

The time to make friends is before you need them.

Traditional Proverb

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

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

Charles Barkley

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.

Tommy Lasorda

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -

Kyle Chandler

Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie

Vegas, baby.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.

Chinese Proverb

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

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Anonymous

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

Mike Wickett

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

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

Jim Rohn

Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?

Earl Nightingale

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

George DeVack

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Stephen Covey

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 is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.

Winston Churchill

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.

Stephen Covey

My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

Cinderella