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Anne Mackay Thompson

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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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There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.

Robert Fripp

The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.

Norman Vincent Peale

Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching

Satchel Paige

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.


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

Harvey Mackay

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

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


Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

My precious.

Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)

Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.

Lord Chesterfield

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

Duffy, Chinatown (1974)

It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.

William Shakespeare

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

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

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.

Napoleon Hill

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

Helen Keller

Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.

Harvey Mackay

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.

Abraham Lincoln

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.

Mother Teresa

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

David Starr Jordan

Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

Richard Dumb

I'll be back.

The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.


We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.

Karl Jaspers

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.

Anthony Robbins

Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.


When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.

Dale Carnegie

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

Joe Namath

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !


We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

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

Dottie Walters

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

Albert Einstein

My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.

Swami Vivekananda

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.

Robert Frost

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

Helen Hayes

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.


Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

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

Harvey Mackay

But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.

Karl Jaspers

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

John H. Patterson

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

Zig Ziglar

I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

Charles Dickens

I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

Norman Vincent Peale

The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.


Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Helen Keller

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

Zig Ziglar

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

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Helen Keller

Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl Menninger

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.

Marcus Aurelius

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

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

Harville Hendrix

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence