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Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

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Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

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

Abraham Lincoln

Whatever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

A bold onset is half the battle.

Giuseppe Garibaldi

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?

Cicero

Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.

Blaise Pascal

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Leonard Nimoy

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Steven Covey

I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

To know me is to love me.

Unknown

All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

Buddha

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?

Henry David Thoreau

We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.

Anonymous

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

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

The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.

George Catlin

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

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

Barbara De Angelis

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

Martha Washington

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

John Quincy Adams

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.

Janet Erskine Stuart

If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.

Mahatma Gandhi

That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.

Zig Ziglar

Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Napoleon Hill

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Stephen Covey

You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.

Paul H. Dunn

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.

Anonymous

The show must go on.

Proverb

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.

William S. Burroughs

As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.

Stephen Covey

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.

William Wordsworth

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

Harvey Mackay

Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.

Nelson A. Rockefeller

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

Where there's life, there's hope.

Terence

The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.

George Mueller

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

There is no beauty but the beauty of action.

Proverb

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.

Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Dennis Waitley

All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.

Zig Ziglar

Immaturity can last a lifetime.

Robert Half

After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.

Karl Jaspers

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

I'll have what she's having.

Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)

Love knows no bounds.

Unknown

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

Albert Einstein

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

George P. Burnham

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.

Machiavelli

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !

Theodore Roosevelt

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.

Publilius Syrus

What ever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.

Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)