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If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man

Aretha Franklin

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The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

King Solomon

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

My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.

Hebrew Proverb

The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.

Harvey Mackay

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Dennis Waitley

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.

Confucius

Love is letting go of fear.

Gerald Jampolsky

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

Yogi Berra

Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.

Robert Half

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.

Helice Bridges

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African 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

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

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Dale E. Turner

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.

Zig Ziglar

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

Abraham Lincoln

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.

Unknown

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

John Davidson Rockefeller

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

This is nothing !

Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

Earl Nightingale

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

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

Harvey Mackay

Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.

Harvey Mackay

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

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

Earl Nightingale

Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.

Steve Winwood

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

I'll be back.

The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)

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

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.

Elizabeth Ashley

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.

Robert F. Kennedy

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

George S. Patton

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

John Wooden

I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

Live with passion !

Anthony Robbins

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

Robert H. Schuller

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.

Bruce Lee

The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

Clint Smith

Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.

Ben Oliver

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.

Swami Vivekananda

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.

Nicholas Murray Butler

Love is my religion, I could die for it.

John Keats

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Plutarch

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

Max DePree

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

Dennis Waitley

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

Helen Keller

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.

Jerry Greenfield

Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.

Hasidic Proverb

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp

Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.

J. Stephen

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

In love beggar and king are equal.

Indian Proverb

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.

Albert Einstein

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.

William Bridges

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison

Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

General Douglas MacArthur

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

Helen Keller