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From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

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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

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

Anonymous

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.

Harriet Rubin

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

Harvey Mackay

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Napolean Hill

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.

Abraham Maslow

Seize the day.

Unknown

Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.

Francis Wilson

It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.

Muriel Spark

"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"

Robert Schuller

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

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

Unattributed

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.

Leos Janacek

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

Earl Nightingale

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Jim Ryun

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.

Donald Trump

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Be the best that you can be.

Unknown

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.

Winston Churchill

Live life with passion.

Unknown

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

Leonard Nimoy

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.

Thornton Wilder

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Charles Morgan

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.

Aristotle

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.

Anthony Robbins

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

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

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.

Anonymous

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

Never stop dreaming.

Unknown

To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

Sugar Ray Robinson

Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.

Calvin Coolidge

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)

Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.

Anonymous

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

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

Channing Pollock

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.

Dennis Waitley

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

Albert Einstein

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.

Corinthians

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

Mother Teresa

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.

Francois Mauriac

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

Mother Theresa

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.

Brian Tracy

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.

William Shakespeare

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Life is the first gift, love is the second.

Marge Piercy

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

African Proverb

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

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

Anonymous

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Henry Ford

We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.

Brian Andres

Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

Dennis Waitley

Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

Emily Dickinson

Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !

Lewis Carroll

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.

Jean Anouilh

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

Kahlil Gibran

What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.

Alexander Graham Bell

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

Deborah Whipp

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

When god closes a door, he opens a window.

Unknown

I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.

George Catlin

It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.

Anonymous

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved

Helen Keller

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

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

Nicholas Murray Butler

Forget about it.

Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)

You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

Gorden B. Hinkley

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey