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Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

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Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.

Anthony Robbins

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.

Confucius

Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.

Epictetus

Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.

Harvey Mackay

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

Calvin Coolidge

Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.

Virgil

Remove failure as an option.

Joan Lunden

In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

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

Charles F. Kettering

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.

Dennis Waitley

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Napoleon Hill

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

Where there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

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

Tony Dorsett

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.

John A. Shedd

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

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.

Marva Collins

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

Paul Sweeney

It's never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.

William Ellery Channing

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

Unknown

Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.

Swami Vivekananda

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

The life which is unexamined is not worth living

Socrates

Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.

Lester Sumrall

Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.

William S. Burroughs

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

You know, Billy. We blew it.

Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.

Soren Kierkegaard

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician, caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their careers.

Michael E. DeBakey

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stephen Covey

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.

G. Moore

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes

Dennis Waitley

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

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.

Ronald Reagan

If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.

Joan Crawford

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.

Greg Anderson

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Dennis Waitley

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

Thomas Moore

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.

Epictetus

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

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

Zig Ziglar

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.

Zig Ziglar

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

Thomas Edison

What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.

Anthony Dalla Villa

One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.

Edwin Arnold

My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.

Anonymous

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France

Who's on first.

Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Mignon McLaughlin

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !

Taako

Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.

Harvey Mackay

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.

Anonymous

If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.

Swami Vivekananda

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

Love is a fruit in season at all times.

Mother Theresa

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

Harville Hendrix

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

Dennis Waitley

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

Robert Frost

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling