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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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Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.

George Catlin

Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.

Anonymous

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

Lee Iacocca

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

Excuse me while I whip this out.

Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

Emily Bronte

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.

Anonymous

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.

Winston Churchill

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.

Chinese Proverb

It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

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

Swami Vivekananda

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

If they move, kill ' em.

Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)

All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.

William James

The heart that loves is always young.

Greek Proverb

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz

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

Unknown

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

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

Unknown

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

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

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

General George S. Patton

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

Dale Carnegie

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

Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.

Napoleon Hill

When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Paul H. Dunn

The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.

Martin Buber

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

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.

George Matthew Adams

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

Anonymous

That'll do, pig. That'll do.

Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

Suellen Fried

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)

Actions speak louder than words.

Proverb

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Napoleon Hill

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

Earl Nightingale

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

Bruce Springsteen

To be able to say how much love, is love but little.

Petrarch

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

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

Paul Sweeney

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.

Orville Wright

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

Afghan Proverb

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

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

Thomas Edison

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

Marc Chagall

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

Abraham Lincoln

A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

Fried Green Tomatoes

The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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

Archimedes

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Shirley Lord

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

Chinese Proverb

I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.

Robert Southey

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.

Victor Kiam

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

There is no beauty but the beauty of action.

Proverb

Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.

Anthony Robbins

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

Where there's life, there's hope.

Terence

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

William Wordsworth

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

J. Stephen

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan