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The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.

Barbara Jordan

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We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.

Anthony Robbins

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

Petrarch

When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

Dennis Waitley

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.

Unattributed

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it

Colin Wilson

The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.

Christy Borgeld

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

Brian Tracy

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

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

Taako

A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.

Jimi Hollemans

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

The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.

Lee Iacocca

You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

Henry Ward Beecher

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

Oprah Winfrey

The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Stuart Mill

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

Come live in my heart and pay no rent.

Samuel Lover

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen

Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.

Gordon Korman

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.

Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Arthur Ashe

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

Albert Einstein

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.

Confucius

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

A life lived in fear is half lived.

Anonymous

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

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

Swami Vivekananda

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

Japanese Proverb

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

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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. Discover.

Mark Twain

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.

Warren Bennis

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.

Aristotle

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts

Albert Einstein

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.

John Lennon

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

You know, Billy. We blew it.

Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)

Always do the right thing.

Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)

Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.

Brian Tracy

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.

Karl Marx

The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.

George Catlin

But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.

Karl Jaspers

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.

Carl Sandburg

If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

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

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

Yo, Adrian !

Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)

To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.

Friedrich Nietzsche

It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.

Linda Conway

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.

Greek Proverb

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within

Earl Nightingale

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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

Anthony Robbins

Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.

Anonymous

Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.

Michael Norwood

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.

Anonymous

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

Satchel Paige

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it

Dennis P. Kimbro

Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)

I am the captain of my soul.

William Ernest Henley

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

Mignon McLaughlin

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner

Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

John P. Strelecky