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

Barbara Jordan

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You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

General Douglas MacArthur

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

Anything is possible.


People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Earl Nightingale

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

F.M. Hubbard

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.

Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.


The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.


We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

Winston Churchill

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

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

Winston Churchill

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

Oprah Winfrey

If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?


Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.


Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Love knows no bounds.


People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

Pete Zafra

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 owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

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

Robert A. Heinlein

I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.

Nada, They Live (1988)

Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.

Mother Teresa

You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.

Brian Tracy

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

Brian Tracy

No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.

La Rochefoucauld

Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.


Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Leo Buscaglia

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction

Anne Sullivan

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

Margaret Mead

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.


Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.

Nick Richardson

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

William James

When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

Steve Walton

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.


The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.


The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.

Bruce Lee

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Robert H. Schuller

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

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

Robert H. Schuller

Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.

Thomas Edison

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

Brian Weir

I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

The measure of a man is what he does with power.

Greek Proverb

Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Napoleon Hill

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

Woody Allen

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

John F. Kennedy

I'm going to take a bath.

Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.


You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

David Thomas

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

He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.

Japanese Proverb

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

Robert Browning

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.


No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.

Robert Half

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.


Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

Union gives strength.


Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

Dennis Waitley

Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

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.


There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

Miguel de Unamuno

You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.

Daniel Heinsius

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

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

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.


We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.

Anthony Robbins

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

They are able because they think they are able.


You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.

Robert Half

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

Winston Churchill

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is letting go of fear.

Gerald Jampolsky

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

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.

Zig Ziglar

There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan