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Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

Bill Blackman

Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.

Bill Blackman

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

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Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

George Sands

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.

Unknown

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

Mac, you ever been in love ?

Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)

Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.

Ella Williams

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.

Harvey Mackay

To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable

Helen Keller

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

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

Brian Weir

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.

Napoleon Hill

You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

Abraham Lincoln

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?

Earl Nightingale

Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.

Gail Sheehy

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.

Thomas Edison

The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Confucius

Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.

Stephen Covey

If they move, kill ' em.

Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)

Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.

Muda Saint Michael

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.

Winston Churchill

There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'

Carrie Fisher

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

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

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.

Robert G. Ingersoll

The list is an absolute good. The list is life.

Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Sandy Wilson

Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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)

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.

Theodore H. White

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

Nicholas Sparks

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

Phil Collins

I like to watch.

Chance, Being There (1979)

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

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

Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

Miles, Risky Business (1983)

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?

Josh Hinds

Success is a journey not a destination.

Ben Sweetland

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.

Unknown

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

Albert Einstein

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.

Mahatma Gandhi

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'

Blackhawk

You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

David Levesque

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally

Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.

William Lowe Bryan

Work is love made manifest.

Unattributed

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter

Aristotle

There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.

Cyril Connolly

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn

Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.

Lord Moran

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.

Harvey Mackay

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.

Norman Vincent Peale

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

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

Robert H. Schuller

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.

Larry Smith