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Bill Jensen

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The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Stephen Covey

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.

Anthony Robbins

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

Anonymous

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

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

J.M. Power

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

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

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

George Eliot

Love that is true never grows old.

Elben Bano

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

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

Unattributed

Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Dennis Waitley

He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.

Aristotle

Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.

Michael Johnson

Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another

Emma Goldman

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Unknown

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.

Anthony Robbins

In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.

Ovid

This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.

Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Success is the proper utilization of failure.

Anonymous

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Charles Morgan

Nothing happens unless first we dream.

Carl Sandburg

Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

Mike Wickett

The show must go on.

Proverb

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

Benjamin Franklin

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

Master Yuanwu

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

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

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

Bill Blackman

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

Stephen Covey

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.

Jim Rohn

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.

Les Brown

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

Tony Dorsett

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward

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

Taako

If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

A bold onset is half the battle.

Giuseppe Garibaldi

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

Sandy Wilson

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.

Mother Teresa

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

Paula, Gaslight (1940)

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

Earl Nightingale

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.

Margaret Anderson

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

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 a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.

Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen

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

David Viscott

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.

Anthony Robbins

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

Norman Vincent Peale

All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson

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

Richard B. Sheridan

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

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

W. Clement Stone

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.

Du Coeur

Made it, Ma! Top of the world!

Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)

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

Ronald Reagan

Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.

Unknown

Adventure is worthwhile.

Amelia Earhart

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.

Napoleon Bonaparte

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)

Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.

Harvey Mackay

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

Voltaire

What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)