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If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.

Bonaro W. Overstreet

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

Mark Twain

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

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Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

T.S. Eliot

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Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.

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It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

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Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.

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The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

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Who's on first.

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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

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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.

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Tolerance can lead to learning something.

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After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.

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People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

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Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.

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Change yourself, change your fortunes.

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There's no place like home.

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

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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.

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A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.

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You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.

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Rollo May

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The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.

Thomas Edison

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

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The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.

Unknown

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.

Joe Klock

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

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Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

Albert Einstein

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.

David Mahoney

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Thomas Dewar

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

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A healthy outside starts from the inside

Robert Urich

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.

Mingjiao

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Unknown

Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

Somerset Maugham

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Dennis P. Kimbro

Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."

Unknown

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

Margaret Anderson

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

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

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It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

Samuel Butler

Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.

Unknown

Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.

Martha Washington

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

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Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.

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William Glasser

Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Say hello to my little friend !

Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)

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Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

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Earl Nightingale

Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !

George Jacques Danton

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

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

Stephen Covey

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

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We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.

Anonymous

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Robert Half

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !

George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)

Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

Rosemonde Gerard

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.

Dennis Waitley

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning

Thomas Kempis

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.

Dean Marshall

You had me at "hello".

Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.

Jim Rohn