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The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.

Brian Koval

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

Abraham Lincoln

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The life which is unexamined is not worth living


There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Kahlil Gibran

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

Bruce Springsteen

My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.

Kim Wilde

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Tony Dorsett

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.

W. Somerset Maugham

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher

To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard

How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.


Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar

It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.

Winston Churchill

Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

I think therefore I am

Rene Descartes

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.


Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.


He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.

Martha Washington

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.

Indian Proverb

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.


I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.

William A. Ward

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.


Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

I'm an excellent driver.

Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.


I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.

Swami Vivekananda

I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

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

Katherine Graham

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.


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

Robert H. Schuller

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.


Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.

Maya Angelou

It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.

Anthony Robbins

Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.

Earl Nightingale

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.

George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb


Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

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

William Arthur Ward

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Jim Horning

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

Ghanaian Proverb

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.

Albert Einstein

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Chinese Proverb

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.


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

Albert Einstein

If you build it, he will come.

Field of Dreams

Live life with passion.


To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

Bruce Lee

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

Tony Dorsett

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


Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:24

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

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke

Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas Edison

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)