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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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Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

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

Les Brown

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

Winston Churchill

I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

Abraham Lincoln

There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.

Dale Carnegie

The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.

Johnette Napolitano

Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.

Anonymous

Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl Menninger

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

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)

Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

Dennis Waitley

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.

Anonymous

Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?

Jim Rohn

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes

Earl Nightingale

Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

Indian Proverb

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah

This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.

Swami Vivekananda

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.

Confucius

Hey, Bud, lets party !

Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)

We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

Harville Hendrix

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

Dale Carnegie

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

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

William Arthur Ward

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.

Walter Anderson

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

Wisdom is more precious than rubies.

Biblical Proverb

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.

John Lennon

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

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

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

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

Maya Angelou

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'

Sydney Harris

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.

Jim Rohn

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.

Anthony Robbins

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.

Polybius

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

William Makepeace Thackeray

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.

Michael Johnson

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Seneca

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.

Anonymous

A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.

Unknown

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.

Michael Johnson

Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen

Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.

Lisa Grude

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

Would you like to play a game ?

Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.

Yogi Berra

All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Chinese Proverb

We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time

Jermaine Stewart

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action

Aristotle

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

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

Benjamin Disraeli

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

I'll be back.

The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)

All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

George Bernard Shaw

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.

Christy Borgeld