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Buckminster Fuller

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You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

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Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.

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She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.

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It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

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Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.

William Shakespeare

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

I am fond of only what comes from the heart.

Martha Washington

Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

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Taako

Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.

Alfred North Whitehead

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

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

Stephen Covey

Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind

Earl Nightingale

The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -

Blaine Lee

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

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There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

Napoleon Hill

Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.

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The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.

Saudi Arabian Proverb

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

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

Edmund Burke

You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.

Bruce Lee

Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.

John P. Strelecky

It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.

Anthony Robbins

"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.

George P. Burnham

Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !

Thomas Edison

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.

La Rochefoucauld

Kindness is always fashionable.

America E. Barr

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

W.C Fields

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.

Greg Anderson

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

One million dollars !

Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Stephen Covey

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

German Proverb

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.

Jeff Valdez

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.

Rollo May

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

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

Henry Ford

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.

Napoleon Hill

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

Norman Vincent Peale

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

Anthony Robbins

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

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Practice makes perfect.

Unknown

Fiddle-dee-dee.

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

I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Polybius

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

Unknown

After all, tomorrow is another day !

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

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

It is always your next move.

Napoleon Hill

Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.

Harvey Mackay

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Robert H. Schuller

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

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)

Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.

Sister Busche

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

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.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

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

The giving of love is an education in itself.

Eleanor Roosevelt

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

Hermann Hesse

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.

George Catlin

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)