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Carl Schurz

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Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

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

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Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.

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The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

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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

I'm Multi-Dimensional !

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Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

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It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.

Latin Proverb

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.

Theodor Reik

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

Bruce Lee

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

Plato

One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.

Calvin Coolidge

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

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Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

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

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It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.

Barbara Sher

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

Albert Einstein

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

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It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.

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The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

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

Sam Keen

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin

I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

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You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.

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The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.

Anonymous

For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

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It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

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I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.

Winston Churchill

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.

Anonymous

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.

Joan Crawford

Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.

Napoleon Hill

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

Swami Vivekananda

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.

Henry David Thoreau

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

Denis Diderot

It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.

Robert H. Schuller

Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.

Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius

But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.

Thomas Moore

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

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hill

If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

Bernard Haldane

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

Anonymous

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.

Proverb

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

Brian Weir

The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.

Maureen Duffy

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

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

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

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

Anthony Robbins

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

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

Success is a journey not a destination.

Ben Sweetland

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

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The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

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

Unknown

Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.

Donald Zochert

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.

Greg Anderson

When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up

Jim Rohn

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

Emily Bronte

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

Albert Einstein

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.

Winston Churchill

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

Thomas Dewar

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe