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Carlos Castaneda

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

Carlos Castaneda

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Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

What you cannot enforce, Do not command.

Sophocles

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.

Grenville Kleiser

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.

Unknown

I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.

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You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

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The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

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The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack

One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.

Anthony Robbins

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.

Thomas Edison

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

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Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.

Stephen Covey

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.

Wayne Gretzky

He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.

Albert Einstein

The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.

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The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tse

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.

C.S. Lewis

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.

Anonymous

I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.

Martha Washington

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.

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Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

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

Napoleon Hill

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Chinese Proverb

You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Donald Zochert

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

No pain, No gain.

Unknown

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

Shut up and deal.

Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !

Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)

Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it

Unknown

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.

Cullen Hightower

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

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

Les Brown

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

Margaret Anderson

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)

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

Earl Nightingale

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

Who's on first.

Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.

Michael Johnson

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

Unknown

If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.

Myrtle Reed

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Steven Covey

Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.

Norman Vincent Peale

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

After all, tomorrow is another day !

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

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.

Brian Tracy

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

If they move, kill ' em.

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It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.

Anonymous

Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.

John P. Strelecky

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !

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It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda

Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.

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The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.

Napoleon Hill

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

Love is the whole and more than all.

E.E. Cummings

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

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This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.

Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

Gorden B. Hinkley

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George

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

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

Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.

Thomas Jefferson

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

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