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We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

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Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.

John Dryden

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

Albert Careb

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

Rosebud.

Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)

The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Allan K. Chalmers

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

Anonymous

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Dennis Waitley

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

Bunker Hunt

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.

Willis Whitney

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."

Maria Montessori

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Anonymous

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

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

George S. Patton

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

Christy Borgeld

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

Oscar Wilde

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

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.

Martin Buber

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

Natalie Cole

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.

Anonymous

People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

Pete Zafra

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.

Earl Nightingale

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

The past does not equal the future.

Anthony Robbins

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.

Warren Bennis

We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

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

Michael Johnson

Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.

Unknown

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

Woody Allen

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Isaac Asimov

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

Channing Pollock

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

Dale Carnegie

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.

Anthony Robbins

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

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carlson

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

Thomas Edison

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

Anthony Robbins

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

Robert Half

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

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

Danny Thomas

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

Sarah Bernhardt

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.

Brian Tracy

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

P. T. Barnum

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

James Anthony Froude

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.

Stephen Covey

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results

Albert Einstein

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'

Brian Tracy

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Cullen Hightower

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

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

Unknown

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Anonymous

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

Norman Vincent Peale

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

Zig Ziglar

A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Plutarch

I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.

Henri Nouwen

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.

Swami Vivekananda