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There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

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

Colin Powell

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

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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

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.

John Powell

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes

Thomas Edison

Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.

Unknown

Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.

Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen

Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.

Thomas J. Watson

I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 5:43-45

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.

Swami Vivekananda

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Napoleon Hill

I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.

Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

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

What's meant to be will always find a way

Trisha Yearwood

The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

Harvey Mackay

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.

Viktor Frankl

Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.

English Proverb

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

Anonymous

A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -

Dexter Yager

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

Dale Carnegie

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.

Dennis Waitley

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.

Unknown

The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.

Zig Ziglar

L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)

Never say die.

Proverb

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.

Anthony Robbins

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

Nigerian Proverb

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation

Thomas Edison

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

Nicholas Sparks

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

Leo Buscaglia

If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.

Yusuf Tara

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.

Ingrid Bergman

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?

Sydney Harris

Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.

William Bridges

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.

Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

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

Lao Tzu

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

W.C Fields

Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas Edison

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Winston Churchill

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.

George Santayana

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

Paula, Gaslight (1940)

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.

Anne Frank

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.

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He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

Albert Camus

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

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

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

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

Jim Rohn

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.

Jonathan Winters

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

Zig Ziglar

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

Harvey Mackay

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

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

I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

Harriet Beecher Stowe