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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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Todd Beamer

When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.

William Glasser

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care

T. Howell

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.

Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)

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

Rene Descartes

Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.

Anonymous

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.

Robert H. Schuller

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.

Zen Proverb

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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

Ed Parker

I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.

Bruce Lee

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.

Dale Carnegie

It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.

Anonymous

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.

Mario Cuomo

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.

Richard M. Devos

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes

Thomas Jefferson

I want to be alone.

Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)

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

Will Rogers

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

Napoleon Hill

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

John Wooden

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.

Justin Sims

I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

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

Napoleon Hill

The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.

Swami Vivekananda

The best things in life are not things.

Unknown

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Charles Buxton

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Unknown

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

Norman Vincent Peale

Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.

Stephen Covey

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

Joe Namath

Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.

Jean Anouilh

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

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

I'll be back.

The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)

Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.

Swami Vivekananda

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Heraclitus

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

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

There's no abiding success without commitment.

Anthony Robbins

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.

Robert Half

Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.

Henry David Thoreau

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.

Rollo May

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

John Lennon

My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.

Hebrew Proverb

An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.

Caroline L. Gascoigne

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

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

Thomas Edison

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

James F. Bymes

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

There are never enough I Love You's.

Lenny Bruce

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

Come live in my heart and pay no rent.

Samuel Lover

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

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

Hoke, you're my best friend.

Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.

Jean Anouilh

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

Excuse me while I whip this out.

Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

Dale Carnegie

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.

Norman Vincent Peale

Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.

Steve Winwood

I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

Elie Wiesel

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

Karen Sunde

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

Richard B. Sheridan

There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.

Bonaro W. Overstreet

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt