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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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Every artist was first an amateur.

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For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

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Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

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Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

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My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.

Bruce Lee

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

Sun Tzu

Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.

Dennis Waitley

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:15

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

Mother Teresa

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

Unknown

Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.

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Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

Thomas Jefferson

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

Lucy Larcom

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

To know me is to love me.

Unknown

Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

Oprah Winfrey

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

Believe in yourself.

Unknown

Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

Hi-Yo, Silver !

The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)

When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?

Steven Wright

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

How do you live ?

Helen, James Allen (1932)

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.

Zig Ziglar

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Stephen Covey

If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.

Swami Vivekananda

There are never enough I Love You's.

Lenny Bruce

Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another

Emma Goldman

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

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

Donald Trump

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

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.

Unknown

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

They call it a "Royale with Cheese".

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A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Your attitude determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

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

Albert Einstein

Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.

Lord Moran

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

Anonymous

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

Thomas Moore

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.

Thomas Edison

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse

Unknown

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

English Proverb

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

You will never find time for anything. You must make it.

Charles Buxton

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.

Sophocles

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

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

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George Allen

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

Emily Bronte

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

Napoleon Hill

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

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

I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.

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Change your thoughts, change your life.

James Allen

Where there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.

Swami Vivekananda

If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.

Swami Vivekananda

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

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.

John Keats

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

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Be all you can be.

John C. Maxwell

Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.

Anonymous

Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand