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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

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Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.

Anonymous

Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.

Lawrence LeShan

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

John Wooden

I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It's never too late.

Unknown

We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan

Love is something eternal.

Vincent Van Gogh

There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

The man who has no imagination has no wings.

Muhamed Ali

On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

Henry Drummond

Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

Miguel de Unamuno

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Can you dig it ?

Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)

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

Anonymous

To be able to say how much love, is love but little.

Petrarch

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

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

William Bridges

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.

Bruce Lee

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.

William Carlos Williams

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.

W. Somerset Maugham

Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.

Bruce Lee

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.

John Maxwell

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

E. Joseph Cossman

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.

Janet Erskine Stuart

It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.

John P. Strelecky

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.

George DeVack

Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.

Unknown

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

Success is the child of audacity.

Benjamin Disraeli

Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.

Erich Fromm

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.

Winston Churchill

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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

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

W. Mitchell

How do you live ?

Helen, James Allen (1932)

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.

Frank Outlaw

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.

Carl Sandburg

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?

Anthony Robbins

Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

When the going gets tough the tough get going.

Joseph P. Kennedy

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

William B. Sprague

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

Nelson Mandela

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

Claudia Black

Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

Jim Rohn

He who hesitates is lost !

Proverb

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

Jim Rohn

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

When god closes a door, he opens a window.

Unknown

But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.

Karl Jaspers

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.

John Crowe

I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference

Mark Victor Hansen

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.

Harvey Mackay

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time

Jermaine Stewart

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.

Anonymous

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Abraham Lincoln

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.

John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.

Dennis Waitley

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

Isaac Newton

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

Iranian Proverb