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Dag Hammarskjold

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A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

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Madeleine Albright

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

It's never too late.

Unknown

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

Hi-Yo, Silver !

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Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.

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Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.

Dennis Waitley

All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.

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It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.

Aristotle

There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.

Marcus Aurelius

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Jefferson

Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.

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The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

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Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

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

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

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Unknown

I'll have what she's having.

Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

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Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence

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Clark Moustakas

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

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You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.

Albert Einstein

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.

Anonymous

None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

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We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

Marcel Proust

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.

Unknown

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

Unknown

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

What's meant to be will always find a way

Trisha Yearwood

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

Calvin Coolidge

All love is sweet, given or returned.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.

Swami Vivekananda

The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.

Sequichie Comingdeer

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz

You're my Lassie come home.

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Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.

Harvey Mackay

Every hero becomes a bore at last.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.

Anonymous

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''

E.M. Kelly

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

Henry Ward Beecher

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

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Sydney Harris

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.

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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

Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.

Thornton Wilder

You make me want to be a better man.

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To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.

Norman Vincent Peale

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.

David Burns

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Anonymous

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.

William S. Burroughs

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

Seneca

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

The sun will come up tomorrow

Unknown

Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Anonymous

Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.

Anonymous

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain

They're called boobs, Ed.

Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey