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Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

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Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.

Mary Kay Ash

Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.

Martha Washington

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Henry Ford

You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

David Starr Jordan

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.

Warren G. Bennis

Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team

Red Auerbach

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.

Shira Tehrani

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.

Tom Hopkins

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

William Edward Hickson

You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.

John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Work is love made manifest.

Unattributed

Tough times never last but tough people do.

Robert Schuller

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.

Persian Proverb

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Anonymous

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.

Anonymous

You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

Abraham Lincoln

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.

Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

W. Clement Stone

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.

Proverb

People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.

Jesse Owens

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

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

Harvey Mackay

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .

John Greenleaf Whittier

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.

Montaigne

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.

Peter De Vries

People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

Earl Nightingale

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.

Harvey Mackay

It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.

Anthony Robbins

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

Norman Vincent Peale

It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.

Latin Proverb

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.

Walter Anderson

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.

Zig Ziglar

What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.

Nash

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.

Chinese Proverb

If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.

Thomas Fuller

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

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G. K. Chesterton

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

You create your reality.

Unknown

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

Anonymous

Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.

Katie Lusk

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

Unknown

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.

Jim Rohn

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !

Theodore Roosevelt

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.

Dennis Waitley

Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.

Will Moss

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?

Paul Sweeney

And that's how you play "Get the Guests".

George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.

Napoleon Hill

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

Thomas Edison

Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''

Dale Dauten

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.

Swami Vivekananda

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.

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