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

David Burns

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I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

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

Proverb

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

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

Sophocles

To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter

Aristotle

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Unknown

Success is predictable.

Brian Tracy

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Dennis Waitley

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

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

Charles Buxton

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

Zig Ziglar

The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.

Jean Piaget

Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.

Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

I won't be ignored, Dan !

Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

One million dollars !

Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)

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

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

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

Mary Anne Radmacher

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.

Anonymous

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

Anthony Robbins

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.

Stephen Covey

Work is love made manifest.

Unattributed

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.

Josiah G. Holland

We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within

Earl Nightingale

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Mark Victor Hansen

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

Don Marquis

We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.

Dennis Waitley

All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

Swami Vivekananda

God doesn't make junk.

Unknown

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

Percy Bysshe Shelley

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.

Shug, The Color Purple (1985)

Carpe diem.

Latin Proverb

The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.

Kahlil Gibran

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

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

Woody Allen

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.

Wayne Gretzky

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Unknown

It's never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

Albert Einstein

Success is the child of audacity.

Benjamin Disraeli

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.

Eileen Caddy

We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.

Donald Curtis

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

Bruce Lee

Nobody puts baby in a corner.

Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.

Robert Fripp

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

Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Dale Carnegie

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

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

Anthony Robbins

There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Jeanne Moreau

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Abraham Lincoln

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

Norman Vincent Peale

Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.

Richard Bach

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

Bob Dylan

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato