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Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.

David O. McKay

The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

David O. McKay

I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.

David O. McKay

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Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.

Stephen Covey

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.

James F. Bell

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

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles F. Kettering

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Mother Teresa

Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

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

Thomas Fuller

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

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

For with god all things are possible.

Bible

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?

W. Clement Stone

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.

Jean Anouilh

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

Unattributed

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.

Stephen Covey

Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

Carl Sandburg

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

Anonymous

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Let us strive on to finish the work we are in

Abraham Lincoln

I'm king of the world !

Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

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

English Proverb

There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.

Azim Premji

Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.

Aristotle

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.

Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)

If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.

Justin Sims

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.

La Rouchefoucauld

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.

Henry Ward Beecher

First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.

John Wicker

It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

Practice makes perfect.

Unknown

The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -

Blaine Lee

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

Seneca

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix

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

Abraham Lincoln

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !

George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)

First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.

Napoleon Hill

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.

Stephen Covey

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

Michael Johnson

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.

Anonymous

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

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.

Dr. Phil

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

Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.

Thomas Edison

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Dale Carnegie

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

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

Conrad Hilton

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.

W. Clement Stone

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

English Proverb

The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.

Anonymous

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.

Dennis Waitley

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

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

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:24

Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.

Grenville Kleiser

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

Mark Victor Hansen

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.

W. Clement Stone

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.

Lou Holtz

The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.

Martha Washington

It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.

Marcel Proust

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin