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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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Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.

Anthony Robbins

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.

L.O. Baird

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.

Jim Rohn

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.

Swami Vivekananda

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.

Confucius

Union gives strength.

Aesop

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Conrad Hilton

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

Do first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

The more goals you set - the more goals you get.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Iranian Proverb

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.

Dale Carnegie

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

Anonymous

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.

Robert H. Schuller

Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.

Edwin Arnold

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

Henry Ward Beecher

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

Steve Walton

It's never too late.

Unknown

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".

Norman Vincent Peale

Fortune and love favor the brave.

Ovid

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

William Edward Hickson

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

Rosemonde Gerard

For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.

Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)

For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Francis Bacon

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.

Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)

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

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.

Unknown

You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.

Albert Einstein

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.

Abraham Lincoln

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

Mark Twain

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.

Dorothy Day

A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

Every hero becomes a bore at last.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.

Douglas MacArthur

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert Schuller

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.

Confucius

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh

Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind

Earl Nightingale

You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.

Bruce Lee

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.

John Lennon

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Peter Ustinov

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Must you flirt ?

Ninotchka, Leon (1939)

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Brian Tracy

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.

Christian Nestell Bovee

Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.

Norman Vincent Peale

I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.

Anthony Robbins

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

Maya Angelou