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Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.

David Ogilvy

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Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.

Swami Vivekananda

Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !

Thomas Edison

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.

Francis Bacon

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

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

Earl Nightingale

The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

Clint Smith

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

Mother Teresa

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.

Anthony Robbins

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

Faith can move mountains.

Unknown

Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

D.H. Lawrence

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Hunker down.

Unknown

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

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

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

Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.

Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.

Charles M. Shultz

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

You had me at "hello".

Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)

Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.

Robert Half

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

Erma Bombeck

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.

Thomas Edison

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.

Anonymous

Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.

Harvey Mackay

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.

Jim Rohn

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

P. T. Barnum

When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

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

Woody Allen

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

William Osler

Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.

Marsha Sinetar

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

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

Confucius

The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.

Unknown

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

Publius Terence

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.

Dennis Waitley

If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.

Swami Vivekananda

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

Mother Theresa

Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.

Robert Half

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.

Winston Churchill

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

Albert Einstein

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Darrell Royal

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

Unknown

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.

Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

John Lennon

Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.

William Curry

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

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.

Stephen Covey

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

Karen Sunde

Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.

Alfred North Whitehead

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.

Aesop

We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

Louis L. Mann

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

Aristotle

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

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