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Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

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No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Isaac Asimov

There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.

Anonymous

Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.

Norman Vincent Peale

Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.

Thomas J. Watson

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

Anonymous

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.

Henry David Thoreau

Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.

Anonymous

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

Napoleon Hill

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

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

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.

Luciano De Crescenzo

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -

Kyle Chandler

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.

Lawrence LeShan

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

Albert Einstein

Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

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

Zig Ziglar

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

Thornton Wilder

Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.

Janet Erskine Stuart

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)

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

Can you dig it ?

Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

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

Unknown

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Epictetus

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

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

Thomas Jefferson

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.

Karen Casey

Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tse

The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.

Ivan Scheier

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Anthony Robbins

Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.

Swami Vivekananda

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

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

Kahlil Gibran

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

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

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.

Thomas Jefferson

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.

Anthony Robbins

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

Mark Victor Hansen

Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

Robert M. Pirsig

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.

William Glasser

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

Harvey Mackay

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.

Ba'al Shem Tov

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.

Emmanuel Teney

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

Napoleon Hill

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Helen Keller

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

Charles Buxton

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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

Abraham Lincoln

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Aristotle

Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

Albert Einstein

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Love understands all languages.

Romanian Proverb