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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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The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Dale E. Turner

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

Nigerian Proverb

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

Albert Einstein

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

Aristotle

Give all to love; obey thy heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Wisdom is more precious than rubies.

Biblical Proverb

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.

Anonymous

None are homely who smile.

Robert Half

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.

William Feather

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

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

Lou Holtz

No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.

Napoleon Hill

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

Mark Victor Hansen

The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.

Norman Vincent Peale

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

Publilius Syrus

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

Abb D'Allanival

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.

La Rochefoucauld

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

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

Somerset Maugham

You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.

Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Jim Rohn

How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

Unknown

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

Harvey Mackay

Actions speak louder than words.

Proverb

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

Foster's Law

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

Napoleon Hill

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

Thomas Edison

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.

Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

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

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.

Henry Ford

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

Martha Washington

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.

Anita Brookner

If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.

Mahatma Gandhi

In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.

J. Stuart Keate

Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

Cinderella

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.

Thomas Edison

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

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

Zig Ziglar

If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''

Dale Dauten

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Henry Ward Beecher

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.

Anonymous

It's good to be the king !

Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

To my big brother George, the richest man in town !

Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

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

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

But I would be proud.

Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)

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

Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.

Leos Janacek

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

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

A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

Victor Hugo

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

Thomas Edison

Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.

Berthold Auerbach

Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.

Henry Ford

A chain is as strong as its weakest link.

Danish Proverb

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor

Vince Lombardi

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Love as much as you can from wherever you are.

Elizabeth Ashley

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.

Anonymous

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

Rainer Maria Rilke

All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson