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Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.

Democritus

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When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.

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Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.

Epictetus

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.

Winston Churchill

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

James F. Bymes

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

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If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.

Leo Tolstoy

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

Elizabeth Von Arnim

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr.

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?

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No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.

Dennis Waitley

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Passion is the genesis of genius.

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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

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.

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

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Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

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The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

Always do the right thing.

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You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

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

Marilyn Ferguson

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?

George Eliot

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

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

Martha Washington

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

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Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.

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You're so money, and you don't even know it.

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And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

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The greater the obstacle the more glory.

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The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.

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Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

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I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.

Albert Einstein

If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.

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There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

Unknown

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.

Unknown

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

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It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

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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

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.

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Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.

Hasidic Proverb

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.

Swami Vivekananda

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

When Harry Met Sally

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.

Eileen Caddy

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

John Quincy Adams

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.

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It takes a whole village to raise a child.

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He that has done nothing has known nothing.

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Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.

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I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

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When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

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

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All progress occurs because people dare to be different

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The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

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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.

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The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.

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We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.

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Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.

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You talkin to me ?

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You create your reality.

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Bruce Lee

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.

Chinese Proverb

Joy is not in things, it is in us.

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There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.

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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.

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What's another word for thesaurus ?

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Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.

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

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

Thomas Jefferson

Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.

Mary Parrish

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

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The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

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

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