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Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

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Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

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Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.

Anonymous

I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.

Winston Churchill

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

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

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

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.

Robert F. Kennedy

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

Albert Einstein

Live life to the fullest.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Winston Churchill

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.

George Bernard Shaw

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Samuel Butler

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

Dale Carnegie

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.

Brian Tracy

Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.

Swami Vivekananda

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Thomas Dewar

Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

There is no luck except where there is discipline.

Irish Proverb

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

Mark Twain

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

Harvey Mackay

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Unknown

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

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

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

A life lived in fear is half lived.

Anonymous

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.

Martha Washington

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

John Donne

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

Buddhist Proverb

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

Suellen Fried

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.

Unknown

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.

Anonymous

Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?

Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)

I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?

Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.

Harvey Mackay

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.

Unknown

You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.

Anthony Robbins

Roll with the punches.

Unknown

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

To God, there is no zero. I still exist.

Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei

If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.

Paul "Bear" Bryant

There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.

Robert Fripp

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.

Barbara Sher

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Life is the first gift, love is the second.

Marge Piercy

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Kahlil Gibran

The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.

David B. Allman

Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.

Earl Nightingale

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

Earl Nightingale

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Helen Keller

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

John Dewey

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Galileo Galilei

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie

Never stop dreaming.

Unknown

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.

Napoleon Hill

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tse

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

Anonymous

Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.

Stephen Covey

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan

They're called boobs, Ed.

Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.

Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Dennis Waitley

We do what we must, and call it by the best names.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

Jim Rohn

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars