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Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

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A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

Anonymous

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.

William Shedd

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.

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How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.

Swami Vivekananda

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.

Tom Peters

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

Ralph Hodgson

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To know me is to love me.

Unknown

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

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.

Norman Vincent Peale

Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.

Unattributed

Better late than never.

Proverb

He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.

Martha Washington

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

Nelson Mandela

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.

Anonymous

Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.

Dennis Waitley

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah

The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.

Martin Buber

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

General George S. Patton

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

Excuse me while I whip this out.

Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)

Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.

David O. McKay

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

Norman Vincent Peale

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

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

Dale Carnegie

In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

Cause Change & Lead. Accept Change & Survive. Resist Change & Die.

Ray Norda

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

Helen Keller

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

A. P. Gouthey

How do you live ?

Helen, James Allen (1932)

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

Norman Vincent Peale

Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

Emily Dickinson

Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.

Donald Trump

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

Oprah Winfrey

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

You create your reality.

Unknown

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes

Zig Ziglar

If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.

Yogi Berra

It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.

Anatole France

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

Oscar Wilde

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

All progress occurs because people dare to be different

Harry Milner

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

Bob Klas

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

Luciano De Crescenzo

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Laughter is the best medicine.

Unknown

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.

John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

Horace

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Dale Carnegie

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

What a dump.

Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.

Christy Borgeld

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.

Unknown

If they move, kill ' em.

Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.

Yogi Berra

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.

Zig Ziglar

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte