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Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis

My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.

Bruce Lee

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Dennis Waitley

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.

Shira Tehrani

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.

Maya Angelou

He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.

Aristotle

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

Channing Pollock

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.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

King Solomon

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.

Helice Bridges

Good morning, Vietnam !

Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

Theodore Roosevelt

An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.

John H. Patterson

What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.

Paul H. Dunn

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Unknown

Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.

Charles Caleb Colton

I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.

David O. McKay

Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.

Noah Porter

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Forget about it.

Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.

Mother Theresa

Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.

Anonymous

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

Unknown

The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

William Osler

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

Paula, Gaslight (1940)

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.

Anthony Robbins

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

Bernard M. Baruch

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.

James F. Bell

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

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

Anonymous

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

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

Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.

Zig Ziglar

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.

Josiah G. Holland

Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

Abraham Maslow

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.

Anthony Robbins

For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Leo Buscaglia

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

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

Mother Teresa

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

This is nothing !

Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

Anonymous

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

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Janet Erskine Stuart

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Unknown

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.

Pat Carroll

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.

Anonymous

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."

Unknown

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Confucius

Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

Tracy L. McNair

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

Earl Nightingale

Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.

Ingrid Bergman

A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.

Jimi Hollemans

if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.

Anonymous

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.

Gail Sheehy

It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.

Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.

Robert Frost

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.

Elizabeth Ashley

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

Union gives strength.

Aesop