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Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

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Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

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No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

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One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.

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Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George

What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.

Alexander Graham Bell

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.

Abraham Maslow

It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.

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

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

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

Unknown

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Susan Jeffers

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

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When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.

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Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.

Norman Vincent Peale

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.

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You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

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The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.

Napoleon Bonaparte

What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.

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Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.

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The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.

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Live life with passion.

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To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

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Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

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

Harvey Mackay

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.

Kyle Schmidt

There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.

Jean Anouilh

It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

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You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.

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To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it

Unknown

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man

Aretha Franklin

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.

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People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

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Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !

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There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.

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Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

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

Anonymous

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

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Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

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Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.

Lord Byron

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

Life is what you make it.

Unknown

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.

Thomas Edison

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.

George Catlin

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda

Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.

Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

Brigham Young

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.

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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

Love is a bird, she needs to fly.

Madonna

To be able to say how much love, is love but little.

Petrarch

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

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God doesn't make junk.

Unknown

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

Don Marquis

If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Walter Winchell

He who hesitates is lost.

Proverb

Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

Dennis Waitley

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

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World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

Swami Vivekananda

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Donald A. Laird

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

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

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.

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What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

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Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

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None are homely who smile.

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Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.

Grenville Kleiser

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

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Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

Love like you'll never be hurt.

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