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Donald Curtis

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We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.

Donald Curtis

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At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Abigail Van Buren

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

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

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.

Stephen Covey

The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.

Brian Tracy

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

Sherry Anderson

Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

Sholem Aleichem

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Ayn Rand

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

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

William Osler

Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?

Anonymous

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.

Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

Colette

In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action

Aristotle

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.

Marva Collins

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

Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)

I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?

Diogenes

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

Christy Borgeld

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.

Margaret Laurence

Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.

Stephen Covey

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

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

Harvey Mackay

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.

Winston Churchill

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

Leo Buscaglia

Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb

Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

Paul Sweeney

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

Buddha

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.

Abraham Lincoln

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.

Willis Whitney

"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.

Swami Vivekananda

Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.

Swami Vivekananda

When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.

Norman Vincent Peale

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

A life lived in fear is half lived.

Anonymous

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.

Swami Vivekananda

Please-baby-please-baby-please-baby-baby - baby. Please !

Mars Blackmon, She's Gotta Have It (1986)

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.

George Catlin

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

Emily Bronte

Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

General Douglas MacArthur

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

Stephen Covey

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Anthony Robbins

A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.

Robert Herrick

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

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

Malcolm Forbes

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.

John Kenneth Galbraith

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

Every human heart is human.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Mary Kay Ash

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

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

It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.

Anonymous

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

What you cannot enforce, Do not command.

Sophocles

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

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

Confucius

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.

Unknown

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

Fried Green Tomatoes

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

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

Anonymous

There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Joseph Joubert

The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.

Napoleon Hill

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

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

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

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

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.

Anonymous

The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.

Johnette Napolitano

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi

Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.

Bruce Lee

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

Annie Dillard

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

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

Anonymous

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

Don Marquis

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

Albert Einstein

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.

Anonymous

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

Edmund Burke