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The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.

Edgar Watson Howe

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To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.

Norman Vincent Peale

Say hello to my little friend !

Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)

All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

Thomas Edward Lawrence

History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.

Karl Marx

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

Claudia Black

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Unknown

Every human heart is human.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

Marcel Proust

To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard

An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.

Karl Jaspers

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

Mary Engelbreit

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Henry Ward Beecher

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

All-righty then !

Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

How do I look ?

Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.

Unknown

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

Wisdom is more precious than rubies.

Biblical Proverb

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

John Churton Collins

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

Every hero becomes a bore at last.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.

Lydia Maria Child

Help me ! Help me !

Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)

The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.

Larry Page

If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.

Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napolean Bonaparte

My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.

Hebrew Proverb

These go to eleven.

Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.

Anonymous

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

Unknown

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

Bruce Lee

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

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

Martha Friedman

Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.

Indian Proverb

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.

Nicholas Murray Butler

One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'

Abraham Maslow

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

Ray Norda

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.

Amelia Earhart

Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.

Albert Einstein

It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.

Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)

It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

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

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

Anonymous

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

Albert Einstein

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

Come out, come out, wherever you are !

Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.

Bruce Barton

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

English Proverb

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

Napoleon Hill

To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.

Anonymous

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough Reason

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Plutarch

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

Harvey Mackay

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Sherry Anderson

Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

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

My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

Thomas Edison

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !

Theodore Roosevelt