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It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

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Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

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

Abraham Lincoln

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Dennis Waitley

Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

Dennis Waitley

The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller

Be the ball.

Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Shirley Lord

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

Vince Lombardi

Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.

Thomas Edison

Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.

Persian Proverb

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

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

George Eliot

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.

Kim Rohn

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

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

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

Brian Weir

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tse

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.

Jessica Brumley

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.

Joan Baez

Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.

Voltaire

If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!

Henriette Montel

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.

Jim Rohn

Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.

Greg Anderson

Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.

Bill Blackman

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

We do what we must, and call it by the best names.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)

Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.

William Butler Yeats

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

Isaac Newton

I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles F. Kettering

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.

Viktor Frankl

The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Dale E. Turner

Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.

Swami Vivekananda

Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.

George DeVack

It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.

Latin Proverb

There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.

Robert Half

All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.

Walter Anderson

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Jeanne Moreau

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

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

Brian Tracy

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

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

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.

Thomas Edison

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

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

Paul Sweeney

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

Helen Keller

Bond. James Bond.

James Bond, Dr No (1962)

My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.

Anthony Robbins

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

Dale Carnegie

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.

Albert Einstein

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

Vince Lombardi

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.

Superman, Superman (1978)

if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.

Rollo May

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

I bet you can squeal like a pig.

Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

Satchel Paige

Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

If you feel you have no faults there's another one.

Anonymous

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.

Stephen Covey

Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.

Brian Tracy

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.

Chinese Proverb

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Dennis Waitley

Good morning, Vietnam !

Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)