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Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

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The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.

Thomas Edison

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

Indian Proverb

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

Thomas Edison

Forget about it.

Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)

Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

Richard L. Evans

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

Lucy Larcom

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

Dennis Waitley

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl Buck

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -

Elbert Hubbard

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

Clark Moustakas

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

Napoleon Hill

Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.

Unknown

Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.

Mother Teresa

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.

Thomas Edison

For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Francis Bacon

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.

Norman Vincent Peale

When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?

Sydney Harris

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

Harvey Mackay

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

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

Robert Half

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

Unknown

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

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

Robert Half

What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.

Swami Vivekananda

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

Winston Churchill

No man is free who is not master of himself.

Epictetus

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

Claudia Black

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Abraham Lincoln

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.

Maureen Duffy

How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.

Stephen Covey

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.

Edward Bulwer Lytton

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

Zig Ziglar

Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Napoleon Hill

You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

Prentice

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.

Julia H. Gulliver

What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !

Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)

If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Albert Einstein

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."

Unknown

In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)

Stella ! Hey, Stella !

Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.

Karl Jaspers

Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.

Harvey Mackay

Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.

C.N. Bovee

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Fredrich Nietzsche

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'

Blackhawk

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.

Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)

Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

Thomas Jefferson

May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.

Harold Hill

What ever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

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

George DeVack

Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.

Marion G. Romney

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.

Azim Premji

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

There is no beauty but the beauty of action.

Proverb

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie