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The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Mahatma Gandhi

We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.

Swami Vivekananda

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.

Anonymous

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.

Marianne Williamson

Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Edison

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

Love never claims, it ever gives.

Mahatma Gandhi

Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

Anonymous

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.

Swami Vivekananda

Laughter is the best medicine.

Unknown

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Anthony Robbins

Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.

Albert Einstein

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Alfred Whitefield

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

Hunker down.

Unknown

Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.

John A. Shedd

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Confucius

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

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

Henry David Thoreau

We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

What is life without the radiance of love.

Von Schiller

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl Menninger

The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.

George Catlin

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

Your attitude determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

Believe in yourself.

Unknown

A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.

Canary Island Proverb

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

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

The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

Norman Vincent Peale

Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.

Anonymous

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

Anonymous

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.

Joan Jett

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

A dream is a wish your heart makes.

The Supremes

People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.

Jesse Owens

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

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

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.

Jim Rohn

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.

Joe Klock

My life is my message.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

Hope Floats

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.

Mother Teresa

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

Charles F. Kettering

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Plutarch

You had me at "hello".

Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)

May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.

L.O. Baird

The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

You can do what you want to do.

David Thomas

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.

Stephen Covey

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.

Mark Victor Hansen

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

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

Foster's Law

For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.

William J. Bennett

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.

Georgette Mosbacher

And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.

Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.

Lou Holtz

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?

Peter

When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up

Jim Rohn

Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.

Michael Norwood

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.

John Stuart Mill

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

Dale Carnegie