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

Elmer Davis

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In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein

Come live in my heart and pay no rent.

Samuel Lover

The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

David O. McKay

Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.

W. Stanley Mooneyham

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.

Dennis Waitley

All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson

The life which is unexamined is not worth living


The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another

Emma Goldman

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

Bruce Lee

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

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Harrison Ford

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

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

Norman Vincent Peale

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

Desmond Tutu

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

Danny Kaye

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Albert Einstein

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.


Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.

J. Stephen

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

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

Chinese Proverb

The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

There's no abiding success without commitment.

Anthony Robbins

Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?


You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.


Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

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

George DeVack

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

Benjamin Disraeli

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)

Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Mallory Jones

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Fredrich Nietzsche

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.


I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.

Ted Turner

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

Winston Churchill

To God, there is no zero. I still exist.

Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting. To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.

Bruce Lee

Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.


You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.


If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.


In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.


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

Joseph Joubert

I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.

Albert Einstein

To ask the hard question is simple.

W.H. Auden

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

Napoleon Hill

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney

Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

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

Henry Miller

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Leo Buscaglia

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Dreams don't work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Susan Jeffers

I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.

Karl Jaspers

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

Strike while the iron is hot.


You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

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

Elinor Glyn

Love as much as you can from wherever you are.

Elizabeth Ashley

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.

Karen Kaiser Clark

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.

Blaine Lee

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Many hands make light work.


It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

Napoleon Hill

Let him that would move the world first move himself.