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

Foster's Law

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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

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -

Kyle Chandler

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

Mother Teresa

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Dale Carnegie

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

Julie Andrews

We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.

Barbara Jordan

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

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

Aldous Huxley

Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.

Dottie Walters

Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.

William Curry

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.

John Kenneth Galbraith

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.

J. Petit Senn

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

Zig Ziglar

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

Unattributed

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

Sophocles

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.

Gail Sheehy

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.

Swami Vivekananda

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I scoured many websites, and consulted my friends, my family and our readers for these pearls of wisdom. Now I want to do that again, except this time, I bring to you,

David Riklan

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.

Shug, The Color Purple (1985)

I don't like your manners.

Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)

You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.

J.S. Knox

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

George Herbert

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.

Dennis Waitley

One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.

Edwin Arnold

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Unknown

A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.

Islamic Proverb

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.

Seneca

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Marianne Williamson

Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.

Marsha Sinetar

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

Dale Carnegie

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

We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.

Unknown

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.

Lord Chesterfield

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

James Oppenheim

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

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

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.

Saudi Arabian Proverb

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)

The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.

Sequichie Comingdeer

Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Napoleon Hill

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.

Leighton

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally

The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

Danish Proverb

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

Peter Davies

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

Ikhide Oshoma

Impossible situations can become possible miracles.

Robert H. Schuller

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

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

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

Stephen Covey

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)

The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.

Joan Crawford

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.

Eileen Caddy

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.

Winston Churchill

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.

Stephen Covey