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To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.

Francois Mauriac

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No man can stand on top because he is put there.

H. H. Vreeland

First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.

Napoleon Hill

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.

Anonymous

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing happens unless first we dream.

Carl Sandburg

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?

Sydney J. Harris

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Goethe

Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.

Harvey Mackay

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

Maya Angelou

To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.

Friedrich Nietzsche

I like to watch.

Chance, Being There (1979)

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

Peter A. Cohen

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.

Practice makes perfect.

Unknown

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Corneille

Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

Stan Smith

The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.

Swami Vivekananda

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.

Czech Proverb

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.

Somerset Maugham

You really can change the world if you care enough.

Marion Wright Edelman

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.

Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)

Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack

Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.

Bruce Lee

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George Allen

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Can you dig it ?

Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.

Anthony Robbins

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

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)

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.

Robert H. Schuller

A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.

Forest Witcraft

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

Albert Careb

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.

Zen Proverb

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.

Aldous Huxley

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.

Cecil B. DeMille

We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.

Dennis Waitley

The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.

Edgar Watson Howe

The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.

Thornton Wilder

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin

My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

Horace

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.

Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.

Swami Vivekananda

The point is that you can't be too greedy.

Donald Trump

There are no gains without pains.

Adlai Stevenson

Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.

Mingjiao

Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.

Anthony Robbins

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.

Mother Theresa

In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.

Unknown

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

Jim Rohn

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

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.

Helen Keller

We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.

Blaise Pascal

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction

Anne Sullivan

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is never too late to be what we might have been

George Eliot

Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

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

Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.

Norman Vincent Peale

Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.

Henry David Thoreau

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

To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

Sugar Ray Robinson

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

Earl Nightingale