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If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

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It's always too soon to quit !

Norman Vincent Peale

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.

Irish Proverb

Seize the day.

Unknown

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes

Brian Tracy

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

Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

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 purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.

Anonymous

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

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

Albert Einstein

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

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

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Anthony Robbins

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

Pogo

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.

Greg Anderson

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

John Lennon

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor

Vince Lombardi

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

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

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.

Dale Carnegie

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

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

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.

Anonymous

Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.

Larry Smith

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.

Janet Erskine Stuart

Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.

Stephen Covey

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

I bet you can squeal like a pig.

Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz

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

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

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Unknown

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

Thomas Carlyle

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.

Christy Borgeld

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

William Shakespeare

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Unknown

Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.

Jim Rohn

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

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

Robert H. Schuller

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

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

H. H. Vreeland

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

Napoleon Hill

Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.

Earl Nightingale

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.

William Carlos Williams

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.

W. Clement Stone

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.

Harvey Mackay

Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.

Swami Vivekananda

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

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)

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

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

Somerset Maugham

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.

Paul Tillich

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.

Albert Einstein

I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

Charles Dickens

I'll be back.

The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.

Stephen Covey

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein