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Frederick Douglass

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If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

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You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.

Bruce Lee

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

Napoleon Hill

An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.

John H. Patterson

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.

Winston Churchill

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

Anthony Robbins

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

Rodney Dangerfield

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'

Margaret Thatcher

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.

George Mueller

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

Mother Teresa

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.

Swami Vivekananda

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

La Bruyere

Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.

Stephen Covey

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.

David B. Allman

To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !

Theodore Roosevelt

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

We're sisters under the same mink.

Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.

Anatole France

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4: 4-7

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.

Indira Gandhi

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

Abraham Lincoln

We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?

Swami Vivekananda

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is always your next move.

Napoleon Hill

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

Agnes Repplier

Roll with the punches.

Unknown

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher

What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.

Epictetus

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

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

Mother Teresa

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

Albert Einstein

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !

Harvey Mackay

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

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

Mallory Jones

Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.

Anonymous

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Jim Ryun

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.

Gardner Murphy

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.

Peter De Vries

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

Horace

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

Alfred Adler

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

Emily Bronte

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

Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.

Washington Irving

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

Tom Robbins

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

Thomas Edison

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

Dottie Walters

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

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

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

John Gardner

Never give in -- never, never, never, never.

Winston Churchill

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.

Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.

Superman, Superman (1978)

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.

Henry Ford

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

Anonymous

Forget about it.

Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)

A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.

Anonymous

As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.

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