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I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G. K. Chesterton

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There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis

Shut up and deal.

Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)

Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.

Robert H. Schuller

I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.

Paul McCartney

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

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.

Karl Jaspers

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.

Shira Tehrani

Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Robert Half

You are what you think you are.

Bob Richards

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.

Anthony Robbins

If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.

Anonymous

A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.

Anonymous

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

Dennis Waitley

Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.

P. T. Barnum

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

Albert Einstein

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

William Shakespeare

What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.

Anthony Dalla Villa

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

Anonymous

Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !

George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)

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

The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

Henry David Thoreau

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.

Orville Wright

There is no education like adversity.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.

Jim Rohn

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.

Virgil

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.

Norman Vincent Peale

It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.

Mother Teresa

Change your thoughts, change your life.

James Allen

Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

Harvey Mackay

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

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes

Thomas Edison

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.

Rodney L. Parsley

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

Robert H. Schuller

Let us strive on to finish the work we are in

Abraham Lincoln

There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

Dennis Waitley

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

Never say die.

Proverb

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.

Bruce Lee

God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.

Swami Vivekananda

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

Isaac Newton

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.

Thomas Fuller

World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Harold R. McAlindon

It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.

Margaret Thatcher

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

When Harry Met Sally

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

Margaret B. Runbeck

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.

Sophocles

What ever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.

Ba'al Shem Tov

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.

Marcel Proust

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.

Anonymous

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

Mallory Jones

Faith can move mountains.

Unknown