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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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Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

T. Howell

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time

Marion Wright Edelman

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

Thomas Carlyle

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.

H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)

Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.

C. Archie Danielson

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.

Joseph Ray

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

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

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

Stephen Covey

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

Thomas Edison

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

Cinderella

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.

Zig Ziglar

One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.

Harvey Mackay

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

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

There is time for everything.

Thomas Edison

Hi-Yo, Silver !

The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)

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

Charles Barkley

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

Henry Ford

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

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

Somerset Maugham

The sun will come up tomorrow

Unknown

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

Unattributed

Live with passion !

Anthony Robbins

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

Buddha

In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.

J. Stuart Keate

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Jim Horning

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

Goethe

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

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

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

Martha Washington

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Helen Keller

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

Be the best that you can be.

Unknown

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke

When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

Dennis Waitley

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

Judith Hayes

Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.

John P. Strelecky

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

Zig Ziglar

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David Riklan

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

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

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

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

Anonymous

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

W. Clement Stone

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.

Congolese Proverb

Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.

Christy Borgeld

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.

Robert Ingersoll

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.

Dale Carnegie

Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.

Katie Lusk

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.

Anonymous

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

Kahil Gibran

The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.

Swami Vivekananda

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

W. Clement Stone

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician, caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their careers.

Michael E. DeBakey

Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.

Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.

Thomas Edison

I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant

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

Shira Tehrani

Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.

Baiyun

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

All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.

Winston Churchill

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

Tough times never last but tough people do.

Robert Schuller

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

Anthony Robbins