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Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G. M. Trevelyan

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The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Dale E. Turner

Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.

Stephen Covey

The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.

Jessica Brumley

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

Charlie Brown

But I would be proud.

Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Anthony Robbins

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

Winston Churchill

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

Max DePree

Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.

Anonymous

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

Anonymous

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

Anthony Robbins

What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson

Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.

Stephen Covey

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

Albert Einstein

When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.

Benjamin Disraeli

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Christy Borgeld

What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.

Proverb

Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.

Barbara Sher

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

Albert Einstein

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

Voltaire

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

Albert Einstein

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.

George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.

Madame De Maintenon

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

They call me Mister Tibbs !

Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.

Buddha

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".

Brian Tracy

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

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

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.

Swami Vivekananda

Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

Napoleon Hill

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.

Nick Richardson

Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

Richard Dumb

Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."

Unknown

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

Napoleon Hill

A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.

Polybius

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.

George Catlin

Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.

Frank Outlaw

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.

Anonymous

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.

Carl Sandburg

More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

John Donne

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

E.E. Cummings

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.

Jim Rohn

Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

Zig Ziglar

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi

If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.

Francis Bacon

I think we deserve a break.

Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.

Donald Trump

I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

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

Peter A. Cohen

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas Edison

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

E. Joseph Cossman

We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.

Jim Rohn

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Chinese Proverb

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

Martin Buber

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.

Henry David Thoreau

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

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

Paul Tillich

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell