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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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I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

Oprah Winfrey

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.

William Shakespeare

Don't ever give up.

Unknown

The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Stuart Mill

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

Sun Tzu

Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.

Jim Rohn

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward

Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

English Proverb

There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.

Douglas MacArthur

Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.

Stephen Covey

We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.

Samuel Butler

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Thomas Edison

One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'

Abraham Maslow

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

G. M. Trevelyan

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.

Swami Vivekananda

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.

Unknown

Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence

Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

Thomas Dewar

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.

Abraham Lincoln

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

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

Epictetus

We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.

Swami Vivekananda

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.

Sarah Cunningham

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.

Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.

St. Francis De Sales

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.

Judith Viorst

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.

Dr. Phil

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

Anonymous

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

Rene Descartes

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

Clark Moustakas

Nothing happens unless first we dream.

Carl Sandburg

No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.

Ronald Reagan

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.

Unknown

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

Oprah Winfrey

The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.

Swami Vivekananda

If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.

William Glasser

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.

Amelia Earhart

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

Anonymous

How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only

Plautus

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

Mahatma Gandhi

If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.

Zig Ziglar

From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.

Thomas Edison

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Pearl Bailey

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.

Anonymous

The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.

Anonymous

Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.

Benjamin Disraeli

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

Ralph Hodgson

Rosebud.

Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)

Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

General Douglas MacArthur

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

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.

Louis Aragon

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

Pete Zafra

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

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

Robert Half

Love is the only gold.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !

Unknown

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.

Joan Baez

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

Seneca

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

When god closes a door, he opens a window.

Unknown

Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.

Robert C. Solomon

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

Donald Trump

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

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

Mother Teresa

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

Anonymous

Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Dennis Waitley

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.

Anonymous

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

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

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein