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People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George Allen

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We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

Robert Half

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

Let thy words be few.

Ecclesiastes

Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.

Lord Byron

For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.

William J. Bennett

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

Anonymous

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.

Dean Marshall

Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.

Albert Einstein

I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

William Wordsworth

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Unknown

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

George S. Patton

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

Mark Twain

Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.

Winston Churchill

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

Abraham Lincoln

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.

T.S. Eliot

It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.

B.C. Forbes

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

Thomas Edison

The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.

Galatians 514

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

Anonymous

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.

Swami Vivekananda

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.

Aristotle

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

Zig Ziglar

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.

Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz

Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.

Eleanor Roosevelt

This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.

Robert Kincaid

The point is that you can't be too greedy.

Donald Trump

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.

Bonaro W. Overstreet

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

Albert Camus

I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.

Unknown

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

William Wordsworth

It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.

Swami Vivekananda

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

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

William Arthur Ward

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

Admiral Collingwood

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.

Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.

Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

Anthony Robbins

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

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.

Perle Thompson

In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.

Stephen Covey

Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.

Greg Anderson

More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

John Donne

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference

Mark Victor Hansen

Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

Anonymous

The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.

Maureen Duffy

When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up

Jim Rohn

Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.

Norman Vincent Peale

The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.

Soren Kierkegaard

Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.

Coach K

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.

Michel de Montaigne

The ready back gets all the loads.

Latvian Proverbs

He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.

Albert Einstein

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.

Michael Johnson

Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.

Robert H. Schuller

Hoke, you're my best friend.

Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

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

Somerset Maugham

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.

Earl Nightingale

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

Voltaire

The life which is unexamined is not worth living

Socrates