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Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack

Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.

George DeVack

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Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.

Japanese Proverb

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.

Confucius

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

Blood Of The Martyr

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.

Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

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

Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz

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

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

Pogo

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

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

Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.

Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.

Noah Porter

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.

Unknown

Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.

Theodor Reik

We belong dead.

The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.

Robert Half

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.

Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vince Lombardi

Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

Swami Vivekananda

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.

Josiah G. Holland

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

John C. Maxwell

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Goethe

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

Rollo May

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker

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

William Shakespeare

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.

Scott Hayden

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

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

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.

Stephen Covey

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

Norman Vincent Peale

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

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

Matthew Arnold

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

Charles Barkley

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.

Anatole France

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning

If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

Bernard Haldane

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

It ain't over till it's over.

Yogi Berra

The show must go on.

Proverb

Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.

Willis Whitney

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Socrates

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.

Wayne Gretzky

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Mark Twain

Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.

Christy Borgeld

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

Napoleon Hill

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

G. M. Trevelyan

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

Albert Einstein

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

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

Charles A. Beard

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.

Steven Wright

Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.

Harvey Mackay

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

J. Stuart Keate

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

All you need is love.

John Lennon

That'll do, pig. That'll do.

Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.

Steve Winwood

Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein