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He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.

George Matthew Adams

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Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !

Thomas Edison

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.

Anthony Robbins

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.

Washington Irving

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.

Dennis Waitley

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.

Anthony Robbins

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

A boy's best friend is his mother.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed

Thomas Edison

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.

Winston Churchill

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

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

Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

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

To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.

Dennis Waitley

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

There is no beauty but the beauty of action.

Proverb

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

Thomas Edison

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Galileo Galilei

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

It's never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

He who hesitates is lost.

Proverb

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

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

Robert Half

Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Dennis Waitley

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.

Danish Proverb

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen Covey

You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

Abraham Lincoln

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.

Berthold Auerbach

A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Chinese Proverb

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.

Johann Gottfried Von Herder

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

Napoleon Bonaparte

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved

Helen Keller

If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.

Unknown

He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.

Unknown

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

Alan Ashley-Pitt

Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.

Leonard Berry

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.

Bruce Lee

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.

Mary Kay Ash

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".

Norman Vincent Peale

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

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

The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.

Thornton Wilder

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

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

Robert H. Schuller

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.

Thomas Edison

The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.

Anonymous

You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.

Michael Johnson

The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.

Martin Buber

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

Love sees roses without thorns.

German Proverb

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

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

Oprah Winfrey

Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.

Taako

If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.

Chinese Proverb

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

Matthew Arnold

Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

Bruce Lee

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

Joe Namath

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

Pogo

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.

Victor Kiam

The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.

Thomas Edison

No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.

Aesop

The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Robert H. Schuller

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone