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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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None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.

Swami Vivekananda

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

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

George Bernard Shaw

Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.

Ben Oliver

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

George DeVack

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

Woody Allen

How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

Unknown

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

Jessica Brumley

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.

L.O. Baird

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.

Martha Washington

Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.

P. T. Barnum

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

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

Thomas Edison

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

Steve Walton

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.

Tommy Lasorda

The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Henry David Thoreau

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

Norman Vincent Peale

The loving are the daring.

Bayard Taylor

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.

Abraham Lincoln

Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.

Lester Sumrall

A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.

Anonymous

Never stop dreaming.

Unknown

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

Tough times never last but tough people do.

Robert Schuller

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

Sun Tzu

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

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

I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

English Proverb

I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

Charles A. Lindbergh

Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

Anonymous

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

Abraham Lincoln

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.

William Ellery Channing

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor

Vince Lombardi

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.

Swami Vivekananda

Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.

Marsha Sinetar

The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Dennis Waitley

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.

Proverb

The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.

Thomas Edison

Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.

Mingjiao

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn Vos Savant

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles F. Kettering

Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.

Thomas Edison

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

Thomas Carlyle

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

Napoleon Hill

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

Thomas Edison

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

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

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

Danish Proverb

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

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

Henry Ford

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

Seek first to understand, then to be understood.

Stephen Covey

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.

Les Brown

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Larry the Cable Guy

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.

Anonymous

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter

Aristotle

Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.

George Catlin

Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.

Swami Vivekananda

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley