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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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Change your thoughts, change your life.

James Allen

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Laertius Diogenes

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.

Jim Rohn

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

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

Dennis Waitley

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.

Nick Richardson

I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant

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

Japanese Proverb

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

Bill Bernbach

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.

Napoleon Hill

Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.

Henry Ford

My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.

Hebrew Proverb

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

Anonymous

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

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

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Napoleon Hill

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

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

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.

Jim Rohn

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

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

Colin Powell

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

Henry Ward Beecher

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.

W. R. Inge

If you wanna call me that, smile.

The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)

In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action

Aristotle

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

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

Anais Nin

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

Marie Osmond

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

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

Anthony Robbins

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.

William S. Burroughs

You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.

John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.

Winston Churchill

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Dennis Waitley

To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Love is a fruit in season at all times.

Mother Theresa

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.

T.S. Eliot

Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.

Thomas Edison

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.

Stephen Covey

Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

Cinderella

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

Thomas Edison

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Dale Carnegie

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.

Luciano De Crescenzo

Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?

Emily Bronte

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Unknown

You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda

It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.

Linda Conway

It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napolean Bonaparte

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?

Paul Sweeney

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

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

Helen Keller

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

Anonymous

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

Albert Einstein

Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.

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

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

Isaac Newton

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

John Quincy Adams

You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.

Irish Proverb

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt