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"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.

George P. Burnham

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The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.

Allard Lowenstein

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.

Pierre Abelard

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

Joe Clark

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

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

Anonymous

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Abraham Lincoln

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time

Marion Wright Edelman

Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !

George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)

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

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

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

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

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

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

Unknown

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.

Charles Dickens

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

Whatever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?

Swami Vivekananda

No man can stand on top because he is put there.

H. H. Vreeland

When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.

Barbara Winter

The ready back gets all the loads.

Latvian Proverbs

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.

Arnold Glasgow

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

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

Love is a fruit in season at all times.

Mother Theresa

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

Dennis Waitley

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

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

Voltaire

O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.

Robert Burns

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

T. Howell

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

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

Robert Half

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

D.H. Lawrence

Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?

Anthony Robbins

Do you want a leg or a breast ?

Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

Fortune favors the brave.

Publius Terence

Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.

Norman Vincent Peale

You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.

Paul H. Dunn

Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

Thomas Dewar

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.

Dale Carnegie

Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.

Hedy Lamarr

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.

Swami Vivekananda

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.

General Douglas MacArthur

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

Kahlil Gibran

Remove failure as an option.

Joan Lunden

Love is letting go of fear.

Gerald Jampolsky

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

Les Brown

If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.

Myrtle Reed

Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.

Unattributed

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Aristotle

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.

Christian Nestell Bovee

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

Samuel Johnson

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

Helen Keller

To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard

Tristan Bernard

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.

Sarah Cunningham

Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.

Stephen Covey