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To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

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We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.

Anthony Robbins

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Brian Tracy

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.

Robert Frost

Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.

Michael Norwood

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.

Anonymous

Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.

Rollo May

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.

Stephen R. Covey

Live with passion !

Anthony Robbins

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

Alfred Whitefield

When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.

Kuuipo Mark

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard

Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

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

Henry Drummond

Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.

Georgette Mosbacher

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.

Edgar Watson Howe

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.

Unknown

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.

Ron Wild

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda

Many hands make light work.

Proverb

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

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

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

Anonymous

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.

Albert Einstein

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

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.

Danish Proverb

The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.

George Catlin

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

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.

Henry Ford

You really can change the world if you care enough.

Marion Wright Edelman

One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.

Edwin Arnold

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.

Robert Louis Stevenson

If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.

Yusuf Tara

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.

Albert Schweitzer

If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.

Anonymous

You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.

Albert Einstein

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

Seneca

There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

Phyllis Battome

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

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

Hebrew Proverb

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Pearl Bailey

Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

Bette Davis

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Mother Teresa

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

Unknown

Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.

J.S. Knox

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.

Theodore H. White

Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.

William Arthur Ward

One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.

Albert Einstein

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.

Tom Peters

The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.

Plato

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

In the space age the most important space is between the ears.

Anne Armstrong

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.

Galatians 514

Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 5:43-45

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.

Greg Anderson

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.

Anonymous

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

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