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You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

Gorden B. Hinkley

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The show must go on.


Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.

J. Petit Senn

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.


Nothing is worth more than this day.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !

Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.


Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.


When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.


We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George

People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

Earl Nightingale

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

Do first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.

Swami Vivekananda

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.

Jim Rohn

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

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

Ann Landers

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.

Edward Bulwer Lytton

Perfect love can not be without equality.

Scottish Proverb

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

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

Phil Collins

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

Dennis Waitley

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.

John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

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


Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.

Swami Vivekananda

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Earl Nightingale

Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.


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


Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

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

Mallory Jones

The course of true love never did run smooth.


Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !


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

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.

Geri Weitzman

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.

Lisa Hoffman

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

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.

Marion G. Romney

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

Strike while the iron is hot.


The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.

Henri Nouwen

If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.

Mahatma Gandhi

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

David Starr Jordan

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.

Swami Vivekananda

There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

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

He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.

German Proverb

They call me Mister Tibbs !

Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)

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

Carol Burnett

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.

George Catlin

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

Woody Allen

Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.


Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.


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

Stephen Covey

I want to be alone.

Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.

Collin McCarty

Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.


There is time for everything.

Thomas Edison

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


I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy

The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.

Swami Vivekananda

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.

John W. Turk

If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!

Henriette Montel

Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.

Swami Vivekananda

Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison