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Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.

Grenville Kleiser

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If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

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Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

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Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

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The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

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Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.

Karl Jaspers

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.

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The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

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The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey

Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.

Mark Twain

And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.

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Stephen Covey

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.

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For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

Abraham Lincoln

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

Earl Nightingale

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Abraham Maslow

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

William Arthur Ward

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

Henry Ward Beecher

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

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The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.

Anthony Robbins

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.

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One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

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That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

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Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

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Experience is the best teacher.

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George Catlin

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.

Voltaire

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

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No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

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People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

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Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

Live life with passion.

Unknown

Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.

Unattributed

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

The Wizard of Oz

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

Immaturity can last a lifetime.

Robert Half

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.

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Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.

Unknown

Let us strive on to finish the work we are in

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He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Stuart Mill

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.

Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Jim Rohn

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

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The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

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He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

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If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

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

Thomas Henry Huxley

All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson

To infinity and beyond !

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Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !

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

George Catlin

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

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To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -

Elbert Hubbard

He who hesitates is lost.

Proverb

Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.

William Butler Yeats

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott

Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.

Napoleon Hill

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.

Winston Churchill

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

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

Nothing is worth more than this day.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe