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Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Harold R. McAlindon

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Your attitude determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

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

Bill Bernbach

Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.

Michael Johnson

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

Thomas Edison

Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.

Perle Thompson

Forget about it.

Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Horace Walpole

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

Christy Borgeld

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

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

Elinor Glyn

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney

When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.

Swami Vivekananda

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

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.

John Maxwell

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

Anne Armstrong

You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

La Rochefoucauld

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.

Jean Anouilh

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Unknown

There is no beauty but the beauty of action.

Proverb

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

Thomas Jefferson

Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.

Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda

if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.

Rollo May

To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.

Christy Borgeld

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Dennis Waitley

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.

Earl Nightingale

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts

Albert Einstein

A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

Victor Hugo

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Anthony Robbins

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

Buddha

Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.

Harvey Mackay

The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.

Thomas Edison

For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

Live with passion.

Anthony Robbins

First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

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

Anonymous

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !

Harvey Mackay

Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.

Felix Adler

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

Charles Dickens

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Richard Cech

Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.

George Carlin

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.

Dr. Phil

If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

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

Ed Parker

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.

Thomas Edison

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Allard Lowenstein

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Roy Disney

In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.

Karl Jaspers

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.

Dennis Waitley

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

Jesus

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

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.

Aldous Huxley

Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.

Muda Saint Michael

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.

Anthony Robbins

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.

Norman Vincent Peale

It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.

Swami Vivekananda