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The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.

Harriet Rubin

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Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.

Anonymous

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

J.F.T. Bugental

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

Bruce Lee

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'

Brian Tracy

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.

Dale Carnegie

You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.

Norman Vincent Peale

Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

Jim Rohn

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

Bob Dylan

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

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

Remove failure as an option.

Joan Lunden

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.

Goethe

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

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

William Butler Yeats

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.

Eileen Caddy

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Leo Buscaglia

No matter where you go, there you are.

Steven Wright

The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.

Thornton Wilder

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.

Thomas Edison

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

Robert Half

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

General Douglas MacArthur

Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.

Louise Hay

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

There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'

Carrie Fisher

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

Buddha

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

Aesop

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

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

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.

Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.

Walter Anderson

My life is my message.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Dan Stanford

If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.

Dean Marshall Art Linkletter

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

Charles Barkley

Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

We do what we must, and call it by the best names.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Albert Einstein

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

Albert Einstein

The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Aristotle

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

Albert Camus

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

Please-baby-please-baby-please-baby-baby - baby. Please !

Mars Blackmon, She's Gotta Have It (1986)

I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.

Ted Turner

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.

Robert H. Schuller

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

All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

Walt Disney

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Dennis Waitley

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stephen Covey

One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.

Norman Vincent Peale

A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.

Robert Herrick

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.

Harvey Mackay

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.

Jonathan Winters

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

Brian Tracy

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.

Brian Tracy

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.

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