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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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Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

Albert Einstein

It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.

Latin Proverb

To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.

Dennis Waitley

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The heart that loves is always young.

Greek Proverb

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese Proverb

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

Unknown

Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

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

Mark Twain

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.

Winston Churchill

Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.

Dorothy Day

Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.

Kim Rohn

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed

Thomas Edison

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.

Machiavelli

Real love stories never have endings.

Richard Bach

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

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

Jean Anouilh

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

Brian Tracy

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

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

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?

Cicero

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

Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.

Winston Churchill

A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

I want the fairy tale.

Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

Sydney J. Harris

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

Brian Tracy

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Unattributed

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

Mother Teresa

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

E.B. White

When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

Elizabeth Bowen

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

Keep away from 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

Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.

Julia H. Gulliver

No wire hangers, ever !

Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)

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

Robert Frost

Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.

Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)

Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

Bruce Lee

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

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

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

Christy Borgeld

Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.

Earl Nightingale

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

W.C Fields

Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.

La Rochefoucauld

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.

Barbara De Angelis

End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.

Mark Victor Hansen

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Edmund Burke

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott

Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.

Proverb

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.

Anonymous

One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.

Napoleon Bonaparte

On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

Henry Drummond

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.

Stephen Covey

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.

Unknown

Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.

Robert Half

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

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

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.

Stephen Covey

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.

Earl Nightingale

Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

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

George Eliot

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

Albert Einstein

Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.

Stephen Covey

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

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

Helen Keller

Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.

Anthony Robbins

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care

T. Howell