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Harry Truman

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Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

W. Clement Stone

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.

Stephen Covey

If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.

Montaigne

If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.

John P. Strelecky

No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.

Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

Napoleon Hill

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

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

James Allen

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

The Wizard of Oz

Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.

Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

Miguel de Unamuno

Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.

Proverb

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.

Albert Einstein

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.

Norman Vincent Peale

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Indian Proverb

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

Bruce Lee

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

Alec Bourne

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

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.

Norman Vincent Peale

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.

George William Curtis

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

I won't be ignored, Dan !

Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

Margaret Thatcher

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Mahatma Gandhi

All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.

Swami Vivekananda

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.

Thomas Edison

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.

Thomas Jefferson

Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition

Joe Carlozo

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

Jonathan Winters

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

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

We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

Harville Hendrix

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.

Mary Kay Ash

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.

John Stuart Mill

You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.

Brian Tracy

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

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

Taako

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Socrates

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.

Soren Kierkegaard

There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

Prentice

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.

Swami Vivekananda

The heart that loves is always young.

Greek Proverb

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.

Al Franken

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard

Tristan Bernard

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

Winston Churchill

Love is something eternal.

Vincent Van Gogh

Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.

Warren Bennis

My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.

Abraham Lincoln

Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.

Pierre Abelard

Every day in every way I am getting better and better.

Unknown

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

Jim Rohn

The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.

Aristotle

Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

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