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I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.

Henri Nouwen

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For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

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In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.

French Proverb

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.

Napoleon Hill

I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.

George Catlin

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.

Albert Einstein

I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

Erich Fromm

The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

Tim Blixseth Bono

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.

George Catlin

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

I'm an excellent driver.

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

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Thou art to me a delicious torment.

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Honesty is the best image.

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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

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

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

It is always your next move.

Napoleon Hill

Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.

G. Moore

Never Quit.

Unknown

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.

Michel de Montaigne

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.

Anthony Robbins

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.

Unknown

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.

William Blake

If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.

Unknown

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

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

Rhett Butler

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Dennis Waitley

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

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Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes

Napoleon Hill

Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it

Dennis P. Kimbro

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.

Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

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

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.

Henry David Thoreau

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)

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

Anonymous

A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.

Donald Trump

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.

Unattributed

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

Unknown

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher

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

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.

Stephen Covey

Come live in my heart and pay no rent.

Samuel Lover

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

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

Henry Ford

Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

Thomas Jefferson

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

Bunker Hunt

How do you live ?

Helen, James Allen (1932)

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.

Cicero

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .

John Greenleaf Whittier

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

Robert Half

You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

Unknown

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

Jean Anouilh

Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.

Germaine De Stael

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Anthony Robbins

Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

The heart that loves is always young.

Greek Proverb

What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.

Gardner Murphy

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Corneille

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

Bette Davis

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.

Shug, The Color Purple (1985)

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.

Jesse Owens

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

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