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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

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Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

Harvey Mackay

A chain is as strong as its weakest link.

Danish Proverb

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.

Thomas Edison

Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.

Harvey Mackay

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

Winston Churchill

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

Bob Klas

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

Anonymous

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

Latin Proverb

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

Barbara De Angelis

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within

Earl Nightingale

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.

Samuel Butler

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

Zig Ziglar

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

Robert H. Schuller

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

Leo Buscaglia

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

Claudia Black

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright

When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

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

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

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

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Winston Churchill

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

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

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

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

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.

Casablanca

Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.

Stephen Covey

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.

Unknown

Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

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

It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.

Swami Vivekananda

Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.

Swami Vivekananda

It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson

Where there's life, there's hope.

Terence

Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?

Josh Hinds

There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Kahlil Gibran

If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.

Anonymous

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

Dale Carnegie

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?

Steven Wright

To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter

Aristotle

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

John Lennon

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.

Zen Proverb

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.

Albert Einstein

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

Mother Teresa

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning

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

William Cowper

You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Dale Carnegie

A healthy outside starts from the inside

Robert Urich

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.

George Catlin

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

Robert Collier

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

Jim Rohn

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.

Theodore H. White

There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

Helen Keller

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.

Lydia Maria Child

There are never enough I Love You's.

Lenny Bruce

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

Jim Rohn

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles F. Kettering