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A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

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Don't hide your light under a bushel.

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Anonymous

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

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Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

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He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

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Never, never, never give up.

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Experience is the best teacher.

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When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

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Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

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The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.

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

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Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

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Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

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Cinderella

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

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Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.

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The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

Don Marquis

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson

Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.

Richard Saunders

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

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

Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.

Marsha Sinetar

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What ever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

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Harvey Mackay

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.

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Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.

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Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

Love is a hole in the heart.

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Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.

Anonymous

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Brian Tracy

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

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Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

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Mark Twain

Love is letting go of fear.

Gerald Jampolsky

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

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Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

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Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

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I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.

Winston Churchill

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Grenville Kleiser

If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

Afghan Proverb

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)

I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.

Winston Churchill

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.

Anthony Dalla Villa

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Eleanor Roosevelt

Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.

Unknown

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James Anthony Froude

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Helen Keller

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

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Randolph Ray

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Thomas Edison

It is never too late to be what we might have been

George Eliot

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

Elbert Hubbard

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

Napoleon Hill

He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.

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Harvey Mackay

We're on a mission from God.

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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.

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Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.

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Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

E.B. White

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

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True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

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Donald Zochert

Love is the whole and more than all.

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Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

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The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

Natalie Cole

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

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The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.

Anonymous

There's no place like home.

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Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

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Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.

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The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

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

Colin Powell