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The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.

Ivan Scheier

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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

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

Love conquers all.

Virgil

I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.

Henry David Thoreau

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.

John Milton

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.

Stacie Cunningham

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.

Anonymous

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Stephen Covey

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

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Jim Horning

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

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

Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.

Swami Vivekananda

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

Never say die.

Proverb

I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

Thomas Edison

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

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

Unattributed

Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.

Steve Jobs

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.

Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)

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

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz

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

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.

Thomas Edison

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

You can do what you want to do.

David Thomas

Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.

Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)

My life is my message.

Mahatma Gandhi

But I would be proud.

Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

Suellen Fried

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

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

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

This is nothing !

Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)

It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.

Washington Irving

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Henry David Thoreau

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.

Swami Vivekananda

Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.

Korean Proverb

Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.

Thornton Wilder

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

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

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Napoleon Hill

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

When Harry Met Sally

Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.

Norman Vincent Peale

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

English Proverb

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.

William A. Ward

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.

Dennis Waitley

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

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

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)

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

L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.

Aristotle

Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?

Frances Marion

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

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

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

A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.

Samuel Butler

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill