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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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The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor

Vince Lombardi

We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.

Swami Vivekananda

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

John F. Kennedy

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.

Jim Rohn

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.

Thomas Edison

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

Voltaire

The past does not equal the future.

Anthony Robbins

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.

Jim Rohn

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.

Sophocles

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.

Unknown

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

You can do what you want to do.

David Thomas

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

Begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:24

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

Colette

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

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.

Alexander Graham Bell

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?

Steven Wright

If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Stephen Covey

There are never enough I Love You's.

Lenny Bruce

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

Thomas Carlyle

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Scott Hamilton

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

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

Anonymous

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen Covey

A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.

Charles M. Schwab

When the going gets tough the tough get going.

Joseph P. Kennedy

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

African Proverb

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

That'll do, pig. That'll do.

Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

Practice makes perfect.

Unknown

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Mignon McLaughlin

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

What is life without the radiance of love.

Von Schiller

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.

Dale Carnegie

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

William B. Sprague

That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.

Michael Johnson

Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.

Kim Rohn

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.

Amelia Earhart

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

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 show must go on.

Proverb

All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.

William James

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

Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.

Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Oprah Winfrey

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

Mother Teresa

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

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

Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.

Bertrand Russell

Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

Swami Vivekananda

First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

Swami Vivekananda

There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.

Dale Carnegie

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.

Confucius

To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

William Arthur Ward