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Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.

J. Stephen

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People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.

Horace

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.

Scott Reed

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

General George S. Patton

Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.

Swami Vivekananda

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.

Anonymous

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt

It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.

Sandra Swinney

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.

Mario Cuomo

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

Brian Tracy

It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.

Linda Conway

Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

Abraham Maslow

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.

Dennis Waitley

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

Henri Nouwen

Please-baby-please-baby-please-baby-baby - baby. Please !

Mars Blackmon, She's Gotta Have It (1986)

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.

Proverb

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.

Dennis Waitley

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.

Mother Teresa

There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.

Azim Premji

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

Sherry Anderson

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

Anonymous

If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

Picasso

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.

Thomas Fuller

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

Kindness is always fashionable.

America E. Barr

Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Unknown

We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

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

Somebody stop me !

Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)

You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.

Bruce Lee

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

Napoleon Hill

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Helen Keller

People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

Pete Zafra

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

Albert Einstein

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.

Hasidic Proverb

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.

John Davidson Rockefeller

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

Robert Collier

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Pearl Bailey

It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.

Thomas Jefferson

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.

Alexander Graham Bell

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.

George Santayana

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.

Anonymous

I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.

Steven Wright

Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Abraham Lincoln

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

George Bernard Shaw

Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.

Donald Trump

Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.

Thomas Edison

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

Joe Namath

Mac, you ever been in love ?

Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)

The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.

Warren G. Bennis

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

Jim Rohn

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

Winston Churchill

The list is an absolute good. The list is life.

Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)

The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.

Swami Vivekananda

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb