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The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

James Oppenheim

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Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable

Helen Keller

If there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Anonymous

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

Love sees roses without thorns.

German Proverb

Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.

Katie Lusk

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.

Norman Vincent Peale

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.

Anonymous

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Dennis Waitley

Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.

Stephen Covey

When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.

Barbara Winter

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

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

Jacques Barzun

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Anonymous

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Marianne Williamson

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Chinese Proverb

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.

Jerry Greenfield

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

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

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Corneille

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.

Unattributed

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.

Anita Brookner

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.

Anonymous

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

Swami Vivekananda

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

Nelson Mandela

The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.

Larry Page

Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.

Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

Harvey Mackay

Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team

Red Auerbach

The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.

Napoleon Hill

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

Swami Vivekananda

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.

Geri Weitzman

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations

George Bernard Shaw

Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

E.E. Cummings

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

Thomas Edison

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Fredrich Nietzsche

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

Henri Nouwen

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.

Mother Teresa

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

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

Suellen Fried

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

Unknown

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Samuel Butler

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.

Friedrich Nietzsche

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

James F. Bymes

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

Work is love made manifest.

Unattributed

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis

The life which is unexamined is not worth living

Socrates

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Richard Saunders

The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.

Brian Tracy

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

Benjamin Disraeli

Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.

Marcus Aurelius

People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.

Anonymous

The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud

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

Jim Horning

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.

Stephen Covey

The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.

Anonymous

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?

George Eliot

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction

Anne Sullivan