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To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

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To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.

Confucius

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.

Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Stella ! Hey, Stella !

Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

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

If you can't accept losing, you can't win.

Vince Lombardi

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney

If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

Judith Hayes

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

Winston Churchill

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Unknown

Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

Hermann Hesse

Get away from her, you bitch !

Ripley, Aliens (1986)

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.

Earl Nightingale

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

Robert H. Schuller

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

The Wizard of Oz

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it

Dennis P. Kimbro

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.

Khalil Gibran

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

Unknown

What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.

Anthony Robbins

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

Bruce Lee

There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

Prentice

What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.

Charles M. Schwab

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?

Swami Vivekananda

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.

Albert Einstein

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

George Eliot

Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.

Donald Zochert

I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.

Shug, The Color Purple (1985)

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

John S. Hinds

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.

Richard Kuklinski

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.

Greek Proverb

There's no place like home.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)

I think we deserve a break.

Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)

There are no gains without pains.

Adlai Stevenson

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

Thomas Edison

Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.

Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)

All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.

Harvey Mackay

With malice toward none, with charity for all.

Abraham Lincoln

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

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

Napoleon Hill

No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.

Napoleon Hill

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

Winston Churchill

Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

Sholem Aleichem

Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching

Satchel Paige

The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

Ralph Hodgson

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Unknown

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.

Gail Sheehy

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.

Unknown

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

'Wake Me When It's Funny'

Gary Marshall

A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

Albert Einstein

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.

Marion G. Romney

First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.

Napoleon Hill

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.

Jeff Valdez

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.

Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

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

Anita Brookner

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

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

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

Albert Einstein

If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.

Yogi Berra

Love like you'll never be hurt.

William Purkey

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.

Napoleon Hill