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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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You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.

Richard M. Devos

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.

Les Brown

Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.

Aristotle

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

Love is a fruit in season at all times.

Mother Theresa

There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan

Life is what you make it.

Unknown

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Margaret Thatcher

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

Katherine Graham

You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

Keep the Faith.

Unknown

We get to make a living , we give to make a life.

Winston Churchill

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence

The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

Change your thoughts, change your life.

James Allen

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott

Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.

Anthony Robbins

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Roy Disney

Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.

Persian Proverb

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

Proverb

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Napoleon Hill

On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

Henry Drummond

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

E.B. White

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".

Brian Tracy

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.

Francis Wilson

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.

Napoleon Bonaparte

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

Jim Rohn

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott

My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.

Bruce Lee

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

William Blake

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

Agnes Repplier

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

Confucius

The show must go on.

Proverb

Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

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

Hector Berlioz

Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.

Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

Love is smiling on the inside and out.

Jennifer Wilson

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.

Kahlil Gibran

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.

Japanese Proverb

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

Erich Fromm

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.

C.N. Bovee

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.

Thomas Edison

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

I don't like your manners.

Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)

Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.

Pat Carroll

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

This is nothing !

Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)

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

J. Robert Oppenheimer

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

Earl Nightingale

Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.

Christy Borgeld

You only get out what you put in.

Unknown

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carlson

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.

Georgette Mosbacher

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

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

In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

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

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

Harvey Mackay

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Anonymous

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

I am not a toy. I am a spork !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)