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The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.

Jean Piaget

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Where there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

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

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese Proverb

Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.

Gordon Korman

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.

Luciano De Crescenzo

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

Anonymous

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?

W. Clement Stone

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.

Rumi

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

Fried Green Tomatoes

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)

You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.

Alanis Morrissette

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

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

Helen Keller

It's always too soon to quit !

Norman Vincent Peale

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.

John H. Patterson

Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.

Anonymous

There's always a way - if you're committed.

Anthony Robbins

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.

Karl Jaspers

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

That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Goethe

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

Michael Johnson

I don't like your manners.

Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)

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

J. Stephen

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.

Rusty Silvey

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

African Proverb

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

James Allen

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.

Eileen Caddy

The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Dale E. Turner

Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.

Ingrid Bergman

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

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.

Unattributed

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !

Swami Vivekananda

I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

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

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

John S. Hinds

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

Thomas Edison

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.

Samuel Butler

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

Kahlil Gibran

Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.

Steve Winwood

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.

Casablanca

A boy's best friend is his mother.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

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

Linda Conway

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Napoleon Hill

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

Every human heart is human.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Unknown

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.

Nada, They Live (1988)

There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)

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

Samuel Johnson

Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.

Mary Parrish

Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.

Anonymous

Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.

Norman Vincent Peale

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

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

Albert Schweitzer

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.

Victor Hugo

No wire hangers, ever !

Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)