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Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius

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Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?


The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

Alan Ashley-Pitt

Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.

Swami Vivekananda

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.


You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.


To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Strike while the iron is hot.


Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.


The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

Publilius Syrus

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

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.

Dorothy Day

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

Theodore Roosevelt

Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.


Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -

Dexter Yager

In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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


Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

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

Jim Horning

Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.


If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.

W. Clement Stone

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

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.


If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.

John P. Strelecky

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.

Jonathan Winters

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

All-righty then !

Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.


He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.

Japanese Proverb

If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.


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

Stephen Covey

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

Kahlil Gibran

Reach for the stars.


Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

Thomas Edison

Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.

Harvey Mackay

There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.

Abraham Maslow

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

Peace Pilgrim

I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.

Abraham Lincoln

Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.


He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.

Kahlil Gibran

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.

Thomas Edison

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

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

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Bagehot

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

German Proverb

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.

Tom Larson

O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.

Walt Whitman

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.

Ivan Scheier

The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.


Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.

J. Stuart Keate

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.

Albert Einstein

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

And that's how you play "Get the Guests".

George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)

Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.

Robert Louis Stevenson

It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.

Marcel Proust

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .

John Greenleaf Whittier

Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.

Charles M. Schwab

Love is something eternal.

Vincent Van Gogh

When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.

Kuuipo Mark

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.


My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell