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

Jerry Greenfield

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You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.

Henry Ford

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

Jim Rohn

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

Abraham Lincoln

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

Practice makes perfect.

Unknown

There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.

Emmanuel Teney

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.

Proverb

When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.

Charles Caleb Colton

True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.

Anonymous

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

My precious.

Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

Picasso

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.

Justin Sims

Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Dale Carnegie

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

Elie Wiesel

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.

Anonymous

People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.

Jesse Owens

One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.

Calvin Coolidge

Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.

David Ogilvy

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.

Zen Proverb

High expectations are the key to everything.

Sam Walton

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.

Anthony Robbins

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.

Harvey Mackay

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan

The life which is unexamined is not worth living

Socrates

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.

Du Coeur

Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.

Swami Vivekananda

There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.

Narrator, The Naked City (1948)

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

Dennis Waitley

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.

Epictetus

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

Benjamin Disraeli

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.

Perle Thompson

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

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.

Norman Vincent Peale

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Plutarch

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.

Thomas Edison

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

George Eliot

Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.

Aristotle

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

We loved with a love that was more than love.

Edgar Allan Poe

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction

Anne Sullivan

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Harold R. McAlindon

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.

Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

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

I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?

Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)

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

Jim Rohn

The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.

Thomas Edison

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.

Albert Einstein

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.

Stephen Covey

Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another

Emma Goldman

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)

Good morning, Vietnam !

Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)

Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.

Corinthians