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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

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

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You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.

Jim Rohn

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis

Your attitude determines your altitude.

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We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins

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 ?

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The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.

Swami Vivekananda

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

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It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?

Sydney J. Harris

Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.

Harvey Mackay

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

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Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

Henry David Thoreau

Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.

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Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.

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Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

W.C Fields

Soul meets soul on lover's lips.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.

Anthony Robbins

You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."

Crash Davis

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Mother Teresa

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

Mahatma Gandhi

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

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Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Francis of Assisi

Mr. Christian !

Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.

Christian Nestell Bovee

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting. To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.

Bruce Lee

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Dennis Waitley

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

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And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

Mark Twain

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.

Joseph Ray

A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

You will never find time for anything. You must make it.

Charles Buxton

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

Katherine Graham

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

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

Confucius

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

Charles A. Lindbergh

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.

Henri Nouwen

Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.

Bruce Lee

There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.

David Mahoney

You know, Billy. We blew it.

Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)

Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Abraham Maslow

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

Marie Osmond

Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

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Stephen Covey

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Dennis Waitley

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Indian Proverb

The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor

Vince Lombardi

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

Confucius

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison

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Earl Nightingale

Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

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I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

Sydney J. Harris

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

We'll always have Paris.

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People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.

Anonymous

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

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You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.

Joan Baez

The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

Anonymous

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Swami Vivekananda

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

Henry Ford

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Keep away from small 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

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

Seneca

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

T.S. Eliot

Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.

Bill Blackman

Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.

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