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Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

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Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change

Jim Rohn

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.

Swami Vivekananda

Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.

Thomas Edison

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

Horace

A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

Thomas Edison

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

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

Joan Baez

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

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

Theodore Isaac Rubin

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Helen Keller

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.

Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)

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

Sydney Harris

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Anthony Robbins

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care

T. Howell

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Horace Mann

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Goethe

How do you live ?

Helen, James Allen (1932)

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

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

Thomas Edison

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.

Plato

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

Live life to the fullest.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Jim Horning

My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

Molly McDonald

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.

Swami Vivekananda

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.

Nicholas Murray Butler

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.

Harriet Rubin

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

Henry David Thoreau

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Henry David Thoreau

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.

Unknown

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.

Karl Jaspers

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

Many hands make light work.

Proverb

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.

Harvey Mackay

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

Samuel Butler

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

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

Henry Drummond

I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.

George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.

Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz

Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.

Swami Vivekananda

The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.

Anonymous

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.

Thomas Fuller

It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.

Anonymous

Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.

Swami Vivekananda

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.

Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)

To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.

Grenville Kleiser

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.

Anthony Robbins

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa

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

James Oppenheim

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

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)

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

Albert Einstein

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Abraham Lincoln

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.

Thomas Edison

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.

Albert Einstein

The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.

Sigmund Freud