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Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Jim Ryun

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My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.

Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?

Christy Borgeld

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.

William Shedd

Count your blessings.

Og Mandino

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

Carl Bard

Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

Napoleon Hill

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

A dream is a wish your heart makes.

The Supremes

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

Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.

Ashleigh Brilliant

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

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

Henri Nouwen

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

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

No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

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

Fried Green Tomatoes

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)

It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.

Louis Kossuth

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

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

Zig Ziglar

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

Never stop dreaming.

Unknown

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

Napoleon Hill

Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind

Earl Nightingale

As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.

Stephen Covey

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)

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

Jim Rohn

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.

Dennis Waitley

Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.

Stephen Covey

Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

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

Plato

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Theodore Isaac Rubin

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

If you can't accept losing, you can't win.

Vince Lombardi

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Jeanne Moreau

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

William Shakespeare

The ready back gets all the loads.

Latvian Proverbs

When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?

Bruce Lee

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.

Anonymous

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

Henry Drummond

The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.

Thomas Jefferson

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.

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

Bernard M. Baruch

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hill

Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.

Ben Oliver

And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.

Samuel Coleridge

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.

John Davidson Rockefeller

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

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

Somerset Maugham

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

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.

Jim Rohn

If there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.

Steven Wright

We're sisters under the same mink.

Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

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

Thomas Edison

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.

Peter De Vries

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Susan Jeffers

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Stephen Covey

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.

Anonymous

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

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.

John Lennon

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley