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Remove failure as an option.

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You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

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

Helen Keller

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

Ambrose Redmoon

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

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.

Les Brown

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.

Washington Irving

Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.

Samantha Juarez

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

Woody Allen

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

is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

J.F.T. Bugental

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

T. Dufek

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

Charles M. Schwab

Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.

John P. Strelecky

Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.

Henry David Thoreau

I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work

William Ernest Henley

Get away from her, you bitch !

Ripley, Aliens (1986)

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

Ivan Panin

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

Les Hewitt

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

Corinthians

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.

Robert Fripp

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

Stephen Covey

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.

Stephen Covey

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.

Albert Einstein

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

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

Zig Ziglar

I want the fairy tale.

Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.

Thomas Edison

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl S. Buck

It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

Solon

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.

Swami Vivekananda

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tse

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Napoleon Hill

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Pearl Bailey

I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.

Robert Southey

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

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Henry David Thoreau

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

Jim Rohn

Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.

Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

Brian Tracy

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

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Anonymous

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

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

Mother Teresa

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

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

John Greenleaf Whittier

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.

Robert F. Kennedy

The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.

Brian Tracy

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

Thomas Carlyle

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Winston Churchill

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

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

Anonymous

We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

Albert Einstein

Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

Thomas Edison

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

Norman Vincent Peale

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

German Proverb

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

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

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale