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For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

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

Conrad Hilton

Nothing succeeds like success.

Proverb

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana

Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.

Harvey Mackay

I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.

Robert H. Schuller

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

Japanese Proverb

It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

Rodney Dangerfield

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

Robert F. Kennedy

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Henry Ward Beecher

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert Schuller

Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

Thomas Jefferson

Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?

Taako

Keep the Faith.

Unknown

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

Jim Rohn

We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.

Stephen Covey

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

Solon

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

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

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Bill Cosby

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

Winston Churchill

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy

The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.

Swami Vivekananda

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

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

James Oppenheim

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

Alec Bourne

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

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

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

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

Mark Twain

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

Harvey Mackay

You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.

Chinese Proverb

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.

William Shakespeare

Fortune and love favor the brave.

Ovid

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.

Germaine De Stael

Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)

Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.

Theodor Reik

Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

Peter Davies

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles F. Kettering

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.

Rumi

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

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

Mahatma Gandhi

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Unattributed

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

Tracy L. McNair

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.

Robert H. Schuller

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.

Horace

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

Good morning, Vietnam !

Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

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

A bold onset is half the battle.

Giuseppe Garibaldi

Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.

Amelia Earhart

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

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.

Robert Ingersoll

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

Channing Pollock

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference

Mark Victor Hansen

Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

Robert F. Kennedy

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.

Anthony Robbins

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

Vince Lombardi

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.

Kahlil Gibran

We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.

Harvey Mackay

Excuse me while I whip this out.

Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.

Abraham Lincoln

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum