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I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

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Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.

Zig Ziglar

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

Robert H. Schuller

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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

Colin Powell

You must tolerate that which you can not change.

Spanish Proverb

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Kahlil Gibran

Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.

Thornton Wilder

Hey, Bud, lets party !

Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)

Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.

Swami Vivekananda

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

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.

Jim Rohn

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4: 4-7

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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

Albert Ellis

We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.

Du Coeur

Keep away from 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

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

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

What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.

Swami Vivekananda

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.

Norman Vincent Peale

Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.

Taako

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Sandy Wilson

Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

Unknown

To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.

Thomas Edison

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

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

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Dennis Waitley

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

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 ?

Swami Vivekananda

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

If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?

Hillel

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Earl Nightingale

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

Stephen Covey

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Somebody stop me !

Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

David O. McKay

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

Fortune favors the brave.

Publius Terence

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.

Harvey Mackay

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

Hi-Yo, Silver !

The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.

Unknown

You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.

Anonymous

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

Robert H. Schuller

Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler

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

Abraham Lincoln

Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

Napoleon Hill

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.

Lisa Hoffman

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

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

C. T. Davis

But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.

William Shakespeare

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.

Katie Lusk

You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.

Golda Meir

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Walter Winchell

This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.

Scott Reed

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

Sydney J. Harris

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.

General Peter Schoomaker