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Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

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I know you are, but what am I ?

Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

Norman Vincent Peale

The best things in life are free.

Unknown

All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

Walt Disney

The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.

Somerset Maugham

We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.

Sister Busche

Rosebud.

Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.

George P. Burnham

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

W.C Fields

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

Rodney Dangerfield

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

Thomas Fuller

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

Wisdom is more precious than rubies.

Biblical Proverb

He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.

Anonymous

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.

Michael Johnson

Hope springs eternal.

Alexander Pope

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.

Emma Lazarus

Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

Nigerian Proverb

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.

Unknown

I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.

Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)

The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

Blood Of The Martyr

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

Swami Vivekananda

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

Dreams don't work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.

Theodore H. White

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

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.

Isabel Burton

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?

Henry David Thoreau

The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.

Danish Proverb

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

After all, tomorrow is another day !

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Eddie, you're a born loser.

Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

You create your reality.

Unknown

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor

Vince Lombardi

Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.

Unknown

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

Michael Johnson

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins

I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Benjamin Franklin

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.

Washington Irving

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.

Albert Einstein

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

Theodore Roosevelt

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

Happiness is a choice.

Barry Neil Kaufman

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Charles F. Kettering

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.

Napoleon Hill

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.

Thornton Wilder

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?

Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

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

Goethe

The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.

Thomas Edison

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Josh Billings

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Albert Einstein

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.

Unknown

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.

Denis Healey

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

Earl Nightingale

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

Dale E. Turner

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

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.

Lester Sumrall

Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.

Voltaire

When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

Dennis Waitley

I like to watch.

Chance, Being There (1979)

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?

Benjamin Franklin

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

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.

Unknown

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

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stephen Covey

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

Dennis Waitley

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.

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