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Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.

John Davidson Rockefeller

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

John Davidson Rockefeller

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

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A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

Dale Carnegie

Eddie, you're a born loser.

Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl A. Menninger

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

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

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

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

Unknown

The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.

God, Oh God (1977)

You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.

Roger Smith

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

William Butler Yeats

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.

Swami Vivekananda

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carlson

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.

Rabindranath Tagore

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.

John W. Turk

The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.

Kahlil Gibran

I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.

Anonymous

Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?

Josh Hinds

The show must go on.

Proverb

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.

Michael Johnson

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

Mother Teresa

The hottest love has the coldest end.

Socrates

How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.

Allard Lowenstein

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

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

Jim Rohn

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

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

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.

Unattributed

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.

Dottie Walters

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

Martha Washington

At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.

John P. Strelecky

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

Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.

Unknown

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

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

Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.

Theodor Reik

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.

Napoleon Hill

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.

Swami Vivekananda

One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.

Albert Einstein

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

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

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.

Hannah Arendy

Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

Dennis Waitley

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.

Anonymous

A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.

Unknown

Joy is not in things, it is in us.

Richard Wagner

Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.

Unknown

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

Bruce Lee

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

Winston Churchill

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".

Brian Tracy

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

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.

Stephen Covey

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !

Taako

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John