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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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Remove failure as an option.

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Follow the money.

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The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.

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I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.

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A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

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Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

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Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

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The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

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

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Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.

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We must be the change we wish to see.

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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.

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Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

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

Thomas Jefferson

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

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The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is a bird, she needs to fly.

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I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

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For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change

Jim Rohn

This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.

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Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.

Swami Vivekananda

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

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Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

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"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"

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Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.

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While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

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Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !

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You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

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The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.

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

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I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !

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Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

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Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.

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See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.

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The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Scott Hamilton

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

Bruce Lee

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Dennis Waitley

Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.

Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.

Jim Rohn

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

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The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

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I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

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When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.

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To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

Charles A. Lindbergh

The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.

Martin Buber

Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.

George DeVack

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

Anonymous

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.

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Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

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Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

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A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

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A boy's best friend is his mother.

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Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

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Above all to thine own self be true.

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Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.

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Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

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The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

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There is time for everything.

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Who's on first.

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The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

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In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

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Don't dream it be it.

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There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

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Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.

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The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

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I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.

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Faith can move mountains.

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If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

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And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

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There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.

Abraham Maslow

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

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Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen