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The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

John Dewey

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Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.

Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.

Felix Adler

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

Marc Chagall

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

Robert M. Pirsig

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

The sun will come up tomorrow

Unknown

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

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

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

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

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.

Unattributed

What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.

Anthony Robbins

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Galileo Galilei

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Stephen Covey

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

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

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

Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.

Anonymous

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

Albert Einstein

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

Elizabeth Bowen

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Mother Teresa

No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.

Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.

Martha Washington

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !

Taako

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Robert H. Schuller

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.

Arnold Glasgow

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

Confucius

Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.

E. E. Hale

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Peter Ustinov

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

John Davidson Rockefeller

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

Albert Einstein

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Remove failure as an option.

Joan Lunden

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.

Winston Churchill

Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !

Thomas Edison

Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

Eileen Caddy

Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning

Thomas Kempis

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -

Elbert Hubbard

The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.

Anonymous

Good morning, Vietnam !

Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)

You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.

Henry Ford

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

The Wizard of Oz

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

For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.

Donald Williams

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

Anonymous

If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.

Mahatma Gandhi

The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.

J. Richard Clarke

Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.

Harvey Mackay

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Dennis Waitley

Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.

Louis Aragon

How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?

Henry David Thoreau

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.

Thomas Fuller

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

Albert Einstein

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

Anthony Robbins

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

Erich Fromm

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

Agnes Repplier

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.

Dean Marshall

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

My heart is ever at your service.

Shakespeare