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The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

John Eldredge

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You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Robert H. Schuller

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

Zig Ziglar

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

Claudia Black

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.

David O. McKay

There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.

Dale Carnegie

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.

Norman Vincent Peale

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

Thomas Edison

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

Success is a journey not a destination.

Ben Sweetland

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.

Thomas Edison

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Anonymous

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.

Proverb

is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

J.F.T. Bugental

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

Samuel Johnson

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.

Swami Vivekananda

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.

George Matthew Adams

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

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

The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

Tim Blixseth Bono

Seize the day.

Unknown

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.

Tom Hopkins

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.

Anonymous

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Dennis Waitley

Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.

Steve Jobs

If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

Harvey Mackay

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.

Lisa Grude

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Albert Einstein

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

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.

Unknown

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Aristotle

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

Victor Hugo

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.

Samantha Juarez

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

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

Karl Kraus

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Dennis Waitley

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

Henry Ward Beecher

There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.

Yogi Berra

Act or accept.

Unknown

Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Swami Vivekananda

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

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.

Anonymous

Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.

Unknown

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved

Helen Keller

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.

Stephen Covey

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

Mark Twain

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

Would you like to play a game ?

Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)