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We have not yet begun to fight.

John Paul Jones

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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

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

Bruce Springsteen

Love as much as you can from wherever you are.

Elizabeth Ashley

If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.

Zig Ziglar

Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.

Norman Vincent Peale

The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

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

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

Winston Churchill

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

William Wordsworth

I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.

Mark Victor Hansen

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Jim Rohn

Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.

Thomas Edison

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

They call me Mister Tibbs !

Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)

Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?

Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)

What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Napolean Hill

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

Robert H. Schuller

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Confucius

Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.

Mingjiao

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

Louis Aragon

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.

Paul Tillich

I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

Winston Churchill

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.

Winston Churchill

Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.

Jim Rohn

To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

What ever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is predictable.

Brian Tracy

We belong dead.

The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.

Michel de Montaigne

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.

Unknown

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

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.

E. Joseph Cossman

Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed

Thomas Edison

The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.

George Catlin

You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Love that is true never grows old.

Elben Bano

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

Bill Blackman

Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.

Harvey Mackay

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

Albert Einstein

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

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

Thomas Edison

The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

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

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

Nothing succeeds like success.

Proverb

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

George P. Burnham

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

Napoleon Hill

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

Miguel de Unamuno

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Marianne Williamson

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George Allen

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

Swami Vivekananda

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.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

Bill Blackman

My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.

Anonymous

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

Thomas Jefferson

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington