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If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

John Quincy Adams

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It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !

Taako

Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

Anonymous

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Bagehot

Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.

Harvey Mackay

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".

Jim Rohn

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

Tom Hopkins

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)

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

Abraham Maslow

I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.

Steven Wright

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

Buddhist Proverb

Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.

Henry Ford

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

Winston Churchill

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

Solon

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)

You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.

Barbara Jordan

It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

Rodney Dangerfield

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

If it is to be it is up to me.

Unknown

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

David Levesque

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.

Mother Theresa

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

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

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.

Harvey Mackay

In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.

Albert Einstein

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .

John Greenleaf Whittier

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

To be able to say how much love, is love but little.

Petrarch

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

Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.

Dale Carnegie

To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.

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

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

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

Robert Schuller

Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.

Christian Nestell Bovee

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

Charlie Brown

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Thomas Edison

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Tim Blixseth Bono

The ready back gets all the loads.

Latvian Proverbs

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

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.

Swami Vivekananda

The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

Chinese Proverb

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Seize the day.

Unknown

I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

Albert Einstein

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.

John P. Strelecky

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.

David Burns

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work

Thomas Edison

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.

Unknown

I'm an excellent driver.

Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison

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

Samuel Johnson

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.

Ralph Waldo Emerson