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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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Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

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Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Somebody stop me !

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Real love stories never have endings.

Richard Bach

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

Emily Bronte

This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.

William Shakespeare

Love never claims, it ever gives.

Mahatma Gandhi

Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.

Freaks, Freaks (1932)

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

Thomas Jefferson

How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Miguel de Unamuno

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

Desmond Tutu

In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.

Unknown

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.

Earl Nightingale

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.

Napoleon Hill

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.

Winston Churchill

Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.

Nelson A. Rockefeller

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

General George S. Patton

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

Tony Dorsett

That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.

Swami Vivekananda

If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?

Steven Wright

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.

Mark Victor Hansen

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.

Nash

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

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

Helen Keller

Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.

Marion G. Romney

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

Thomas Moore

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

Napoleon Hill

Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.

Hannah Arendy

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.

Edgar Watson Howe

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

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

Robert H. Schuller

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

Nelson Mandela

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

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

Thomas Edison

Anything is possible.

Unknown

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Henry Ford

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.

Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Dennis Waitley

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

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.

Linda Conway

You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.

Michael Johnson

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

Martha Washington

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.

Ba'al Shem Tov

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

Benjamin Franklin

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.

Alan Watts

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

Henry Drummond

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Otomo No Yakamochi

Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

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

Sequichie Comingdeer

We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.

Unknown

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.

George Bernard Shaw

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

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

Napolean Hill

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

Mark Victor Hansen

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

Love is a game that two can play and both win.

Eva Gabor

For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.

Robert Burns

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn