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It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.

John Wooden

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

John Wooden

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The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

Oscar Wilde

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

Anthony Robbins

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.

Unknown

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

The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

Anonymous

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.

Anonymous

I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.

Kyle Schmidt

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

Sholem Aleichem

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

Stephen A. Brennan

If a man does his best, what else is there ?

General George S. Patton

I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.

Unknown

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.

Richard Bach

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

There is time for everything.

Thomas Edison

You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes

Brian Tracy

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

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

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

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Anonymous

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.

Henry Ward Beecher

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Unknown

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

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

John Davidson Rockefeller

You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.

Brian Tracy

There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.

Robert Half

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey

Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.

Victor Kiam

The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.

Danish Proverb

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Napoleon Hill

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

Duffy, Chinatown (1974)

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius

Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.

Berthold Auerbach

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

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.

Rose Franken

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

Pogo

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Dennis Waitley

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

Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.

Stephen Covey

Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.

George Catlin

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

In love beggar and king are equal.

Indian Proverb

For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.

William J. Bennett

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.

Mark Victor Hansen

Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

Walter Winchell

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!

Henriette Montel

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.

Anthony Robbins

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.

Chinese Proverb

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

The Joker, Batman (1989)

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Erich Fromm

Fortune and love favor the brave.

Ovid

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

Nelson A. Rockefeller

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Earl Nightingale

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

Give all to love.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Iranian Proverb

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

Robert H. Schuller

Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

T.S. Eliot

We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.

Anthony Robbins

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

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

Harvey Mackay

You will never find time for anything. You must make it.

Charles Buxton

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.

Charles M. Schwab

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

When Harry Met Sally

Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.

Indian Proverb

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.

Stephen Covey

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

Paula, Gaslight (1940)

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

Napoleon Hill

The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.

Harriet Rubin

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

Thomas Edison