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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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You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.

Samuel Butler

We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

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

Thomas Jefferson

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.

Anthony Robbins

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.

Unknown

He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.

Anonymous

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.

Elizabeth Ashley

The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.

Thomas Edison

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

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

Washington Irving

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

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

Publilius Syrus

In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

Theodore Roosevelt

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is a fruit in season at all times.

Mother Theresa

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

Confucius

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.

Emma Lazarus

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

Albert Einstein

Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes

Dennis Waitley

Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.

Charles Reade

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.

Anonymous

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.

Anthony Robbins

After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.

Anonymous

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Robert H. Schuller

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

James Anthony Froude

My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.

Hebrew Proverb

Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.

Blaine Lee

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

Thomas Edison

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.

George Catlin

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.

Anonymous

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

Emily Bronte

How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.

Anonymous

You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.

Henry Drummond

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

Unknown

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

When the going gets tough the tough get going.

Joseph P. Kennedy

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

There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.

Mahatma Gandhi

People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.

Anonymous

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.

William Arthur Ward

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

Tom Robbins

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.

John Lennon

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.

Frank Outlaw

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.

Kahlil Gibran

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

Norman Vincent Peale

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

Anonymous

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

Norman Vincent Peale

You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Henry Ward Beecher

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.

William Shakespeare

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

Seneca

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.

Walter Anderson

Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !

Anthony Robbins

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.

Martha Washington

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !

Taako

Hunker down.

Unknown

Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Francis of Assisi

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey