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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 "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

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

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

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

John Wooden

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.

Congolese Proverb

Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas Edison

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.

Robert H. Schuller

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

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

Martha Washington

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time

Marion Wright Edelman

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

Nobody puts baby in a corner.

Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)

Happiness is a choice.

Barry Neil Kaufman

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Henry Van Dyke

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

Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.

Somerset Maugham

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.

Anonymous

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

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

Elizabeth Ashley

I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.

Ted Turner

Success is a journey not a destination.

Ben Sweetland

The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

Let us strive on to finish the work we are in

Abraham Lincoln

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.

Collin McCarty

The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

Danish Proverb

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.

Norman Vincent Peale

You create your reality.

Unknown

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

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George

The giving of love is an education in itself.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air

Ralph Waldo Emerson

An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.

Napoleon Bonaparte

What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !

Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To know me is to love me.

Unknown

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

William Edward Hickson

In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.

Japanese Proverb

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

We belong dead.

The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.

Felix Adler

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Tom Hopkins

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.

Stephen Covey

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

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

Steven Wright

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

Jim Rohn

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.

David O. McKay

Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

Richard Dumb

A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Chinese Proverb

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

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Confucius

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G. K. Chesterton

The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.

Swami Vivekananda

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?

Henry David Thoreau

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.

Theodore H. White

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

David Thomas

You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.

John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.

John Maxwell

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

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