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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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A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !

Unknown

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

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

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.

Anonymous

I'm going to take a bath.

Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4: 4-7

A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.

Frank Tebbetts

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

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 first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

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 but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.

Stephen Covey

The time to make friends is before you need them.

Traditional Proverb

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

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

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.

Anonymous

What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.

Alexander Graham Bell

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

Winston Churchill

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

Unknown

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.

Swami Vivekananda

You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.

Anthony Robbins

It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.

Hermann Hesse

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

The ready back gets all the loads.

Latvian Proverbs

But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.

Karl Jaspers

Get away from her, you bitch !

Ripley, Aliens (1986)

Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.

Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

With malice toward none, with charity for all.

Abraham Lincoln

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

The man who has no imagination has no wings.

Muhamed Ali

Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.

Stephen Covey

Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.

Mark Twain

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.

Greg Anderson

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.

Winston Churchill

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

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

Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Thomas Edison

Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.

Anonymous

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

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

D.H. Lawrence

Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.

Harvey Mackay

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.

Kahlil Gibran

In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

Brian Tracy

When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

Steve Walton

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

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

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Aristotle

Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.

David Wilkerson

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

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

Napoleon Hill

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse

Unknown

When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.

Dale Carnegie

Joy is not in things, it is in us.

Richard Wagner

To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.

Edward Bulwer Lytton

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

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

Abraham Lincoln

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

George S. Patton

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

Jim Rohn

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

Leonard Nimoy

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.

Anatole France

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.

Albert Einstein

Every dog has his day.

Proverb

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.

Brian Tracy

Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.

Mark Victor Hansen

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa