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A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Joseph Joubert

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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 maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

Walt Disney

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Richard Cech

I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.

Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.

Voltaire

Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.

Mingjiao

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it

Dennis P. Kimbro

How do you live ?

Helen, James Allen (1932)

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Unattributed

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.

Harvey Mackay

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

Abraham Lincoln

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?

Paul Sweeney

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

This is the first day, of the rest of your life.

Unknown

In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.

Albert Einstein

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

Thomas Edison

Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.

Thomas Edison

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard

Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !

Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.

Winston Churchill

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.

Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)

"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"

Robert Schuller

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Stephen Covey

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

Norman Vincent Peale

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Dennis Waitley

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

Buddha

I'm going to take a bath.

Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

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

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

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

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.

Harvey Mackay

Real love stories never have endings.

Richard Bach

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

Abraham Lincoln

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.

Leos Janacek

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.

Marcel Proust

No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.

Philip Armour

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

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stephen Covey

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.

Janet Erskine Stuart

Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

Mike Wickett

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Albert Einstein

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.

William Shakespeare

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed

Thomas Edison

What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.

Baiyun

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.

Viktor Frankl

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

Norman Vincent Peale

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Jefferson

What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

Louis L. Mann

Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

Nothing is worth more than this day.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.

Lester Sumrall

Love is smiling on the inside and out.

Jennifer Wilson

In the space age the most important space is between the ears.

Anne Armstrong

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.