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Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Josh Billings

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The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

John Eldredge

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

Anonymous

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

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.

Abraham Lincoln

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

Ghanaian Proverb

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

General George S. Patton

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.

Thomas Edison

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

Union gives strength.

Aesop

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Winston Churchill

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

Henry Ward Beecher

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn

Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.

Unknown

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

Thomas Jefferson

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

Earl Nightingale

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Oprah Winfrey

I'm Multi-Dimensional !

Taako

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hunker down.

Unknown

There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.

Warren Bennis

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

Brian Tracy

The heart that loves is always young.

Greek Proverb

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

What ever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone

Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

Bill Blackman

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.

Dale Carnegie

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

It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.

B.C. Forbes

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.

Ethel Watts Mumford

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

Winston Churchill

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

Charles A. Beard

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

Calvin Coolidge

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

William Ellery Channing

Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.

Bruce Lee

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

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

Kahil Gibran

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

I think we deserve a break.

Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)

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

Janet Erskine Stuart

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

Jerome Cummings

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.

Jim Rohn

To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

Molly McDonald

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

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

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

Mother Teresa

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Jim Horning

Come out, come out, wherever you are !

Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)

You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.

Anonymous

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.

Henry Ford

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

Stephen Covey

Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.

Bill Blackman

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Charles Buxton

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Anonymous

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

David Starr Jordan

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

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

Helen Keller

Say hello to my little friend !

Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

Martin Buber

You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.

Albert Einstein