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It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

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You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

Gorden B. Hinkley

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Napolean Hill

I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

Excuse me while I whip this out.

Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)

In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.

J. Stuart Keate

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician, caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their careers.

Michael E. DeBakey

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

Dennis P. Kimbro

As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.

Val Saintsbury

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Abigail Van Buren

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius

The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.

Unknown

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?

Benjamin Franklin

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

Duffy, Chinatown (1974)

Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

Swedish Proverb

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

Seneca

I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.

Brian Tracy

Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?

W. Clement Stone

This is this.

Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The measure of a man is what he does with power.

Greek Proverb

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

George S. Patton

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

And that's how you play "Get the Guests".

George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)

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

Swami Vivekananda

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

Anonymous

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

Indian Proverb

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.

Jim Rohn

Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

Abraham Maslow

The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

John Dewey

Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

Pete Zafra

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?

Peter

Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.

Confucius

My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.

Kim Wilde

We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within

Earl Nightingale

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.

Goethe

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

Abraham Lincoln

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.

Leonard Berry

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

Bob Klas

Vegas, baby.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.

Swami Vivekananda

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

Brian Tracy

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.

Swami Vivekananda

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

Anonymous

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

Mother Teresa

Seize the day.

Unknown

You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche