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Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

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We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napoleon Bonaparte

I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.

Karl Jaspers

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

Slow but steady wins the race.


Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.

Henry Ford

Dreams don't work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.

Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)

He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.

Brian Andres

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


Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.


Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.

Lee Iacocca

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

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.

Robert Half

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

Jim Rohn

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You really can change the world if you care enough.

Marion Wright Edelman

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard

If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.

Thomas Fuller

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

Norman Vincent Peale

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

Dennis Waitley

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Helen Keller

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Henry Ford

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

It is always your next move.

Napoleon Hill

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

He who has great power should use it lightly.


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

Thomas Edison

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.

Amelia Earhart

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.

Jim Rohn

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

Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.

Winston Churchill

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

The giving of love is an education in itself.

Eleanor Roosevelt

When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.

Bruce Lee

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.

Geri Weitzman

To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.

Dennis Waitley

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.

Robert Frost

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

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

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.

Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)

Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.


Love like there is no tomorrow.


I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.

Jim Croce

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.

Martha Washington

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.

Al Franken

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes

Napoleon Hill

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Congolese Proverb

Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.

Earl Nightingale

It's never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen Covey

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


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

Ralph Blum

We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.

Dennis Waitley

Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.

Linda Conway

Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

Peter Davies

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

Shut up and deal.

Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)

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

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.

Zig Ziglar

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George Allen

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

English Proverb

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.

Anatole France