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A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

Karl Kraus

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

Napoleon Hill

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Socrates

You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

David Levesque

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work

Thomas Edison

That'll do, pig. That'll do.

Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.

Aristotle

Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.

Thomas Edison

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Harvey Mackay

God doesn't make junk.

Unknown

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Walter Winchell

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.

Anonymous

Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.

Christy Borgeld

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.

Anonymous

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.

Norman Vincent Peale

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Plutarch

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

Walter Winchell

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

John Davidson Rockefeller

The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.

Napoleon Hill

Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.

Unknown

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

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.

Anonymous

It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Mahatma Gandhi

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Corneille

The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.

Warren G. Bennis

Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

Norman Vincent Peale

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Goethe

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

David Starr Jordan

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.

Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)

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

Winston Churchill

I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.

Martha Washington

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

Jakob Dylan

I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.

George Catlin

We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.

Anonymous

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.

General Douglas MacArthur

Mr. Christian !

Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

John P. Strelecky

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.

Charles F. Kettering

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.

Anonymous

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

Admiral Collingwood

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.

The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

It is never too late to be what we might have been

George Eliot

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

Nelson Mandela

Never say die.

Proverb

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up

Jim Rohn

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

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.

Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

P. T. Barnum

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Anonymous

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'

Margaret Thatcher

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

There is time for everything.

Thomas Edison

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Samuel Butler

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.

Anthony Robbins

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Francis Bacon

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.

Alan Watts