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Langston Hughes

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Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

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Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

Paul Sweeney

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

Albert Einstein

When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes

Earl Nightingale

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

Walter Winchell

Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.

Leighton

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Albert Einstein

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All progress occurs because people dare to be different

Harry Milner

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.

Unknown

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn

You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.

Jim Rohn

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.

Carl Sandburg

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

Stephen Covey

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.

Taako

When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.

Norman Vincent Peale

The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.

Thomas Edison

Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.

Michael Norwood

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

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

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

Mother Theresa

The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

Tim Blixseth Bono

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

The sun will come up tomorrow

Unknown

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.

Dr. Phil

You must tolerate that which you can not change.

Spanish Proverb

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

William Makepeace Thackeray

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.

Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)

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

William B. Sprague

Never stop dreaming.

Unknown

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.

Swami Vivekananda

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.

Hasidic Proverb

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.

Anonymous

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Dennis Waitley

Seize the day.

Unknown

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.

General Peter Schoomaker

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.

Anonymous

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.

Thomas Edison

A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.

Anonymous

Excuse me while I whip this out.

Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.

Unknown

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

Anthony Robbins

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Horace Walpole

You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.

Robert F. Kennedy

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.

Jean Anouilh

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

Rollo May

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

Maya Angelou

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

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

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.

William Carlos Williams

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

Napoleon Hill

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.

Swami Vivekananda

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

Somerset Maugham

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

Chinese Proverb

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

Unknown

I'm an excellent driver.

Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Anonymous

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)

You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

Only the educated are free.

Epictetus

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

Afghan Proverb

Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.

Kim Rohn

Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.

John Wicker

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

Karen Sunde

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham