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Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.

Les Brown

When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.

Les Brown

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

Les Brown

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Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.

Norman Vincent Peale

I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.

Thomas Fuller

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

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

I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.

Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

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

Unknown

Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.

Mark Twain

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

Emily P. Bissell

Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.

Unknown

Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

Miles, Risky Business (1983)

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

Oscar Wilde

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Anonymous

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

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.

Albert Einstein

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

Anonymous

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

Napoleon Hill

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

Robert F. Kennedy

She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

Count your blessings.

Og Mandino

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

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

We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.

John W. Turk

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.

Mario Cuomo

Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

Alfred Adler

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

No pain, No gain.

Unknown

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.

Anonymous

What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

Alan Ashley-Pitt

Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.

Dorothy Day

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

General George S. Patton

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.

God, Oh God (1977)

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference

Mark Victor Hansen

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

Mark Twain

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.

Aristotle

The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.

Swami Vivekananda

No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.

Ronald Reagan

A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.

Samuel Butler

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

Winston Churchill

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.

Johnette Napolitano

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

Colin Powell

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.

Napoleon Hill

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

English Proverb

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.

Thomas J. Watson

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Matthew 5:9

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

Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.

Zig Ziglar

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.

Karl Marx

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Helen Keller

Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.

Indian Proverb

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

Colette

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.

William Blake

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

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napolean Bonaparte

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

Robert Half