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

Albert Einstein

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.

Stephen Covey

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.

David Wilkerson

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.

Mark Victor Hansen

Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.

Mary MacCracken

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

Albert Camus

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

Martha Washington

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

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.

Chinese Proverb

Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

Anonymous

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

Paula, Gaslight (1940)

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

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

Karl Kraus

Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.

Christy Borgeld

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

Dale E. Turner

When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.

Arnold Glasgow

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

Norman Vincent Peale

Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.

Winston Churchill

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

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

Henry David Thoreau

Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.

Robert H. Schuller

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

It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

The loving are the daring.

Bayard Taylor

You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

Horace

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

Colin Powell

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.

Azim Premji

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !

Taako

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.

Charles M. Shultz

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

Robert Half

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

Seneca

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

Your attitude determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.

Swami Vivekananda

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.

Brian Tracy

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.

Jerry Greenfield

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.

Lisa Hoffman

Don't quit.

Unknown

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

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

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

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

Anonymous

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?

George Eliot

There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.

Red Cloud

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

Know thyself.

Socrates

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

Picasso

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.

Allard Lowenstein

First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.

Swami Vivekananda

Hi-Yo, Silver !

The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.

La Rochefoucauld

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '

Unknown