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Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.

Lester Sumrall

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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

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway

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

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Dennis Waitley

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

Unknown

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

Soul meets soul on lover's lips.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.

Luciano De Crescenzo

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.

Paul "Bear" Bryant

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

Lao Tzu

Roll with the punches.

Unknown

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time

Jermaine Stewart

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

Many hands make light work.

Proverb

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey

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

Leighton

Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 5:43-45

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

Bernard Haldane

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

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

It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.

John Wooden

I am fond of only what comes from the heart.

Martha Washington

If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.

Blaise Pascal

We do what we must, and call it by the best names.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

Margaret Thatcher

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.

Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

Henry Drummond

I know you are, but what am I ?

Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)

World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

Swami Vivekananda

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

Earl Nightingale

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

William Makepeace Thackeray

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

Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Napoleon Hill

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

Anonymous

If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

Milton Berle

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

A. P. Gouthey

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.

Anonymous

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

Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

John Davidson Rockefeller

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Abigail Van Buren

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

Thomas Dewar

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.

Soloman

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

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

Winston Churchill

Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.

Swami Vivekananda

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

Zig Ziglar

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

Christy Borgeld

Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.

Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)

If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.

Yusuf Tara

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

Unknown

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

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

Thomas Edison

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Unknown

Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.

Swami Vivekananda

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.

Leo Tolstoy

Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.

Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson