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Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.

Lord Chesterfield

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Live out of your imagination, not your history.

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Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

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Who's on first.

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People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

John C. Maxwell

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Matthew 6: 34

Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Napoleon Hill

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

Thomas Jefferson

Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

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The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

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Do you want a leg or a breast ?

Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.

Corinthians

It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.

Zig Ziglar

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

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

Anthony Robbins

I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

Indian Proverb

It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.

Anthony Robbins

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.

Anthony Pagano

Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.

Anonymous

Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.

Voltaire

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.

Jim Rohn

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Unattributed

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Stephen Covey

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

Agnes Repplier

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.

Helen Keller

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Let's roll.

Todd Beamer

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Mark Twain

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

Harvey Mackay

Old love does not rust.

Estonian Proverb

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

General Peter Schoomaker

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

Pat Riley

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.

Swami Vivekananda

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.

Ethel Watts Mumford

Believe in yourself.

Unknown

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

Harriet Beecher Stowe

If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !

Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)

We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

Marcel Proust

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.

Perle Thompson

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.

Brian Koval

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson

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)

There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

Nicholas Sparks

Keep the Faith.

Unknown

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Unknown

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Heywood

The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.

Unknown

In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.

Somerset Maugham

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

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

Anonymous

Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.

Bruce Lee

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

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

Zig Ziglar

Remove failure as an option.

Joan Lunden

Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.

Anonymous

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

Emily Dickinson

Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

Sholem Aleichem

There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.

Jean Anouilh