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What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

Louis L. Mann

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We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.

Richard M. Devos

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl A. Menninger

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.

Albert Einstein

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.

Dennis Waitley

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.

Thomas Edison

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

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

Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

If you feel you have no faults there's another one.

Anonymous

Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

General Douglas MacArthur

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?

Cicero

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

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

Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)

The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.

Galatians 514

Do first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

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

Phil Collins

And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.

Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Plutarch

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

Swami Vivekananda

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

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

Winston Churchill

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Dennis Waitley

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.

Robert H. Schuller

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud

The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.

Swami Vivekananda

If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.

Unknown

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie

I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.

Helice Bridges

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Sandy Wilson

Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.

Swami Vivekananda

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

Stan Smith

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

Benjamin Franklin

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.

Napoleon Hill

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

Anything is possible.

Unknown

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

Publilius Syrus

It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.

Harvey Mackay

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

Abraham Lincoln

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.

Robert C. Solomon

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

Conrad Hilton

Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.

Anonymous

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

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

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Actions speak louder than words.

Proverb

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.

Winston Churchill

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Mother Teresa

You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.

David Mahoney

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.

Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?

W. Clement Stone