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Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.

Machiavelli

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

Napoleon Hill

Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.

Winston Churchill

Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.

J. Stephen

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

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

English Proverb

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

To my big brother George, the richest man in town !

Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.

Albert Einstein

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.

German Proverb

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.

Shira Tehrani

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

Winston Churchill

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Helen Keller

I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.

Albert Einstein

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.

Anonymous

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Walter Winchell

Seek first to understand, then to be understood.

Stephen Covey

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.

Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)

The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

Isaac Asimov

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

Make the second effort your second nature.

Harvey Mackay

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Unknown

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

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)

God doesn't make junk.

Unknown

The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.

Tyron Edwards

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

Voltaire

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

There's no abiding success without commitment.

Anthony Robbins

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Jefferson

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.

Harvey Mackay

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.

Unknown

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

Anonymous

We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

W. Clement Stone

If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.

Mahatma Gandhi

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Socrates

There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.

Anonymous

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

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

A woman who is loved always has success.

Vicki Baum

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.

Robert Ingersoll

The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.

Sigmund Freud

With malice toward none, with charity for all.

Abraham Lincoln

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.

Anonymous

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

Confucius

An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.

John H. Patterson

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.

Winston Churchill

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.

Earl Nightingale

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

Harold R. McAlindon

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

They call me Mister Tibbs !

Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.

Guillaume Apollinaire

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

Fortune and love favor the brave.

Ovid

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

Whatever happens, take responsibility !

Anthony Robbins

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.

Unknown

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.

Tom Peters

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

Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

No wire hangers, ever !

Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

Pogo

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain