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Malcolm Gladwell

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We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

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Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.

Unknown

Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.

Unknown

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.

Warren G. Bennis

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

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

James Oppenheim

When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?

Henry David Thoreau

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !

Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

Mother Teresa

Please-baby-please-baby-please-baby-baby - baby. Please !

Mars Blackmon, She's Gotta Have It (1986)

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Dennis Waitley

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.

Michael Johnson

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence

If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.

Plato

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.

Barbara Winter

Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.

Samuel Butler

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

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

Ikhide Oshoma

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.

Earl Nightingale

The greater the obstacle the more glory.

Moliere

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.

John Keats

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

Yusuf Tara

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.

Justin Sims

It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.

Latin Proverb

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

Unknown

The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.

Warren G. Bennis

I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.

Steven Wright

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

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

Albert Schweitzer

I need him like the axe needs the turkey.

Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)

The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

King Solomon

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

La Rochefoucauld

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.

John Crowe

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

Brian Weir

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !

Anthony Robbins

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

J.M. Power

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

Peter Davies

All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

Walt Disney

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Unattributed

It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

Nancy Banks-Smith

I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.

Henri Nouwen

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

It's never too late.

Unknown

Where there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4: 4-7

The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

Mark Twain

Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

Jim Rohn

This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.

Robert Kincaid

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

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

The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.

Martin Buber

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

Seneca

I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

If it is to be it is up to me.

Unknown

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

Kindness is always fashionable.

America E. Barr

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

When Harry Met Sally

I'm an excellent driver.

Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

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

T.S. Eliot

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Steven Covey

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

Winston Churchill

What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)