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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.

Margaret Mead

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is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

J.F.T. Bugental

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Marianne Williamson

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -

Blaine Lee

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

Anonymous

Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

John P. Strelecky

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.

Al Franken

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

It's always too soon to quit !

Norman Vincent Peale

After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)

Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.

Zig Ziglar

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.

Cullen Hightower

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

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

Arthur C. Clarke

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.

Coach K

Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.

Robert H. Schuller

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Abraham Lincoln

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar

Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?

Jim Rohn

Joy is not in things, it is in us.

Richard Wagner

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G. M. Trevelyan

You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.

Norman Vincent Peale

We get to make a living , we give to make a life.

Winston Churchill

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

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

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

Robert H. Schuller

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Jeanne Moreau

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

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

Voltaire

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

Margaret B. Runbeck

It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Seize the day.

Unknown

Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.

Henry David Thoreau

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

Zig Ziglar

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins

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

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.

Francis Wilson

Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.

Alan Watts

It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.

Swami Vivekananda

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.

William Shakespeare

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no beauty but the beauty of action.

Proverb

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.

Stephen Covey

Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."

Unknown

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

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

Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.

William Ellery Channing

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.

Ron Wild

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

Love that is true never grows old.

Elben Bano

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

Thomas Edison

We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?

Swami Vivekananda

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.

Cyril Connolly

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Anonymous

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

Winston Churchill

This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.

Swami Vivekananda

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Whatever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert Schuller

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Susan Jeffers

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.

Zig Ziglar

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

Dale Carnegie

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

Fortune favors the brave.

Publius Terence

Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson