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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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Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

Albert Einstein

Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

Robert F. Kennedy

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

Thomas Edison

I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.

C.N. Bovee

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.

Robert H. Schuller

We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.

Anthony Robbins

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

Peter A. Cohen

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

Brian Tracy

Every dog has his day.

Proverb

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

John Eldredge

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .

John Greenleaf Whittier

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

Bob Klas

Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

Mark Twain

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.

Confucius

Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.

Mother Theresa

We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.

Ovid

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

You will never find time for anything. You must make it.

Charles Buxton

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.

Dr. Phil

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

Make the second effort your second nature.

Harvey Mackay

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.

Unknown

Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Edison

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

Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:24

History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.

Karl Marx

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

Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.

Oprah Winfrey

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up

James Baldwin

The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."

Maria Montessori

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

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

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.

Gail Sheehy

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

Walter Winchell

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

Hope springs eternal.

Alexander Pope

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

Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.

James F. Bell

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

Harvey Mackay

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.

Jim Rohn

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !

Thomas Edison

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

Albert Einstein

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.

C.S. Lewis

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

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

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

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

Ron Wild

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Jimi Hendrix

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Napoleon Hill

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.

George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.

Warren Bennis

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

John Gardner

When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.

Norman Vincent Peale

I am your father.

Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Margaret Mead

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.

Dennis Waitley

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Henry David Thoreau

Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.

Blaine Lee