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One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'

Margaret Thatcher

It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.

Margaret Thatcher

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

Margaret Thatcher

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.

Margaret Thatcher

If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

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One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

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There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

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The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.

Victor Hugo

In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.

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To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

Stephen Covey

Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

Swami Vivekananda

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.

Anonymous

If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.

Anonymous

All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

Thomas Edward Lawrence

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

Napoleon Hill

Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence

Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.

Frank Outlaw

Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.

Brian Tracy

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Anthony Robbins

When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

Steve Walton

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

Brigham Young

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

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

Anonymous

Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.

Theodor Reik

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Matthew 6: 34

A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.

Polybius

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

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

Ovid

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen Covey

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.

Unattributed

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

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)

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

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Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.

Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.

Calvin Coolidge

I am not a toy. I am a spork !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)

People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.

George Matthew Allen

Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.

Ingrid Bergman

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

Jim Rohn

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.

Winston Churchill

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind

Earl Nightingale

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

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

Mahatma Gandhi

All progress occurs because people dare to be different

Harry Milner

Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

Anonymous

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.

Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.

Mark Victor Hansen

There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

Duffy, Chinatown (1974)

Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.

Anonymous

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.

Donald Zochert

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

Immaturity can last a lifetime.

Robert Half

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

W. Clement Stone

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.

Walt Whitman

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

Confucius

Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.

Thomas Edison

Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.

Calvin Coolidge

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey