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Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

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There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

Henry Ford

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.

Zig Ziglar

Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

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

Anonymous

Love sees roses without thorns.

German Proverb

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Roy Disney

My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.

Abraham Lincoln

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.

Confucius

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

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.

Confucius

Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.

Jim Rohn

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Plutarch

In love beggar and king are equal.

Indian Proverb

Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.

Collin McCarty

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David Riklan

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

Mr. Christian !

Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.

Swami Vivekananda

Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.

Mother Teresa

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

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

Romans 1218

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

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

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.

Francoise Sagan

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

Joe Clark

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.

Dennis Waitley

The time to make friends is before you need them.

Traditional Proverb

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.

Charles Caleb Colton

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

Thomas Carlyle

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

Jim Rohn

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

Voltaire

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

If it is to be it is up to me.

Unknown

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.

Winston Churchill

Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it

Unknown

Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.

Mother Theresa

A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.

Jimi Hollemans

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.

Jeff Valdez

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

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.

Stephen Covey

Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.

Henry Ward Beecher

What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

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

I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.

Kyle Schmidt

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.

Anonymous

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.

Anonymous

The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.

Rodney L. Parsley

The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Stuart Mill

But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.

Karl Jaspers

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

Thomas Edison

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

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

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl A. Menninger

Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

Thomas Jefferson

If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.

John P. Strelecky

A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.

Samuel Butler

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.

Anonymous

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.

Stephen Covey

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Dennis Waitley

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.

Helen Keller