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Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

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Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Albert Einstein

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Confucius

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.

Chinese Proverb

You create your reality.

Unknown

The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.

Jessica Brumley

I know you are, but what am I ?

Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)

Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

George S. Patton

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

If you build it, he will come.

Field of Dreams

That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.

Swami Vivekananda

You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.

Anthony Robbins

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.

Geri Weitzman

You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

Susan Podziba

Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

Clark Moustakas

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.

Martha Washington

Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.

Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.

Anonymous

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

Napoleon Hill

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

Danny Kaye

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care

T. Howell

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.

William James

This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.

Muriel Spark

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula K. Le Guin

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?

Henry David Thoreau

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.

Eileen Caddy

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

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

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

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

Stephen Covey

What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Aristotle

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Sandy Wilson

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.

Harvey Mackay

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Charles Morgan

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.

E. E. Hale

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

J.M. Power

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

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray

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

Joe Paterno

Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !

Swami Vivekananda

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

Earl Nightingale

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

Unknown

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

Andrew Carnegie

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.

W. Clement Stone

Be the ball.

Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)

The best things in life are free.

Unknown

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.

Anonymous

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

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

Robert A. Heinlein

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

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes

Thomas Edison

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.

Anthony Robbins

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

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

No matter where you go, there you are.

Steven Wright

It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.

Zig Ziglar

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

Natalie Cole

Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.

Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)

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

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

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Anonymous

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

It is always your next move.

Napoleon Hill

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

Martin Buber

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.

Charles F. Kettering

Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.

Hedy Lamarr

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

Albert Einstein

Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.

David Bly

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden