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Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

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Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

Bernard Haldane

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

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

Danny Thomas

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.

Anonymous

Friendship is not born of words alone.

Armenian Proverb

Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.

Dennis Waitley

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.

Luciano De Crescenzo

Carpe diem.

Latin Proverb

A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.

Unknown

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

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'

Abraham Maslow

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

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

The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.

Norman Vincent Peale

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

Winston Churchill

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.

Karl Jaspers

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.

Mark Victor Hansen

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.

Ovid

Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?

Josh Hinds

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

Jim Rohn

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

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

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stephen Covey

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.

Zig Ziglar

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

Albert Einstein

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.

Albert Einstein

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

E.B. White

It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.

Unknown

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

Polybius

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

Harvey Mackay

Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.

Norman Vincent Peale

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.

Robert H. Schuller

Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

Thomas Jefferson

As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?

Christy Borgeld

There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

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

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.

Anonymous

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

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

Matthew 5:9

Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.

Stephen Covey

Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.

Scott Reed

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.

Anonymous

The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.

Victor Hugo

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.

Philip Armour

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

Robert H. Schuller

The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

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

Plato

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

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

Miles, Risky Business (1983)

Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.

Swami Vivekananda

Live life with passion.

Unknown

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

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

I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?

Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)

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

Winston Churchill

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?

Benjamin Franklin

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

What's meant to be will always find a way

Trisha Yearwood

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

Confucius

No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.

Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.

Les Brown

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright