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Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

Max DePree

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I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.

Bruce Lee

As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

Necessity is the mother of invention.

Proverb

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.

George Catlin

God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.

Swami Vivekananda

Never say die.

Proverb

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.

The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Dennis Waitley

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !

Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)

They call it a "Royale with Cheese".

Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

Napoleon Hill

We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.

Dennis Waitley

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

Cause Change & Lead. Accept Change & Survive. Resist Change & Die.

Ray Norda

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

They're called boobs, Ed.

Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)

One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.

Wayne Gretzky

Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

Richard L. Evans

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.

Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.

Anonymous

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

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.

Congolese Proverb

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Albert Einstein

You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.

Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)

I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.

Donald Trump

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

Channing Pollock

Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.

Napoleon Hill

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?

Jim Rohn

Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

Bruce Lee

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.

Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

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

Unknown

The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

King Solomon

I bet you can squeal like a pig.

Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)

What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.

Proverb

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.

Soloman

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.

Margaret Anderson

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.

Dale Carnegie

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.

Pierre Abelard

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

Danny Kaye

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

Rollo May

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

It's never too late.

Unknown

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

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

Confucius

Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed

Thomas Edison

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.

Jim Rohn

You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

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

Jim Rohn

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Bible

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Hunker down.

Unknown

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.

Mother Teresa

He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.

Japanese Proverb

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Joseph Joubert

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

Swami Vivekananda

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

Unknown

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.

St. Francis De Sales

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins