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People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

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Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

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The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

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The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.

Ivan Scheier

Procrastination is the thief of time.

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It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

Robert H. Schuller

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

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Earl Nightingale

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough Reason

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

Love understands all languages.

Romanian Proverb

The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.

Gardner Murphy

No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.

Robert Half

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

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

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

Thomas Trahern

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb

Don't ever give up.

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Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.

Stephen Covey

How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

Unknown

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

Robert Half

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

Rosebud.

Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)

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

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.

Red Cloud

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

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The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

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Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

English Proverb

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?

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Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.

Anonymous

The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.

Napoleon Hill

Never Quit.

Unknown

The more goals you set - the more goals you get.

Mark Victor Hansen

The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.

Sequichie Comingdeer

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'

Carrie Fisher

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

Karl A. Menninger

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle

Gloria Steinhem

A healthy outside starts from the inside

Robert Urich

None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

Buddhist Proverb

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable

Helen Keller

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

This is this.

Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Shirley Lord

Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.

Dorothy Day

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

Jakob Dylan

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Josh Billings

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

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

Natalie Cole

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

Norman Vincent Peale

Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.

Lord Moran

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

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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

Robert H. Schuller

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

Andrew Carnegie

The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.

Levell Edwards

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.

Unknown

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.

Swami Vivekananda

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.

Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)

We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.

Swami Vivekananda

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.

Norman Vincent Peale

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.

Anonymous

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

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

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

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If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

Marie Osmond

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.

Anonymous

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Matthew

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.

Anonymous

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half