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What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.

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Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

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

Anonymous

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

William Osler

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

Napoleon Hill

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)

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

If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.

Myrtle Reed

I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda

I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.

Bruce Lee

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt

When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?

Sydney Harris

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.

Unattributed

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

Alfred Adler

I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.

Unknown

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

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

Anonymous

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

Alec Bourne

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

Emily Bronte

Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.

Christy Borgeld

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Helen Keller

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Walter Winchell

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Mark Twain

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.

Jim Rohn

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

Carl Sandburg

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

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.

Robert Half

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !

Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)

Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.

Anthony Robbins

In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

Brian Tracy

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.

William Carlos Williams

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.

General Douglas MacArthur

The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.

Zig Ziglar

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

Suellen Fried

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

Mark Victor Hansen

I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

How do you live ?

Helen, James Allen (1932)

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.

Ron Wild

Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.

Bill Blackman

Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.

Brian Tracy

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.

Harold Hill

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

When the going gets tough the tough get going.

Joseph P. Kennedy

For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Francis Bacon

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.

Joe Klock

Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.

Robert Half

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

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

Ray Norda

Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.

Calvin Coolidge

I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.

David O. McKay

Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.

William S. Burroughs

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

Thomas Carlyle

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.

Democritus

It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.

Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

Donald Trump

It's never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

Thornton Wilder

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

E. Joseph Cossman

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

Henry Ford

Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.

Oprah Winfrey

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

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

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

Traditional Proverb