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Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

Nigerian Proverb

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Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

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

William S. Burroughs

The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.


Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.

Jim Rohn

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.

G. Moore

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.

Earl Nightingale

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

Stan Smith

You haven't failed until you quit trying.


But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.

William Shakespeare

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.

Zig Ziglar

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

The life which is unexamined is not worth living


Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !

Thomas Edison

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

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


To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.


The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

General George S. Patton

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.

Allard Lowenstein

The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.

Thomas Jefferson

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

Thomas Edison

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.

John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

David Starr Jordan

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.

Jonathan Winters

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.


Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.

Mary MacCracken

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.

John W. Turk

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

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.


Excuse me while I whip this out.

Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Jim Ryun

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

Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.

J.M. Barrie

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

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.

Madame De Maintenon

Every dog has his day.


Love knows no bounds.


What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If there is a will, there is a way.


Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

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

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

David Thomas

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

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

Bruce Lee

This is the first day, of the rest of your life.


Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.

Mary Parrish

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.


Reach for the stars.


Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.


Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another

Emma Goldman

I love you - those three words have my life in them.


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

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.

Janet Erskine Stuart

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.

William Butler Yeats

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.

George Carlin

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.

William A. Ward

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

Albert Einstein

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.

Dennis Waitley

We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.

Swami Vivekananda

Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.

Swami Vivekananda

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

Nothing succeeds like success.


I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.

Julia H. Gulliver

To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

Sugar Ray Robinson