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Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

Nigerian Proverb

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What you cannot enforce, Do not command.

Sophocles

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

Bruce Lee

Where there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

English Proverb

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation

Thomas Edison

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Donald Trump

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.

Yogi Berra

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

Anonymous

Do you want a leg or a breast ?

Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !

Taako

As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician, caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their careers.

Michael E. DeBakey

Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.

John Wicker

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.

Dale Carnegie

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.

Richard M. Devos

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

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

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

Karen Sunde

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.

Unattributed

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

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

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

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

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

Ann Landers

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

The time to make friends is before you need them.

Traditional Proverb

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

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)

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.

Lou Holtz

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

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

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

Follow the money.

Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)

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

David McCullough Reason

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

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

E. Joseph Cossman

It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.

Louis Kossuth

Be all you can be.

John C. Maxwell

First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.

Denis Healey

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

Walt Disney

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

Nothing happens unless first we dream.

Carl Sandburg

A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

Victor Hugo

We belong dead.

The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

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

Danny Kaye

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.

Thomas Edison

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

Stephen Covey

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

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

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Confucius

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

Democritus

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

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

Unattributed

Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.

Swami Vivekananda

Change comes from within.

Unknown

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.

W. Clement Stone

If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.

Anonymous

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

If a man does his best, what else is there ?

General George S. Patton

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?

Anonymous

Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.

Erich Fromm

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best things in life are not things.

Unknown