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The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.

Nolan Bushnell

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It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Fredrich Nietzsche

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

Paul Sweeney

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.

Seneca

This is this.

Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

Let us strive on to finish the work we are in

Abraham Lincoln

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

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.

Swami Vivekananda

Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition

Joe Carlozo

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

Helen Keller

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.

Cullen Hightower

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

Charles Darwin

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.

Henry Ward Beecher

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Sidonie Gabrielle

Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

For with god all things are possible.

Bible

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

Earl Nightingale

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

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

Albert Einstein

The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.

Mark Victor Hansen

We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.

Swami Vivekananda

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

Abraham Lincoln

If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.

Bonaro W. Overstreet

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.

Anonymous

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

Carrie Fisher

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.

Karl Jaspers

Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.

Barbara Sher

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)

Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.

Henry David Thoreau

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone

As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.

Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Napoleon Hill

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

Zig Ziglar

There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

Earl Nightingale

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.

Anonymous

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.

Chinese Proverb

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

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Kahlil Gibran

One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.

Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott

If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.

Norman Vincent Peale

Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.

Unknown

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

Karl Menninger

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

Mother Teresa

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

These go to eleven.

Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.

William S. Burroughs

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Elbert Hubbard

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

John F. Kennedy

Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.

William Blake

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

You will never find time for anything. You must make it.

Charles Buxton