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There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

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

General George S. Patton

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.

Swami Vivekananda

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Anonymous

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Napolean Hill

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.

Michel de Montaigne

It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.

Zig Ziglar

Life is the first gift, love is the second.

Marge Piercy

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

Marc Chagall

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

Unknown

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Dennis Waitley

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

Japanese Proverb

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.

Winston Churchill

Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.

Ben Oliver

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations

George Bernard Shaw

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

Vince Lombardi

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.

Harvey Mackay

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

Do, or do not. There is no try.

Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.

Anonymous

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.

Vince Lombardi

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

Anonymous

Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

Dennis Waitley

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

George Eliot

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

Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.

Thomas Edison

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

Life is what you make it.

Unknown

Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.

Horace

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins

Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.

Lord Byron

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !

Taako

Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

Bette Davis

A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

Karl Kraus

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

Walt Disney

Eddie, you're a born loser.

Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

Henry David Thoreau

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.

Freaks, Freaks (1932)

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

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

Stephen Covey

Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.

Anthony Dalla Villa

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

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)

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

Anonymous

Who, being loved, is poor ?

Oscar Wilde

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

Abraham Lincoln

Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.

Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

Albert Einstein

The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

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

Sequichie Comingdeer

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Dennis Waitley

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

Zig Ziglar

Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17. Not alive, anyway.

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?

W. Clement Stone

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.

Swami Vivekananda

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

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

Harold Hill

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

Julie Andrews

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

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

Old love does not rust.

Estonian Proverb

The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.

Martin Buber

For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.

William J. Bennett

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

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

David Thomas

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.

Shira Tehrani

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

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

Jonathan Winters

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson