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Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

Peter Davies

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Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?

Earl Nightingale

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you wanna call me that, smile.

The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)

Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

Clark Moustakas

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

Norman Vincent Peale

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

William J.H

The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.

Gardner Murphy

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

Happiness is a state of activity.


Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.

Richard Bach

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

I scoured many websites, and consulted my friends, my family and our readers for these pearls of wisdom. Now I want to do that again, except this time, I bring to you,

David Riklan

Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.

Korean Proverb

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

Mother Teresa

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.


Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -

Dexter Yager

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

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

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

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

Janet Erskine Stuart

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Stuart Mill

What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.

Anthony Robbins

Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.

Swami Vivekananda

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.


Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.

Warren Bennis

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.


What ever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.

Art Linkletter

Sanctuary !

Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

Shira Tehrani

Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.

Swami Vivekananda

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

General George S. Patton

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

Ray Norda

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

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

Zig Ziglar

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

To ask the hard question is simple.

W.H. Auden

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.

Anthony Robbins

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.


They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

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

Robert Schuller

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

Orlando Battista

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott

Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.

Zig Ziglar

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.


Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

P. T. Barnum

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.

Abraham Lincoln

One million dollars !

Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

Tom Robbins

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.


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

Napolean Hill

We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

Rabindranath Tagore

You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.


I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

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


Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

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


Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."


La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.

Lisa Hoffman

He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Peter Ustinov

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.


Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

Marie Osmond

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

Leo Tolstoy

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Love is a fruit in season at all times.

Mother Theresa

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.

Francis Bacon

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda