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Peter F. Drucker

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Do first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

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Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.

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Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

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Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.

Norman Vincent Peale

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

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When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

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Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Dennis Waitley

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.

Paul "Bear" Bryant

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.

Unknown

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.

Khalil Gibran

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.

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Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.

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Today is the first day of the rest of your life.

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'Wake Me When It's Funny'

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Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.

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Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.

Winston Churchill

We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.

Samuel Butler

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Confucius

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Danny Thomas

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

Carrie Fisher

Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.

Unknown

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Mark Twain

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.

Anatole France

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

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Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?

Emily Bronte

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.

Tom Hopkins

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

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Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

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Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

Rosemonde Gerard

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.

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

Anonymous

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

Unknown

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.

Rollo May

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

Ghanaian Proverb

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.

T.S. Eliot

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care

T. Howell

Show me the money !

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We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.

Machiavelli

I think we deserve a break.

Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.

Zig Ziglar

And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.

Buddha

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.

Assyrian Proverb

When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?

Bruce Lee

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

Karl Menninger

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

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

Richard Bach

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

Susan Taylor

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

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Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.

Thomas J. Watson

Believe in yourself.

Unknown

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

I like to watch.

Chance, Being There (1979)

No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

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

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

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

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.

Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.

Ron Wild

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

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

Madame De Maintenon

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

Japanese Proverb

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.

Earl Nightingale

Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.

Robert H. Schuller