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There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

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You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Charles Buxton

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.

Mark Victor Hansen

Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.

Georgette Mosbacher

There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G. K. Chesterton

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.

Henry Ford

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.

Thomas Edison

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

J.M. Power

Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.

Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.

Henry Ford

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.

Bertrand Russell

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

Mark Twain

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.

Norman Vincent Peale

I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.

Henry David Thoreau

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.

Robert G. Ingersoll

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

All-righty then !

Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

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

David Thomas

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Henry Ford

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.

Albert Schweitzer

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

Nancy Banks-Smith

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.

Jean Piaget

For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.

Zig Ziglar

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

Swami Vivekananda

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

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

Kahlil Gibran

Every hero becomes a bore at last.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.

Mark Victor Hansen

Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.

Unknown

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

Never Quit.

Unknown

I love you - those three words have my life in them.

Alexandrea

If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.

Swami Vivekananda

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

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

David McCullough

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.

Allard Lowenstein

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hill

No pain, No gain.

Unknown

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

Norman Vincent Peale

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

Thomas Edison

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.

Anonymous

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Heraclitus

Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

Robert Half

My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

Molly McDonald

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.

Abraham Maslow

What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)

If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

Nothing is worth more than this day.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.

Mother Theresa

Live with passion !

Anthony Robbins

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.

Bruce Lee

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

Thomas Edison

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

George S. Patton

As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith