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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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We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?

Swami Vivekananda

Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.

Swami Vivekananda

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.

Washington Irving

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

George Santayana

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

Emily Bronte

I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference

Mark Victor Hansen

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

Confucius

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

The man who has no imagination has no wings.

Muhamed Ali

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Harriet Beecher Stowe

The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.

Winston Churchill

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

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

What you cannot enforce, Do not command.

Sophocles

All you need is love.

John Lennon

Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

Norman Vincent Peale

None are homely who smile.

Robert Half

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.

Muhammad Yunus

In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.

Cicero

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

Paul Sweeney

I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.

Anthony Robbins

The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.

Levell Edwards

The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.

Lee Iacocca

All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.

Walter Anderson

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

Zig Ziglar

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

Peter Davies

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

Jim Rohn

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz

He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.

German Proverb

To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.

Thomas Edison

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.

Viktor Frankl

Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

Sophocles

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

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.

Mary Kay Ash

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

A bold onset is half the battle.

Giuseppe Garibaldi

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

They're called boobs, Ed.

Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)

You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.

Roger Smith

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

Don't ever give up.

Unknown

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

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.

Chinese Proverb

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.

Dennis Waitley

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Dennis Waitley

How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

Margaret B. Runbeck

How do you live ?

Helen, James Allen (1932)

What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.

Alexander Graham Bell

The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

John Dewey

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.

Anthony Robbins

Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.

Norman Vincent Peale

Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.

Swami Vivekananda

You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.

Daniel Heinsius

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.

Theodor Reik

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

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

John Wooden

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.

Swami Vivekananda