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Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

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Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Never say die.

Proverb

The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.

Larry Page

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.

When Harry Met Sally

Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.

Bible

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.

Robert H. Schuller

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

Dale Carnegie

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

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

Vince Lombardi

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.

William Butler Yeats

What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.

Epictetus

It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.

Anthony Robbins

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

Picasso

There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

Natalie Cole

True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.

Unknown

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

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

Mark Twain

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.

Norman Vincent Peale

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

Ronald Reagan

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

Thomas Edison

The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.

Brian Tracy

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

Your attitude determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '

Unknown

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.

Proverb

Forget about it.

Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)

Anything is possible.

Unknown

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.

William A. Ward

In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.

Unattributed

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

Stephen A. Brennan

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

Kahlil Gibran

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

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

My precious.

Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)

It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.

Julia H. Gulliver

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Elbert Hubbard

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

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

Tony Dorsett

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

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

Peter Davies

Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.

Unknown

Every dog has his day.

Proverb

Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.

Anonymous

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)

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

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

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

Vince Lombardi

Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.

Anonymous

I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.

David O. McKay

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

Stephen Covey

There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.

Abraham Maslow

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.

Christy Borgeld

My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.

Anthony Robbins

Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?

Taako

And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.

Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)

Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.

Anonymous

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.

Anonymous

The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.

Unknown

Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

Zig Ziglar

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".

Jim Rohn

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.

Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

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

Harold Hill

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill