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The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

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The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".

Norman Vincent Peale

Perfect love can not be without equality.

Scottish Proverb

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

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

Phyllis Battome

Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.

Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)

The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.

Swami Vivekananda

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.

Winston Churchill

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Dale E. Turner

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

Dale Carnegie

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Helen Keller

The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.

Harvey Mackay

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.

Joseph Ray

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

You can do what you want to do.

David Thomas

I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.

Bruce Lee

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.

Napoleon Bonaparte

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.

Orville Wright

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Anthony Robbins

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

Sophocles

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.

Arnold Glasgow

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.

Anonymous

If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.

William Shakespeare

Dreams don't work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.

Leonard Berry

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.

Philip Armour

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

There is no luck except where there is discipline.

Irish Proverb

True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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

Anais Nin

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

Who's on first.

Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)

A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.

Donald Trump

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

For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

Michael Johnson

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.

Ovid

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.

Swami Vivekananda

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

Les Brown

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.

Albert Einstein

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)

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David Riklan

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

Master Yuanwu

Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey

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

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

Satchel Paige

What a dump.

Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)

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

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

Carl Bard

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.

Henry David Thoreau

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

Robert H. Schuller

All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.

Mohammed

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

English Proverb

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

Henry Ford

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.

Victor Kiam

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