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Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

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The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.

Martin Buber

Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.

Persian Proverb

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

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

Ken Robbins

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

I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.

Harvey Mackay

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.

Anita Brookner

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

Lucy Larcom

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

Norman Vincent Peale

Live with passion.

Anthony Robbins

Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.

Proverb

Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!

Paul J. Meyer

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Winston Churchill

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

Zig Ziglar

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.

Brian Tracy

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr.

All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.

Yogi Berra

Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.

Robert Half

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Earl Nightingale

Every human heart is human.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.

Thomas Edison

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.

Henry David Thoreau

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.

George Catlin

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

Happiness is a state of mind.

Unknown

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.

Thomas Jefferson

It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

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

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

Charles A. Beard

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

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.

P. T. Barnum

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

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

Unknown

The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

Ralph Hodgson

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.

William Wordsworth

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.

Indira Gandhi

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.

Abraham Lincoln

I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.

Winston Churchill

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Donald Trump

You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.

Bruce Lee

Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

Swami Sivananda

Excuse me while I whip this out.

Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Norman Vincent Peale

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

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

Anatole France

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.

Voltaire

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

David Starr Jordan

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.

Aristotle

Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.

Swami Vivekananda

Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

Richard L. Evans

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

William Arthur Ward