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Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

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I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

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

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.

Victor Hugo

Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Dennis Waitley

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.

Warren G. Bennis

Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.

Theodor Reik

Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.

Francis Wilson

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''

Dale Dauten

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.

Coach K

We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.

Thomas Edison

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.

Albert Einstein

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.

Stephen Covey

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

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

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

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

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

Japanese Proverb

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

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

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

Ovid

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.

Anonymous

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

Anonymous

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

Anonymous

To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard

Tristan Bernard

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Anonymous

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

African Proverb

He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.

George Matthew Adams

First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

Swami Vivekananda

Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.

Danish Proverb

Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

Count your blessings.

Og Mandino

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

D.H. Lawrence

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Samuel Butler

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.

W. Somerset Maugham

We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.

Mother Teresa

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

Harvey Mackay

Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stephen Covey

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Steven Covey

I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.

Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Cause Change & Lead. Accept Change & Survive. Resist Change & Die.

Ray Norda

Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.

Hedy Lamarr

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

Hermann Hesse

To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard

Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.

Leo Buscaglia

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.

John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.

Robert C. Solomon

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

Jawaharlal Nehru

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

The show must go on.

Proverb

Ability is sexless.

Christabel Pankhurst

Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.

Thomas Edison

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie

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

Lynda Barry

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.

C.N. Bovee

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

Max DePree

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.

Zen Proverb

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

What's meant to be will always find a way

Trisha Yearwood