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There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.

Robert Fripp

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If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.

Anonymous

It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.

John P. Strelecky

She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.

Jane Austen

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.

Zig Ziglar

Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.

Larry Smith

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.

Horace

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.

Lydia Maria Child

Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

Rosemonde Gerard

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.

T.S. Eliot

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

Anatole France

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

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)

Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.

Jim Rohn

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

Edmund Spenser

Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.

Will Moss

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no education like adversity.

Benjamin Disraeli

Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.

Swami Vivekananda

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

Somerset Maugham

Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."

Unknown

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.

Anonymous

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.

Virgil

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

Anonymous

I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

Thomas Edison

The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.

Warren G. Bennis

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Roy Disney

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.

Muriel Spark

When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?

Sydney Harris

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

Channing Pollock

Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

E.E. Cummings

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

Voltaire

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

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

Thomas Edison

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis

Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

William Wordsworth

Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.

Dorothy Day

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

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.

Anonymous

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

Ikhide Oshoma

When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.

Unattributed

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

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

The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.

Jim Rohn

It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.

Winston Churchill

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

Jonathan Swift

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.

Polybius

Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

Norman Vincent Peale

I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?

Swami Vivekananda

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'

Abraham Maslow

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

John Bulwer

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

Bill Blackman