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I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.

Robert Southey

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Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.

Su Shi

You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

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

What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.

Anonymous

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

Joe Namath

I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.

Helice Bridges

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

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

Bible

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.

George Santayana

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.

Pierre Abelard

All-righty then !

Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Robert Half

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.

T.S. Eliot

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

Martin Buber

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney

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

Ralph Nader

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.

Emily Dickinson

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.

Jessica Brumley

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

Earl Nightingale

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

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

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

Charles A. Beard

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.

Viktor Frankl

You can do what you want to do.

David Thomas

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.

Tommy Lasorda

When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.

Harvey Mackay

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

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

William A. Ward

He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.

Unknown

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

Bruce Lee

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

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results

Albert Einstein

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?

Steven Wright

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.

Henry Ford

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.

Greg Anderson

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

Alan Ashley-Pitt

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.

Horace

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula K. Le Guin

We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.

Anthony Robbins

Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

Cinderella

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.

Galatians 514

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.

Albert Einstein

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

Norman Vincent Peale

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.

Albert Einstein

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G. K. Chesterton

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.

Unknown

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.

Swami Vivekananda

The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.

Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante