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Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett

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Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.

English Proverb

I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

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

Somerset Maugham

Give all to love.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !

Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

Anonymous

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

Success is a journey not a destination.

Ben Sweetland

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

Denis Diderot

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Abraham Lincoln

The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.

Anonymous

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Abraham Lincoln

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

Napoleon Hill

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Matthew 6: 34

When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'

Sydney Harris

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

We have not yet begun to fight.

John Paul Jones

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

Les Hewitt

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

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

William A. Ward

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

A dream is a wish your heart makes.

The Supremes

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Dale Carnegie

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.

Janet Erskine Stuart

Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.

Anonymous

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is something eternal.

Vincent Van Gogh

Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.

Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)

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

Abraham Lincoln

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

Mark Twain

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Ken Robbins

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Yogi Berra

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

Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.

Mary MacCracken

All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

Thomas Edward Lawrence

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.

Anonymous

Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.

Ashleigh Brilliant

I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.

Steven Wright

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

William Shakespeare

The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.

Thomas Edison

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation

Thomas Edison

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln

Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.

Donald Zochert

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.

Yiddish Proverb

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.

Stephen Covey

Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.

David O. McKay

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.

John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.

Margaret Anderson

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.

Anonymous

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

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

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

Anthony Robbins

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

Ralph Nader

As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

Brian Tracy

You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.

Golda Meir

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

It's good to be the king !

Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)

Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !

Lewis Carroll

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

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

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