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What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

Samuel Johnson

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

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O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.

Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.

Soloman

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

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

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Abraham Lincoln

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

William A. Ward

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.

Benjamin Disraeli

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.

Georgette Mosbacher

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

George S. Patton

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.

Anthony Robbins

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.

Robert Kincaid

Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.

Anthony Robbins

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.

Karl Jaspers

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

Henry David Thoreau

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

Elizabeth Bowen

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.

Anonymous

Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.

French Proverb

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes

Thomas Edison

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

Robert Half

Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.

Norman Vincent Peale

Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.

Unknown

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

Zig Ziglar

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.

Swami Vivekananda

My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.

George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

Dennis Waitley

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

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

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

God doesn't make junk.

Unknown

Hey, Bud, lets party !

Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle

Gloria Steinhem

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

It's never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Plutarch

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

Jim Rohn

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Charles Buxton

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.

Mother Teresa

I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.

Bruce Lee

The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.

Unknown

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher

In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.

Japanese Proverb

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

Where there's life, there's hope.

Terence

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

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

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

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

There is time for everything.

Thomas Edison

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

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

The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.

John Powell

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

Unknown

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

Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !

George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)

I want the fairy tale.

Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)

I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

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

Zen Proverb

Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

Indian Proverb

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

Thomas Edison

'Wake Me When It's Funny'

Gary Marshall

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

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

Kahlil Gibran

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Dennis Waitley

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.

Anthony Robbins

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru