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True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

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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

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.


Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Norman Vincent Peale

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

German Proverb

Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

Napoleon Hill

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Pearl Bailey

Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

Mike Wickett

You're as old as you behave.

Harvey Mackay

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

Bruce Springsteen

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.

Anthony Robbins

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

Mother Theresa

You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

Susan Podziba

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

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

Donald Trump

Live life with passion.


Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Thomas Edison

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

Abraham Lincoln

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.

Dennis Waitley

True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.

Anthony Robbins

It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.


Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.


Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison

If you wanna call me that, smile.

The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.

John Stuart Mill

I am not a toy. I am a spork !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

The past does not equal the future.

Anthony Robbins

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Leo Buscaglia

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

God doesn't make junk.


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

William Edward Hickson

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action


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

Ashleigh Brilliant

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

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

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Soul meets soul on lover's lips.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

Brian Tracy

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

Desmond Tutu

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

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

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.

Rollo May

I am your father.

Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Helen Keller

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein

It's always too soon to quit !

Norman Vincent Peale

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.

Greg Anderson

The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.


Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

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

Theodor Reik

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

Phyllis Battome

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

Kahlil Gibran

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.


I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

Abraham Lincoln

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Samuel Johnson

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.

Sigmund Freud

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable

Helen Keller

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.

Alanis Morrissette

Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.

Stephen Covey

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

W. Somerset Maugham

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.


First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.


We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill