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Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

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

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

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

Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda

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

Plutarch

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Bible

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.

Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Dennis Waitley

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.

Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.

La Rochefoucauld

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

Eileen Caddy

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.

Indira Gandhi

Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

Orlando Battista

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

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

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''

E.M. Kelly

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

Earl Nightingale

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

Anonymous

Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

Thomas Jefferson

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

What's meant to be will always find a way

Trisha Yearwood

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

Thomas Moore

If they move, kill ' em.

Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)

To my big brother George, the richest man in town !

Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.

Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)

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

Horace

Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

Count your blessings.

Og Mandino

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

Zig Ziglar

"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.

Swami Vivekananda

None are homely who smile.

Robert Half

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

Carl Sandburg

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Goethe

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

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.

Paul Tillich

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

Abraham Lincoln

The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.

John Milton

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

Pete Zafra

Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.

Unknown

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

John Keats

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.

Winston Churchill

Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.

Gordon Korman

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

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

Cinderella

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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. Discover.

Mark Twain

In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.

Henry David Thoreau

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Darrell Royal

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

A boy's best friend is his mother.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.

Swami Vivekananda

The sun will come up tomorrow

Unknown

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Denis Diderot

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb