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If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.

Steve Martin

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Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

Conrad Hilton

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.

Dennis Waitley

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.

Mahatma Gandhi

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.

Dr. Phil

Your attitude determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.

Francoise Sagan

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.

Thomas Fuller

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


Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.


Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.

Henry David Thoreau

You can observe a lot just by watching.

Yogi Berra

Say hello to my little friend !

Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

Harvey Mackay

Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."


You had me at "hello".

Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

If you build it, he will come.

Field of Dreams

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Benjamin Disraeli

Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.

Ben Oliver

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.


Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.

Stephen Covey

The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.

Edgar Watson Howe

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.


Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Dennis Waitley

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

Oscar Wilde

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.


The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

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

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

Who, being loved, is poor ?

Oscar Wilde

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

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

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

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

John Keats

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.

Jim Rohn

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.

Robert H. Schuller

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.


We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

Jim Rohn

Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

Abraham Maslow

He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.

German Proverb

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

English Proverb

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

Tommy Lasorda

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes

Earl Nightingale

Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

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

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.

Albert Einstein

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

Thornton Wilder

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

Viktor Frankl

Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert Schuller

Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.

Dale Carnegie

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.

H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)

Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

Jim Rohn

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Isaac Asimov

This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.

Scott Reed

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.


I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein

What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.

Swami Vivekananda

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.

Greg Anderson

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G. M. Trevelyan

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved

Helen Keller

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy