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To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.

Theodore H. White

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Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

Helen Keller

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Socrates

Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.

Emily Dickinson

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'

Blackhawk

It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.

Muriel Spark

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Chinese Proverb

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".

Brian Tracy

I'll be back.

The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.

Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

Sholem Aleichem

When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.

Norman Vincent Peale

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.

Charles M. Schwab

For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.

Donald Williams

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

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

E.M. Kelly

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

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

Unknown

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

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

Zig Ziglar

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

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

Henry David Thoreau

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

Anonymous

Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!

Paul J. Meyer

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

Soren Kierkegaard

Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?

Earl Nightingale

The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.

Confucius

You're good, you're very good.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.

Marsha Sinetar

Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.

Anthony Robbins

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

Winston Churchill

Tough times never last but tough people do.

Robert Schuller

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Plutarch

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -

Kyle Chandler

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

Winston Churchill

if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.

Rollo May

We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.

Ovid

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

Zig Ziglar

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

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

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.

Kahlil Gibran

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.

Proverb

The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.

Mike Litman

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

These go to eleven.

Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

What you cannot enforce, Do not command.

Sophocles

Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.

Swami Vivekananda

How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.

Anonymous

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.

Les Brown

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.

Margaret Thatcher

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

Napoleon Hill

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

Harvey Mackay

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

Bruce Lee

Must you flirt ?

Ninotchka, Leon (1939)

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.

Jim Rohn

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

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

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.

Stephen Covey

Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.

C. Archie Danielson

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.

Anonymous

If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Henry David Thoreau

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.

William Feather

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

Buddha

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.

Anonymous

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.

Robert F. Kennedy

The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.

Mingjiao

Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.

E. E. Hale

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.

Theodore H. White

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

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

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