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Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Thomas Dewar

Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

Thomas Dewar

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This is nothing !

Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.

Lou Holtz

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.


The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation

Thomas Edison

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

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

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.

Anthony Robbins

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

You're good, you're very good.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

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

Thomas Campbell

You know, Billy. We blew it.

Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)

In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.


The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)

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

Brian Tracy

"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

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank

Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.

Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

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

John Wooden

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

Emily Bronte

A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

Thomas Edison

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.

John P. Strelecky

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

Stan Smith

Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.

Benjamin Disraeli

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

Marc Chagall

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

A woman who is loved always has success.

Vicki Baum

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

Carpe diem.

Latin Proverb

World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

Swami Vivekananda

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

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

Pete Zafra

No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.

Ronald Reagan

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

Jim Rohn

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

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

Phyllis Battome

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

Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.

B.C. Forbes

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.


Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.

Henry David Thoreau

Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

Norman Vincent Peale

Kindness is always fashionable.

America E. Barr

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

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.

Jonathan Winters

I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker

When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?

Sydney Harris

Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

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

Theodor Reik

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


There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.

Mario Cuomo

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Adversity introduces a man to himself.


When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

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

Zig Ziglar

Can you dig it ?

Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)

In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.

Zig Ziglar

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.

Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

Joe Namath

Don't quit.


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

Albert Einstein

If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.

Stephen Covey

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell

Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.


If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.


Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.

William Arthur Ward

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Cornelius Nepos

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

Vince Lombardi

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

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


Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.

Albert Einstein

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.

Thomas Edison

Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.


Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

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

Peter F. Drucker

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.

Nolan Bushnell

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill