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Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.

Tom Clancy

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It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

Robert H. Schuller

There's always a way - if you're committed.

Anthony Robbins

Act or accept.

Unknown

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.

Logan Pearsall Smith

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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

Mingjiao

The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.

Unknown

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.

George Santayana

We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Confucius

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.

W. Clement Stone

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

Emily Dickinson

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

Abraham Lincoln

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

Dale Carnegie

Love never claims, it ever gives.

Mahatma Gandhi

If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17. Not alive, anyway.

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.

Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving

Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas Edison

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle

Gloria Steinhem

The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

John Dewey

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.

Robert Frost

If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.

Leo Tolstoy

What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.

Tom Larson

The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

William Osler

You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.

Anonymous

You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.

Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)

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

Anonymous

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

They call it a "Royale with Cheese".

Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

Winston Churchill

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction

Anne Sullivan

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles F. Kettering

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

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

Erica Jong

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

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

Joe Namath

As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.

J. Richard Clarke

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

Albert Einstein

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

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

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

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.

Aesop

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone

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

Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.

Chinese Proverb

We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.

Stephen Covey

Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.

Swami Vivekananda

The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.

Maureen Duffy

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

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

E.M. Kelly

The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.

Jean Piaget

It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

Nancy Banks-Smith

Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.

Assyrian Proverb

Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Anonymous

I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.

Martha Washington

Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team

Red Auerbach

We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

W. Clement Stone

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

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

The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.

George Catlin

Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.

Emma Lazarus

Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.

Will Moss

All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.

Walter Anderson

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)