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Tom Hopkins

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Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.

William Butler Yeats

Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.

Brian Andres

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.

Robert G. Ingersoll

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

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

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

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.

Stephen Covey

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

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Seize the day.

Unknown

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.

Cicero

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

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.

Marianne Williamson

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.

Steve Winwood

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

English Proverb

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

In the space age the most important space is between the ears.

Anne Armstrong

Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.

Ella Williams

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.

Dennis Waitley

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.

Robert Burns

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.

David Bly

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.

Anonymous

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

John Quincy Adams

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

Zig Ziglar

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.

Anonymous

Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.

Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)

Give all to love; obey thy heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes

Dennis Waitley

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.

Aldous Huxley

In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action

Aristotle

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

Oprah Winfrey

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

Norman Vincent Peale

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.

Confucius

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.

Karl Jaspers

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

Dale Carnegie

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.

Napoleon Bonaparte

You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."

Crash Davis

The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

Danish Proverb

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

William Wordsworth

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.

Harvey Mackay

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.

Washington Irving

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.

Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)

That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.

Anonymous

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

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

I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.

Pietro Aretino

Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.

Brian Tracy

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

Unattributed

First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.

Napoleon Hill

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

Earl Nightingale