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Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.

Tom Hopkins

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Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.

Albert Einstein

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Will Moss

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

Nigerian Proverb

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

Oprah Winfrey

We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time

Jermaine Stewart

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

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

Epictetus

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Napoleon Hill

The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

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 important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.

Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Actions speak louder than words.

Proverb

The time to make friends is before you need them.

Traditional Proverb

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hill

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

Robert Schuller

I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.

Thomas Edison

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.

Anita Brookner

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.

Lord Chesterfield

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Henry Ford

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

Know thyself.

Socrates

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

Love is the only gold.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.

John Lennon

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.

Shira Tehrani

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.

John Milton

Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.

Marcus Aurelius

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

Denis Diderot

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Confucius

Change your thoughts, change your life.

James Allen

The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.

C.S. Lewis

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.

Marion G. Romney

All work is empty save when there is love.

Kahlil Gibran

Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

Thomas Jefferson

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

G. M. Trevelyan

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.

Brian Tracy

The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.

Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

Susan Taylor

In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Benjamin Disraeli

What's meant to be will always find a way

Trisha Yearwood

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.

Anonymous

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse

Unknown

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.

Robert Southey

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.

Robert H. Schuller

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

Winston Churchill

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.

Napoleon Hill

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin

He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.

Japanese Proverb

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

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Unknown

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.

Anonymous

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Phyllis Battome

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley