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Tom Peters

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One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.

Chinese Proverb

Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.

Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

Anita Brookner

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Mark Twain

If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.

Anonymous

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.

David B. Allman

Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.

Ben Oliver

I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.

George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)

I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

Here's looking at you, kid.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

Napoleon Hill

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Zig Ziglar

A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.

Robert Herrick

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.

Aristotle

Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)

Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.

Karen Kaiser Clark

Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting. To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.

Bruce Lee

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

Robert H. Schuller

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.

Stephen R. Covey

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

Anthony Robbins

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.

Unknown

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Unknown

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy

If you build it, he will come.

Field of Dreams

All progress occurs because people dare to be different

Harry Milner

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.

Anthony Robbins

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

Say hello to my little friend !

Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

A boy's best friend is his mother.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.

Abraham Lincoln

You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !

Howard Beale, Network (1976)

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

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Live with passion.

Anthony Robbins

Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

Anonymous

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

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.

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

Mingjiao

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

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

J. Richard Clarke

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

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

Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.

Robert Half

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.

Anthony Pagano

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?

Peter

Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another

Emma Goldman

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Heraclitus

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Kahlil Gibran

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

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

Abraham Lincoln

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.

Earl Nightingale

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

The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.

Anonymous

We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.

Sequichie Comingdeer

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

Thomas Edward Lawrence

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

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale