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We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

Tom Robbins

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You only get out what you put in.

Unknown

What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.

Alexander Graham Bell

Every day in every way I am getting better and better.

Unknown

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

Brian Tracy

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

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

B.C. Forbes

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.

Albert Schweitzer

You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.

Alanis Morrissette

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

Eileen Caddy

Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

After all, tomorrow is another day !

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.

John Dryden

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

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

Unknown

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

Adventure is worthwhile.

Amelia Earhart

Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

Dennis Waitley

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

Will Moss

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

Bruce Lee

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

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

Benjamin Franklin

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Bagehot

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Jermaine Stewart

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

Lou Holtz

Hunker down.

Unknown

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

Unattributed

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Mahatma Gandhi

From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.

Abraham Maslow

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

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !

Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

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

Thomas Campbell

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

A boy's best friend is his mother.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

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

Arthur C. Clarke

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

Winston Churchill

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up

James Baldwin

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

Satchel Paige

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.

Unknown

There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.

Anonymous

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Elbert Hubbard

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

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

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

Brian Tracy

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

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

Napoleon Hill

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Unknown

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

A bold onset is half the battle.

Giuseppe Garibaldi

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stephen Covey

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.

Dennis Waitley

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

Anonymous

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.

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

Susan Taylor

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

T. Howell

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.

Bill Blackman

Love never claims, it ever gives.

Mahatma Gandhi

If it is to be it is up to me.

Unknown

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

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes

W. Clement Stone

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

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.

Swami Vivekananda

You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen