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Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

Tracy L. McNair

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The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.

Karl Jaspers

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

Thomas Edison

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

To ask the hard question is simple.

W.H. Auden

Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

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

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !

Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Thomas Campbell

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

Success is the child of audacity.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.

Stephen Covey

There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.

Jean Anouilh

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

Life is the first gift, love is the second.

Marge Piercy

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

I am the captain of my soul.

William Ernest Henley

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

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

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.

Thomas Fuller

Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

Tracy L. McNair

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.

Dale Carnegie

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

Earl Nightingale

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

I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.

Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)

Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.

Coach K

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Swami Vivekananda

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.

The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

Rollo May

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

To God, there is no zero. I still exist.

Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

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

Henry David Thoreau

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

Unknown

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.

Albert Einstein

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.

Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

Proverb

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

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

Anonymous

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

Unknown

If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

Judith Hayes

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do you want a leg or a breast ?

Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)

We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.

John W. Turk

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.

Charles M. Schwab

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

Robert Half

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

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

Mark Twain

Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.

Unknown

If a man does his best, what else is there ?

General George S. Patton

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.

Kim Wilde

The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.

Larry Page

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.

Swami Vivekananda

Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.

Winston Churchill

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

Henry Ford

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.

La Rouchefoucauld

The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

I bet you can squeal like a pig.

Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)

Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Stephen Covey

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)

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.

Canary Island Proverb