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Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.

Unknown

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

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.

Karl Jaspers

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

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

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.

Karl Marx

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.

Anthony Robbins

Union gives strength.

Aesop

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

Love as much as you can from wherever you are.

Elizabeth Ashley

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.

Aristotle

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Confucius

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

Nobody puts baby in a corner.

Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)

Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.

Tom Larson

You really can change the world if you care enough.

Marion Wright Edelman

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

The greater the obstacle the more glory.

Moliere

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant

There is no luck except where there is discipline.

Irish Proverb

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.

Mike Litman

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

Napoleon Hill

It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.

Swami Vivekananda

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

Old love does not rust.

Estonian Proverb

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

Stephen Covey

Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

Abraham Maslow

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

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

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Leo Buscaglia

Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.

Winston Churchill

Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.

Brian Tracy

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?

Bruce Lee

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

A. P. Gouthey

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

Unknown

If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.

Anonymous

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.

Leanna L. Bartram

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)

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.

Stephen Covey

I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Colin Powell

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

Richard Dumb

Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.

Jacques Benigne Bossuel

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

If you feel you have no faults there's another one.

Anonymous

It's always too soon to quit !

Norman Vincent Peale

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

Cinderella

The past does not equal the future.

Anthony Robbins

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

Jiddu Krishnamurti

If you wanna call me that, smile.

The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.

Rollo May

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

Never stop dreaming.

Unknown

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.

William S. Burroughs

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

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

Pietro Aretino

Fortune and love favor the brave.

Ovid

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.

Anthony Robbins

Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.

Dottie Walters

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.

St. Francis De Sales

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb