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In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

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Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.

Winston Churchill

I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.

Unknown

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

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

It's good to be the king !

Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)

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

Winston Churchill

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.

Victor Hugo

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

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

P. T. Barnum

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.

Richard Saunders

To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.

Warren G. Bennis

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.

Brian Tracy

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

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

It's always too soon to quit !

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Arthur C. Clarke

The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Dale E. Turner

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

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

Earl Nightingale

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

Peace Pilgrim

Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

Les Brown

Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.

Nada, They Live (1988)

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.

Francis Bacon

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.

Germaine De Stael

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

Japanese Proverb

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

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Unknown

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

Dale Carnegie

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

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

Elmer Davis

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.

Rose Franken

What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.

Proverb

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

Thomas Edison

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.

Anita Brookner

Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".

Jim Rohn

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

Robert Half

Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.

Anonymous

Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.

Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.

Robert Sexton

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.

Thomas Edison

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.

Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

If they move, kill ' em.

Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)

Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

Rosemonde Gerard

Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.

Larry Smith

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.

Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

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

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

There's always a way - if you're committed.

Anthony Robbins

We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

Rabindranath Tagore

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

Picasso

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

Colette

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.

Margaret Thatcher

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do, or do not. There is no try.

Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

Jim Rohn

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

Will Moss