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W. Beran Wolfe

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The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

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The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.

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Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.

L.O. Baird

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

Swami Vivekananda

I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work

William Ernest Henley

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

Old love does not rust.

Estonian Proverb

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.

Congolese Proverb

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.

Confucius

What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

Charlie Brown

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

High expectations are the key to everything.

Sam Walton

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.

Willis Whitney

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.

Anonymous

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.

Zig Ziglar

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.

Jim Croce

Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.

French Proverb

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

John F. Kennedy

He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.

George Matthew Adams

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

Anthony Robbins

Stella ! Hey, Stella !

Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.

Charles M. Schwab

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

Napoleon Hill

Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.

Thomas Edison

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.

Cullen Hightower

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.

Dennis Waitley

Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.

Zig Ziglar

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.

Marsha Sinetar

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Susan Jeffers

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

Actions speak louder than words.

Proverb

You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.

William S. Burroughs

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

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

P. T. Barnum

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

Dennis Waitley

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

Richard L. Evans

Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Edison

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.

David O. McKay

Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.

Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Somebody stop me !

Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.

Confucius

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

Buddhist Proverb

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

Abraham Lincoln

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.

W. Clement Stone

The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

Thomas Jefferson

Happiness is a state of mind.

Unknown

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis