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Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.

W. Clement Stone

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.

W. Clement Stone

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

W. Clement Stone

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

W. Clement Stone

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

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There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement

W. Clement Stone

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?

W. Clement Stone

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

W. Clement Stone

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

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

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No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

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Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

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Attica ! Attica !

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They call me Mister Tibbs !

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Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

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The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

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To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

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There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.

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Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.

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

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Seize the day.

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Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.

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The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

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Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

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To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter

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

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One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.

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There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

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There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

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If you would create something, you must be something.

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The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.

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I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

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A bold onset is half the battle.

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If you build it, he will come.

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Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

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Stop makin noises like a husband.

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The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

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Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

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

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Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

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Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

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You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

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To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

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

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Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

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Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

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Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

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Unknown

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Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

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There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.

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The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

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Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.

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You betcha !

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Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

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No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.

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If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

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A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

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Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

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Keep the Faith.

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