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The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Bagehot

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It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.

Hermann Hesse

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

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.

Unattributed

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

Canary Island Proverb

The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.

Winston Churchill

I need him like the axe needs the turkey.

Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.

Buddha

It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.

Anthony Robbins

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

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

Unattributed

Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed

Thomas Edison

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.

Thomas Edison

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

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

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

Your attitude determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

William Cowper

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.

Francoise Sagan

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.

Unknown

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Anonymous

Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.

Leonard Berry

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.

Chinese Proverb

Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.

Earl Nightingale

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

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.

Mother Theresa

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.

Plato

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

That'll do, pig. That'll do.

Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.

Rumi

Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.

C.N. Bovee

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

W. Clement Stone

If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''

Dale Dauten

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Francis of Assisi

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Unknown

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

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

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

Unknown

Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.

Czech Proverb

She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.

Islamic Proverb

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

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

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Scott Hamilton

Happiness is a state of mind.

Unknown

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Dennis Waitley

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

W. Clement Stone

Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.

Phyllis Diller

I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !

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

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George Allen

Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.

Collin McCarty

But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.

Thomas Moore

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.

Tommy Lasorda

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

Unknown

We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.

John W. Turk

The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.

George Catlin

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

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

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Susan Jeffers

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

Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.

Harvey Mackay

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

He who hesitates is lost.

Proverb

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.

Elizabeth Ashley

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson