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Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.

Washington Irving

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.

Washington Irving

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving

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To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

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

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

The calla lilies are in bloom again.

Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

Anonymous

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.

Ted Turner

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

Miguel de Unamuno

You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.

Robert F. Kennedy

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.

Dennis Waitley

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

Andrew Carnegie

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

Dale Carnegie

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Napoleon Hill

Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.

Confucius

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.

Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)

I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

George S. Patton

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

Unknown

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

Vince Lombardi

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

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

Anonymous

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.

Horace

Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.

Harvey Mackay

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Charles Buxton

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

Max DePree

Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.

Thomas Edison

Help me ! Help me !

Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)

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

Chinese Proverb

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

Islamic Proverb

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

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

Love is a game that two can play and both win.

Eva Gabor

For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.

Henry Ford

There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.

Narrator, The Naked City (1948)

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

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

You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.

Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)

Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.

E. E. Hale

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

Phyllis Diller

And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

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

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.

Warren Bennis

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

Anonymous

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.

Japanese Proverb

And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.

Samuel Coleridge

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

John Eldredge

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.

Anne Frank

There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.

Anonymous

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Jiddu Krishnamurti

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda

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

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

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

William B. Sprague

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.

Anonymous

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Zig Ziglar

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

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

Erich Fromm

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !

Harvey Mackay

Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.

Leo Buscaglia

The show must go on.

Proverb

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

Jakob Dylan

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda