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

William B. Sprague

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

William B. Sprague

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Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Nothing succeeds like success.

Proverb

Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

Norman Vincent Peale

We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

Marcel Proust

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

P. T. Barnum

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.

Anonymous

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

Albert Einstein

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within

Earl Nightingale

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

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

Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?

Taako

The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.

Robert Ingersoll

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

Francis Bacon

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

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)

It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.

Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

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

John Eldredge

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Anne Frank

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

Albert Schweitzer

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.

Norman Vincent Peale

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

City of Angels

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

Unattributed

World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

Swami Vivekananda

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.

Albert Einstein

All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

Walt Disney

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.

Winston Churchill

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Samuel Butler

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.

Joan Jett

Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.

Zig Ziglar

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.

Dale Carnegie

It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.

Zig Ziglar

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.

Unknown

Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.

Coach K

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

Would you like to play a game ?

Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

Albert Einstein

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.

Thomas Jefferson

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.

Unknown

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

First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.

Swami Vivekananda

No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.

Dennis Waitley

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Anonymous

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

Charles A. Lindbergh

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

Brigham Young

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Anthony Robbins

Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.

Kim Rohn

Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

Mike Wickett

You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

Gorden B. Hinkley

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -

Elbert Hubbard

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

Albert Einstein

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

Benjamin Franklin

As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.

Stephen Covey

Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

Satchel Paige

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.

David Ogilvy

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 greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)