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The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.

William Bridges

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

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Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

You complete me.

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It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

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When you can't solve the problem, manage it.

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Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

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It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

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Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

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The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

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Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.

Anthony Robbins

Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

Please-baby-please-baby-please-baby-baby - baby. Please !

Mars Blackmon, She's Gotta Have It (1986)

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

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

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Dennis Waitley

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.

Kahlil Gibran

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Anonymous

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

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

No man is wise enough by himself.

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They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius

Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.

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I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

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William Bridges

What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.

Aldous Huxley

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.

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I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

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You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

David Levesque

Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.

Abraham Lincoln

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.

Zen Proverb

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".

Brian Tracy

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.

Anonymous

Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

Thomas Dewar

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

Washington Irving

Don't quit.

Unknown

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.

Barbara Winter

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

Nothing happens unless first we dream.

Carl Sandburg

Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.

Mark Victor Hansen

I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.

G. Moore

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

Shut up and deal.

Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

Jim Rohn

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

Orlando Battista

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Anthony Robbins

Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.

Unknown

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Roy Disney

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.

Anonymous

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.

John Keats

Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl Menninger

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.

Unknown

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

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

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

Admiral Collingwood

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.

Swami Vivekananda

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

Stephen A. Brennan

Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

Robert M. Pirsig

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.

Thomas Edison

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

Lucy Larcom

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott