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Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.

William Ellery Channing

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

William Ellery Channing

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Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.

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This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

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A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.

Charles M. Schwab

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

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.

Robert H. Schuller

All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.

Thomas Edison

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

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

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

Brigham Young

As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.

Soloman

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.

Robert Burns

Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?

Earl Nightingale

In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

Brian Tracy

Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.

Harvey Mackay

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

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

W. Clement Stone

I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.

Winston Churchill

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

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

Elbert Hubbard

Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.

Winston Churchill

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.

Robert G. Ingersoll

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

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know thyself.

Socrates

Love is the whole and more than all.

E.E. Cummings

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.

Dennis Waitley

Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

Peter Davies

Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.

Harvey Mackay

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

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

Winston Churchill

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.

Tim Blixseth

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

Seneca

Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.

Louise Hay

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Pearl Bailey

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

Norman Vincent Peale

Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it

Unknown

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

Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

Unknown

Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.

Henry Ford

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Sandy Wilson

In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)

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

Coach K

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

Come out, come out, wherever you are !

Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)

The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.

Mike Litman

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.

George Catlin

Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

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

Jiddu Krishnamurti

If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.

Swami Vivekananda

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.

Swami Vivekananda

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

Harville Hendrix

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Winston Churchill

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Dennis Waitley

In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.

Stephen Covey

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.

Anonymous

First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

Swami Vivekananda

A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.

Polybius

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

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

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

Dale Carnegie

Forget about it.

Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

These go to eleven.

Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.

Anonymous

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

Dennis Waitley

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

Czech Proverb

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

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

Charles A. Lindbergh

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

William Cowper

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Josh Billings

Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

Mother Teresa