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I am the captain of my soul.

William Ernest Henley

I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work

William Ernest Henley

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An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.

Isabel Burton

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

Seize the day.

Unknown

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.

Paul Tillich

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

Polybius

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

Pete Zafra

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.

Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)

The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

Clint Smith

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Dennis Waitley

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

Unknown

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Indian Proverb

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.

Nolan Bushnell

Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

William Wordsworth

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

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

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.

Donald Trump

There is no luck except where there is discipline.

Irish Proverb

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:15

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

Abraham Lincoln

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.

Felix Adler

The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.

Edgar Watson Howe

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

Unknown

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

W. Clement Stone

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

Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

Thomas Edison

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.

Thomas Edison

If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.

Steve Martin

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)

My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.

Hebrew Proverb

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

Come live in my heart and pay no rent.

Samuel Lover

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

Somebody stop me !

Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)

You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.

Michael Johnson

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

Oscar Wilde

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?

Anthony Robbins

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.

Swami Vivekananda

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.

George Santayana

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

The show must go on.

Proverb

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

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

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Unknown

I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.

Abraham Lincoln

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

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

Earl Nightingale

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.

William Curry

The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.

Levell Edwards

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.

Albert Einstein

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.

Japanese Proverb

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.

Anonymous

Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

Thomas Jefferson

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey