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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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Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

Swami Vivekananda

To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

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

Robert F. Kennedy

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.

Earl Nightingale

Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

Buddha

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

Bob Dylan

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

Henry Ford

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.

Anonymous

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.

Orville Wright

Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

Conrad Hilton

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.

Eileen Caddy

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

Jim Rohn

Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.

Stephen Covey

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

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr.

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !

Swami Vivekananda

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

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

Og Mandino

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

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

Dale Carnegie

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

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

Anthony Robbins

It's never too late.

Unknown

My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.

Anthony Robbins

Make the second effort your second nature.

Harvey Mackay

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

Winston Churchill

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Mahatma Gandhi

All you need is love.

John Lennon

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another

Emma Goldman

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

What is life without the radiance of love.

Von Schiller

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

Count your blessings.

Og Mandino

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

Karl Kraus

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

The list is an absolute good. The list is life.

Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Jefferson

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

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David Riklan

In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.

Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.

Swami Vivekananda

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

What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.

Proverb

It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.

Thomas Edison

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

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.

Stephen Covey

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.

Anatole France

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved

Helen Keller

What you cannot enforce, Do not command.

Sophocles

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Mother Teresa

It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.

Anonymous

Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.

Unattributed

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

William Cowper

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.

Machiavelli

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.

Anonymous

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Vegas, baby.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.

Unknown

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stephen Covey

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.

Swami Vivekananda

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

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