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Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

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We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.

Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire

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

Dale Carnegie

Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.

Stephen Covey

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

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.

W. R. Inge

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

W. Clement Stone

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Albert Einstein

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

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

William Ellery Channing

But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.

Karl Jaspers

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care

T. Howell

Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.

John Milton

Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.

Tom Larson

This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

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

Walt Disney

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

William Osler

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.

Congolese Proverb

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Be all you can be.

John C. Maxwell

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

Chuck Sigars

Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.

Anonymous

The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

Maya Angelou

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.

Mother Teresa

The time to make friends is before you need them.

Traditional Proverb

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.

John Lennon

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.

French Proverb

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Dennis Waitley

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.

Lou Holtz

We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.

Anthony Robbins

We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time

Jermaine Stewart

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.

Anonymous

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.

Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda

Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.

Anonymous

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.

Walter Anderson

Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.

David Wilkerson

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

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

Taako

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.

Lester Sumrall

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

Benjamin Franklin

Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

John P. Strelecky

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.

Ray Lyman Wilbur

Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !

Harvey Mackay

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

William Ernest Henley

You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.

Robert F. Kennedy

Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

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

Albert Einstein

We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.

Anonymous

It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.

Christy Borgeld

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse

Unknown

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.

Swami Vivekananda

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4: 4-7

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

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

Aldous Huxley

Life is the first gift, love is the second.

Marge Piercy

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

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

Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

Zig Ziglar

Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.

Aristotle

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.

Charles M. Schwab

If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.

Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.

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