Inspirational Quotes By Famous People

Inspirational Quotes By Famous People

Only a life lived for others is worth living.
– Albert Einstein –
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If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
– Mother Teresa –
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Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.
Malala Yousafzai
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God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.
Jim Elliot
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One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
– William Feather –
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Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!
– Audrey Hepburn –
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Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
– Swami Sivananda –
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– Vince Lombardi –
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If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
– Henry David Thoreau –
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Do all the good you can.
By all the means you can.
In all the ways you can.
In all the places you can.
At all the times you can.
To all the people you can.
As long as ever you can.

– John Wesley –
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Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson –
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The best way to determine your destiny is to create it.
– Wendy Kwek –
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Every artist was first an amateur.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson –
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If you have low needs, you have high power. The power to negotiate and the power to say ‘no’ to others. Many people have high needs and therefore low power.
– Jerome Tan –
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Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?”
– Martn Luther King, Jr.
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Happy are those who dream dreams and ready to pay the price to make them come true.
– Leon J. Suenes –
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The power of imagination makes us infinite.
– John Muir –
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First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
– Epictetus –
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We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory.
– Cicero –
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The only security is what you create for yourself. You cannot depend on others for security.
– Wendy Kwek –
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Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
– Thomas Jefferson –
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Success is the sum of small effort, repeated day in and day out.
– Robert Collier –
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The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
– Frank Loyd Wright –
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A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.
– Elbert Hubbard –
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There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.
– Christopher Morley –
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Failures do what is tension relieving while winners do what is goal achieving.
– Dennis Waitley –
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I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure – which is: Try to please everybody.
– Herbert Bayard Swope –
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Success does not consist in never making blunders, but in never making the same one a second time.
– Josh Billings –
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The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
– Earl of Beaconsfield –
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Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration.
– Evan Esar –
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When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.
– Alexander Graham Bell –
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It is not the outcome but who you become that truly matters.
– Wendy Kwek –
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If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
– St. Clement of Alexandra –
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The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot.
– Walter Bagehut –
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Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.
– Walt Whitman –
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The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
– Arthur C. Clarke –
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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
– Aristotle –
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Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.
– Voltaire –
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Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
– Benjamin Disraeli –
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The best way out is always through.
– Robert Frost –
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Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
– William B. Sprague –
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Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
– Samuel Johnson –
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Fortune favors the brave.
– Publius Terence –
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Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
– Confucius –
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Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
– Albert Einstein –
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Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe –
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We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
– Winston Churchill –
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We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
– Joseph Campbell –
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson –
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For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
– Matthew Prior –
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Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose – a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
– Mary Shelley –
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The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.
– Solomon Ibn Gabriol –
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Nature and wisdom never are at strife.
– Plutarch –
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The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.
– William James –
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I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
– Groucho Marx –
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If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
– Bruce Lee –
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You can have anything you want in this life, as long as you help enough other people get what they want.
– Zig Ziglar –
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As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you – the first time around.
– Oprah Winfrey –
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A wise man learns by the mistake of others, a fool by his own.
– Latin Proverb –
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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden where the flowers are dead.
– Oscar Wilde –
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Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know if you did it or not.
– Oprah Winfrey –
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Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
– Aristotle –
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The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
– Oprah Winfrey –
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Every one of us gets through the tough times because somebody is there, standing in the gap to close it for us.
– Oprah Winfrey –
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The more a man knows, the more he forgives.
– Catherine the Great –
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Of all parts wisdom the practice is the best.
– John Tillotson –
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One who understands much displays a greater simplicity of character than one who understands little.
– Alexander Chase –
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The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid.
– Confucius –
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Men spend their lives anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every other – it is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine; but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
– Charles Caleb Colton –
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The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it by realising that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
– How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, by Arnold Bennett –
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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 –
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If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase.
– Epictetus –
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Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
– Benjamin Franklin –
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There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
– Epictetus –
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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
– Benjamin Disraeli –
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Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
– J. Petit Senn –
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It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
– Chinese Proverb –
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Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
– Albert Einstein –
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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
– Ghandi –
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The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
– Bernard M. Baruch –
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The shortest way to do many things is to do only one at a time.
– Richard Cech –
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Imagination is more important than knowledge.
– Albert Einstein –
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The first and greatest commandment is, don’t let them scare you.
– Elmer Davis –
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
– Henry David Thoreau –
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All men dream but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with wide open eyes to it possible.
– T.E. Lawrence –
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Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
– Henry David Thoreau –
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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
– Eleanor Roosevelt –
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Hold fast to dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
– Lanston Hughes –
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You cannot dream yourself into a character: you must hammer and forge yourself into one.
– Henry D. Thoreau –
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Hope is the dream of waking man.
– French Proverb –
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It is good to rub and polish our brains against that of others.
– Michel de Montaigne –
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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
– Sir Francis Bacon –
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We think too small. Like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view.
– Mao Tse-Tung –
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A person’s true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
– Mohammed –
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The efficient man is the man who think for himself, and is capable of thinking hard and long.
– Charles W. Eliot –
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He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.
– Aristotle –
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The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
– Benjamin Disraeli –
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The ultimate measure of a man is not moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
– Martin Luther King, Jr. –
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Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
– George Patton –
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Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
– Matthew 5:15 –
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The quality of a man’s life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
– Vince Lombardi –
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Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
– Alfred North Whitehead –
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Never discourage anyone…who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
– Plato –
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Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
– Demosthenes –
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We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
– Brigham Young –
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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
– Anatole France –
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It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
– Seneca –
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Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
– Bill Blackman –
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What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower –
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Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson –
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It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
– Hermann Hesse –
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Most disappointments in life stems from having expectation. It is not to lower expectations but to know that everything that happens, happens for a reason!
– Wendy Kwek –
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Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson –
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Life without a purpose is a every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, ‘This day let me make a sound beginning’.
– Thomas Kempis –
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Success is sweet: the sweeter if long delayed and attained through manifold struggles and defeats.
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“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
– Oscar Wilde –
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The big secret in life is that there is no big secret.
Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.

– Oprah Winfrey –
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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
– Confucius –
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They can because they think they can.
– Virgil –
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The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows.
– Aristotle Onassis –
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Inspiration and genius–one and the same.
– Victor Hugo –
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People are like stained – glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
– Elisabeth Kubler-Ross –
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Learn, learn, learn and you will earn, earn, earn.
– Jerome Tan –
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I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
– Edward Everett Hale –
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A little knowledge that act is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
– Kahlil Gibran –
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Sell, sell, sell and all will be well!
– Jerome Tan –
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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
– Abraham Lincoln –
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Success usually comes to those who look for it.
– Henry David Thoreau –
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Success is a choice that you must make. Ask yourself, is success a ‘must have’ or just ‘nice to have’. If it is a ‘must have’, you stand a greater chance of succeeding.
– Wendy Kwek –
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Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.
– Bernice Johnson Reagon –
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It does not take money to make money, it takes money to lose money. If you started with no money, what’s there to lose?
– Jerome Tan –
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You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
– Mahatma Gandhi –
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You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.
– Jim Stovall –
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You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.
– Warren Buffett –
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There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
– Proverb –
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Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
– Denis Waitley –
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To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business.
– J. Paul Getty –
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To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
– Pierre Corneille –
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The noblest search is the search for excellence.
– Lyndon B. Johnson –
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To succeed…You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
– Tony Dorsett –
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To the degree we’re not living our dreams; our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves.
– Peter McWilliams –
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Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
– Lucille Ball –
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You see things; and you say ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say ‘Why not?’
– George Bernard Shaw –
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You must remain focused on your journey to greatness.
– Les Brown –
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The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to neither make money nor find much fun in life.
– Charles M. Schwab –
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The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
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To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.
– George Kneller –
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Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
– Theodore Roosevelt –
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You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills.
– Jim Rohn –
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Always listen to experts. They’ll tell you what can’t be done and why. Then do it.
– Robert Heinlein –
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Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
– Peter F. Drucker –
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The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.
– Henry Ford –
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The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.
– Maureen Daud –
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Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.
– Henry Ford –
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Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
– Franklin P. Jones –
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Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.
– Thomas Alva Edison –
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An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower –
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Be courteous, be obliging, but don’t give yourself over to be melted down for the benefit of the tallow trade.
– George Eliot –
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Preach not to others what they should eat, but eat as becomes you, and be silent.
– Epictetus –
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Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things only hoped for.
– Epicurus –
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Do not consider painful what is good for you.
– Euripides –
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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald –
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You can only lead people to where you are at, not more. Continue to up increase your ‘lid’ in leadership.
– John C Maxwell –
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Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.
– Benjamin Franklin –
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A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
– Bob Dylan –
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A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
– Duke Ellington –
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All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
– Galileo Galilei –
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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.
– General George S. Patton –
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Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.
– Ernest Hemingway –
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Without discipline, there’s no life at all.
– Katharine Hepburn –
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Never mistake motion for action.
– Ernest Hemingway –
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Never spend your money before you have it.
– Thomas Jefferson –
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The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
– Henry Kissinger –
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Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too.
– Robert Half –
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Nothing given one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
– Thomas Jefferson –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvellously.
– Henry Kissinger –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Delegating work works provided the one delegating works, too.
– Robert Half –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
– Thomas Jefferson –
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Do first things first and second things none at all.
– Peter F Drucker –
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A preoccupation with the future not only prevents us from seeing the present as it is but often prompts us to rearrange the past.
– Eric Hoffer –
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It is when power is wedded to chronic fear that it becomes formidable.
– Eric Hoffer –
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Determine never to be idle… It is wonderful how much may be done if we always doing.
– Thomas Jefferson –
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Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no beneath it.
– Thomas Jefferson –
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Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
– Thomas Jefferson –
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Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
– Thomas Jefferson –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
– Thomas Jefferson –
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Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.
– Thomas Jefferson –
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We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.
– Thomas Jefferson –
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Health is worth more than learning.
– Thomas Jefferson –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
The price of liberty is eternal vigilance.
– Thomas Jefferson –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Knowledge is not power, only applied knowledge is.
– Wendy Kwek –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
– Carl Gustav Jung –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Success hinges on a passion for excellence.
– John F. Kennedy
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Happiness is what we create externally. Bliss comes from an inner source of peace and wellbeing.
-Wendy Kwek –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem.
– Henry Kissinger –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
If you don’t know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere.
– Henry Kissinger –
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Beware so long as you live, of judging people by appearances.
– La Fontaine –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
He who knows others is wise; He who know himself is enlightened.
– Lao-Tzu –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
A man’s homeland is wherever he prospers.
– Aristophanes –
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There is no calamity greater than lavish desires. There is no greater guilt than discontentment. And there is no greater disaster than greed.
– Lao-Tzu –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
To know that you do not know is the best. To pretend to know when you do not know is a disease.
– Lao-Tzu –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, lesson afterward.
– Vernon Sanders Law –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Don’t count the days, make the days count.
– Muhammad Ali –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
– Muhammad Ali –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Let each man exercise the art he knows.
– Aristophanes –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
We are what we repeatedly do.
– Aristotle –
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To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character.
– Aristotle –
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With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it.
– Aristotle –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Piety requires us to honour truth above our friends.
– Aristotle –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.
– Isaac Asimov –
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My sun sets to rise again.
– Elizabeth Barrett Browning –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Well begun is half done.
– Aristotle –
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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
– Aristotle –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
– Thomas Carlyle –
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Discretion in speech is more than eloquence.
– Sir Francis Bacon –
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Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what’s right.
– Isaac Asimov –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Life is a long lesson in humility.
– James M. Barrie –
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Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
– Ludwig van Beethoven –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
The toughest thing about success is that you’ve got keep on being a success.
– Irving Berlin –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
If you are not controlling your own life, someone else is. Take charge of your life.
– Wendy Kwek –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
– Bertrand Russell –
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Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.
– Niels Bohr –
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The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.
– Napoleon Bonaparte –
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Victory belongs to the most persevering.
– Napoleon Bonaparte –
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Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
– Napoleon Bonaparte –
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A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
– Napoleon Bonaparte –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
I take the view, and always have, that if you cannot say what you are going to say in twenty minutes you ought to go away and write a book about it.
– Lord Brabazon –
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A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what’s going on.
– Wlliam S. Burroughs –
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Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
– Harold R. McAlindon –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
– Charlotte Bronte –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
There is surely a piece of divinity in us, something that was before the elements, and owes no homage unto the sun.
– Sir Thomas Browne –
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Be substantially great in thyself, and more than thou appearest unto others.
– Sir Thomas Browne –
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Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
– John Wooden –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
You have to know how to accept rejection and reject the need for acceptance.
– Ray Bradbury –
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You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
– Albert Camus –
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Age to me means nothing. I can’t get old; I’m working. I was old when I was twenty-one and out of work. As long as you’re working, you stay young. When I’m in front of an audience, all that love and vitality sweeps over me and I forget my age.
– George Burns –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
– Lord Byron –
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Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson –
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Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into.
– Wayne Dyer –
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Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
– Samuel Butler –
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Reflect upon your blessings, of which every man has plenty, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
– Charles Dickens –
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It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
– Samuel Butler –
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If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness, and fears.
– Gleann Clark –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.
– John Cage –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it were the only one we had.
– Elizabeth Kubler-Ross –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Any fool can criticize, condemn,and complain – and most fools do.
– Dale Carnegie –
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You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
– Dale Carnegie –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
A minute’s success pays the failure of years.
– Robert Browning –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
It is not what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
– Dale Carnegie –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
Everything has got a moral if you can only find it.
– Lewis Carroll –
– — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – — – —
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
– Woodrow Wilson –
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I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
– Mother Theresa –
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If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
– Dale Carnegie –
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Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No laziness; no laziness; no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
– Lord Chesterfield –
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Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.
– Helen Keller –
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In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.
– Antonio Porchia –
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Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.
– Douglas MacArthur –
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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.
– Helen Keller –
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We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
– Sir Winston Churchill –
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Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
– Sir Winston Churchill –
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A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
– Henrik Ibsen –
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The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
– Sir Winston Churchill –
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A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.
– Sir Winston Churchill –
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If you would stand well with a great mind, leave him with a favorable impression of yourself; if with a little mind, leave him with a favorable impression of himself.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge –
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A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
– Sir Winston Churchill –
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Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
– Colette –
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You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
– Colette –
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Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.
– Thomas Edison –
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It does not matter how slowly you go long as you do not stop.
– Confucius –
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We only do well the things we like doing.
– Colette –
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A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.
– Benjamin Franklin –
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When anger rises, think of the consequences.
– Confucius –
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Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
– Albert Einstein –
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Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.
– Maya Angelou –
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In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years that count.
– Abraham Lincoln –
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The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
– Confucius –
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Personally I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
– Sir Winston Churchill –
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Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
– John Steinbeck –
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CHAMPIONS RISK what others DARE not; DREAM what others think impossible; DO what others say can’t be done.
– Jason James Hun, Author –
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You are the only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life.
– Les Brown –
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Creatively is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.
– Mary Lou Cook –
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Don’t just save up for the rainny day because if you do, the rainny day will come.
– Jerome Tan –
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We are here on planet to learn and to evolve into better beings.
– Wayne Dyer –
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Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
– Quentin Crisp –
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Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.
– Marabel Morgan –
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I have never been hurt by anything I didn’t say.
– Calvin Coolidge –
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Better to do SOMETHING imperfectly than to do NOTHING flawlessly.
– Robert Schuller –
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Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigour of the mind.
– Leonardo da Vinci –
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Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
– John Wooden –
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Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
– Thomas A. Edison –
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Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.
– Dale Carnegie –
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There is only one small letter between the words CAN and CAN’T… and that one letter will TOTALLY change your destiny.
– Doug Firebaugh –
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You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson –
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Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson –
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There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
– John Adams –
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The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it.
– Benjamin Disraeli –
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I can give you a six-word formula for success: Think things through, then follow through.
– Captain Edward V. Rickenbacker –
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Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
– Lao Tzu –
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Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
– Kahlil Gibran –
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Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes) –
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Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.
– Sir James M. Barrie –
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In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.
– Dalai Lama –
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Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes…but no plans.
– Peter F. Drucker –
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Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world – making the most of one’s best.
– Harry Emerson Fosdick –
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There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
– Dr. Denis Waitley –
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Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s when you’ve had everything to do, and you’ve done it.
– Margaret Thatcher –
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Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler.
– Albert Einstein –
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More important than talent, strength, or knowledge is the ability to laugh at yourself and enjoy the pursuit of your dreams.
– Amy Grant –
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It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow –
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The important thing is not to stop questioning.
– Albert Einstein –
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Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. –
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To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
– Kahlil Gibran –
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Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.
– T.S.Eli
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You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.
– Galileo –
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I would choose to invest in a wise person than a wise idea any time.
– Wendy Kwek –
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You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
– Charles Buxton –
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Yesterday’s the past and tomorrow’s the future. Today is a gift – which is why they call it the present.
– Bill Keane –
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A ‘No’ uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
– Mahatma Gandhi –
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The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
– William A. Ward –
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Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
– Jim Rohn –
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If you are confused, you are just about to get a breakthrough.
– Anthony Robbins –
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It is in the moment of your decision that your destiny is being shaped.
– Anthony Robbins –
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There are two ways to live your life. One is an though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
– Albert Einstein –
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Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
– Japanese Proverb –
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Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness – great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
– Jim Rohn –
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The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands.
– Robert M. Pirsig –
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It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get back up.
– Vince Lombardi –
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Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.
– Earl Nightingale –
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Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance.
– Oscar Wilde –
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Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
– Josh Billings –
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Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
– Lou Holtz –
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Dream to Believe;
Believe to Achieve.

– Stephanie Moreno –
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To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.
– John Henry Newman –
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Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
– Mahatma Gandhi –
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There must be a reason why some people can afford to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things that we could use.
– Mother Theresa –
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Start where you are. Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity lies right where you are. Take advantage of every opportunity of service.
– Robert Collier –
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Here is the secret of inspiration: Tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.
– William Feather –
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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
– Henry David Thoreau –
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The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat.
– Albert Einstein –
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Integrity is doing the right thing, even if nobody is watching.
– Jim Stovall –
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Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.
– Eric Hoffer –
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Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.
– Albert Camus –
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Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
– Henry David Thoreau –
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You aren’t going to find anybody that’s going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.
– Lou Holtz –
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The wise learn many things from their enemies.
– Aristophanes –
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Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.
– Ernest Hemingway –
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One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
– Lucille Ball –
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How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!
– John Muir –
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Everything starts with yourself, with you making up your mind about what you’re going to do with your life. I tell kids that it’s a cruel world, and that the world will bend them either left or right, and it’s up to them to decide which way to bend.
– Tony Dorsett –
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A place for everything, everything in its place.
– Benjamin Franklin –
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In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.
– Lucille Ball –
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Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
– Jim Rohn –
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We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
– Kahlil Gibran –
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It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.
– John Steinbeck –
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Don’t give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you.
– John Wooden –
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Life is too short to waste time waiting for other people’s approval on how you live it.
– Dr. Steve Maraboli –
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Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
– Samuel Butler –
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Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!
– Audrey Hepburn –
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Change your thoughts and you change your world.
– Norman Vincent Peale –
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Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
– Warren Buffett –
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In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
– Mahatma Gandhi –
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Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
– Francis of Assisi –
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I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
– Jimmy Dean –
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We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
– William Shakespeare –
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There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
– Edith Wharton –
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Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
– Kevyn Aucoin –
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Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.
– Mary Kay Ash –
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Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
– Napoleon Hill –
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I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’
– Muhammad Ali –
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It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
Aristotle Onassis
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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller
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Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Swami Sivananda
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My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Maya Angelou
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Every story I create, creates me. I write to create myself.
Octavia E. Butler
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Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.
Steve Jobs
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It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Tony Robbins
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If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride – and never quit, you’ll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards.
Paul Bryant
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How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Anne Frank
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