Leaps of Imagination

“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.”
--Gloria Steinem

Love Equally

“Love is not honorable unless it is based on equality.”
--Marie de France

Rough Side

“It's the rough side of the mountain that's the easiest to climb; the smooth side doesn't have anything for you to hang on to.”
--Aretha Franklin

Have No Control

“If you get too engrossed and involved and concerned in regard to things over which you have no control, it will adversely affect the things over which you have control.”
--John Wooden

Surprised by Life

“I like the sense that one might still be surprised by life.”
--Albert Finney

Hold Onto Friends

“You hold onto friends by keeping your heart a little softer than your head.”
--Jedi Proverb

Change to Challenge

“Change obstacles into challenges. You might have to step back and go a different direction, but you can achieve.”
--Raye Montague

Hours in Love

“Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.”
--Colley Cibber

Magic of Words

“The real secret of magic is that the world is made of words, and that if you know the words that the world is made of, you can make of it whatever you wish.”
--Terence McKenna

A Fool's Life

“He who asks a question is a fool for a minute; he who does not remains a fool forever.”
--Chinese Proverb

Is Not Known

“To do successful research, you don't need to know everything -- you just need to know one thing that isn't known.”
--Arthur Leonard Schawlow

Inspire Others

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
--John Quincy Adams

Love Redeems

“True, love does have the power to redeem, but only if we are ready for redemption.”
--Bell Hooks

One More Thing

“Even though you know a thousand things, ask the man who knows one.”
--Turkish Proverb

Ignore Critics

“I don't listen to what art critics say. I don't know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is.”
--Jean-Michel Basquiat

Lonely Distrust

“What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?”
--George Eliot

Simple Minds, Simple Solutions

“When simple minds devise simple solutions, the answer is almost always wrong.”
--Leo A Ramirez, Jr.

Knowledge Changes Everything

“Knowledge alters what we seek as well as what we find.”
--Freda Adler

Statistical Proof

“I can prove anything by statistics -- except the truth.”
--George Canning

Honorable Enemies

“Since it is necessary to have enemies, let us endeavor to have those who do us honor.”
--Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve

A Kind Hand

“A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses.”
--Chinese Proverb

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Difficult at First

“It may seem difficult at first, but everything is difficult at first.”
--Miyamoto Musashi

Good Opinion

“Is it not excessively ridiculous to seek the good opinion of those whom you would never wish to be like?”
--John Chrysostom

Friend Whatever

“A friend of whatever kind is important, and this one learns as one grows older.”
--John D. Rockefeller

Change People

“I haven't got the slightest idea how to change people, but still I keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out.”
--David Sedaris

Love the World

“Try not to change the world. You will fail. Try to love the world. Lo, the world is changed. Changed forever.”
--Sri Chinmoy Chose

Price of Discipline

“The price of discipline is always less than the pain of regret.”
--Nido Qubein

Supposed To Be Hard

“The path to truly new, never-been-done-before things always has failure along the way. It's supposed to be hard.”
--Regina Dugan

Evolve to the Next Step

“Play with it. Improvise. Become more creative. Not because you have to, but because you want to. Evolution is the secret for the next step.”
--Karl Lagerfeld

No Small Duty

“You would not think any duty small if you yourself were great.”
--George MacDonald

Ridiculous Hope

“Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.”
--Thornton Wilder

Right Action

“Right action is better than knowledge; but in order to do what is right, we must know what is right.”
--Charlemagne

Convince Doing Good

“In order for men to commit great evil, they must first be convinced that they are doing good.”
--Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Strive for Happiness

“Since ancient times, philosophers have maintained that to strive too hard for one's own happiness is self-defeating.”
--Peter Singer

Judge of Character

“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.”
--James D. Miles

Feel Love

“’Tis a lucky creature that feels love until their dying breathe.”
--Rayne Guest

Bravest Thing

“The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die.”
--Juliette Lewis

Authority Critic

“For men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.”
--Henry Steele Commager

Opportunity's Place

“Opportunity lies in the place where the complaints are.”
--Jack Ma

Bystander Silence

“What hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor but the silence of the bystander.”
--Elie Wiesel

Yet Thought

“The task is not so much to see what no one has yet seen, but to think what no one has yet thought, about that which everyone sees.”
--Erwin Schroedinger

Unbearable Status

“Change only happens when the status quo becomes unbearable.”
--Michael Drapkin

Fear Evaders

“It is not those who argue who are to be feared but those who evade argument.”
--Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Liberty Means

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”
--George Orwell

Earn Respect

“To earn respect you must give respect.”
--Russell Lynn Bailey

Learn From Fools

“Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.”
--Cato the Elder

Explore the World

“When it comes to the world around us, is there any choice but to explore?”
--Lisa Randall

Tree Without Roots

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.”
--Marcus Garvey

Miracle Drug

“A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.”
--Patricia Neal

No Happiness

“There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.”
--Freya Stark

Success Formula

“The formula for success is 2% talent, 8% luck, and 90% of showing up every day.”
--Jeffrey Fry

Ritual Beliefs

“Beliefs seldom become doubts; they become ritual.”
--H.W. Schneider

Hear Gossip

“People have been talking about you behind your back your entire life. Hearing what they’re saying isn’t helpful.”
--Seth Godin

Will Power

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
--Mahatma Gandhi

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Cut My Conscience

“I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.”
--Lillian Hellman

Change Public Opinion

“No feats of heroism are needed to achieve the greatest and most important changes in the existence of humanity ... but a change in public opinion.”
--Leo Tolstoy

My Enemy

“My enemy is not the man who wrongs me, but the man who means to wrong me.”
--Democritus

Others Have

“One of the biggest mistakes that people make is caring what other people have.”
-- Gary Vaynerchuk

Brain Focus

“Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary.”
--Ray Knight

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Nothing Done

“Nothing would be done at all, if a man waited till he could do it so well that no one could find fault with it.”
--John Henry Newman

Forget About It

“An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.”
--Philip Stanhope

Great Deeds

“All great human deeds both consume and transform their doers.”
--Lois McMaster Bujold

Shared Items

“Shared pain is lessened; shared joy, increased.”
--Spider Robinson

Art of Questions

“In mathematics, as in life, the art of asking questions is more valuable than solving problems.”
--Georg Cantor

Great Works

“Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.”
--Samuel Johnson

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Big Shadows

“When small men begin to cast big shadows, it means the sun is about to set.”
--Lin Yutang

Respect the Truth

“I respect people who tell me the truth, no matter how hard it is.”
--Mario Puzo

Get What You Do

“The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts - it gives you what you demand with your actions.”
--Steve Maraboli

People's Affect

“Don’t let people’s compliments go to your head, and don’t let their criticisms go to your heart.”
--Lysa TerKeurst

Foolish Things

“You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.”
--Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette

News Paper

“If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.”
--Mark Twain

Memory and Reality

“Between memory and reality there are awkward discrepancies.”
--Eileen Chang

Type of Ego

“There's a world of difference between a strong ego, which is essential, and a large ego -- which can be destructive.”
--Lee Iacocca

Cannot Cure Stupidity

“Knowledge can cure ignorance, but intelligence cannot cure stupidity.”
--Unknown

Being Busy

“Being busy is a form of laziness -- lazy thinking and indiscriminate action.”
--Timothy Ferriss

Violence Rebounds

“Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.”
--Lao Tzu

Pains to Mend

“Men take more pains to hide than to mend themselves.”
--George Savile

Reveals Character

“Entrepreneurship does not build character; it reveals character.”
--Jeffrey Fry

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Closer to the Thruth

“You get closest to the truth by not giving it advance warning that you're coming after it.”
---Michael Marshall

Expectations

“My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus.”
--Stephen Hawking

Seeds of Love

“May the seeds of love you plant today, grow into the tree of happiness you enjoy tomorrow.”
--Jeffrey Fry

Know What You Want

“When you know what you want and you want it bad enough you will find a way to get it.”
--Jim Rohn

Love Humanity

“It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.”
--Eric Hoffer

Rule of Study

“All rules for study are summed up in this one: Learn only in order to create.”
--Friedrich Schelling

Beautiful Potential

“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.”
--Buckminster Fuller

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Fool Not Yourself

“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -- and you are the easiest person to fool.”
--Richard Feynman

A Feather

“Kinky is using a feather. Perverted is using the whole chicken.”
--Unknown

Know Thyself

“The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.”
--Thales of Miletus

Selfless Service

“Selfless service has always been one of the most powerful methods of influence.”
--Stephen Covey

Win the World

“It is by character and not by intellect the world is won.”
--Evelyn Beatrice Hall

Purpose for Travel

“I suppose the only real reason for traveling is to learn that all people are the same.”
--Anthony Burgess

Thoughts to Destiny

“Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.”
--Tryon Edwards

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Inspired Life

“Life is not about who we impress, it is about who we inspire.”
--Jaylene Edwards

How We Say It

“Prepare your mind and heart before you prepare your speech. What we say may be less important than how we say it.”
--Stephen Covey

Love is Magic

“As children we were fascinated by magic. As adults we fear love. At what point did we forget they are the same thing?”
--J.R. Rogue

Trouble By Fear

“We are only troubled by the fears which we, and not nature, give ourselves.”
--Blaise Pascal

You Are Soul

“You do not have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.”
--George MacDonald

Beliefs Have Consequences

“Beliefs inform actions and actions have consequences.”
--Matt Dillahunty

Action's Remedy

“Action will remove the doubt that theory cannot solve.”
--Tehyi Hsieh

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Mystery Science

“Science is not meant to cure us of mystery, but to reinvent and reinvigorate it.”
--Robert Sapolsky

Get to Work

“Inspiration is for amateurs -- the rest of us just show up and get to work.”
--Chuck Close

Depth of Life

“The length of your life is less important than its depth.”
--Marilyn vos Savant

Bad Measures

“A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.”
--Daniel Webster

Manners Matter

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.”
--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Make No Mistake

“A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.”
--James Joyce

Type of Mind

“It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well.”
--René Descartes

Hard Work

“Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.”
--Booker T. Washington

Happiness Byproduct

“Happiness is not a goal; it is a byproduct. Paradoxically, the one sure way not to be happy is deliberately to map out a way of life in which one would please oneself completely and exclusively.”
--Eleanor Roosevelt

No Looking Back

“You know you're on the right track when you become uninterested in looking back.”
--Unknown

The Key Ingredient

“Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
--Hannah Arendt

Own Your Misfortunes

“Even our misfortunes are a part of our belongings.”
--Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Condiment of Success

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”
--Truman Capote

Love Freedom

“None can love freedom heartily, but good men: the rest love not freedom, but license.”
--John Milton

Ordinary Life

“Ordinary life does not interest me. I seek only the high moments.”
--Anais Nin

Share The Credit

“No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.”
--Andrew Carnegie

Succeed at Nothing

“I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.”
--Robert H. Schuller

Unseen Success

“Success is like an iceberg. Nobody sees the work that comprises it.”
--Jeffrey Fry

Contant Originality

“Originality is a thing we constantly clamor for and constantly quarrel with.”
--Thomas Carlyle

Unbeatable Combo

“The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination.”
--Maya Angelou

Future Faith

“We can have faith in the future only if we have faith in ourselves.”
--John F. Kennedy

Lessons Learned

“A hungry stomach, an empty wallet and a broken heart teach you the most valuable lessons in life.”
--Unknown

Those Things Invisible

“Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.”
--Jonathan Swift

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Less Opinionated

“The greater the man, the less is he opinionated.”
--Napoleon Bonaparte

Peace and Conflict

“Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.”
--Ronald Reagan

Freedom of Expression

“What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.”
--Salman Rushdie

What We Do

“The human race has found out the hard way that we are what we do, not just what we think. This is true for kids and adults -- for schoolrooms and nations.”
--Robert Fulghum

Exchanges

“Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument is an exchange of ignorance.”
--Robert Quillen

Make A Life

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
--Winston Churchill

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Feeling Small

“I don't mind feeling small myself, but I dread finding the world is.”
--Elizabeth Bowen

Pine for the Past

“They who pine for the past, fear the future.”
--Edward Irving Wortis

Dwell on Mistakes

“Don’t dwell on your mistakes, everyone else is already doing that for you.”
--Gary Vaynerchuk

Persuasion Tool

“The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.”
--Zig Ziglar

Take Less

"The hardest thing is to take less when you can get more.”
--Kin Hubbard

Present Joy

“You will never experience joy in the present if you let yourself be misled by your past.”
--Unknown

Dark Tragedy

"There can be no darker nor more devastating tragedy that the death of a man’s faith in himself and in his power to direct his future.”
--Saul Alinsky

The End

“It is the end that crowns us, not the fight.”
--Robert Herrick

Blame Yourself

“Blame everything on yourself, and you’ll be stunned how happy you become.”
--Gary Vaynerchuk

Mockery of Plans

“This dramatic and turbulent world makes a mockery of our plans and predictions.”
--Margaret Wheatley

Life Without Love

“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.”
--Khalil Gibran

Unashamed Misfit

“Nothing is more unnerving to the truly conventional than the unashamed misfit.”
--J.K. Rowling

Personal Responsibility

“Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment and learn again to exercise his will -- his personal responsibility.”
--Albert Schweitzer

Enjoy the Ride

“There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.”
--George Santayana

Laughter is Life

“Without laughter, life on our planet would be intolerable.”
--Steve Allen

Great Difficulties

“Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance.”
--Abigail Adams

Do Some Good

“I long to do some good in the world before I leave it.”
--Anne Bronte

Judge Less

“The more a man judges, the less he loves.”
--Honoré de Balzac

Pour Your Heart Out

“It never ceases to amaze me how the universe will conspire to help people succeed when they pour their hearts into an endeavor.”
--Clayton Christopher

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Money Like Fire

“Money is, in some respects, like fire. It is a very excellent servant, but a terrible master.”
--P.T. Barnum

Gift of Tests

“Tests are a gift. And great tests are a great gift. To fail the test is a misfortune. But to refuse the test is to refuse the gift, and something worse, more irrevocable, than misfortune.”
--Lois McMaster Bujold

A Man's Worth

“Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.”
--Andrew Jackson

Individual Conduct

“Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.”
--Alexander the Great

Next Home Run

“Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.”
--Babe Ruth

Dare To Fail

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”
--Robert F. Kennedy

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Wealth Experience

“Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.”
--Henry David Thoreau

Slave of Bankers

“If you want to continue the slave of bankers and pay the cost of our own slavery, let them continue to create money and to control credit.”
--Josiah Stamp

Suffer Own Opinions

“The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.”
--Leonardo da Vinci

Good in your Life

“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”
--Eckhart Tolle

Moral Courage

“To shirk your duty when you see it before you shows want of moral courage.”
--Confucius

Easy to Criticize

“It is so much easier to be critical than it is to be correct.”
--Benjamin Disrael

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Remember the Past

“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
--George Santayana

Reputation of the Reputation

“How many people live on the reputation of the reputation they might have made!”
--Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Our Priorities

“Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.”
--James W. Frick

Earth Mission

“Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you're alive, it isn't.”
--Richard Bach

Know Love

“The greatest thing that we can do is to help somebody know that they're loved and capable of loving.”
--Fred Rogers

Irrevocable Time

“Time is the most precious gift in our possession, for it is the most irrevocable.”
--Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Live Today

“Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.”
--American Indian Proverb

Bustle

“Love of bustle is not industry.”
--Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Day Dreamers

“The dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.”
--Thomas Edward Lawrence

Information and Knowledge

“Information and knowledge are two different things and not nearly the same.”
--Jeffrey Fry

Few Wants

“Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.”
--Epictetus

True Spiritual Joys

“Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys, it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures.”
--Thomas Aquinas

Fashions Change

“Fashions change, being themselves begotten of the desire for change.”
--Marcel Proust

Greatly Created

“No great thing is created suddenly.”
--Epictetus

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Worth Living

“Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.”
--William James

Lash of Wit

“He who has provoked the lash of wit cannot complain that he smarts from it.”
--James Boswell

A Thousand Ideas

“If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.”
--Alfred Nobel

Win the Fight

“The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.”
--Muhammad Ali

Act Ill

“It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.”
--John Stuart Mill

Speak

“Be silent, if you choose; but when necessary, speak -- and speak in such a way that people will remember it.”
--Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Back Against The Wall

“When your back is against the wall, you will find it is a good place to push off.”
--Jeffrey Fry

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Be Old Enough

“Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.”
--C.S. Lewis

Just Perfect

“Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.”
--Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Not Grow Old

“If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should not grow old.”
--James A. Garfield

Wasted Money

“I spent 90 percent of my money on women and drink. The rest I wasted.”
--George Best

Law of Life

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.”
--John F. Kennedy

Love Improvable

“In matters of the heart, nothing is true except the improbable.”
--Anne Louise Germaine de Stael-Holstein

A Mule's 2nd Kick

“There is no education in the second kick of a mule.”
--American Proverb

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Plant Roses

“I never wanted someone to buy me roses; I wanted someone who'd plant them, knowing that I'd be around when the flowers blossomed.”
--Rachel Wolchin

Reasoned Heart

“The heart has its reasons, which reason does not know.”
--Blaise Pascal

What to Seek

“Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.”
--Mahatma Gandhi

Get 'er Done

“If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.”
--Dale Carnegie

Glorious Destiny

“It is a glorious destiny to be a member of the human race, though it is a race dedicated to many absurdities and one which makes many terrible mistakes.”
--Thomas Merton

Bent and Broken

“I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape.”
--Charles Dickens

Goals Become You

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”
--Zig Ziglar

Givers Get

“I am a big believer that eventually everything comes back to you. You get back what you give out.”
--Nancy Reagan

Chaste Intellect

“Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon.”
--George Santayana

Simplicity

“Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful.”
--John Maeda

Life Dependencies

“Our life depends on one another. And as you begin to realize that, you can't help but be grateful.”
--Blanche Hartman

Brave Fortune

“Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.”
--P.T. Barnum

Motion v. Progress

“Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress.”
--Alfred A. Montapert

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Real Strength

“Real strength is being able to carry on when times are hard.”
--Miep Gies

In Reserve

“Let everyone know that you have a reserve in yourself -- that you have more power than you are now using. If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it.”
--James A. Garfield

People's Progress

“Progress is man's indifference to the lessons of history.”
--Len Deighton

Right Attitude

“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

No Special Talent

“I possess no special talent, except my ability to love you.”
--Jeffrey Fry

Down On Your Luck

“If you feel you are down on your luck, check the level of your effort.”
--Robert Brault

Forward Progress

“I may walk slow, but I do not walk backwards.”
--Abraham Lincoln

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Live Today

“Live today the way you want to be remembered tomorrow.”
--Dillon Burroughs

Friends Choirs

“A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.”
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

Learn from Yesterday

“Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.”
--John Wayne

Growth Limits

“There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.”
--Ronald Reagan

One Good Thing

“There is only one good thing in life, and that is love.”
--Guy de Maupassant

Won't Be Happy

“You won't be happy, whatever you do, unless you're comfortable with your own conscience.”
--Lucille Ball

Be to Others

“I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself.”
--Michel de Montaigne

See Ahead

“We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.”
--Alan Turing

Drain the Swamp

“When you go out to drain the swamp and you find yourself up to your ass in alligators, you tend to forget why you went out in the first place.”
--Bum Phillips

All You Got

“Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.”
--William James

Finest Eloquence

“The finest eloquence is that which gets things done ... the worst is that which delays them.”
--David Lloyd George

Highest Aspirations

“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I cannot reach them: but I can look up, and see their beauty; believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.”
--Louisa May Alcott

Wonderful People

“Some of the most wonderful people are the ones who don’t fit into boxes.”
--Tori Amos

Star Struck

“Every fool knows you can't touch the stars, but it doesn't stop a wise man from trying.”
--Harry Anderson

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Out of Nothing

“You can start with nothing. And out of nothing, and out of no way, a way will be made.”
--Michael Beckwith

Tolerate Evil

“Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil.”
--Thomas Mann

Smallest Acts

“Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”
--Swami Sivananda

Blessed Work

“The blessed work of helping the world forward, happily does not wait to be done by perfect men.”
--George Eliot

Work Ethic

“You can't have a million-dollar dream with a minimum-wage work ethic.”
--Stephen C. Hogan

Rising Opposition

“Don’t be afraid of opposition. Remember, a kite rises against, not with the wind.”
--Hamilton Wright Mabie

Call it Fate

“We make our own fortunes and we call them fate.”
--Benjamin Disraeli

Journey's Start

“He who is outside his door has the hardest part of his journey behind him.”
--Dutch Proverb

Never Give Up

“Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.”
--Jack Ma

Magnified Blessings

“If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we would all be much happier.”
--John Wooden

Negative People

“Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positive, it’ll take their breath away.”
--Tony Gaskins

Work of Love

“The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to make money nor find much fun in life.”
--Charles M. Schwab

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Must Dream

“Everyone must dream. We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming -- well, that's like saying you can never change your fate.”
--Amy Tan

Second Chances

“That is what life is about. We do not get redos, but we do get second chances.”
--Jeffrey Fry

Impressively Arrogant

“It is an impressively arrogant move to conclude that just because you don't like something, it is empirically not good.”
--Tina Fey

Actions Separate

“Our actions are all that separate our daydreams from our goals.”
--Roy H. Williams

Surmount Prejudice

“It is pleasant to observe by what regular gradations we surmount the force of local prejudice as we enlarge our acquaintance with the world.”
--Thomas Paine