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"Treat everyone you meet as though they're the most important person you'll meet that day."
--Roger Dawson

"Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood."
--Madame Marie Curie

"Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it."
--M. Scott Peck

"Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always try to be a little kinder than is necessary?"
--James Matthew Barrie

"The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become."
--Jim Rohn

"The world is a great mirror. It reflects back to you what you are. If you are loving, if you are friendly, if you are helpful, the world will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you. The world is what you are."
--Thomas Dreier

"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."
--Maya Angelou

"You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face... You must do the thing you think you cannot do."
--Eleanor Roosevelt

"Joy is not in things, it is in us."
--Benjamin Franklin

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does."
--William James

"Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied."
--Pearl S. Buck

"Take a chance! All life is a chance. The person who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare."
--Dale Carnegie

"You have not lived a perfect day, unless you have done something for someone who will never be able to repay you."
--Ruth Smeltzer

"Scatter joy!"

"There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. True nobility comes from being superior to your previous self."
--Hindu Proverb

"Love generously, praise loudly, live fully."
--Elias Porter

"Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it."
--George Halas

"Don't blame others for your failure to be fully accountable for your own life. If others are to blame then you have given them control."
--Bob Perks

"We all have the extraordinary coded within us...waiting to be released."
--Jean Houston

"You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take risks, jump over the hurdles and break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you. If you don't have that kind of feeling for what it is you are doing, you'll stop at the first giant hurdle."
--George Lucas

"One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness."
--Josh Billings

"The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously."
--Hubert H. Humphrey

"Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience."
--Eddie Rickenbacker

"Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force."
--Tom Blandi

"Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get. Only with what you are expected to give. Which is everything."
--Katharine Hepburn

"A positive attitude is perhaps more important at home than anywhere else. As spouses and parents, one of our most vital roles is to help those we love feel good about themselves."
--Keith Harrell

"Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret."
--Mary Kay Ash

"Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless."
--Jamie Paolinetti

"To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity."
--Douglas Adams

"I live by this credo: Have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations. Even in your darkest moment, you usually can find something to laugh about if you try hard enough."
--Red Skelton

"Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon them and to let them know that you trust them."
--Booker T. Washington

"Mountains DO move... one stone at a time."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"Life is like riding a bike. It is impossible to maintain your balance while standing still."
--Linda Brakeall

"The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital."
--Joe Paterno

"Love cures people -- both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it."
--Karl A. Menninger

"No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently."
--Agnes De Mille

"Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him."
--James Allen

"You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down."
--Mary Pickford

"I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I've written for myself... and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part."
--Shirley MacLaine

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody."
--Bill Cosby

"Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire."
--Dale Carnegie

"The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas."
--Linus Pauling

"Our greatest battles are with our own minds."
--Jameson Frank

"It doesn't matter how strong your opinions are. If you don't use your power for positive change, you are, indeed, part of the problem."
--Coretta Scott King

"Don't spend your precious time asking 'Why isn't the world a better place?' It will only be time wasted. The question to ask is 'How can I make it better?' To that there is an answer."
--Leo F. Buscaglia

"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change."
--Charles Darwin

"When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself."
--Wayne Dyer

"It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage."
--Henry Ward Beecher

"Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world."
--John Evelyn

"There is much freedom to be found when you forgive."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself."
--Robert Bennett

"The reason so few people are successful is no one has yet found a way for someone to sit down and slide uphill."
--W. Clement Stone

"If you want to know your past - look into your present conditions. If you want to know your future - look into your present actions."
--Chinese Proverb

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."
--George Bernard Shaw

"Bitterness and an unforgiving spirit can be likened to you taking poison and expecting that someone else would die from the effect. Forgiveness is about setting the prisoner in your heart free only to discover that all along, you had been the real prisoner."
--Tope Popoola

"It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not."
--Denis Waitley

"The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to achieving your dreams."
--Og Mandino

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."
--Leonardo da Vinci

"If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade."
--Tom Peters

"The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes."
--Winston Churchill

"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."
--Roy L. Smith

"Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!"
--Norman Vincent Peale

"In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do."
--Stephen Covey

"The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom."
--James Allen

"Of all the attitudes we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life-changing."
--Zig Ziglar

"Imagination is everything, it is a preview of life's coming attractions"
--Albert Einstein

"Let this coming year be better than all the others. Vow to do some of the things you've always wanted to do but couldn't find the time. ... Call up a forgotten friend. Drop an old grudge, and replace it with some pleasant memories. ... Vow not to make a promise you don't think you can keep. ... Walk tall, and smile more. You'll look 10 years younger. Don't be afraid to say, "I love you". Say it again. They are the sweetest words in the world."
--Ann Landers

"We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee."
--Marian Wright Edelman

"Anyone can be great, because anyone can serve."
--Martin Luther King, Jr.

"In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing."
--Mignon McLaughlin

"Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force."
--Tom Blandi

"Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget about everything except what you're going to do now - and do it."
--William Durant

"The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for."
--Maureen Dowd

"Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities - always see them, for they're always there."
--Norman Vincent Peale

"It's not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference."
--Paul "Bear"

"The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch."
--Jim Rohn

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

"We must overcome the notion that we must be regular... it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre."
--Uta Hagen

"Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into."
--Wayne Dyer

"Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality."
--Les Brown

"The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by obvious realities. We need men and women who can dream of things that never were."
--John F. Kennedy

"All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money."
--Robert Collier

"When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, never give up then, for that is just the time that the tide will turn."
--Harriet Beecher Stowe

"Within you right now is the power to do things you never dreamed possible. This power becomes available to you just as soon as you can change your beliefs."
--Dr. Maxwell Maltz

"An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied."
--Arnold Glasgow

"Life is like riding a bike. It is impossible to maintain your balance while standing still."
--Linda Brakeall

"You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself."
--Ethel Barrymore

"Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect."
--Leonardo da Vinci

"The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail."
--Napoleon Hill

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one."
--Mark Twain

"Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching."
--Thomas Jefferson

"LOVE: The irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired."
--Mark Twain

"The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious."
--John Sculley

"Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don't leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory."
--Alan Alda

"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared."
--Guatama Buddha

"People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them."
--Eric Hoffer

"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."
--Edith Wharton

"Everyone who has ever taken a shower has had an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off, and does something about it that makes a difference."
--Nolan Bushnell

"Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish."
--John Quincy Adams

"The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to achieving your dreams."
--Og Mandino

"I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations with better care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change."
--Jim Rohn

"For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?"
--James Allen

"The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy."
--Florence Shinn

"The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it."
--John Ruskin

"Everyone's life is under someone's control - it might as well be under your own so that you can direct your destiny."
--Harry Tucker

"If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there."
--Lewis Carroll

"When all else is lost, the future still remains."
--Christian Nevell Bovee

"Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death."
--Albert Einstein

"You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty."
--Sacha Guitry

"We fail to see that we can control our own destiny; make ourselves do whatever is possible; make ourselves become whatever we long to be."
--Orison Swett Marden

"A hero is someone who can keep his mouth shut when he is right."
--Yiddish proverb

"Argue for your limitations, and you get to keep them."
--Richard Bach

"Happiness is a continuation of happenings which are not resisted."
--Deepak Chopra

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time."
--Thomas Edison

"Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them."
--Orison Swett Marden

"The key that unlocks energy is desire. It's also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited."
--Earl Nightingale

"The difference between great people and everyone else is that great people create their lives actively, while everyone else is created by their lives, passively waiting to see where life takes them next."
--Michael E. Gerber

"You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him."
--Leo Aikman

"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."
--H. Jackson Brown

"Loss creates a vacuum into which something greater always flows."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"Regret for wasted time is more wasted time."
--Mason Cooley

"Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised."
--Denis Waitley

"When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world."
--George Washington Carver

"A goal is not the same as a desire, and this is an important distinction to make. You can have a desire you don't intend to act on. But you can't have a goal you don't intend to act on."
--Tom Morris

"If you want happiness for an hour - take a nap. If you want happiness for a day - go fishing. If you want happiness for a year - inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime - help someone else."
--Chinese Proverb

"If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul."
--Rabbi Harold Kushner

"The only people you should ever want to get even with are those who have helped you."
--John Honeyfeld

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

"Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it."
--Lou Holtz

"If you wouldn't write it and sign it, don't say it."
--Earl Wilson

"Fear does not have any special power unless you empower it by submitting to it."
--Les Brown

"Self pity is our worst enemy, and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in the world."
--Helen Keller

"Swallowing angry words before you say them is better than having to eat them afterwards."
--H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."
--Henry Ford

"People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them."
--George Bernard Shaw

"I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening."
--Larry King

"The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more."
--Jonas Salk

"Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good."
--Joe Paterno

"As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world ... as in being able to remake ourselves."
--Mahatma Gandhi

"There is a basic law that like attracts like. Negative thinking definitely attracts negative results. Conversely, if a person habitually thinks optimistically and hopefully his positive thinking sets in motion creative forces - and success instead of eluding him flows toward him."
--Norman Vincent Peale

"Our self image and our habits tend to go together. Change one and you will automatically change the other."
--Dr. Maxwell Maltz

"Behind every success is a succession of failures."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"No more effort is required to aim high in life, to demand abundance and prosperity, than is required to accept misery and poverty."
--Napoleon Hill

"It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping him or herself."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well."
--Josh Billings

"Being defeated is only a temporary condition; giving up is what makes it permanent."
--Marilyn vos Savant

"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

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

"Instead of looking for a miracle in your life, look to see if you are the miracle in someone else's life."
--Nola Rohde Vollmer

"The two things I did learn were that you are as powerful and strong as you allow yourself to be, and that the most difficult part of any endeavor is taking the first step, making the first decision."
--Robyn Davidson

"He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have."

"Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away hunger."
--Saint Basil

"Conditions are never just right. People who delay action until all factors are favorable are the kind who do nothing."
--William Feather

"No man ever listened himself out of a job."
--Calvin Coolidge "No one has ever drowned in sweat."
--Lou Holtz "No man is rich enough to buy back his past."
--Oscar Wilde

"We can throw stones, complain about them, stumble on them, climb over them, or build with them."
--William Arthur Ward

"Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future."
--Paul Boese

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

"In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists."
--Eric Hoffer

"I argue very well. Just ask any of my remaining friends."
--Dave Barry

"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion."
--The Dalai Lama

"Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others."
--Helen Keller

"We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents."
--Eric Hoffer

"Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together."
--Vincent Van Gogh

"Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you."
--Frank Lloyd Wright

"The value of an idea lies in the using of it."
--Thomas Edison

"When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others."
--Anais Nin

"Children pay little attention to their parents' teachings, but reproduce their characters faithfully."
--Mason Cooley

"Most of us are pretty good at keeping promises to others and pretty bad at keeping promises to ourselves."
--Lawrence LeShan

"Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose."
--Helen Keller

"True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost."
--Charles Caleb Colton

"You'll never stand on the mountaintop unless you've stood in the valley."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it."
--Alexander Graham Bell

"If you don't make mistakes, you aren't really trying."
--Coleman Hawkings

"Success is not a native of any nation neither is it related to any family, so you don't have an excuse not to leave the imprint of impact of the sand of time before your time is over on this planet."
--Akin A Awolaja

"Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth."
--Katherine Mansfield

"We never know the worth of water till the well is dry."
--Thomas Fuller

"I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun."
--Thomas Edison

"In every success story, you find someone who has made a courageous decision."
--Peter F. Drucker

"Adversity is another way to measure the greatness of individuals. I never had a crisis that didn't make me stronger."
--Lou Holtz

"Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction."
--Anne Frank

"In the long run you hit only what you aim at. Therefore, though you should fail immediately, you had better aim at something high."
--Henry David Thoreau

"He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass."
--George Herbert

"If you can't be happy where you are, it's a cinch you can't be happy where you ain't."
--Charlie Tremendous Jones

"Believe in yourself and there will come a day when others will have no choice but to believe with you."
--Cynthia Kersey

"Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."
--Theodore Roosevelt

"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk."
--Thomas Edison

"To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it."
--Mother Teresa

"Purpose is the seed from which a successful existence sprouts."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them."
--Clare Boothe

"Sometimes, the only difference between despair and delight is your perspective."
--Pamela Dunn

"Those who brag about being 'brutally honest' are usually more interested in being brutal than in being honest."
--Lori Palatnik

"Things don't go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be."
--Charlie "Tremendous"

"I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work."
--Pearl S. Buck

"If criticism is mistaken or mean-spirited, rise above it. Maintain the high ground when you're under fire. No victory is worth winning at the expense of picking up the mud that has been slung at you and throwing it back."
--Rubel Shelly

"A passion is the engine that drives you to your masterpiece."
--Kenneth Schuman and Ronald Paxton

"It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome."
--William James

"We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future."
--George Bernard Shaw

"I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars."
--Og Mandino

"We don't receive wisdom. We must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us from."
--Marcel Proust

"He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skills. Our antagonist is our helper."
--Edmund Burke

"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."
--George Bernard Shaw

"Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life."
--Leo Buscaglia

"Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers."

"There is no road to the future. We are both the traveler and the roadbuilder and the end destination is one of our own choosing."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"Find the good. It's all around you. Find it, showcase it and you'll start believing in it."
--Jesse Owens

"Catch a passion for helping others and a richer life will come back to you!"
--William H. Danforth

"The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff."
--Ambrose Bierce

"The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team."
--John Wooden

"Remember that everyone's life is measured by the power that that individual has to make the world better - this is all life is."
--Booker T. Washington

"Two men look out through the same bars: One sees the mud, and one sees the stars."
--Frederick Langbridge

"Habits govern all future conduct. They are stronger than discipline, stronger than willpower and even stronger than desire."
--Stephanie Frank

"The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own."
--Benjamin Disraeli

"When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn."
--Harriet Beecher Stowe

"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires."
--William Arthur Ward

"As to methods, there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Positive anything is better than negative nothing."
--Elbert Hubbard

"We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us."
--Virginia Satir

"The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will.' Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities."
--David Copperfield

"I used to think that going to the jungle made my life an adventure. However, after years of unusual work in exotic places, I realize that it is not how far off I go, or how deep into the forest I walk that gives my life meaning. I see that living life fully is what makes life - anyone's life, no matter where they do or do not go - an adventure."
--Maria Fadiman

"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light somewhere nearby."
--Ruth E. Renkee

"If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you'll die a lot of times."
--Dean Smith

"Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare."
--Dale Carnegie

"Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also."
--Carl Jung

"You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today."
--Abraham Lincoln

"Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing."
--Denis Waitley

"I've never been poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is only a temporary situation."
--Mike Todd

"Nothing has any power over me other than that which I give it through my conscious thoughts."
--Anthony Robbins

"Speak when you're angry, and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret."
--Lawrence J. Peter

"Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory."
--Herbert Kaufman

"For the most part, fear is nothing but an illusion. When you share it with someone else, it tends to disappear."
--Marilyn C. Barrick

"Fear is the minds great mortal sin."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"It is courage the world needs, not infallibility...courage is always the surest wisdom."
--Wilfred T. Grenfell

"There is true courage in the acts of every day living."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"Nine tenths of education is encouragement."
--Anatole France

"The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love."
--Hubert H. Humphrey

"It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them."
--Mark Twain

"Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it, it's only good for wallowing in."
--Katherine Mansfield

"The difference between getting somewhere and nowhere is the courage to make an early start. The fellow who sits still and does just what he is told will never be told to do big things."
--Charles M. Schwab

"He who gains a victory over other men is strong; but he who gains a victory over himself is all powerful."
--Lao Tzu

"What a grand thing, to be loved! What a grander thing still, to love!"
--Victor Hugo

"When we have done our best, we should wait the result in peace."
--John Lubbock

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."
--Albert Einstein

"The money I have is in direct proportion to the value I've given to others. The more I give of myself, incredibly, the more economic power comes my way."
--Tod Barnhart

"It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life."
--Sister Elizabeth Kenny

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

"Optimists enrich the present, enhance the future, challenge the improbable and attain the impossible."
--William Arthur Ward

"Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star."

"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way it treats its animals."
--Mohandas "Mahatma"

"Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions."
--Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

"The human spirit is never finished when it is is finished when it surrenders."
--Ben Stein

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."
--Albert Camus

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."
--George Bernard Shaw

"Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere."
--Chinese Proverb

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

"People think I'm disciplined. It is not discipline. It is devotion. There is a great difference."
--Luciano Pavarotti

"It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem."
--Malcolm S. Forbes

"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."
--Vincent Van Gogh

"If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed."
--David Viscott

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

"It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded."
--Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

"To respond is positive, to react is negative."
--Zig Ziglar

"Every worthwhile accomplishment has a price tag attached to it. The question is always whether you are willing to pay the price to attain it - in hard work, sacrifice, patience, faith, and endurance."
--John C. Maxwell

"The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it."
--Michelangelo Buonarroti

"Opportunity rarely knocks on your door. Knock rather on opportunity's door if you ardently wish to enter."
--B. C. Forbes

"A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time."
--Mark Twain

"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves."
--Carl Jung

"As the heart is to the body, so the family is to the soul."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour."
--Jim Rohn

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
--Anne Frank

"The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers."
--M. Scott Peck

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."
--Henry Ford

"We must fight our fear to forge ahead and leave the safety of the ledge."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"There's a myth that time is money. In fact, time is more precious than money. It's a nonrenewable resource. Once you've spent it, and if you've spent it badly, it's gone forever."
--Neil Fiore

"Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind."
--Robert Green Ingersoll

"Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some."
--Charles Dickens

"Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires...courage."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Peace is not the absence of conflict. It's the ability to handle conflict through peaceful means."
--Ronald Reagan

"It is not the magnitude of our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters."
--Mother Teresa

"It is a miserable state of mind to have few things to desire, and many things to fear."
--Francis Bacon

"People of character do the right thing, not because they think it will change the world but because they refuse to be changed by the world."
--Michael Josephson

"Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart."
--Sarah Ban Breathnach

"Pain nourishes courage. You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you."
--Mary Tyler Moore

"If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?"
--John Wooden

"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary."
--Pablo Picasso

"Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there."
--Zig Ziglar

"We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee."
--Marian Wright Edelman

"You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And you will have set in motion an ancient spiritual law: the more you have and are grateful for, the more will be given you."
--Sarah Ban Breathnach

"ABILITY is what you're capable of doing. MOTIVATION determines what you do. ATTITUDE determines how well you do it."
--Lou Holtz

"Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless."
--Thomas Edison

"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves."
--Carl Jung

"Don't be distracted by criticism. Remember the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you."
--Zig Ziglar

"If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, you'll never have enough."
--Oprah Winfrey

"You weren't born to fit in. You were born to be brilliant."
--Simon T. Bailey

"There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest."
--Elie Wiesel

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."
--John F. Kennedy

"There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative."
--W. Clement Stone

"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."
--Albert Einstein

"We all have ability. The difference is how we use it."
--Stevie Wonder

"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow."
--Melody Beattie

"Hearing is one of the body's five senses. But listening is an art."
--Frank Tyger

"There is guidance for each of us, and by lowly listening we shall hear the right word."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

"No one can give you wisdom. You must discover it for yourself, on the journey through life, which no one can take for you."
--Sun Bear

"Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Imagination is the architect of all great progress."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"We need to understand that thoughts are tools. Are we using them as productively as we can? Are our thoughts serving us well, or are we their victims? It's up to us."
--Dr. Tom Morris

"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him."
--Sidney Greenberg

"You can run from your dreams in fear or run to your dreams with faith."
--Tina Downey

"Not what we give, but what we share. For the gift without the giver is bare."
--James Russell Lowell

"If you observe a really happy man you will find him building a boat, writing a symphony, educating his son, growing double dahlias in his garden. He will not be searching for happiness as if it were a collar button that has rolled under the radiator."
--W. Beran Wolfe

"Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls."
--Mother Teresa

"One worthwhile task carried to a successful conclusion is worth half-a-hundred half-finished tasks."
--Malcolm S. Forbes

"Good habits are as easy to form as bad ones."
--Tim McCarver

"The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it put your whole soul into it - every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have."
--John D. Rockefeller

"It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out--it's the grain of sand in your shoe."
--Robert Service

"I do the very best I know how - the very best I can and mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything."
--Abraham Lincoln

"If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one."
--Mother Teresa

"The man or woman who treasures his friends is usually solid gold himself."
--Marjorie Holmes

"It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot."
--Anatole France

"Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see a bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses."
--Dale Carnegie

"Don't ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive."
--Howard Thurman

"You only lose energy when life becomes dull in your mind. Your mind gets bored and therefore tired of doing nothing. Get interested in something! Get absolutely enthralled in something! Get out of yourself! Be somebody! Do something! The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have."
--Norman Vincent Peale

"You can achieve anything you want in life if you have the courage to dream it, the intelligence to make a realistic plan, and the will to see that plan through to the end."
--Sidney A. Friedman

"In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different."
--Coco Chanel

"Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing."
--Oscar Wilde

"Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. T o map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires...courage."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The truth is that there is nothing noble in being superior to somebody else. The only real nobility is in being superior to your former self."
--Whitney Young

"Our self image and our habits tend to go together. Change one and you will automatically change the other."
--Dr. Maxwell Maltz

"The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible - and achieve it, generation after generation."
--Pearl S. Buck

"Around here, however, we don't look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we are curious...and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths."
--Walt Disney

"Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think."
--Benjamin Disraeli

"Without dew and light flowers fade. Charity and love are the dew and light of the human heart."
--De Gentis

"Never resist a kind impulse."
--Pamela Dunn

"Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care."
--Theodore Roosevelt

"Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm."
--Earl Nightingale

"Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others."
--Robert Louis Stevenson

"The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind."
--Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home."

"Let there be nothing within thee that is not very beautiful and very gentle, and there will be nothing without thee that is not beautiful and softened by the spell of thy presence."
--James Allen

"In every success story, you find someone who has made a courageous decision."
--Peter F. Drucker

"Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there."
--Bob Proctor

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing."
--George Bernard Shaw

"Values are what we believe but ethics are what we do."
--Frank Bucaro

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory."
--Betty Smith

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear."
--Ambrose Redmoon

"Behold the turtle: He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out."
--James Bryant Conant

"Don't let life discourage you. Everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was."
--Richard Evans

"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments."
--Jim Rohn

"Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame."
--Pearl S. Buck

"How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives."
--Annie Dillard

"That is one of the tricks of opportunity. It has a sly habit of slipping in by the back door, and often it comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. Perhaps this is why so many fail to recognize opportunity."
--Napoleon Hill

"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless."
--Mother Teresa

"When you're happy for no reason, you're unconditionally happy. It's not that your life always looks perfect - it's just that however it looks, you'll still be happy."
--Marci Shimoff

"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily."
--Zig Ziglar

"Give a shelterless man tools and he will build a home. Inspire him, encourage him, give him vision, and he will build an empire."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud."
--Hermann Hesse

"Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness."
--George Santayana

"Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over."
--F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens."
--Douglas Jerrould

"Take pride in what you do. The kind of pride I'm talking about is not the arrogant puffed-up kind; it's just the whole idea of caring - fiercely caring."
--Red Aurbach

"Be determined to handle any challenge in a way that will make you grow."
--Les Brown

"The time is always right to do what is right."
--Martin Luther King, Jr.

"You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world, but it requires people to make the dream a reality."
--Walt Disney

"Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one."
--Eleanor Roosevelt

"You never change anything by fighting the existing. To change something, build a new model and make the existing obsolete!"
--Buckminster Fuller

"Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit."
--Napleon Hill

"We resist Joy on this planet more than we resist war."
--Marianne Williamson

"There is no remedy for love but to love more."

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King Jr.

"Words are sacred. They deserve respect. If you get the right ones in the right order, you can nudge the world a little."
--Tom Stoppard

"We all must Dream. But we all must Do."
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however."
--Richard Bach

"Having the world's best idea will do you no good unless you act on it. People who want milk shouldn't sit on a stool in the middle of a field in hopes that a cow will back up to them."
--Alfred Adler

"Ideas have a short shelf life - that's why we must act before the expiration date."
--Andrew Carnegie

"The person who really wants to do something finds a way; the other finds an excuse."
--Sir John Marks Templeton

"Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with the important matters."
--Albert Einstein

"Avoid popularity if you would have peace."
--Abraham Lincoln

"If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace."
--John Lennon

"Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law. It's nine-tenths of the problem."
--John Lennon

"It is more difficult to organize a peace than to win a war; but the fruits of victory will be lost if the peace is not organized."

"Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances."
--Mahatma Gandhi

"Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures."
--John Fitzgerald Kennedy

"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality."
--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have."
--Vince Lombardi

"I do not want the peace which passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace."
--Helen Keller

"So we must fix our vision not merely on the negative expulsion of war, but upon the positive affirmation of peace."
--Martin Luther King, Jr.

"In the goodness of time, all peoples will come to live together in a peace guaranteed by the binding force of mutual respect and love."
--Dwight D. Eisenhower

"In the hearts of people today there is a deep longing for peace. When the true spirit of peace is thoroughly dominant, it becomes an inner experience with unlimited possibilities. Only when this really happens-- when the spirit of peace awakens and takes possession of men's hearts, can humanity be saved from perishing."
--Albert Schweitzer

"Life delights in life."
--William Blake

"Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living, the other helps you make a life."
--Sandra Carey

"Let no single negative word pass your lips, for it will multiply, if not in another, then surely in yourself."
--Julian Kalmar, Founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"If you think you see failure, put on new glasses, because you have missed the opportunity, staring right back at you."
--Julian Kalmar, Founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"There are no negatives in life...only faulty vision caused by the poor choice in what to focus on."
--Julian Kalmar, Founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"Help enough people get what they want, and you will get what you want."
--Zig Ziglar

"Music is the pathway to the heart."

"Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end."
--Scott Adams

"There is no education like adversity."
--Benjamin Disraeli

"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking."
--George S. Patton

"The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom."
--George S. Patton

"Even the wisest counsel is useless when it is unheeded."
--Stephanie Barron

"Peace In. Peace Out!"
--Rick Beneteau - co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more."
--Tony Robbins

"I would rather live in a world surrounded by mystery than a world so small that my mind could comprehend it."
--Harry Emerson Fosdick

"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible."
--Arthur C. Clarke

"May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night, and the road downhill all the way to your door."
--Irish Blessing

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined."
--Henry David Thoreau

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
--Winston Churchill

"The most revolutionary act one can commit in our world is to be happy."
--Hunter "Patch"

"You teach best what you need most to learn."
--Richard Bach

"Beware of no man more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us."
--Charles Spurgeon

"Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it."

"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing."
--Walt Disney

"When you undervalue who you are, the world will undervalue what you do and vice versa."
--Suze Orman

"Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity."
--H. Jackson Brown

"What we call results are beginnings."

"Become a possibilitarian."
--Norman Vincent Peale

"It's better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly."
--Robert H. Schuller

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."
--George Bernard Shaw

"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."
--Anais Nin

"You don't pay the price for success. You enjoy the price for success."
--Zig Ziglar

"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

"If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it's moving you away from your goals."
--Brian Tracy

"Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more."
--Tony Robbins

"There is never a better measure of what a person is than what he does when he's absolutely free to choose."
--William M. Bulger

"If at first you don't succeed, you're running about average."
--M.H. Alderson

"In times of crisis, people reach for meaning. Meaning is strength. Our survival may depend on our seeking and finding it."
--Victor Frankl

"We don't see things as they are. We see things as we are."
--Anais Nin

"To move the world, we first must move ourselves."

"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment."
--Jim Rohn

"There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his."
--Helen Keller

"Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings."
--C.D. Jackson

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."
--Winston Churchill

"Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you."

"Not what we have, but what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance."
--J. Petit-Senn

"You cannot build a reputation on what you’re going to do."
--Henry Ford

"In order to create there must be a dynamic force, and what force is more potent than love?"
--Igor Stravinsky

"Very little is needed to make a happy life. It is all within yourself, in your way of thinking."
--Marcus Aurelius

"Our ultimate destination is mental peace."
--Bikram Choudary

"Boldness be my friend."
--William Shakespeare

"How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these."
--George Washington Carver

"He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."
--Chinese proverb

"Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one they where they sprang up."
--Oliver Wendell Holmes

“My imagination is a monastery and I am its Monk.” John Keats

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."
--Anais Nin

"What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?"
--Henry David Thoreau

"A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions."
--Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt."
--William Shakespeare

"A pessimist makes difficulties of opportunities. An optimist makes opportunities of difficulties."
--Harry Truman

"People do not care how much you know until they know how much you care."
--John Maxwell

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."
--Thomas Edison

"It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor."
--Max Eastman

"Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out."
--Art Linkletter

"When we give ourselves permission to fail, we at the same time give ourselves permission to excel."
--John C. Maxwell

"In life either you evolve or else you dissolve."
--Kurek Ashley

"A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it."
--Frank Howard Clark

"Love is the free exercise of choice. Two people love each other only when they are quite capable of living without each other but choose to live with each other."
--M. Scott Peck

"The purpose of our lives is to give birth to the best which is within us."
--Marianne Williamson

"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation."
--Mark Twain

"Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough."
--Emily Dickinson

"The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook."
--William James

"I am becoming the people I love."

"I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex."
--Oscar Wilde

"It's never crowded along the extra mile."
--Wayne Dyer

"I've always been the opposite of a paranoid. I operate as if everyone is part of a plot to enhance my well-being."
--Stan Dale

"The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses."
--Hanna Rion

"Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around."
--Frank. A. Clark

"Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit."
--Elbert Hubbard

"UNcommon sense is the core of innovation."
--Rick Beneteau, co-founder, 10 Million Clicks For Peace

"To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer, is to keep your soul alive."
--Robert Louis Stevenson

"The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become."
--Charles Du Bos

"The people whom I’ve seen succeed in life have always been cheerful and hopeful people who went about their business with a smile on their faces."
--Charles Kingsley

"To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness."
--Robert Morely

"Action is the foundational key to all success."
--Pablo Picasso

"Character is simply habit long enough continued."

"The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living doing what they most enjoy."
--Malcolm S. Forbes

"Conflict cannot survive without your participation."
--Wayne Dyer

"The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments."
--Gustave Flaubert

"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born."
--Anais Nin

"Every person, all the events of your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you."
--Richard Bach

"All minds are joined. Therefore, all healing is self-healing. Our inner peace will, of itself, pass to others once we accept it for ourselves."
--Gerald G. Jampolsky

"When we are doing what we love, we don't care about time. For at least at that moment, time doesn't exist and we are truly free."
--Marcia Wieder

"The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance."
--Alan Watts

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."

"May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light, May good luck pursue you each morning and night."
--Irish Blessing

"Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; He who would search for pearls must dive below."
--John Dryden

"There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today."
--Mignon McLaughlin

"The trouble with the future is that is usually arrives before we're ready for it."
--Arnold H. Glasgow

"Change is inevitable - except from a vending machine."
--Robert C. Gallagher

"Excellence is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution."

"Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact."
--William James

"Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him."
--Booker T. Washington

"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."
--Maya Angelou

"The dreamers are the saviors of the world."
--James Allen

"Self-righteous morality is jealousy with a halo."
--H.G. Wells

"Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start now and make a brand new ending."
--Carl Brad

"No man becomes rich unless he enriches others."
--Andrew Carnegie

"The single greatest thing you can do to change your life today would be to start being grateful for what you have right now."
--Oprah Winfrey

"When you find Peace within Yourself, you Become the Kind of Person who can Live at Peace with Others."
--Peace Pilgrim

"The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say."
--Anaïs Nin

"Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent."
--Jean Kerr

"The future you see is the future you get."
--Robert G. Allen

"Our deepest wishes are whispers of our authentic selves. We must learn to respect them. We must learn to listen."
--Sarah Ban Breathnach

"Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and that which is done in love is well done."
--Vincent van Gogh

"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

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