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    Ted Turner

    You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.

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    Og Mandino

    Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.

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    William James

    Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.

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    John F. Kennedy

    Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.

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    Arthur Balfour

    Enthusiasm moves the world.

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    Swami Sivananda

    Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

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    Junipero Serra

    I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.

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    Thomas Merton

    Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul.

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    Pope Paul VI

    Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.

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    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

    When deeds speak, words are nothing.

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    William James

    Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

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    Nido Qubein

    Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.

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    John Burroughs

    Leap, and the net will appear.

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    Walt Whitman

    We convince by our presence.

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    Peter Marshall

    Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.

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    Rupert Murdoch

    In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.

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    Plutarch

    What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.

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    Baltasar Gracian

    The wise does at once what the fool does at last.

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    Pope Paul VI

    Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.

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    Democritus

    Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.

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    Mia Hamm

    I've worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    Believe you can and you're halfway there.

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    Baltasar Gracian

    Know or listen to those who know.

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    Eleanor Roosevelt

    With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

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    Anne Frank

    Whoever is happy will make others happy too.

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    Ralph Marston

    What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.

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    Baruch Spinoza

    Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.

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    Albert Camus

    To know oneself, one should assert oneself.

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    Jim Rohn

    Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.

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    Thomas Paine

    The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.

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    Tony Robbins

    Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

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    Jim Rohn

    Either you run the day or the day runs you.

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    Jim Carrey

    If you've got a talent, protect it.

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    Sophocles

    Always desire to learn something useful.

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    Henry Norris Russell

    Just what future the Designer of the universe has provided for the souls of men I do not know, I cannot prove. But I find that the whole order of Nature confirms my confidence that, if it is not like our noblest hopes and dreams, it will transcend them.

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    Audre Lorde

    I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.

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    Jean Paul

    Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm.

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    Buddha

    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.

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    John Donne

    Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.

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    Gordon B. Hinckley

    Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.

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    Vincent McNabb

    Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.

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    Robert Louis Stevenson

    Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.

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    Leo Buscaglia

    The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.

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    Mark Hopkins

    The essential elements of giving are power and love - activity and affection - and the consciousness of the race testifies that in the high and appropriate exercise of these is a blessedness greater than any other.

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    Flip Wilson

    You can't expect to hit the jackpot if you don't put a few nickels in the machine.

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    Emile Zola

    If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.

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    Wallis Simpson

    For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.

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    Walter Elliot

    Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.

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    John W. Gardner

    True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents.

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    Plato

    Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.

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    Bern Williams

    Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.

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    Michael Jordan

    If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.

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    Alan Watts

    You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.

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    Norman Vincent Peale

    Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

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    Agatha Christie

    The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

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    Henry Ward Beecher

    Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.

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    Amos Bronson Alcott

    Our ideals are our better selves.

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    Kyle Chandler

    Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.

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    Alfred A. Montapert

    Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.

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    Aristotle Onassis

    It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

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    Hosea Ballou

    Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.

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    Ayn Rand

    A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.

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    Jim Elliot

    Wherever you are - be all there.

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    Golda Meir

    The dog that trots about finds a bone.

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    Ray Manzarek

    The only thing that ultimately matters is to eat an ice-cream cone, play a slide trombone, plant a small tree, good God, now you're free.

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    Joyce Meyer

    A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.

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    Ella Wheeler Wilcox

    Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.

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    Amelia Earhart

    The most effective way to do it, is to do it.

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    Jim Elliot

    God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.

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    Lao Tzu

    Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.

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    Benjamin Franklin

    By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.

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    Aristotle

    Quality is not an act, it is a habit.

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    Helen Keller

    Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

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    Harry Emerson Fosdick

    It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.

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    Thomas Fuller

    If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.

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    Donald Cargill

    And now, this is the sweetest and most glorious day that ever my eyes did see.

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    Baruch Spinoza

    Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.

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    Elbert Hubbard

    Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.

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    Norman Vincent Peale

    Change your thoughts and you change your world.

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    John D. Rockefeller

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

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    Augustus Hare

    Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel.

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    Dalai Lama

    Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.

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    Amelia Barr

    It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it.

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    Albert Camus

    Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.

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    Sophocles

    Who seeks shall find.

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    Muhammed Iqbal

    The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.

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    Donna Brazile

    I was motivated to be different in part because I was different.

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    Blaise Pascal

    Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.

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    Jessica Savitch

    No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.

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    Michael Korda

    One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.

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    Emile Zola

    The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.

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    Aristotle

    Hope is a waking dream.

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    Eileen Caddy

    Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.

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    William Ellery Channing

    Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.

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    Confucius

    The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.

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    Joseph Wood Krutch

    It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.

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    Han Suyin

    There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.

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    Walt Disney

    If you can dream it, you can do it.

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    Henry Ward Beecher

    Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

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    Robert Frost

    The best way out is always through.

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    Jim Rohn

    Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.

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    Mark Caine

    The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.

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    Tony Robbins

    We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

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    Matthew Henry

    After a storm comes a calm.

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    Dean Koontz

    I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.

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    Jim Rohn

    If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

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    Andre Gide

    Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.

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    Fulton J. Sheen

    Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?

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    Richard Bach

    You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    With self-discipline most anything is possible.

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    Robert Louis Stevenson

    To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.

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    Rabindranath Tagore

    Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

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    Joseph Campbell

    Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.

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    John Maynard Keynes

    Ideas shape the course of history.

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    Confucius

    The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

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    William James

    Belief creates the actual fact.

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    Bobby Knight

    The will to succeed is important, but what's more important is the will to prepare.

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    Martin Luther

    Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

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    Thomas Jefferson

    Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

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    Sasha Cohen

    Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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    Jim Rohn

    If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.

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    Benjamin Disraeli

    Never complain and never explain.

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    William Bartram

    On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings, I now, with a high sense of gratitude, presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty, the Creator and Preserver.

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    Eliza Dushku

    Go big or go home. Because it's true. What do you have to lose?

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    Robert H. Schuller

    Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

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    Benjamin Franklin

    A place for everything, everything in its place.

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    Nikos Kazantzakis

    In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.

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    Ella Baker

    Give light and people will find the way.

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    Abraham Joshua Heschel

    Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.

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    Orison Swett Marden

    We make the world we live in and shape our own environment.

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    Aristophanes

    Let each man exercise the art he knows.

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    Friedrich Schiller

    Mankind is made great or little by its own will.

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    Jimmy Dean

    Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.

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    John Muir

    The power of imagination makes us infinite.

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    Richard Bach

    The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life: Overcome fear, behold wonder.

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    Taisen Deshimaru

    Think with your whole body.

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    Victor Hugo

    A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.

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    Pope John XXIII

    I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.

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    Benjamin Disraeli

    I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.

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    Winston Churchill

    If you're going through hell, keep going.

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    Helen Keller

    The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.

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    Robert H. Schuller

    I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.

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    Wayne Dyer

    Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.

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    Norman Vincent Peale

    It's always too early to quit.

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    Philip Emeagwali

    The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future.

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    Bo Jackson

    Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.

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    C. S. Lewis

    You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

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    Thomas Fuller

    Great hopes make great men.

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    Phillips Brooks

    Happiness is the natural flower of duty.

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    Jack London

    You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

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    Thomas Jefferson

    The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.

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    Epictetus

    Only the educated are free.

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    Thomas Jefferson

    When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.

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    George S. Patton

    You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.

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    Muhammad Ali

    I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'

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    John Muir

    How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!

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    Thomas Jefferson

    Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

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    Sylvia Browne

    The weeds keep multiplying in our garden, which is our mind ruled by fear. Rip them out and call them by name.

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    Marcus Aurelius

    Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.

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    Natalie Gulbis

    When you fail you learn from the mistakes you made and it motivates you to work even harder.

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    Richard Rorty

    There is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves.

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    Dale Carnegie

    If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

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    Ken Venturi

    I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.

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    Saint Teresa of Avila

    Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.

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    Victor Kiam

    Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward.

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    Jimmy Dean

    I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.

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    Edith Wharton

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

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    Julie Andrews

    Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.

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    Carl Sandburg

    To be a good loser is to learn how to win.

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    Warren Buffett

    Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.

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    Amelia Barr

    It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.

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    Thomas Fuller

    One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.

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    Henry Ford

    You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

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    Cicely Tyson

    You never know what motivates you.

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    Bill Copeland

    Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell.

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    Benjamin Disraeli

    Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.

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    Thomas A. Edison

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

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    Swami Sivananda

    Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.

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    Audrey Hepburn

    Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!

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    Friedrich Schiller

    Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.

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    Max Lucado

    You change your life by changing your heart.

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    Joseph Barber Lightfoot

    Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.

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    Ronald Reagan

    We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.

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    Mahatma Gandhi

    In a gentle way, you can shake the world.

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    Charles Morgan

    As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

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    Robert H. Schuller

    What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?

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    Denis Waitley

    Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.

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    Epictetus

    The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.

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    Napoleon Hill

    Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

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    Simone Weil

    I can, therefore I am.

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    Robert Louis Stevenson

    Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.

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    Henry Ward Beecher

    Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.

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    Benjamin Franklin

    Well done is better than well said.

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    Babe Ruth

    Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back.

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    Arthur Young

    God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.

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    Henry Rollins

    I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.

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