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    Albert Camus

    To know oneself, one should assert oneself.

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    Thomas Jefferson

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

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    Wallis Simpson

    For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.

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    Matthew Henry

    After a storm comes a calm.

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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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    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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    Baruch Spinoza

    Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.

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    Baltasar Gracian

    Know or listen to those who know.

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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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    Jack London

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

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    Junipero Serra

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

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    John F. Kennedy

    Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.

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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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    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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    Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

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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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    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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    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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    Blaise Pascal

    Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.

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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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    John Muir

    How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!

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    Og Mandino

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

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    John Maynard Keynes

    Ideas shape the course of history.

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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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    Thomas Fuller

    Great hopes make great men.

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    Max Lucado

    You change your life by changing your heart.

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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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    Alfred A. Montapert

    Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.

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    Babe Ruth

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

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    Winston Churchill

    If you're going through hell, keep going.

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    Aristotle

    Quality is not an act, it is a habit.

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    John Muir

    The power of imagination makes us infinite.

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    Ronald Reagan

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

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    Benjamin Disraeli

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

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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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    Robert H. Schuller

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

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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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    William James

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

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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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    William James

    Belief creates the actual fact.

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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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    Jim Rohn

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Andre Gide

    Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.

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    Hosea Ballou

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

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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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    Arthur Young

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

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    Henry David Thoreau

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

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    With self-discipline most anything is possible.

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    Benjamin Disraeli

    Never complain and never explain.

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    Norman Vincent Peale

    It's always too early to quit.

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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    Jim Elliot

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

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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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    Peter Marshall

    Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.

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    Friedrich Schiller

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

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    Benjamin Franklin

    By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.

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    Michael Korda

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

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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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    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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    John Donne

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

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    Saint Teresa of Avila

    Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.

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    Democritus

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

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    Norman Vincent Peale

    Change your thoughts and you change your world.

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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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    Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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    Aristophanes

    Let each man exercise the art he knows.

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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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    Jim Carrey

    If you've got a talent, protect it.

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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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    Abraham Joshua Heschel

    Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.

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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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    Nido Qubein

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

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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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    Henry Ford

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

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    Thomas Paine

    The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.

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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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    Simone Weil

    I can, therefore I am.

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    Agatha Christie

    The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

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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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    William James

    Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.

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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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    Thomas Fuller

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

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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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    Julie Andrews

    Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.

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    Gordon B. Hinckley

    Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.

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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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    Mahatma Gandhi

    In a gentle way, you can shake the world.

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    Richard Bach

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

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    Richard Rorty

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

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    Orison Swett Marden

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

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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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    Thomas Jefferson

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

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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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    C. S. Lewis

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

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    Donna Brazile

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

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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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    Joseph Barber Lightfoot

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

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    Aristotle

    Hope is a waking dream.

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    Benjamin Franklin

    Well done is better than well said.

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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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    Thomas Fuller

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

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    Aristotle Onassis

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

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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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    Tony Robbins

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

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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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    Joseph Wood Krutch

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

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    Phillips Brooks

    Happiness is the natural flower of duty.

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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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    Donald Cargill

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

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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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    Swami Sivananda

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

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    Charles Morgan

    As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

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    Amelia Barr

    It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.

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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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    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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    Taisen Deshimaru

    Think with your whole body.

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    Eleanor Roosevelt

    With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

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    Joyce Meyer

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

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    Nikos Kazantzakis

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

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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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    Amelia Earhart

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

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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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    Sophocles

    Who seeks shall find.

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    Plutarch

    What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.

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    Ralph Marston

    What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.

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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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    Audre Lorde

    I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.

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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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    Jean Paul

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

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    Benjamin Disraeli

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

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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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    Bobby Knight

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

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    Jimmy Dean

    Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.

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    Pope Paul VI

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

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    Emile Zola

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

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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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    Bern Williams

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

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    Believe you can and you're halfway there.

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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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    Tony Robbins

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

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    Victor Kiam

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

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    Amos Bronson Alcott

    Our ideals are our better selves.

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    Cicely Tyson

    You never know what motivates you.

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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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    Baltasar Gracian

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

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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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    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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    Robert Frost

    The best way out is always through.

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    Audrey Hepburn

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

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    Kyle Chandler

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

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    Henry Ward Beecher

    Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

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    Henry Ward Beecher

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

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    Walt Disney

    If you can dream it, you can do it.

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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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    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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    Friedrich Schiller

    Mankind is made great or little by its own will.

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    Jim Elliot

    Wherever you are - be all there.

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    Arthur Balfour

    Enthusiasm moves the world.

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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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    Henry Ward Beecher

    Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.

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    Jim Rohn

    Either you run the day or the day runs you.

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    William Ellery Channing

    Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.

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    Anne Frank

    Whoever is happy will make others happy too.

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    Baruch Spinoza

    Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.

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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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    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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    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

    When deeds speak, words are nothing.

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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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    Victor Hugo

    A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.

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    Golda Meir

    The dog that trots about finds a bone.

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    Bo Jackson

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

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    Han Suyin

    There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.

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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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    John Burroughs

    Leap, and the net will appear.

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    Bill Copeland

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

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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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    Carl Sandburg

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

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    Augustus Hare

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

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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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    Albert Camus

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

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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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    Warren Buffett

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

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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 H. Schuller

    Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

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    Epictetus

    Only the educated are free.

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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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    Benjamin Franklin

    A place for everything, everything in its place.

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    Dalai Lama

    Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.

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    Plato

    Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.

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    Ella Baker

    Give light and people will find the way.

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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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    Walt Whitman

    We convince by our presence.

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    John W. Gardner

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

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    Sophocles

    Always desire to learn something useful.

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    Ted Turner

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

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