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    Alfred A. Montapert

    Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.

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    Bo Jackson

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

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    John Donne

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

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    Democritus

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

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    Junipero Serra

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

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    Phillips Brooks

    Happiness is the natural flower of duty.

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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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    Richard Rorty

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

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    Cicely Tyson

    You never know what motivates 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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    Friedrich Schiller

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

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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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    Hosea Ballou

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

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    Baltasar Gracian

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

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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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    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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    Charles Morgan

    As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

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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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    Benjamin Disraeli

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

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    Gordon B. Hinckley

    Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.

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    John Burroughs

    Leap, and the net will appear.

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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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    Norman Vincent Peale

    It's always too early to quit.

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    John F. Kennedy

    Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.

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    Robert H. Schuller

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

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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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    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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    Jim Rohn

    Either you run the day or the day runs you.

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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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    Amelia Earhart

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

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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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    Kyle Chandler

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

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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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    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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    Benjamin Franklin

    A place for everything, everything in its place.

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    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

    When deeds speak, words are nothing.

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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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    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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    Amos Bronson Alcott

    Our ideals are our better selves.

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    Epictetus

    Only the educated are free.

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    Thomas Paine

    The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.

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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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    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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    Confucius

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

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    Emile Zola

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

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    Tony Robbins

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

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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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    Philip Emeagwali

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

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    John Muir

    How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!

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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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    Warren Buffett

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

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    Han Suyin

    There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.

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    Thomas Jefferson

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

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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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    Nido Qubein

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

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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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    Mahatma Gandhi

    In a gentle way, you can shake the world.

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    Michael Korda

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

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    Aristophanes

    Let each man exercise the art he knows.

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    Donna Brazile

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

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    Bern Williams

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

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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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    Alan Watts

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

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    Simone Weil

    I can, therefore I am.

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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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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    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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    William James

    Belief creates the actual fact.

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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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    Benjamin Franklin

    Well done is better than well said.

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    Henry Ford

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

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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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    Joseph Campbell

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

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    Carl Sandburg

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

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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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    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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    Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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    Ralph Marston

    What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.

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    Agatha Christie

    The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

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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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    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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    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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    Pope Paul VI

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

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    Benjamin Disraeli

    Never complain and never explain.

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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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    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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    Henry David Thoreau

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

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    Sophocles

    Always desire to learn something useful.

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    Jim Elliot

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

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    Nikos Kazantzakis

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

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    Sophocles

    Who seeks shall find.

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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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    C. S. Lewis

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

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    Benjamin Franklin

    By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.

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    Og Mandino

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

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    Friedrich Schiller

    Mankind is made great or little by its own will.

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    Thomas Fuller

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

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    Jim Elliot

    Wherever you are - be all there.

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    Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

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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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    William James

    Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.

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    Aristotle

    Quality is not an act, it is a habit.

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    Walt Disney

    If you can dream it, you can do it.

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    Baltasar Gracian

    Know or listen to those who know.

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    Henry Ward Beecher

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

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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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    Joseph Wood Krutch

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

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    Norman Vincent Peale

    Change your thoughts and you change your world.

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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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    Walt Whitman

    We convince by our presence.

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    Albert Camus

    To know oneself, one should assert oneself.

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    Victor Kiam

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

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    Winston Churchill

    If you're going through hell, keep going.

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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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    Arthur Balfour

    Enthusiasm moves the world.

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    Jim Carrey

    If you've got a talent, protect it.

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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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    Plato

    Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.

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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

    Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

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    Aristotle Onassis

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

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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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    Tony Robbins

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

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    Ella Baker

    Give light and people will find the way.

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    Joyce Meyer

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

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    Believe you can and you're halfway there.

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    Albert Camus

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

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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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    Edith Wharton

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

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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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    Babe Ruth

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

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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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    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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    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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    Wayne Dyer

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

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    Audrey Hepburn

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

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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

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

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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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    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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    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 W. Gardner

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

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    Wallis Simpson

    For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.

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    Thomas Fuller

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

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    Augustus Hare

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

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    John Maynard Keynes

    Ideas shape the course of history.

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    Eleanor Roosevelt

    With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

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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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    Jimmy Dean

    Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.

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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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    Bill Copeland

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

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    Saint Teresa of Avila

    Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.

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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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    Bobby Knight

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

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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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    Taisen Deshimaru

    Think with your whole body.

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    Dalai Lama

    Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.

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    William Ellery Channing

    Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.

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    Henry Ward Beecher

    Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

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    Golda Meir

    The dog that trots about finds a bone.

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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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    Thomas Fuller

    Great hopes make great men.

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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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    Vincent McNabb

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

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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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    Max Lucado

    You change your life by changing your heart.

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    Matthew Henry

    After a storm comes a calm.

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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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    Audre Lorde

    I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.

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    Anne Frank

    Whoever is happy will make others happy too.

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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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    Theodore Roosevelt

    With self-discipline most anything is possible.

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    William James

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

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    Peter Marshall

    Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.

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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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    Swami Sivananda

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

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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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    Ronald Reagan

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

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    Henry Ward Beecher

    Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.

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    Baruch Spinoza

    Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.

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    Julie Andrews

    Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.

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    John Muir

    The power of imagination makes us infinite.

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    Robert Frost

    The best way out is always through.

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    Plutarch

    What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.

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    Baruch Spinoza

    Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.

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    Richard Bach

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

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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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    Amelia Barr

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

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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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    Ted Turner

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

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    Aristotle

    Hope is a waking dream.

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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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    Amelia Barr

    It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.

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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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    Andre Gide

    Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.

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    Benjamin Disraeli

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

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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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