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It's not what's happening to you now
or what has happened in your past
that determines who you become.

Rather, it's your decisions about
what to focus on,
what things mean to you, and
what you're going to do about them
that will determine your ultimate destiny.
[Anthony Robbins]

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All men are alike in their dreams, and
all men are alike in the promises they make.
The difference is what they do.
[Moliere]
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A focused mind is
one of the most powerful forces
in the universe.
[Swami Vivekananda]
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There's no scarcity of opportunity
to make a living at what you love.
There is only a scarcity of resolve
to make it happen.
[Wayne Dyer]
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The person who is
the slowest
in making a promise is
the most faithful
in its performance.
[Jean-Jacques Rousseau]
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Life is like a great big grinding wheel.
Whether it wears you down or polishes you up
depends on what you're made of.

The beginning of wisdom is silence.
The second step is listening.

Don't be afraid of death.
Be afraid of an un-lived life.

If your plans have failed,
ask yourself if there is a better plan
waiting to be discovered?

Whatever you are,
be a good one.
[Abraham Lincoln]
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Present generation blames things
on the previous generations
because there's only one other choice.
[Doug Larson]
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A doctor can bury his mistakes
but an architect can only advise
his client to plant vines.
[Frank Lloyd Wright]
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Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
the world needs
people who have come alive.
[Harold Whitman]
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It is only when we truly realize that
we have a limited time on earth and that
we have no way of knowing when our time is up
then we will begin to live each day to the fullest,
as if it were the only one we had.
[Elizabeth Kubler-Ross]
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Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand.
The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
[Alexander Graham Bell]
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Sometimes you just need to sit back and relax,
and let the world handle itself.
[Carolene Fontanet Smith]
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Before everything else,
getting ready
is the secret to success.
[Henry Ford]
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Act boldly and
unseen forces will come to your aid.
[Brian Tracy]
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There is only one corner of the universe
you can be certain of improving
and that's your own self.
[Aldous Huxley]
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Listening and hearing are
two different things.
When a person is truly listening
he not only hears the words,
but he feels the emotion
behind the words.
True communication occurs
when someone truly listens
and not just hears the words.

If you chase two rabbits,
both will escape.
[Author unknown]
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The possibility of stepping
into a higher plane
is quite real for everyone.

It requires no force
or effort or sacrifice.

It involves little more than
changing our ideas
about what is normal.
[Deepak Chopra]

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Life is like shaving.
No matter how many times you do it well,
you still have to do it again tomorrow.
[Unknown]

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When you see a thing clearly in your mind,
your creative 'success mechanism' within you
takes over and does the job much better
than you could do it
by conscious effort or willpower.
[Maxwell Maltz]

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Efforts and courage are not enough,
without purpose and direction.
[John Kennedy]

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Our happiness or our unhappiness depends
more on the way we meet the events of life
than on the nature of those events themselves.
[Wilhelm von Humboldt]

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Pain is just the weakness
leaving the body.
[Unknown]

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The problems that exist
in the world today
cannot be solved
by the level of thinking
that created them.
[Albert Einstein]

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A successful person is one
who can lay a firm foundation
with the bricks that others throw at him.
[David Brink]

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"Take what you want," said God,
"and pay for it."
[Spanish proverb]

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It does not matter how slowly you go,
so long as you do not stop.
[Confucius ]

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We make a living by what we get.
We make a life by what we give.
[Unknown]

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If you want to develop courage,
do the thing you fear
and keep on doing it
until you have a record of successful experiences.
That is the quickest and surest way ever
yet discovered to conquer fear.
You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember,
fear doesn't exist anywhere
except in the mind.
[Dale Carnegie]

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Learn how to separate the majors from the minors.
A lot of people don't do well simply because
they major in minor things.
[Jim Rohn]

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The older I get the more wisdom I find in
the ancient rule of taking first things first,
a process which often reduces
the most complex human problem
to a manageable proportion.
[Dwight D. Eisenhower]

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When making a decision of minor importance,
I have always found it advantageous
to consider all the pros and cons.
In vital matters, however,
such as the choice of a mate or a profession,
the decision should come from the unconscious,
from somewhere within ourselves.
In the important decisions of personal life,
we should be governed
by the deep inner needs of our nature.
[Sigmund Freud]

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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]

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Few things can help an individual more
than to place responsibility on him,
and to let him know that you trust him.
[Booker T. Washington]

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It is not because
things are difficult
that we don't dare.
It is because
we don't dare
that things are difficult

The rung of the ladder was never meant to rest upon,
but only to hold a man's foot long enough
to enable him to put other somewhat higher.
[T H Huxley]

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It matters not whether you win or lose;
what matters is whether I win or lose.
[Darrin Weinberg]

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It is dangerous to be right
when the government is wrong.
[Voltaire]

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Maybe this world is another planet's hell.
[Aldous Huxley]

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There is only one thing a philosopher
can be relied upon to do,
is to contradict other philosophers.
[William James]

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You can't shake hands with a clenched fist.
[Indira Gandhi]

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Twenty years from now
you will be more disappointed
by the things that you didn't do
than by the ones you did.
So, throw off the bowlines,
sail away from the safe harbor,
catch the trade winds in your sail,
explore, dream, discover.
[Mark Twain ]

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Human beings are almost unique
in having the ability to learn
from the experience of others,
but are also remarkable for
their apparent dis-inclination
to do so.
[Douglas Adams]

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Character is like a tree and
reputation like its shadow.
The shadow is what we think of it,
the tree is the real thing.
[Abraham Lincoln]

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The trouble with the rat race is
that even if you win,
you're still a rat.
[Lily Tomlin]

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A man may die.
Nations may rise and fall,
but an idea lives on.
Ideas have endurance
without death.
[John F Kennedy]

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Anger is never without a reason,
but seldom with a good one.
[Benjamin Franklin]

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Everything can be sacrificed for truth,
but truth cannot be sacrificed for anything.
[Vivekanand]

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There are two kinds of people
who never amount to much:
those who cannot do what they are told,
and those who can do nothing else.
[Cyrus Curtis]

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formal education will make you a living,
self-education will make you a fortune.
[Jim Rohn ]

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At first, dreams seem impossible,
then improbable, and
eventually inevitable.
[Christopher Reeve]

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A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than
a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
[Mahatma Gandhi]

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I expect to pass through this life but once.
If, therefore, there can be any kindness I can show,
or any good thing that I can do to any fellow being,
let me do it now as I shall not pass this way again.
[William Penn]

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Morality:
Live consciously,
take responsibility for your choices and actions,
respect the rights of others,
and follow your own bliss.
[Nathaniel Branden]

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The moment at hand is
the only thing we really own.
[John Denver]

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You only live once -
but if you work it right,
once is enough.
[Joe E. Lewis]

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Education's purpose is to replace
an empty mind with an open one.
[Malcolm Forbes]

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The power of accurate observation
is commonly called cynicism
by those who haven't got it.
[George Bernard Shaw]

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Some cause happiness wherever they go.
Some cause happiness whenever they go.
[Oscar Wilde]

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The man who doesn't read good books,
has no advantage over the man
who can't read them.
[Mark Twain]

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To reach the destination,
we must sail
sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it,
but we must sail,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
[Oliver Wendell Holmes]

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Stop the mindless wishing that
things would be different.
Rather than wasting time
emotional and spiritual energy
in explaining why we don't have
what we want,
we can start to pursue other ways to get
what we want.
[Greg Anderson]

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We don't need more money,
we don't need greater success or fame,
we don't need the perfect body or even the perfect mate.
Right now, at this very moment, we have a mind,
which is all the basic equipment we need
to achieve complete happiness.
[Unknown]

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A real friend is one who walks in
when the rest of the world walks out.
[Walter Winchell]

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The absence of alternatives
clears the mind marvelously.
[Henry Kissinger]

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Politicians are the same all over.
They promise to build bridges
even when there are no rivers.
[Nikita Khrushchev]

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You may be deceived if you trust too much;
You will live in torment if you don't trust enough.
[Frank Crane]

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It is much easier
to be critical than correct.

If we don't stand for something,
we may fall for anything.

Your actions in life set your course and
determine the destination of your travels.
Your reactions in life create
the climate in which you travel.
[Beth Johnson]

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To offer no resistance to life is
to be in a state of grace, ease, and lightness.
This state is then no longer dependent upon
things being in a certain way, good or bad.
[Eckhart Tolle]

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Good advice is something a man gives
when he is too old to set a bad example.
[Francois de La Rochefoucauld]

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Don't marry for money;
you can borrow it cheaper.
[Scottish Proverb]

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Moderation in temper is always a virtue,
but moderation in principle is always a vice.
[Thomas Paine]

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The punishment which the wise suffer
for refusing to take part in the Govt. is
to live under the Govt. of worse men.
[Plato]

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There is always a right way;
there is always a wrong way.
The wrong way always
seems more reasonable.
[George Moore]

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I can teach anybody how to get
what they want out of life.
The problem is I can't find anybody
who can tell me what they want.
[Mark Twain]

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A vision without a task is but a dream.
A task without a vision is drudgery.
A vision with a task is the hope of the world.
[Unknown]

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There are no unrealistic goals
- only unrealistic deadlines.
The overnight success has usually been
toiling in the vineyards
without recognition for many years.
[Brian Tracy]

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The people and circumstances around me
do not MAKE me what I am,
they just REVEAL who I am.
[Dr. Laura Schlessinger]

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As long as you're going to be thinking,
THINK BIG.
[Donald Trump]

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The kindest thing you can do
for the people you care about is,
to become a happy, joyous person.
[Brian Tracy]

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I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty
to accomplish small tasks
as if they were great and noble.
[Helen Keller]

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'The roots of true achievement lie
in the will to become
the best that you can become.
[Harold Taylor]

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Every person, all the events
of your life are there,
because you have drawn them there.
Now, what you choose
to do with them
is up to you.
[Richard Bach]

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Perseverance is a great element of success.
If you only knock long enough at the gate,
you are sure to wake up somebody.
[Henry Longfellow]

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One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
[Elbert Hubbard]

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If you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
[Dolly Parton]

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Leaders must be close enough to relate to others,
but far enough ahead to motivate them.
[John Maxwell]

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Believe in Magic and life will be Magical.
Believe in Miracles and life will be Miraculous.
Believe in Nothing and life will be Empty.
[Unknown]

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We must learn to live together as brothers
or perish together as fools.
[Martin Luther King, Jr.]

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Necessity may be the mother of invention,
but curiosity is the mother of discovery.
[Charles Handy]

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If we cannot end our differences,
at least we can help make
the world safe for diversity.
[John F Kennedy]

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To entertain some people
all you have to do is
just listen to them.
[Anonymous]


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