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Quotes: 1/16/08

Here are some more great quotes:

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
~Chinese Proverb

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”
~Walt Disney

“All our dreams can come true…if we have the courage to pursue them.”
~Walt Disney

All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.”
~Walt Disney

“I will persist until I succeed.”
~Og Mandino

” I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something.”
~Helen Keller

“Inch by inch, anything is a cinch”
~Robert Schuller

“Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.”
~Henry Ford

“If you want to be a millionaire, the most important piece of advice I can give you is to develop an attitude of gratitude.”
~Tony Robbins

“Faith is to believe what you do not see and the reward of this faith is to see what you believe”.

“Rowing harder doesn’t help if the boat is headed in the wrong direction.”
~Kenichi Ohmae

“No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sail to an uncharted land.”
~Helen Keller

“Love is an action word”
~Pastor Joy

“He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.”
~The Bible (Proverbs 10:4)

“The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.”
~The Bible (Proverbs 22:7)

“Organizations exist only for one purpose: to help people reach ends together that they couldn’t achieve individually.”
~Robert H. Waterman~

“The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made. And the activity of making them changes both the maker and their destination.”
~John Schaar, a sociologist and professor emeritus at the University of California Santa Cruz

“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”
~Oprah Winfrey~

“There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.”
~Mother Teresa

“The first thing I do in the morning is to make my bed and while I am making up my bed I am making up my mind as to what kind of a day I am going to have.”
~Robert Frost

“When you see it right and when you feel it right in the wholeness of your being, you then have created the condition that makes the result inevitable.”
~Stretton Smith

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.”
~Jim Rohn

“The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.”
~Robert Green Ingersoll~

“Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.” ~Betty Smith~ 1896-1972, Novelist

“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

“”Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.”
~Denis Waitley Author and Speaker

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
~Norman MacEwan

“Wherever you go, whomever you meet, look for an opportunity to help, to inspire, to lend support.”
~Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson

“The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.”

“Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.”
~Brian Tracy

“One of the greatest gifts you can give to anyone is the gift of attention.”
~Jim Rohn

“You can’t be too kind or too generous.”
~Patricia Fripp

“LUCK = Laboring Under Correct Knowledge”
~Denis Waitley

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
~Abraham Lincoln

“In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins- not through strength but by perseverance.” ~H. Jackson Brown~

“Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn.”
~John Wesley~

“The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”
~Walter Bagehot

As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, THINK BIG.
~Donald Trump

Realize in your thinking that you are not bound to the wheel of work, day in and day out. You are not a servant to the god of Mammon, but a radiant son of the God of universal abundance!
~Catherine Ponder (The Dynamic Laws Of Prosperity)

“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.”
~William Wadsworth

“They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.”
~Carl. W. Buechner

“To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, our personal life, we must first set our hearts right.”

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.”
~Albert Einstein

Failure is a stepping-stone to greatness.
~Oprah Winfrey

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.”
~Abraham Lincoln

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.”
~Mother Teresa

“To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.”
~Oliver Wendell Holmes~

What a person believes is not as important as how a person believes.
~Timothy Virkkala

“Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness — great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.”
~Jim Rohn

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

“I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.”
~Woodrow Wilson

There is only one small letter between the words CAN and CAN’T… and that one letter will T-OTALLY change your destiny.” ~Doug Firebaugh

“Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.”

“Everybody can be great… because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”
~Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.”
~Arthur Clarke

We come to love not by finding a perfect person,but > by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly”

Life without a friend is like death without a witness…

In between goals is a thing called life… that has to be lived and enjoyed…
When life throws you curveballs, you read ajust your bat and hit as hard as you can.

“People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.”
~Joseph Fort Newton~

“Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass.”
~Paul J. Meyer

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

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”
~Mother Teresa

“The path to success is to take massive, determined action.”
~Anthony Robbins

“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.”
~Mario Andretti

“Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.”
~Mark Victor Hansen

“You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.”
~Jerry Gillies~

“Do or do not…there is no try”
~Yoda Star Wars

There is no passion to be found in playing small – in settling for a life that is less than what you are capable of living.
~Nelson Mandela

“You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event – it is a habit.”
~Aristotle 384-322 BC. Philosopher and Scientist

“The only opinion about your dream that really counts is yours. The negative comments of others merely reflect their limitations – not yours.”
~Cynthia Kersey, Author of Unstoppable

” Dance like no one’s watching, sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ll never get hurt, and live like it’s heaven on Earth!”

“We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.”
~Calvin & Hobbes~

“A little faith will bring your soul to heaven; a great faith will bring heaven to your soul.” ~Charles Spurgeon

“Material success may result in the accumulation of possessions; but only spiritual success will enable you to enjoy them.” — ~Nido Qubein

“Our plans miscarry if they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.”

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities. ~Janos Arany

“It is always wise to stop wishing for things long enough to enjoy the fragrance of those now flowering.”
~Patrice Gifford~

“A dream is a vision, a goal is a promise. You can keep your promises to yourself by remaining flexible, focused, and committed.” -~Denis Waitley

“Goals are incredible important…or impotent. You decide.”
~Doug Firebaugh

“Setting goals is one of the most important things you can do to guarantee your personal, professional and financial success. Goals are like a road map to your target destination. Each goal accomplished is another mile behind you on the way to where you want to be.”
~Mark Victor Hansen

“Whenever you set a goal of any kind, you will have to grow and develop to the point where you are ready to achieve it.” — ~Brian Tracy

‘Now’ is the operative word. Everything you put in your way is just a method of putting off the hour when you could actually be doing your dream. You don’t need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating.
~Barbara Sher~

Combine your mental images with the emotion of desire to accelerate their realization.
~Brian Tracy

The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others
~Vincent Van Gogh

In the beginning, especially, the price of giving great love, Dexter, is risking that it won’t be returned. Until you understand, of course, that great love is always returned. With interest, The Universe

When one find’s oneself in a hole of one’s own making, it is a good time to examine the quality of the workmanship.
~John Renmerde

“Kind words can be short, but their echoes are endless.”
~Mother Teresa 1910-1997, Nun

“Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do.”
~Brian Tracy

“We should seize every opportunity to give encouragement. Encouragement is oxygen to the soul. The days are always dark enough. There is no need for us to emphasize the fact by spreading further gloom.”
~George M. Adams~

“There is only one success- To be able to spend your life in your own way.”
~Christopher Morley

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

No pressure, no diamonds.
~Mary Case

Worry is a misuse of the imagination.
~Dan Zadra

“I’ve missed over 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot…and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
~Michael Jordan

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

“Your profession is not what brings home your paycheck. Your profession is what you were put on earth to do with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling.”
~Vincent Van Gogh

“If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.”
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.”
~Napoleon Hill 1883-1970, Author of Think and Grow Rich

“Get excited and enthusiastic about your own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire — you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.”
~Denis Waitley

“When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way,You command the attention of the world”

“It is by loving and by being loved that one can come nearest to the soul of another.”
~George Mcdonald~

Watch your thoughts; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
~ Frank Outlaw

“The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.”
~John Ruskin~

“Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don’t keep it a secret.”
~Mary Kay Ash 1915-2001, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

He that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
~Proverbs 15:15

“Don’t wait for your ship to come in. Row out to meet it.”

“One of the great lessons I’ve learned in athletics is that you’ve got to discipline your life. No matter how good you may be, you’ve got to be willing to cut out of your life those things that keep you from going to the top.”
~ Bob Richards

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

“To grow, you must be willing to let your present and future be totally unlike your past. Your history is not your destiny.”
~ Alan Cohen

Sometimes I do wake up in the mornings and feel like I’ve just had the most incredible dream. I’ve just dreamt my life.
~ Richard Branson

Human beings are creatures of habit. We get into a routine that we are comfortable with and we stick to it unless something big comes along and shocks us out of it. Our daily habits often force us to put up with all kind of degrading and destructive events, all in the name of keeping things comfortable or familiar. We would rather put up with the habits we know because we can put up with them, rather than create new habits that we have never experienced before.
~ Michael Dylan

We all find time to do what we really want to do.
~ William Feather

“The key that unlocks energy is desire. It’s also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited.” Earl Nightingale 1921-1989, Radio Announcer and Author

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

“Victory belongs to the most persevering.” — Napoleon Bonaparte


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Daily Quotes: 1/14/08

Your attitude is either the lock on or key to your door of success.

It’s not what you are that holds you back, it’s what you think you’re not.

A smile is the light in your window that lets others know there is a caring person inside.

The most important three words you can say to yourself: “Yes, I can!”

If you believe you can… you probably can.
If you believe you won’t… you most assuredly won’t.

Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

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Daily Quote – 1/9/08 (Collection)

“If you can DREAM it, you can DO it.”
~Walt Disney  

“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.”
~ Albert Einstein

“To succeed… you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you”
~ Tony Dorsett

“Set aside time each and every day to visualize every one of your goals as already complete. This is one of the most vital things you can do to make your dreams come true. Some psychologists are now claiming that one hour of visualization is worth 7 hours of physical effort. That’s a tall claim, but it makes an important point – visualization is one of the strongest tools in your success toolbox. Make sure you use it.”
~ Jack Canfield, The Success Principles

“Dreams really DO come true!”
~ Jane Strassel

“It’s often been said, ‘Goals are dreams with deadlines.’ Let’s reshape your dreams into goals by giving them deadlines. Go back through each dream and answer the question, ‘By when?'”
~ Jeff Olson, The Slight Edge

“There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask ‘why?’ I dream of things that never were, and ask ‘why not?'”
~ Robert F Kennedy

“From thought to picture to the feeling/emotion that powers the engine of success, the Catalog of Dreams in an exceptional new tool that will help the user to create, visualize, and then realize, huge success.”

~ Bob Burg

“You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.”
~ Winston Churchill

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
~Eleanor Roosevelt

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.”

“The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those who have much.
It is whether we provide enough to those who have little.”
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Daily Quote: 1/8/08

People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.   

~Lewis Cass

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Daily Quote – 1/7/08

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”
~Albert Einstein

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Daily Quote – 1/5/08

“To have passion, to have a dream, to have a purpose in life. And there are three components to that purpose, one is to find out who you really are, to discover God, the second is to serve other human beings, because we are here to do that and the third is to express your unique talents and when you are expressing your unique talents you lose track of time.”
~Deepak Chopra

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Daily Quote: 1/4/08

“Don’t use your mind for a filing cabinet. Use your mind to work out problems and find answers; file away good ideas in your journal.”

~ Jim Rohn

“The reason why I spend so much money for my journals is to press me to find something valuable to put in them.”

~Jim Rohn

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Daily Quote – 1/3/08

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

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Daily Quote – 1/2/08

. . . by Harrison Ford 

“All I would tell people is to hold onto what was individual about themselves, not to allow their ambition for success to cause them to try to imitate the success of others. You’ve got to find it on your own terms.” 

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Quotes to Start the Year On

“Whatever your talent is, you should craft it, nourish it and build on it. It is the ‘niche talent’ that will take you to the top of your field.”
~Mark Victor Hansen

“You have a calling which exists only for you and which only you can fulfill.”
~Dr. Naomi Stephan

“For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.”
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Wherever you are, whatever your circumstances may be, whatever misfortune you may have suffered, the music of your life has not gone. It’s inside you — if you listen to it, you can play it.”
~Nido Qubein

“The will to succeed is important, but what’s more important is the will to prepare.”
~Bobby Knight


“Keep in mind that you are always saying ‘no’ to something. If it isn’t to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.” — Stephen Covey

“Learn how to separate the majors and the minors. A lot of people don’t do well simply because they major in minor things.” — Jim Rohn

“To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right.” — Confucius

“It’s good to have money and the things money can buy, but it’s good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven’t lost the things money can’t buy.” — George Horace Lormier


“Put love first. Entertain thoughts that give life and when a thought or resentment, or hurt, or fear comes your way, have another thought that is more powerful — a thought that is love.” — Mary Manin Morrissey

“For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.” — Rainer Maria Rilke

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” — Mother Teresa

“Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.” — Jeanne Moreau


“The greatest thief this world ever produced is procrastination, and he is still at large.” — Henry Wheeler Shaw

“You may delay, but time will not.” — Benjamin Franklin

“Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can.” — Mary Frances Berry

“Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.” — Friedrich von Schiller

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