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28. "The optimist proclaims we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true." (James B. Cabell)

29. "It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies." (Arthur Calwell)

30. "Get everything you need, and then give it up for what you want. Then you can say you have had a fulfilling life." (Candace Bastanchury)

31. I think, therefore I am. (Rene Descartes)

32. All you touch, and all you see, is all your life will ever be. (JJ Devine)

33. Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed. (Peter F. Drucker)

34. Infinite patience brings immediate results. (Wayne Dyer)

35. For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. (Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

36. A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to enhance all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty. (Albert Einstein (1879-1955))

37. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. (Albert Einstein (1879-1955))

38. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. (Albert Einstein (1879-1955))

39. A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. (Dwight D. Eisenhower)

40. Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. (T.S. Eliot)

41. Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another. (Walter Elliott)

42. "Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men! Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for power equal to your tasks." (Phillips Brooks)

43. It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

44. We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. (Epictetus)

45. In youth we learn; in age we understand. (Marie Ebner-Eschenbach)

46. Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. (Euripides)

47. "Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved." (William Jennings Bryant)

48. An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't. (Anatole France )

49. "Well done is better than well said." (Benjamin Franklin)

50. "There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there." (Indira Gandhi)

51. "An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind." (Mohandas Gandhi)

52. "Confusion is the welcome mat at the door of creativity." (Michael J. Gelb)

53. "Don't be afraid to take a big step. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps." (David Lloyd George)

54. "Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." (Arthur Godfrey)

55. I would rather die fighting than fight dying. (Kevin Grant)

56. No one ever achieved greatness by playing it safe. (Harry Gray)

57. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him. (Sidney Greenberg)

58. "I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody." (Bill Cosby)"

59. "You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take." (Wayne Gretzky)

60. "It's all fun and games, until someone loses an eye." (James Hetfield, Metallica)

61. "There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up." (John Andrew Holmes)

62. "Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it." (Lou Holtz)

63. "You manage things; you lead people." (Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, USN)

64. "The greatest mistake you can make is to be continually fearing you will make one." (Elbert Hubbard)

65. "Be nice and smile to everyone you meet. You don't know what they are going through, and they may need that smile. And treasure it." (Christine M. Huppert)

66. "When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us." (Alexander Graham Bell)

67. Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you. (Aldous Huxley)

68. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune. (William James)

69. Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. (Thomas Jefferson)

70. Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome. (Samuel Johnson)

71. Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't. (Erica Jong)

72. Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. (Herbert Kaufman)

73. Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present. (Bil Keane)

74. I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; I will not refuse to do the something I can do. (Helen Keller)

75. Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind. (John F. Kennedy (1917-1963))

76. It's better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late. (Marilyn Moats Kennedy)

77. Some see things that are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask why not. (Robert F. Kennedy)

78. Judgement and fear makes strangers out of people who should be friends. (Cameron Koo)

79. True happiness is about being able to define a moment - not by continually looking into the past or even longingly at the future, but by shining brightly in the now. (Cameron Koo)

80. Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. (Jonathan Kozol)

81. Class has a sense of humor. It knows that a good laugh is the best lubricant for oiling the machinery of human relations. Class never makes excuses. It takes its lumps and learns from past mistakes. Class bespeaks an aristocracy unrelated to ancestors or money. Some extremely wealthy people have no class at all, while others who are struggling to make ends meet are loaded with it. Class is real. You can't fake it. Class never tries to build itself up by tearing others down. Class is already up and need not attempt to look better by making others look worse. Everyone is comfortable with the person who has class because he is comfortable with himself. If you have class, you've got it made. If you don't have class, no matter what else you have, it won't make up for it. (Ann Landers)

82. You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time. (Abraham Lincoln)

83. Better to remain silent and be thought a fool then to speak out and remove all doubt. (Abraham Lincoln)

84. I destroy my enemy when I make him my friend. (Abraham Lincoln)

85. Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. (Norman MacEwan)

86. We win half the battle when we make up our minds to take the world as we find it, including the thorns. (Orison S. Marden)

87. A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. (John C. Maxwell)

88. Always question. Always analyze. But in the end, suspend judgment until you've been there. Live it to learn it. (Mark McClinchie)

89. The road to success is always under construction. (Jim Miller)

90. The greatest motivational act one person can do for another is to listen. (Roy E. Moody)

91. My home is not where i live, but where i am understood. (Christian Morgenstern)

92. God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other. (Reinhold Niebuhr)

93. Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach. (Roger von Oech)

94. Every moment one lives is different from the other. The good, the bad, the hardship, the joy, the tragedy, love, and happiness are all interwoven into one single indescribable whole that is called life. You cannot separate the good from the bad. And perhaps there is no need to do so, either. (Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis)

95. Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past. (George Orwell)

96. 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. (Patrick Overton)

97. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. (General George S. Patton)

98. There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived. (M. Scott Peck)

99. One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks. (Jack Penn)

100. The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn. (Laurence J. Peter)

101. I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. (Pablo Picasso)

102. To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. (Steve Prefontaine)

103. I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity. (Gilda Radner)

104. When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people: those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened. (John M. Richardson, Jr.)

105. Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get. (Forrest Gump)

106. If it takes a lot of words to say what you have in mind, give it more thought. (Dennis Roch)

107. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. (Eleanor Roosevelt)

108. A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

109. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved. (George Sand)

110. Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. (Robert H. Schuller)

111. You have to live before you die, or you'll die before you live. (Peter Sellers)

112. Love all. Trust a few. Do wrong to none. (William Shakespeare)

113. He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches. (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950))

114. 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)

115. Tomorrow is often the busiest time of the year. (Spanish Proverb)

116. Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. (Muriel Strode)

117. "Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does." (Josh Billings)

118. Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by traffic from both sides. (Margaret Thatcher)

119. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none. Recognizing our limitations and imperfections is the first requisite of progress. Those who believe they have arrived believe they have nowhere to go. (Dale Turner)

120. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear--not absence of fear. (Mark Twain)

121. If you can imagine it, you can achieve it, if you can dream it, you can become it. (William Authur Ward)

122. Character is doing what's right when nobody's looking. (J.C. Watts)

123. Everything's in the mind. That's where it all starts. Knowing what you want is the first step toward getting it. (Mae West)

124. There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. (Oscar Wilde)

125. Experience is the name everyone gives to his mistakes. (Oscar Wilde)

127. The thing you really believe in always happens... and the belief in a thing makes it happen. (Frank Lloyd Wright)

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