1501. "(With people) if you want to save time, dont be efficient. With people, slow is fast and fast is slow."
1502. The fact that you are willing to say, "I do not understand, and it is fine," is the greatest understanding you could exhibit."
1503. Kids are the all-time champions of questioning. What could you gain by imitating the innocence and curiosity of children who are completely determined to get an answer?
1504. "If you empower dummies you get bad decisions faster!"
1505. Clearly no group can as an entity create ideas. Only individuals can do this. A group of individuals may, however, stimulate one another in the creation of ideas."
Estill I. Green
1506. "I wondered what else in my life I perceived to be wrong or difficult instead of exploring to understand the true purpose."
1507. "You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself."
1508. "In the depths of winter I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer."
1509. "There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so."
1510. "Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today."
1511. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.
1512. When you develop yourself to the point where your belief in yourself is so strong that you know you can accomplish anything you put your mind to, your future will be unlimited.
1513. "You have to begin to lose your memory, if only in bits and pieces, to realize that memory is what makes our lives. Life without memory is no life at all, just as an intelligence without the possibility of expression is not really an intelligence. Our memory is our coherence, our reason, our feeling, even our action. Without it, we are nothing."
1514. The difference between the top performers and the average or mediocre performers is not a great, massive difference. It is just a tiny difference because the top performers to things just a tiny bit.
1515. "Do what thy manhood bids thee do from none but self expect applause; He noblest lives and noblest dies, who makes and keeps his self-made law."
Sir Richard Burton
1516. If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
1517. Nothing happens to us which we are not fitted by nature to bear. Problems call forth our courage and our wisdom; indeed, they create our courage and our wisdom. It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually. It is through the pain of confronting and resolving problems that we learn.
M. Scott Peck
1518. I like a man who grins when he fights.
1519. The big lesson of life is never be scared of anyone or anything. Fear is the enemy of logic.
1520. I've always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn't have a chance to win.
1521. You can never earn in the outside world more than you earn in your own mind.
1522. "Nature gives you the face you have when you are twenty. Life shapes the face you have at thirty. But it is up to you to earn the face you have at fifty."
Coco Gabrielle Chanel
1523. "Arm yourselves, and be ye men of valour, and be in readiness for the conflict; for it is better for us to perish in battle than to look upon the outrage of our nation and our altar."
Sir Winston Churchill
1524. "Begin at the beginning, the king said gravely, and go till you come to the end; then stop."
1525. Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall."
Stephen R. Covey
1526. "If you learn to appreciate more of what you already have, you will find yourself having more to appreciate."
1527. He that will not sail till all dangers are over must never put to sea.
1528. The supreme quality for a leader is unquestionably integrity.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
1529. "The real voyage of discovery consists not in making new landscapes but in having new eyes."
1530. The day that you stop learning is the day that you start decreasing your rewards and start suffering from frustration and lower levels satisfaction.
1531. "The place to begin building any relationship is inside ourselves, inside our circle of influence, our own character."
Stephen R. Covey
1532. "Happiness is not an accident. Nor is it something you wish for. Happiness is something you design."
1533. "At the end of our time on earth, if we have lived fully, we will not be able to say, I was always happy.' Hopefully, we will be able to say, I have experienced a lifetime of real moments, and many of them were happy moments.'"
1534. "The language of truth is unadorned and always simple."
1535. "It's hard to wring my hands when I am busy rolling up my sleeves."
1536. "Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver."
Barbara De Angelis
1537. Every great human achievement is preceded by extended periods of dedicated, concentrated effort.
1538. "By centering our lives on timeless, unchanging principles, we create a fundamental paradigm of effective living. It is the center that puts all other centers in perspective."
Stephen R. Covey
1539. Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity."
1540. I don't believe in taking unnecessary risks, but a life without risk isn't worth living.
1541. Everything here, but the soul of man, is a passing shadow. The only enduring substance is within.
1542. A bit of baseball wisdom: You can't steal second with your foot on first.
1543. Any time you're tempted to say "Impossible," add an apostrophe and a space, and say, "*I'm* possible."
1544. "Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests."
1545. If you swing hard enough and often enough you must eventually hit a home run.
1546. "We see the world, not as it is, but as we are--or, as we are conditioned to see it."
Stephen R. Covey
1547. The secret of living is giving.
1548. The greatest revolution of my life is the discovery that individuals can change the outer aspects of their lives by changing the inner attitudes of their minds.
1549. "External success has become an ambition without a cause--and with increasingly hollow spiritual rewards."
Katz and Liu
1550. The fatal mistake is waiting for life's circumstances to be right before we begin. Simply begin with your heart, look deeply into it and trust what you feel. Practice knowing and you will now.
1551. "The secret of living is to find...the pivot of a concept on which you can make your stand."
1552. "Know yourself well first, then you can know others. With this knowledge comes the vision for personal success."
1553. "Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction."
Antoine de Saint Exupery
1554. The most important ingredient we put into any relationship is not what we say or what we do, but what we are."
Stephen R. Covey
1555. You can have more, be more and do more because you can change the person you are.
1556. "If a little labor, little are our gains. Man's fortunes are according to his pains."
1557. One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
1558. "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say cannot be done."
1559. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
1560. Where there is life, there is hope Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life purpose - is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
1561. Quickly say That's good! to every setback and adversity, and then find out what is good about it.
1562. It is the ability to choose which makes us human."
1563. "If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favourable"
1564. A + B + C = Success if, A = Hard Work, B = Hard Play, C = Keeping your mouth shut.
1565. You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus."
1566. Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence, a time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny and a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
1567. "Good actions get good results in time."
St. Francis of Asissi
1568. "Argue for your limitations, and you get to keep them."
1569. You can judge the validity of any idea or concept by asking Is this true for me?
1570. Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever acheive greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
1571. "The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get."
1572. All you need is deep within you waiting to unfold and reveal itself. All you have to do is be still and take time to seek for what is within and you will surely find it.
1573. Whatever we focus on determines how we feel. And how we feel--our state of mind--powerfully influences our actions and interactions. Rather than jump to conclusions, consider all the possibilities and choose to focus on one that will empower you and those you care about.
1574. "The life of a small group of people, who live true to their convictions, does more and more certain good than all writing. Let us, therefore, young and old, direct all our actions as much as possible towards the realization of our convictions."
Count Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
1575. "Make your own recovery the first priority in your life."
1576. "By centering our lives on correct principles and creating a balanced focus between doing and increasing our ability to do, we become empowered in the task of creating effective, useful, and peaceful lives--for ourselves, and for our posterity."
Stephen R. Covey
1577. "Make sure your right, and then go do it."
1578. "Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune."
1579. Do something to move yourself toward your major goal every day.
1580. The past exists only in our memories, the future only in our plans. The present is our only reality.
1581. The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!
1582. Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving, but does not make any progress.
Alfred A. Montapert
1583. "Bad situations provide the opportunity for great deeds."
Dee H. Groberg
1584. True independence comes when we cease to FORCE and start to FLOW.
1585. Winding up unfinished business with another person can give you a great burst of positive energy.
1586. You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
1587. I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
1588. For the rest of my life I'm going to trust that God is always at work in all things, and give Him thanks long before my simplest prayers are answered.
Nancy Parker Brummett
1589. We must combine the toughness of the serpent and the softness of the dove, a tough mind and a tender heart.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
1590. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
1591. If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.
1592. "We can choose to throw stones, to stumble on them, to climb over them or to build with them."
Wilham Arthur Ward
1593. "Synergy is almost as if a group collectively agrees to subordinate old scripts and to write a new one."
Stephen R. Covey
1594. Feed your mind with mental protein, not mental candy. Read, listen to and watch positive, uplifting material.
1595. "This problem, too, will look simple after it is solved."
Charles Franklin Kettering
1596. A little bit added to what you've already got gives you a little bit more.
1597. "Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out."
James Bryant Conant
1598. To be a winner, you have to think like a winner!
1599. "We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience."
1600. "True heroism consists in being superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge us to combat."
1601. Don't let anybody tell you that you can't do it. You can. It's up to you. Decide to do it and follow through.
1602. Any time you wrap your emotional life around the weaknesses of another person, you empower those weaknesses to control you."
Stephen R. Covey
1603. I don't divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures, those who make it or those who don't. I divide the world into learners and non-learners.
1604. How far would Moses have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt?
1605. Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
1606. Forgiveness is a perfectly selfish act. It sets you free from the past.
1607. "The true measure of a man is his dignity in defeat and humility in victory"
Donald A Kitson
1608. If I care to listen to every criticism, let alone act on them, then this shop may as well be closed for all other businesses. I have learned to do my best, and if the end result is good then I do not care for any criticism, but if the end result is not good, then even the praise of ten angels would not make the difference.
1609. "Walk slowly at a relaxed pace and you will not stumble."
1610. "Genius is eternal patience."
1611. Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
1612. "Nothing you do is a deposit unless the other person perceives it as such."
Stephen R. Covey
1613. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back?
W. Clement Stone
1614. To talk well and eloquently is a very great art, but that an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1615. Every problem has a limited life span.
Robert H. Schuller
1616. There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
1617. "You can say 'No' and smile only when there is a bigger 'Yes' burning inside of you."
Stephen R. Covey
1618. One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
1619. No failure is ever final - nor is any success.
1620. Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.
1621. "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."
1622. "When you develop yourself to the point where your belief
in yourself is so strong that you know you can accomplish
anything you put your mind to, your future will be unlimited."
1623. A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power."
1624. We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation."
Florence Scovel Shinn
1625. "Give every man thy ear but few thy voice."
1626. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself."
1627. "You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person
you want to be."
1628. "Many of us spend our lives searching for success when it is usually so close that we can reach out and touch it."
Russell H. Conwell
1629. "If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live a life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
Henry David Thoreau
1630. "Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident."
1631. Having a vision for your life allows you to live out of hope, rather than out of your fears."
1632. "First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do."
1633. "With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose."
1634. "I don't let my mouth say nothin' my head can't stand."
1635. "We are forced to dig past our usual shortcuts in thought and perception, past all the stock and trite responses we've accumulated around almost every event or situation, and to probe deeply into our own richer and subtler awarenesses, which is where the meaningful is to be found, found in every one of us!"
Dr. Win Wenger
1636. "Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into."
Dr. Wayne Dyer
1637. "When you are making a success of something, it's not work. It's a way of life. You enjoy yourself because you are making your contribution to the world."
1638. "We need to understand that thoughts are tools. Are we using them as productively as we can? Are our thoughts serving us well, or are we their victims? It's up to us."
Dr. Tom Morris
1639. "He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own."Henry
1640. "If you want to make good use of your time, you've got to know what's most important and then give it all you've got."
1641. "Genius without education is like silver in the mine."
1642. "You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation."
1643. "In order to do what really matters to you, you have to, first of all, know what really matters to you."
Dr. Edward Hallowell
1644. "Many of the things you can count, don't count. Many of the things you can't count, really count."
1645. "The most exquisite paradox ... as soon as you give it all up, you can have it all. As long as you want power, you can't have it. The minute you don't want power, you'll have more than you ever dreamed possible."
1646. "The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas. It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong than to be always right by having no ideas at all."
1647. "As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they do."
1648. "Be where you are. That's an important part of living a centered life. When your life is in balance, your access to the optimal emotional state is easy and effortless."
1649. "You are here to enable the divine purpose of the universe to unfold. That is how important you are!"
1650. "I am a firm believer in 'negative thinking' when used correctly. We need to be AWARE of negatives so that we can steer clear of them. A golfer needs to know where the bunkers and sandtraps are - but he doesn't think continuously about the bunker � where he doesn't want to go. His mind 'glances' at the bunker, but he dwells upon the green."
Dr. Maxwell Maltz
1651. "In the final analysis there is no solution to man's progress but the day's honest work, the day's honest decisions, the day's generous utterances and the day's good deed."
Clare Booth Luce
1652. "It's choice - not chance - that determines your destiny."
1653. "Remember that if the opportunities for great deeds should never come, the opportunities for good deeds are renewed day by day. The thing for us to long for is the goodness, not the glory."
1654. "Beyond any reasonable doubt, we each share the ancient name of God in our bodies in the most intimate way imaginable. Each fiber of muscle, each crystal of bone, the tears that we shed � all are God."
1655. "Be what nature intended you for and you will succeed."
1656. "One of the most difficult things is not to change society - but to change yourself."
1657. " All great achievements require time."
David J. Schwartz
1658. "It is what we do easily and what we like to do that we do well."
Orison Swett Marden
1659. "We change the world not by what we say or do, but as a consequence of what we have become."
Dr. David Hawkins
1660. "A single idea the sudden flash of a thought may be worth a million dollars."
1661. "Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values."
1662. "Chance can allow you to accomplish a goal every once in a while, but consistent achievement happens only if you love what you are doing."
1663. "Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul."
1664. "If you don't set a baseline standard for what you'll accept in life, you'll find it's easy to slip intobehaviors and attitudes or a quality of life that's far below what you deserve."
1665. "Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else."
1666. "People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."
1667. "The best investments are on main street, not Wall Street."
Robert P. Miles
1668. "Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise."
1669. "The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore."
1670. "The human physiology is part of the cosmic physiology. Every rhythm of the universe therefore naturally has an effect on the individual and vice versa."
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
1671. "It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor."
1672. "We all have gifts: powers to varying degrees and everyone has at least one gift that is your particular piece of power. Acknowledging that you do have power is a major energy of change."
Dr. Lee Pulos
1673. "True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost."
1674. "Many of our fears are tissue paper thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them."
1675. "It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has."
Henry Ward Beecher
1676. "Be changed and the world around you begins to change."
1677. "It is only through your conscious mind that you can reach the subconscious. Your conscious mind is the porter at the door, the watchman at the gate. It is to the conscious mind that the subconscious looks for all its impressions."
1678. "The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment."
1679. "In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy."
1680. "You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart."
Thomas J. Watson
1681. "Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.
1682. "There's a myth that time is money. In fact, time is more precious than money. It's a nonrenewable resource. Once you've spent it, and if you've spent it badly, it's gone forever."
1683. "In a world where the big things have little difference it's the little things that make a big difference."
1684. "We live in complicated times and some of the issues that we face appear to be overwhelming. But the solutions can be simple, though not simply achieved. It takes insight, awareness, and paying attention to what is going on around us in each situation. Taking a bit of time to reflect before acting. Acknowledging the unique, precious, one of a kind event that each of us is and then extending that to others one person at a time."
Gail Pursell Elliott
1685. "If you give people tools, [and they use] their natural abilities and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected."
1686. "Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre."
1687. "Those people blessed with the most talent don't necessarily outperform everyone else. It's the people with follow-through who excel."
Mary Kay Ash
1688. "The fact is, everyone is in sales."
1689. "Time is within your control."
1690. "The most expensive piece of real estate is the six inches between your right and left ear. It's what you create in that area that determines your wealth. We are only really limited by our mind."
Dr. Dolf de Roos
1691. "Man is the most extraordinary computer of all."
John F. Kennedy
1692. "I studied the lives of great men and famous women, and I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work."
1693. "If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed."
1694. "You are well equipped with an incredible potential for absorbing knowledge. Let your imagination, the key to learning and memory, unleash that brain power and propel you along at ever-increasing speeds. It's not an exclusive path with access granted only to those with a special gift for learning. It is, instead, available to everyone who has a brain. Anything's possible."
1695. "The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it."
1696. "The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is rejudice, and her constant companion is Humility. "
Charles Caleb Colton
1697. "Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much ou can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!"
1698. "People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be."
1699. "The angry man will defeat himself in battle as well as in life."
1700. "We learn by doing."
1701. "Prosperity is not just having things. It is the consciousness that attracts the things. Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just having mone.y or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things."
1702. "Many of us have things backwards. We believe that we have to wait to create the circumstances we want in life and rack up a lot of successes so we can finally relax. Actually, it works the other way around. We should leave where we are and move to where we ultimately dream of living, whether it's Boulder, Santa Monica, Chicago, or Tibet. Then once we're there, we'll figure out ways to fashion a livelihood that will enable us to survive and to prosper from there. Paradise shouldn't wait, and happiness shouldn't either."
Dr. Gary Goodman
1703. "Belief in yourself, belief in your abilities, will override fear almost every time. The only thing we are afraid of is what we are capable of accomplishing."
1704. "When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound. Rebuild those plans and set sail once more toward your coveted goal."
1705. "It's been said that the only constant is change. I don't agree with that. There's another constant, and that's the desire for change."
Dr. Robert Maurer
1706. "Familiarize yourself with the chains of bondage and you prepare your own limbs to wear them. Accustomed to trample on the rights of others, you have lost the genius of your own independence and become the fit subjects of the first cunning tyrant who rises among you."
1707. "Every word that you express will return to you."
1708. "Forget about your life situation and pay attention to your life. Your life situation exists in time. Your life is now. Your life situation is mind-stuff. Your life is real."
1709. "Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win."
1710. "There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure."
1711. "Ask yourself the easy questions and you'll have a hard life, ask yourself the hard questions and you'll have an easier life!"
1712. "You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day."
Marian Wright Edelman
1713. "People who enjoy what they are doing invariably do it well."
1714. "Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."
1715. "Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts."
1716. "An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he'll quickly learn how to chew it."
1717. "A lifestyle is what you pay for; a life is what pays you."
1718. "He who has learned to disagree without being disagreeable has discovered the most valuable secret of a diplomat."
1719. "Until you can apply the information that you've learned, then and only then will you be rewarded."
1720. "Your purpose explains what you are doing with your life. Your vision explains how you are living your purpose. Your goals enable you to realize your vision."
1721. "Treat everyone you meet as though they are the most important person you'll meet that day."
1722. "Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming."
1723. "Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it."
1724. "Let us never negotiate out of fear; but let us never fear to negotiate."
John F. Kennedy
1725. "Marketing is not something you do to people, it's something you do for people. Marketing is the service of helping people make the best possible decision."
1726. "Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere."
1727. "If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it."
1728. "I like thinking of possibilities. At any time, an entirely new possibility is liable to come along and spin you off in an entirely new direction. The trick, I've learned, is to be awake to the moment."
1729. "Products are made in the factory, but brands are created in the mind."
1730. "Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results."
1731. "If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful."
1732. "Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them."
1733. "You can never tell what type of impact you may make on another's life by your actions or lack of action. Sometimes just with a smile on the street to a passing stranger can make a difference we could never imagine."
1734. "Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness."
1735. "Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other."
John F. Kennedy
1736. "Learning becomes more miraculous and ever present when the human heart is engaged."
Dr. Laurence Martel
1737. "To get rich, never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth."
1738. "One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today."
1739. "It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well."
1740. "The inescapable truth is that we can only achieve and sustain optimum metabolism when we eat, exercise, and live under an optimum emotional state. Our frame of mind directly impacts metabolism to such a degree that what we think and feel profoundly influences how we digest a meal. Metabolic power is not only about what you eat, but who you are when you're eating."
1741. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."
1742. "Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."
1743. "Do we need more time? Or do we need to be more disciplined with the time we have?"
1744. "Time is our most precious asset; we should invest it wisely."
1745. "If you see yourself as prosperous, you will be. If you see yourself as continually destitute, that is exactly what you will be."
1746. "The discipline of desire is the background of character."
1747. "Why change the world? Change worlds!"
1748. "The trouble for most people is they don't decide to get wealthy, they just dream about it."
1749. "The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline."
1750. "You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour."
1751. "If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it."
John D. Rockefeller
1752. "All speaking is public speaking whether it's to one person or a thousand."
1753. "Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy."
Norman Vincent Peale
1754. "Communication works for those who work at it."
1755. "Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself."
1756. "Without self-confidence we are as babes in the cradle. And how can we generate this imponderable quality, which is yet so invaluable, most quickly? By thinking that other people are inferior to oneself."
1757. "When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there."
1758. "The newest computer can merely compound, at speed, the oldest problem in the relations between human beings, and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem, of what to say and how to say it."
Edward R. Murrow
1759. "Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty they merely move it from their faces into their hearts."
1760. "We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile."
1761. "Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience."
1762. "It doesn't take genius, it doesn't take courage, it doesn't take inspiration or revelation. All it takes is a specific technique that magically turns it from an irritating and destructive force, into a powerful ally and positive force into our life."
Steven K. Scott
1763. "The very first step to building wealth is to spend less than you make."
1764. "Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom."
1765. "The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives."
1766. "The more I study the wealthy... in an effort to learn how to help more people around the world become one of them... I'm stunned by how many people are actually not rich."
1767. "The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind."
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
1768. "Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control."
1769. "The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled."
1770. "The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others."
1771. "A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows."
1772. "You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them."
1773. "Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong."
Peter T. Mcintyre
1774. "Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well."
Marcus Valerius Martial
1775. "Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable."
1776. "Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire."
1777. "More than anything else, I believe it's our decisions, not the conditions of our lives, that determine our destiny."
1778. "Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves."
1779. "My definition of work is...Playing on Purpose"
Liliane de Vries
1780. "If you can't, you must. If you must, you can."
1781. "Begin with praise and honest appreciation. Call attention to people's mistakes indirectly. Talk about your own mistakes before criticizing the other person. Ask questions instead of giving direct orders... Make the fault easy to correct. Make the other person happy about doing what you suggest."
1782. "Most people fail in life because they major in minor things."
1783. "Procrastination is opportunity's assassin."
1784. "You may delay, but time will not."
1785. "If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self."
1786. "Something in human nature causes us to start slacking off at our moment of greatest accomplishment. As you become successful, you will need a great deal of self-discipline not to lose your sense of balance, humility and commitment."
H. Ross Perot
1787. "Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments."
1788. "The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."
C. S. Lewis
1789. "How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives."
1790. "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."
John Quincy Adams
1791. "The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth."
1792. "One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest."
1793. "That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong."
William J. H. Boetcker
1794. "We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly... spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order."
1795. "To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals - this alone is worth the struggle."
1796. "Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire."
1797. "Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."
1798. "Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place."
1799. "Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success."
1800. "Enthusiasm is that secret and harmonious spirit which hovers over the production of genius."
1801. "A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
1802. "Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning."
1803. "The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice."
1804. "Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers."
1805. "A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart."
1806. "No man is rich enough to buy back his past."
1807. "It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate."
1808. "We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today."
1809. "Our task must be to free ourselves ... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty"
1810. "Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal."
Martin Luther King, Jr.
1811. "Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves."
1812. "It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong."
1813. "The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire."
1814. "The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life."
1815. "It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped."
1816. "I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it."
1817. "A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor."
1818. "The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it."
Pearl S. Buck
1819. "Liberty, taking the word in its concrete sense, consists in the ability to choose."
1820. "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
1821. "The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet."
Theodore M. Hesburgh
1822. "We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."
Martin Luther King, Jr.
1823. "Some men see things as they are and say why... I dream of things that never were and say why not."
George Bernard Shaw
1824. "Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive."
Robert H. Schuller
1825. "You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one."
James A. Froude
1826. "Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world."
1827. "Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly."
Robert F. Kennedy
1828. "If you ever get a second chance in life for something, you've got to go all the way."
1829. "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 Bryan
1830. "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."
World Health Organization
1831. "To achieve more and better results, more resourcefulness is as important as more resources."
Dr. Tony Alessandra
1832. "One cannot get through life without pain... What we can do is choose how to use the pain life presents to us."
1833. "Our very business in life is not to get ahead of others... but to get ahead of ourselves."
Thomas L. Monson
1834. "Let go of the past and go for the future. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
1835. Live the life you've imagined."
Henry David Thoreau
1836. "One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation."
1837. "Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."
1838. "Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings."
1839. "Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have."
1840. "Everyone needs to be valued. Everyone has the potential to give something back."
1841. "A goal properly set is halfway reached."
1842. "Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas."
1843. "A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals."
1844. "The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary."
1845. "Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."
1846. "The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been."
Henry A. Kissinger
1847. "You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face... The danger lies in refusing to face the fear, in not daring to come to grips with it... You must make yourself succeed every time. You must do the thing you think you cannot do."
1848. "The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers."
1849. "If you've had wonderful family relationships, you will be able to call yourself a true success in life no matter what else you've achieved."
1850. "If you want to be a champion bull rider, you have to ride the toughest bull."
Earl W. Bascom
1851. "Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you."
1852. "The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles... but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly."
1853. I begin to think, that calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.
1854. "The power to bring me out of solitude - or to push me back into it - had never belonged to another person. It was mine and only mine."
1855. "We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be."
1856. "You are in control of your life. Don't ever forget that. You are what you are because of the conscious and subconscious choices you have made."
1857. I believe that freedom is the deepest need of every human soul.
George W. Bush,
1858. "Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm."
Sir Winston Churchill
1859. "What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog."
Dwight D. Eisenhower,
1860. "Every artist was first an amateur."
Ralph Waldo Emerson,
1861. "Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of. "
1862. "What we hope ever to do with ease we may learn first to do with diligence."
1863. "The highest result of education is tolerance."
1864. "The men who create power make an indispensable contribution to the Nation's greatness, but the men who question power make a contribution just as indispensable, especially when that questioning is disinterested, for they determine whether we use power or power uses us."
John F. Kennedy
1865. "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
Martin Luther King Jr.
1866. "I have three treasures. Guard and keep them:
The first is deep love,
The second is frugality,
And the third is not to dare to be ahead of the world.
Because of deep love, one is courageous.
Because of frugality, one is generous.
Because of not daring to be ahead of the world, one becomes the leader of the world."
1867. "Humility is no substitute for a good personality."
1868. "Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing."
1869. "The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends."
1870. "We can learn even from our enemies."
1871. "Everyone rises to their level of incompetence."
Laurence J. Peter
1872. "The soul of man is immortal and imperishable."
1873. "Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save."
1874. "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
1875. "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance."
Franklin D. Roosevelt
1876. "Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."
1877. "It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. "
J. K. Rowling
1878. "He who boasts of his ancestry is praising the deeds of another."
1879. "Love all, trust a few. Do wrong to none."
1880. "The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is."
George Bernard Shaw
1881. "I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance."
1882. "There is no happiness where there is no wisdom."
1883. "Charity begins at home."
1884. "The really potent part of love is that it allows you to carry around beliefs about yourself that make you feel special, desirable, precious, innately good. Your lover couldn't have seen [these qualities] in you, even temporarily, if they weren't part of your essential being."
1885. "If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away."
Henry David Thoreau
1886. "The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself."
1887. "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure."
1888. "Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to Love."
1889. "Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so too."
1890. "One's real life is often the life that one does not lead."
1891. "The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work."
1892. "Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. "
1893. "Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter."
1894. "Time as he grows old teaches all things."
1895. "A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety."
1896. "Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from the inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves."
1897. "To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age."
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
1898. "Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer."
1899. "A great flame follows a little spark."
1900. "Any transition serious enough to alter your definition of self will require not just small adjustments in your way of living and thinking but a full-on metamorphosis."
1901. "The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future."
1902. "Paradise is exactly like where you are right now... only much, much better."
1903. "Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told, 'I'm with you kid. Let's go."
1904. "True love brings up everything - you're allowing a mirror to be held up to you daily."
1905. "Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present. "
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
1906. ".....life is the most important, precious and valuable thing."
1907. "A man's homeland is wherever he prospers."
1908. "I hope you become comfortable with the use of logic without being deceived into concluding that logic will inevitably lead you to the correct conclusion."
1909. "Resolve to be thyself: and know, that he who finds himself, loses his misery."
1910. "Be open to your dreams, people. Embrace that distant shore. Because our mortal journey is over all too soon."
1911. "Silence is a text easy to misread."
1912. "No moral system can rest solely on authority."
1913. "Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything; for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place."
1914. "Knowledge is power."
Sir Francis Bacon
1915. "It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations."
1916. "The possession of unlimited power will make a despot of almost any man. There is a possible Nero in the gentlest human creature that walks."
1917. "Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world."
1918. "Every instance of heartbreak can teach us powerful lessons about creating the kind of love we really want."
1919. "The fact is, it seems, that the most you can hope is to be a little less, in the end, the creature you were in the beginning, and the middle."
1920. "Really listening and suspending one's own judgment is necessary in order to
understand other people on their own terms... This is a process that requires trust and builds trust."
Mary Field Belenky
1921. "One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other."
1922. "Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way."
1923. "There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere."
1924. "The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp."
1925. "When you want to believe in something, you also have to believe in everything that's necessary for believing in it. "
1926. "As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand."
1927. "The future is an opaque mirror. Anyone who tries to look into it sees nothing but the dim outlines of an old and worried face."
1928. "Age is no guarantee of maturity."
1929. "I've grown to realize the joy that comes from little victories is preferable to the fun that comes from ease and the pursuit of pleasure."
1930. "Patterning your life around other's opinions is nothing more than slavery."
1931. "Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained."
1932. "If you can't do what you want, do what you can."
Lois McMaster Bujold
1933. "Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience."
1934. "From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs."
1935. "All that counts in life is intention."
1936. "We can be sure that the greatest hope for maintaining equilibrium in the face of any situation rests within ourselves."
Francis J. Braceland
1937. "If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome."
1938. "Give to the world the best you have. And the best will come back to you."
1939. "Envy can be a positive motivator. Let it inspire you to work harder for what you want. "
1940. "A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling."
1941. "Sometimes when you look back on a situation, you realize it wasn't all you thought it was."
1942. "As I get older, I've learned to listen to people rather than accuse them of things."
1943. It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior.
1944. "It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it."
1945. "The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself."
1946. "Strive for excellence, not perfection."
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
1947. " The reward for conformity was that everyone liked you except yourself."
Rita Mae Brown
1948. "Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance."
1949. "Be substantially great in thyself, and more than thou appearest unto others."
Sir Thomas Browne
1950. "The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it."
1951. "Hatred does not cease in this world by hating, but by not hating; this is an eternal truth."
1952. "Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will."
Lois McMaster Bujold
1953. "Maybe the most any of us can expect of ourselves isn't perfection but progress."
1954. "Live up to your potential instead of imitating someone else's."
1955. "No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear."
1956. "Greatness is more than potential. It is the execution of that potential. Beyond the raw talent. You need the appropriate training. You need the discipline. You need the inspiration. You need the drive."
Eric A. Burns
1957. "I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions. "
1958. "Don't confuse being 'soft' with seeing the other guy's point of view."
1959. "Dreams that do come true can be as unsettling as those that don't."
1960. "It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all."
1961. "The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true."
James Branch Cabell
1962. "In order for people to be happy, sometimes they have to take risks. It's true these risks can put them in danger of being hurt."
1963. "Men willingly believe what they wish."
1964. "When we are angry or depressed in our creativity, we have misplaced our power. We have allowed someone else to determine our worth, and then we are angry at being undervalued."
1965. "Everything can be solved through civilized dialogue and implied agony."
1966. "Love is the kind of illness that does not spare the intelligent or the dull."
1967. "Dig where the gold is unless you just need some exercise."
John M. Capozzi
1968. "Welcome to the human race. Nobody controls his own life. The best you can do is choose to be controlled by good people, by people who love you."
Orson Scott Card
1969. "I don't have hobbies; hobbies cost money. Interests are quite free."
1970. "Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness."
1971. "Sometimes we do a thing in order to find out the reason for it. Sometimes our actions are questions not answers."
John Le Carre
1972. "Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself."
Lois McMaster Bujold
1973. "Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."
1974. "Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were."
1975. "Good order is the foundation of all things."
1976. "Humanity can be quite cold to those whose eyes see the world differently. "
Eric A. Burns
1977. "There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm."
1978. "Facts are the enemy of truth. "
Miguel de Cervantes
1979. "Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it; most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves."
1980. "There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person."
G. K. Chesterton,
1981. "Men cling passionately to old traditions and display intense reluctance to modify customary modes of behavior"
V. Gordon Childe
1982. "I'm not going to die because I failed as someone else. I'm going to succeed as myself."
1983. "As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss."
1984. "I don't think necessity is the mother of invention - invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble."
1985. "Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous."
1986. "Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light."
1987. "The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible."
Arthur C. Clarke
1988. "Sickness and healing are in every heart; death and deliverance in every hand."
Orson Scott Card
1989. "It's never just a game when you're winning."
1990. "You're either part of the solution or you're part of the problem."
1991. "The world knows of Rosa Parks because of a single, simple act
of dignity and courage that struck a lethal blow to the foundations of legal bigotry."
1992. "But pain... seems to me an insufficient reason not to embrace life. Being dead is quite painless. Pain, like time, is going to come on regardless. Question is, what glorious moments can you win from life in addition to the pain?"
Lois McMaster Bujold
1993. "Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
1994. "The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizzare which seems inherent in them."
1995. "Woe to those who can't see the power of irrational logic."
1996. "What is a rebel? A man who says no."
1997. "Total absence of humor renders life impossible."
1998. "Praise the bridge that carried you over."
1999. "Riches may enable us to confer favours, but to confer them with propriety and grace requires a something that riches cannot give."
Charles Caleb Colton
2000. "They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom."