Inspirational Quotes

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Think of what you speak, but speak not all that you think. --Patrick Delany

We can find on the outside only what we possess on the inside. --Adolfo Montiel

Everything is interconnected. My interest is linked to everyone else's. Our survival and future are linked. Therefore the destruction of your so-called enemy is actually the destruction of your self. --Dalai Lama

If life were not complicated. poetry and everything else would be a bore. - Wallace Stevens

Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiasm. - Proverb

Thanksgiving dinners take 18 hours to prepare. They are consumed in 12 minutes. Half-times take 12 minutes. This is not a coincidence. - Erma Bombeck

Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist, the parachute. G.B. Stern

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. Jimi Hendrix

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. Buddha

There is just one life for each of us: our own. Euripedes

The free thinking of one age is the common sense of the next. Matthew Arnold

The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge. Elbert Hubbard

That which wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. Edmund Burke

Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles. - Washington Irving

It's easy to get people's attention; what counts is getting their interest. - A. Philip Randolph

There can be no peace of mind without strength of mind. - Eric B. Gutkind

I learned to make my mind large, as the universe is large, so that there is room for paradoxes - Maxine Hong Kingston

Your success in life will be in direct proportion to what you do after you do what you are expected to do. - Brian Tracy

A man should by all means marry. If he finds a good wife, he will be happy. If he finds a bad one, he will become a philosopher. - Socrates

The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and to have the two as close together as possible. - George Burns

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. - Oscar Wilde

There are no office hours for champions. - Paul Dietzel

My rule is always to do the business of the day in the day. - Arthur Wellington

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant. - Robert Louis Stevenson

The will to succeed is important, but what's more so is the will to prepare. -Bobby Knight

Faith is not making religious-sounding noises in the daytime. It is asking your inmost self questions at night— and then getting up and going to work. - Mary Jean Irion

If you would not have affliction visit you twice, listen at once to what it teaches. James Burgh

That which grows fast withers as quickly; that which grows slow endures. - Josiah Gilbert Holland

Our accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of our attention to detail. - John Foster Dulles

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

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

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. George Bernard Shaw

Don't sit back waiting for the perfect moment. It almost never comes. David Viscott

Those who agree with everything you say are either fools, or getting ready to skin you. Kin Hubbard

There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering. Theodore Roosevelt

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. Paul Boese

Few things help individuals more than to place responsibility upon them, and to let them know that you trust them. Booker T. Washington

Logic will get you from 'A' to 'B'. Imagination will take you everywhere. Albert Einstein

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