Best 1200 Inspirational Quotes To Motivate You Today

Inspirational Quotes

This is the ultimate collection of 1200 inspirational quotes about life, hope, action, smile and work. In fact, you’ll find all the inspiration you’re looking for, in this list of best inspirational quotes.

Inspirational Quotes

1. Dare to be yourself. – Andre Gide

2. Action conquers fear. – Peter Nivio Zarlenga

3. Create each day anew. – Morihei Ueshiba

4. Love is energy of life. – Robert Browning

5. Hope is a waking dream. – Aristotle

6. Don’t expect. Encourage. – Paul B. Taubman, II

7. Life begins when you do. – Hugh Downs

8. Smile, it’s free therapy. – Doug Horton

9. Under promise; over deliver. – Tom Peters

10. You get what you focus on. – David Justus

11. Change before you have to. – Jack Welch

12. What you focus on expands. – Buddha

13. Work is love made visible. – Khalil Gibran

14. Be a fountain, not a drain. – Rex Hudler

15. Great hopes make great men. – Thomas Fuller

16. Is there life before death? – Graffito

17. Problems are a sign of life. – Normal Vincent Peale

18. I dream, therefore I become. – Cheryl Renee Grossman

19. It is always your next move. – Napoleon Hill

20. Who you really are is enough. – Oriah Mountain

21. The beginning is always today. – Mary Wollstonecraft

22. Desire, ask, believe, receive. – Stella Terrill Mann

23. We are what we believe we are. – C.S. Lewis

24. Being poor is a frame of mind. – Mike Todd

25. People fail forward to success. – Mary Kay Ash

26. How long should you try? Until. – Jim Rohn

27. Belief creates the actual fact. – William James

28. It is in giving that we receive. – St. Francis of Assisi

29. Nothing will work unless you do. – Maya Angelou

30. Happiness depends upon ourselves. – Aristotle

31. Never let yesterday use up today. – Richard H. Nelson

32. God has no other hands than ours. – Dorothee Solle

33. How soon, not now, becomes never. – Martin Luther

34. We will not know unless we begin. – Howard Zinn

35. Complain to one who can help you. – Yugoslav Proverb

36. He is able who thinks he is able. – Buddha

37. Little by little, one travels far. – J. R. R. Tolkien

38. Be daring. Be first. Be different. – Anita Roddick

39. Ideas shape the course of history. – John Maynard Keynes

40. The best way out is always through. – Robert Frost

41. Believe and you will find your way. – Lyrics from the Song May it be

42. Everything changes when you change. – Jim Rohn

43. Growth is the only evidence of life. – John Henry Newman

44. I view art as an inspirational tool. – Thomas Kincade

45. Meditation is exercise for the mind. – Chade-Meng Tan

46. What you must dare is to be yourself. – Dag Hammarskjold

47. Men do not fail; they give up trying. – Elihu Root

48. Quality is not an act, it is a habit. – Aristotle

49. All appears to change when we change. – Henri-Frederic Amiel

50. He not busy being born is busy dying. – Bob Dylan

51. Enthusiasm is the great hill-climber. – Elbert Hubbard

52. It is not enough to aim; you must hit. – Italian Proverb

53. Mistakes are the portals of discovery. – James Joyce

54. Be grateful for what you already have. – Vicki Morris

55. Problems exist only in the human mind. – Anthony de Mello

56. Today imagine how you can play bigger. – Vicki Morris

57. I am deliberate and afraid of nothing. – Audre Lorde

58. What you are will show in what you do. – Thomas A. Edison

59. Success is all about happiness report! – Anonymous

60. Isn’t everyone a part of everyone else? – Budd Schulberg

61. My actions are my only true belongings. – Thich Nhat Hanh

62. Nothing happens until I make it happen. – Scott Wilson

63. A goal properly set is halfway reached. – Zig Ziglar

64. Life without risks is not worth living. – Charles A. Lindbergh

65. When work is a pleasure, life is a joy. – Maxim Gorky

66. Business as well as life should be fun. – Richard Branson

67. As knowledge increases, wonder deepens. – Charles Morgan

68. Let each man exercise the art he knows. – Aristophanes

69. While we are postponing, life speeds by. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

70. Who begins too much accomplishes little. – German Proverb

71. Undoubtedly, we become what we envisage. – Claude M. Bristol

72. If you always give you will always have. – Chinese Proverb

73. Leaders live by choice, not by accident. – Mark Gorman

74. Every choice you make has an end result. – Zig Ziglar

75. What does not kill me makes me stronger. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

76. Give light and people will find the way. – Ella Baker

77. Happiness is the natural flower of duty. – Phillips Brooks

78. God bless the whole world. No exceptions. – Anonymous

79. What you believe yourself to be, you are. – Claude M. Bristol

80. Most smiles are started by another smile. – Anon

81. The one thing that matters is the effort. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

82. Put your future in good hands – your own. – Mark Victor Hansen

83. Nothing is good or bad but by comparison. – Thomas Fuller

84. In a gentle way, you can shake the world. – Mahatma Gandhi

85. The future you see is the future you get. – Robert G Allenk

86. The way we see the problem is the problem. – Stephen Covey

87. Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional. – Anonymous

88. Nothing’s far when one wants to get there. – Queen Marie of Rumania

89. Energy and persistence conquer all things. – Benjamin Franklin

90. Don’t count the days, make the days count. – Muhammad Ali

91. One should count each day a separate life. – Seneca

92. Work as though everything depended on you. – Saint Augustine

93. Regret for wasted time is more wasted time. – Mason Cooley

94. The tighter you squeeze, the less you have. – Zen Saying

95. Often he who does too much does too little. – Italian Proverb

96. Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds. – Gordon B. Hinckley

97. You can’t win unless you learn how to lose. – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

98. Blame no one. Expect nothing. Do something. – Gene Valvano

99. People who work sincerely are the happiest. – Chanakya

100. Do not judge and you will never be mistaken. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

101. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. – Neale Donald Walsch

102. It is not length of life, but depth of life. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

103. The meaning of life is to give life meaning. – Ken Hudgins

104. Faith is love taking the form of aspiration. – William Ellery Channing

105. Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes. – Henry J. Kaiser

106. Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. – Eleanor Roosevelt

107. It’s a beautiful day. Don’t let it get away. – Bono

108. It is only the first step that is difficult. – Marie De Vichy

109. The authentic self is the soul made visible. – Sarah Ban Breathnach

110. Whoever is happy will make others happy too. – Anne Frank

111. You were born an original. Don’t die a copy. – John Mason

112. The most effective way to do it, is to do it. – Toni Cade Bambera

113. Man is born to live, not to prepare for life. – Boris Pasternak

114. Every day holds the possibility of a miracle. – Elizabeth David

115. When in doubt, just take the next small step. – Anonymous

116. If I try to be like him, who will be like me? – Yiddish proverb

117. If you can’t, you must. If you must, you can. – Anthony Robbins

118. Amaze yourself; manifest your full potential. – Mark Victor Hansen

119. Be great in act, as you have been in thought. – William Shakespeare

120. If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it! – Jonathan Winters

121. All I can say about life is, Oh God, enjoy it! – Bob Newhart

122. The more one hurries, the less time they have. – The Universe

123. All things are difficult before they are easy. – John Norley

124. Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today. – Will Rogers

125. Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself. – Plato

126. The best answer to answer to anger is silence. – Anonymous

127. If you don’t risk anything you risk even more. – Erica Jong

128. You can always do more than you think you can. – John Wooden

129. What are you doing today to become a champion? – Drayton McLane Jr.

130. You always pass failure on the way to success. – Mickey Rooney

131. Every one is the architect of his own fortune. – Mathurin Regnier

132. It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up. – Babe Ruth

133. What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing. – Aristotle

134. Time is not a line, but a series of now points. – Taisen Deshimaru

135. Change your thoughts and you change your world. – Norman Vincent Peale

136. The successful man is the average man, focused. – Source Unknown

137. Life does not happen to us, it happens from us. – Mike Wickett

138. I never dreamed about success, I worked for it. – Estee Lauder

139. For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat. – Wallis Simpson

140. Love is the answer. Now, what is your question? – Author Unknown

141. Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. – Rumi

142. Wherever smart people work, doors are unlocked. – Steve Wozniak

143. With self-discipline most anything is possible. – Theodore Roosevelt

144. Eliminate the time between the idea and the act. – Dr. Edward Kramer

145. It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. – Edmund Hillary

146. Remember, no matter where you go, there you are. – Earl Mac Rauch

147. Before you can score you must first have a goal. – Proverb

148. Procrastination is the seed of self-destruction. – Matthew Burton

149. Be the change that you wish to see in the world. – Gandhi

150. Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. – Aristotle

151. Mankind is made great or little by its own will. – Friedrich Schiller

152. Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. – Buddha

153. To win without risk is to triumph without glory. – Pierre Corneille

154. If you do not like the results, change the play. – David Justus

155. It is by acts and not by ideas that people live. – Anatole France

156. Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. – Vince Lombardi

157. He that can have patience can have what he will. – Benjamin Franklin

158. You create your opportunities by asking for them. – Patty Hansen

159. Never spend your money before you have earned it. – Thomas Jefferson

160. Time is what we want most, but what we use worst. – William Penn

161. We know what we are, but know not what we may be. – William Shakespeare

162. Do what you can with what you have where you are. – Theodore Roosevelt

163. Success isn’t permanent, and failure isn’t fatal. – Mike Ditka

164. Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. – Andre Gide

165. There’s always a way… you just have to find it! – Paul Briganti

166. Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed. – Blaise Pascal

167. As long as one keeps searching, the answers come. – Joan Baez

168. Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do. – Voltaire

169. Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting. – Christopher Morley

170. Be kind whenever possible…It is always possible. – Dalai Lama

171. Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. – William James

172. Power is the ability to do good things for others. – Brooke Astor

173. To die is nothing; but it is terrible not to live. – Victor Hugo

174. Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. – Babe Ruth

175. It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan. – Eleanor Roosevelt

176. In all things it is better to hope than to despair. – Johann W. von Goethe

177. Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes. – Ben Franklin

178. There is no better time than right now to be happy. – Author Unknown

179. Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. – Czech Proverb

180. Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence. – Michael O’Brien

181. A year from now you may wish you had started today. – Karen Lamb

182. Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen. – Conan O’Brian

183. What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. – Plutarch

184. The best way to predict the future is to create it. – Abraham Lincoln

185. The little things are infinitely the most important. – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

186. The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. – Moliere

187. If you really want to be happy, nobody can stop you. – Mary Tricky

188. You must be the change you wish to see in the world. – Mahatma Gandhi

189. Give yourself something to work toward – constantly. – Mary Kay Ash

190. How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! – John Muir

191. A smile is the shortest distance between two people. – Victor Borge

192. The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. – E.E. Cummings

193. Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help. – Pope Paul VI

194. Your power is proportional to your ability to relax. – David Allen

195. The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it. – Sidney J. Harris

196. If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much. – Donald H. Rumsfeld

197. When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. – Lao Tzu

198. Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working. – Pablo Picasso

199. The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it. – Welsh proverb

200. It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live. – J. K. Rowling

201. If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying. – Coleman Hawkins

202. Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement. – C. S. Lewis

203. No dream comes true until you wake up and go to work. – Anonymous

204. Be changed and the world around you begins to change. – Gerald Epstein

205. Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears. – Albert Camus

206. The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. – Harry Golden

207. Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others. – Buddha

208. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard. – Tim Notke

209. A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil. – Victor Hugo

210. Until we can manage TIME, we can manage nothing else. – Peter F. Drucker

211. It’s not knowing what to do, it’s doing what you know. – Anthony Robbins

212. You’re alive. Do something. Look. Listen. Choose. Act. – Barbara Hall

213. When you accept yourself, the whole world accepts you. – Lao Tzu

214. What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. – Antoine De Saint-Exupery

215. A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work. – John Lubbock

216. Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own shell. – Bill Copeland

217. Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does. – Harvey Mackay

218. Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge. – Abraham Joshua Heschel

219. Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. – Winston Churchill

220. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt

221. Travelers: there is no path. Paths are made by walking. – Antonio Machado

222. The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. – Joseph Campbell

223. A good plan today is better than a great plan tomorrow. – George S. Patton

224. I am where I am because I believe in all possibilities. – Whoopi Goldberg

225. The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. – Herbert Spencer

226. There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness. – Han Suyin

227. Leadership is the capacity to turn vision into reality. – Warren G. Bennis

228. Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness. – Chuang-tzu

229. Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven. – Henry Ward Beecher

230. We are no longer happy as soon as we wish to be happier. – Walter Savage Landor

231. I have failed many times, and that’s why I am a success. – Michael Jordan

232. Playing it safe is the riskiest choice we can ever make. – Sarah Ban Breathnach

233. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. – John D. Rockefeller

234. You can’t base your life on other people’s expectations. – Stevie Wonder

235. I have amazing friends who have led inspirational lives. – Andrew Shue

236. When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. – John Ruskin

237. We are limited, not by our abilities, but by our vision. – Anonymous

238. Ask yourself what is the best choice you can make today. – Vicki Morris

239. As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

240. To those who can dream there is no such place as faraway. – Anonymous

241. The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little. – Thomas Merton

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

243. The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat one’s self. – Phillip James Bailey

244. He is a letter to everyone. You open it. It says, ‘Live!’ – Mevlana Rumi

245. If you are serious about your goals, drop the conditions. – Eric Allenbaugh

246. Money never prevented anyone from being happy or unhappy. – Eddie Barclay

247. Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection. – Mark Twain

248. Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. – Steve Jobs

249. The true profession of man is to find his way to himself. – Hermann Hesse

250. When you have purpose, it’s easy to take inspired action. – Nick Unsworth

251. Always work hard, be honest, and be proud of who you are. – Patricia Velasquez

252. Nobody will believe in you unless you believe in yourself. – Liberace

253. You are the only person on earth who can use your ability. – Zig Ziglar

254. I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong. – Bertrand Russell

255. Everyone who got to where he is had to begin where he was. – Robert Louis Stevenson

256. If you want love and abundance in your life, give it away. – Anonymous

257. No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but yourself. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

258. If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice. – Neil Peart

259. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney

260. The path to success is to take massive, determined action. – Anthony Robbins

261. To guarantee success, act as if it were impossible to fail. – Dorothea Brande

262. Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response. – Mildred Barthel

263. Your life would be very empty if you had nothing to regret. – Vincent Van Gogh

264. Many say I am just one to try. I say I am one less to quit. – Diego Marchi

265. It’s a shallow life that doesn’t give a person a few scars. – Garrison Keillor

266. Do not fear going forward slowly; fear only to stand still. – Chinese Proverb

267. Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom. – Friedrich Schiller

268. Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right. – Henry Ford

269. Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

270. It is only when I am doing my work that I feel truly alive. – Federico Fellini

271. Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves. – Germaine Greer

272. Love is not only something you feel. It is something you do. – David Wilkerson

273. For every minute of anger, you lose 60 seconds of happiness. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

274. I have found that if you love life, life will love you back. – Arthur Rubinstein

275. Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. – Eckhart Tolle

276. The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. – Thomas Jefferson

277. Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. – Richard Bach

278. How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. – Annie Dillard

279. The universe will reward you for taking risks on its behalf. – Shakti Gawain

280. Smile with your eyes and let your inner light shine through. – Vicki Morris

281. For magic to happen in your life, you must believe in magic. – Grandmother, quoted by Lynn Andrews

282. If you’re prosperous in soul, you’ll be prosperous in whole. – Mark Victor Hansen

283. One’s best success comes after his greatest disappointments. – Henry Ward Beecher

284. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself. – Harvey Fierstein

285. The greatest things on earth have been done little by little. – Thomas Guthrie

286. You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. – Michael Jordan

287. When you’re nice to people, they want to be nice back to you. – Jack Canfield

288. What would you attempt to do, if you knew you could not fail? – Robert H. Schuller

289. The challenge is not to manage time, but to manage ourselves. – Steven Covey

290. Procrastination is the grave, in which opportunity is buried. – Anonymous

291. Life is an adventure to be lived, not a problem to be solved. – Anonymous

292. What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you. – Oprah Winfrey

293. Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can. – Danny Kaye

294. The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. – Michael Altshuler

295. Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts. – Sren Kierkegaard

296. It’s easier to put on slippers than to carpet the whole world. – Al Franken

297. Your imagination is your preview to life’s coming attractions. – Albert Einstein

298. Live up to your potential instead of imitating someone else’s. – Martha Burgess

299. There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity. – General Douglas MacArthur

300. Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. – Samuel Johnson

301. Passion is infectious and always leads to a better end result. – Rachel Nawi

302. The moment we choose to love we begin to move towards freedom. – Bell Hooks

303. It is through creating, not possessing, that life is revealed. – Vida D. Scudder

304. It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. – Tony Robbins

305. Try not to become a man of success, but rather a man of value. – Albert Einstein

306. Every day, the happy person does at least one difficult thing. – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

307. The distance doesn’t matter. Only the first step is difficult. – Marquise du Deffand

308. Just remember – when you think all is lost, the future remains. – Dr. Robert H. Goddard

309. We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough. – Helen Keller

310. If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it. – John D. Rockefeller

311. It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving. – Mother Teresa

312. There are more lessons to be learnt in Failure than in Success. – Submitted by Rao

313. Space is an inspirational concept that allows you to dream big. – Peter Diamandis

314. I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas A. Edison

315. Our attitude toward life determines life’s attitude towards us. – John N. Mitchell

316. I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship. – Louisa May Alcott

317. Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven. – Henry Ward Beecher

318. Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. – Abraham Lincoln

319. Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it. – Stan Smith

320. Each moment in time we have it all, even when we think we don’t. – Melody Beattie

321. Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others. – Robert Louis Stevenson

322. We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill

323. Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. – James Michener Zen

324. Nothing is too small to know, and nothing is too big to attempt. – William Van Horne

325. Whatever you dwell on in the conscious grows in your experience. – Brian Tracy

326. Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out. – Robert Collier

327. Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles. – William Feather

328. It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. – Confucius

329. People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going. – Earl Nightingale

330. A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit. – Desiderius Erasmus

331. Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself. – Oprah Winfrey

332. If you become a learner you will encounter the greatest teachers. – Steve Stimson

333. Organize your life around your dreams – and watch them come true. – Anonymous

334. The beauty of all things lies in your ability to appreciate them. – Author Unknown

335. Press on. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. – Ray Kroc

336. To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often. – John Henry Newman Zen

337. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. – Albert Einstein

338. The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment. – Anthony Robbins

339. It matters not what a person is born, but whom they choose to be. – J. K. Rowling

340. God doesn’t require us to succeed; he only requires that you try. – Mother Teresa of Calcutta

341. You and I do not see things as they are. We see things as we are. – Herb Cohen

342. Opportunity dances with those who are already on the dance floor. – Jackson Brown

343. Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be. – William Adams

344. The purpose of relationships is not happiness, but transformation. – Andrew Schneider

345. Wanting to be someone you’re not is a waste of the person you are. – Kurt Cobain

346. Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. – Leonardo da Vinci

347. Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. – Chinese Proverb

348. At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable. – Christopher Reeve

349. What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail? – Robert H. Schuller

350. Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. – Norman Vincent Peale

351. All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own. – Edwin Markham

352. People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. – Dale Carnegie

353. Concentrate on finding your goal, then concentrate on reaching it. – Col. Michael Friedsam

354. Whatsoever the mind can conceive and believe … it *can* achieve. – Napoleon Hill

355. If you want to have what you have not, you must do what you do not. – Taro Gold

356. The difference in winning and losing is most often… not quitting. – Walt Disney

357. It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

358. Success is largely a matter of holding on after others have let go. – Anonymous

359. Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality. – Les Brown

360. Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So… get on your way. – Dr. Seuss

361. I am a strong believer that outer success comes from inner success. – Eben Pagan

362. The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react. – George Bernard Shaw

363. The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started. – Dawson Trotman

364. What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner. – Colette

365. The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. – William Faulkner

366. Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. – Dale Carnegie

367. It’s not enough to be busy. The question is, what are we busy about? – Henry David Thoreau

368. I take nothing for granted. I now have only good days or great days. – Lance Armstrong

369. Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into. – Dr. Wayne Dyer

370. The shorter way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time. – Mozart

371. Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling. – Margaret Lee Runbeck

372. Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it. – Irving Berlin

373. You are accountable for what you do, and no one else is accountable. – Edith Martin

374. Truly greater is the power within you than any other power on Earth. – William Arthur Ward

375. I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it? – Richard Bach

376. The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. – Michel de Montaigne

377. If you work really hard and you’re nice, amazing things will happen. – Conan O’Brien

378. Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

379. Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the staircase. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

380. You make the world a better place by making yourself a better person. – Scott Sorrell

381. It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day-to-day basis. – Margaret Bonnano

382. The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time. – Sydney Smiles

383. You are what you think. You are what you go for. You are what you do! – Bob Richards

384. Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows. – Michael Landon

385. Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. – Soren Kierkegaard

386. Only by seeking challenges can we hope to find the best in ourselves. – Robert Rodriguez

387. Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds. – Franklin Roosevelt

388. First say to yourself what you would be, then do what you have to do. – Epictetus

389. The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play. – Arnold J. Toynbee

390. The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today. – Elbert Hubbard

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

392. Life is like a ten-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. – Charles M. Schulz

393. Miracles sometimes occur, but one has to work terribly hard for them. – Chaim Weizmann

394. Do today what others won’t, so tomorrow you can do what others can’t. – Brian Rogers Loop

395. Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. – Henry Thoreau

396. Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice. – Anonymous

397. Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things. – Byron Dorgan

398. A hug is a great gift – one size fits all, and it’s easy to exchange. – Anonymous

399. The only person who cannot be helped is that person who blames others. – Carl Rogers

400. Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant. – Robert Louis Stevenson

401. The world stands aside to let anyone pass who knows where he is going. – David Starr Jordan

402. We all have the extraordinary coded within us, waiting to be released. – Jean Houston

403. The years in your life are less important than the life in your years. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

404. All of us are gifted; some just open our packages earlier than others. – Anonymous

405. If you are clear about what you want, the world responds with clarity. – Loretta Staples

406. There is a time to let things happen and a time to make things happen. – Hugh Prather

407. Take time to smell the roses and just try smiling to improve your day. – Vicki Morris

408. For today and its blessings, I owe the world an attitude of gratitude. – Clarence E. Hodges

409. Anything you don’t put energy into dies. Everything in life is energy. – Alicia Dunams

410. A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline. – Harvey Mackay

411. We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish. – Tony Robbins

412. The mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. – Confucius

413. If you want to succeed, you must make your own opportunities as you go. – John B. Gough

414. You cannot see anything that you do not first contemplate as a reality. – Ramtha

415. The day you stop crying on your misfortune is the day you will be free. – Joel Chow

416. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. – William Cowper

417. Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. – Dr. Laura Schlessinger

418. The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. – Jimmy Johnson

419. Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking – William B Sprague

420. At the worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived. – Dame Rose Macaulay

421. If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner. – Tallulah Bankhead

422. Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life. – Wayne Dyer

423. You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. – Mike Murdock

424. One single grateful thought raised to heaven is the most perfect prayer. – G. E. Lessing

425. Nurture great thoughts, for you will never go higher than your thoughts. – Benjamin Disraeli

426. Live in your imagination today, for tomorrow it can become your reality. – Kevin Eikenberry

427. Whatever you fear most has no power; it is your fear that has the power. – Oprah Winfrey

428. I don’t believe in failure. It’s not failure if you enjoyed the process. – Oprah Winfrey

429. An enterprising person is one who sees opportunity in all areas of life. – Jim Rohn

430. Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

431. Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

432. I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come. – Michael Jordan

433. Start with what you do well and you will already be half way to mastery. – Roger James Hamilton

434. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant. – Robert Louis Stevenson

435. Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task. – William James

436. Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience. – Victoria Holt

437. There are many aspects to success; material wealth is only one component. – Deepak Chopra

438. Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or to lose. – Lyndon B. Johnson

439. Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. – Maya Angelou

440. The purpose of our lives is to give birth to the best which is within us. – Marianne Williamson

441. You don’t have to stay up nights to succeed; you have to stay awake days. – Source Unknown

442. Without difficulties life would be like a stream without rocks or curves. – Tao of Pooh

443. Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish. – Jean De La Fontaine

444. Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life. – Confucius

445. Remember you have exactly what you need for the direction you are headed. – Carol Adrienne

446. Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible. – Charles Caleb Colton

447. He who has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much. – Elbert Hubbard

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448. The only way most people recognize their limits is by trespassing on them. – Tom Morris

449. When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy. – Samuel Goldwyn

450. If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. – David Viscott

451. The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

452. Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another. – Walter Elliott

453. The difficulties we experience always illuminate the lessons we need most. – Anonymous

454. Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. – Bill Bradley

455. Stay positive and trust that you are in the flow even if you can’t see it. – Carol Adrienne

456. Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly. – St. Francis de Sales

457. Deacon Jones has been the most inspirational person in my football career. – Jack Youngblood

458. You have so much to offer, so stop worrying about what other people think. – Vicki Morris

459. Your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. – Abraham Lincoln

460. The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking. – Robert H. Schuller

461. It is impossible not to feel good about yourself if you make someone smile. – Enzo D’Alimonte

462. Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. – Pablo Picasso

463. Words mean nothing. Action is the only thing. Doing. That’s the only thing. – Ernest J. Gaines

464. One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests. – John Stuart Mill

465. The most important thing in life is to see to it that you are never beaten. – Andre Malraux

466. The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams. – Oprah Winfrey

467. I can tell how much money you make by looking at how you respect your time. – Mike Litman

468. The secret of happiness is the realization that life is a gift, not a right. – Author Unknown

469. Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly. – Anonymous

470. We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse. – Anne-Sophie Swetchine

471. A joyful life is an individual creation that cannot be copied from a recipe. – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

472. The universe never says no to your thought about yourself. It only grows it. – Neale Donald Walsch

473. When you can’t have what you want, it’s time to start wanting what you have. – Kathleen A. Sutton

474. Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future. – Charles F. Kettering

475. If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere. – Frank A. Clark

476. The flow of Guinness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive. – Carter Burwell

477. There’s no better time than the present to be better than we were yesterday. – Gary Kelley

478. I love it when people doubt me. It makes me work harder to prove them wrong. – Derek Jeter

479. From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life. – Arthur Ashe

480. To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself. – Soren Kierkegaard

481. Use those talents you have. You will make it. You will give joy to the world. – Bernard Meltzer

482. One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things. – Henry Miller

483. Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. – Leo Tolstoy

484. Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become. – Jim Rohn

485. Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. – Oprah Winfrey

486. Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers

487. Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. – Coco Chanel

488. If the whole world followed you, would you be pleased with where you took it? – Neale Donald Walsch

489. Work is a prayer. And I start off every morning dedicating it to our Creator. – Joseph Murray

490. Better by far you should forget and smile than you should remember and be sad. – Christina Rossetti

491. There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them. – Charles D. Gill

492. If we only knew that we could have anything we wanted we would set more goals. – Earl Nightingale

493. Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes. – Benjamin Disraeli

494. If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can’t buy. – Anonymous

495. A day will never be anymore than what you make of it. Practice being a ‘doer’! – Josh S. Hinds

496. You have your brush, you have your colors, you paint paradise, then in you go. – Nikos Kazantzakis

497. And now, this is the sweetest and most glorious day that ever my eyes did see. – Donald Cargill

498. If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else. – Marvin Gaye

499. Find something you love to do and you’ll never have to work a day in your life. – Harvey Mackay

500. Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting. – Bernard Meltzer

501. The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it. – Chinese Proverb

502. We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. – George Bernard Shaw

503. Perfection is a road, not a destination. Every time I live, I get an education. – Burk Hudson

504. Happiness is permanent. It is always there. What comes and goes is unhappiness. – Papaji

505. Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean. – Johann Wolfgang

506. There is only one you… Don’t you dare change just because you’re outnumbered! – Charles Swindoll

507. Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. – Henry Ford

508. Big goals get big results. No goals gets no results or somebody else’s results. – Mark Victor Hansen

509. Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. – Og Mandino

510. Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else. – Judy Garland

511. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan

512. Always do the right thing. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. – Mark Twain

513. I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart. – Pope John XXIII

514. What does a thought look like? Just look around you, right now… to see yours. – Mike Dooley

515. Keep your dreams alive. Remember all things are possible for those who believe. – Gail Devers

516. The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind. – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

517. Procrastination is like a credit card: it’s a lot of fun until you get the bill. – Christopher Parker

518. Only some people get what they want. Those are the people who show up to get it. – Dianne Houston

519. Many fine things can be done in a day if you don’t always make that day tomorrow – Anonymous

520. Of all the gifts You have offered to God, Your happiness-gift He treasures most. – Sri Chinmoy

521. Our real duty is always found running in the direction of our worthiest desires. – Randolph S. Bourne

522. If you play it safe in life you’ve decided that you don’t want to grow any more. – Shirley Hufstedler

523. Market product you by positioning, packaging and promoting yourself for success. – Vicki Morris

524. No one can arrive from being talented alone. Work transforms talent into genius. – Anna Pavlova

525. If you can’t see how to get what you want, consider how to want what you’ve got. – Vicki Morris

526. There are worse things than looking stupid. Sleeping through life is one of them. – Laura Preble

527. You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him to find it within himself. – Galileo

528. The amount of love you show to your neighbor reflects how much you love yourself. – Tessy Igbinoghene

529. A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug. – Patricia Neal

530. Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life’s blessings. – Oprah Winfrey

531. Nothing carries more potential for change than individual acts of human kindness. – Jamie Winship

532. I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. – Pablo Picasso

533. Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries. – Corita Kent

534. You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need. – Vernon Howard

535. The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life: overcome fear, behold wonder. – Richard Bach

536. Now is the time to act and solve all problems and not to succumb to lame excuses. – Brahma Kumaris

537. Do we need more time? Or do we need to be more disciplined with the time we have? – Kerry Johnson

538. The starting point of all achievement is desire. Weak desire brings weak results. – Napoleon Hill

539. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself. – Jiddu Krishnamurti

540. Magic is believing in yourself. If you can do that, you can make anything happen. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

541. If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it. – Jesse Jackson

542. I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. – Thomas Jefferson

543. The bad news: there is no key to the universe. The good news: it was never locked. – Swami Beyondananda

544. I would rather regret the things that I have done than the things that I have not. – Lucille Ball

545. Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must first be overcome. – Samuel Johnson

546. If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story. – Orson Welles

547. Change is created by those whose imaginations are bigger than their circumstances. – Anonymous

548. Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. – Napoleon Hill

549. The best time to plant an oak tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is today. – Anonymous

550. Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t. – Jerry Rice

551. I don’t think of the past. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present. – W. Somerset Maugham

552. I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more luck I have. – Thomas Jefferson

553. Life wouldn’t be worth living if I worried over the future as well as the present. – W. Somerset Maugham

554. It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it. – Amelia Barr

555. Be kind – Remember every one you meet is fighting a battle – everybody’s lonesome. – Marion Parker

556. Until you make peace with who you are, you’ll never be content with what you have. – Doris Mortman

557. There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life. – Frederico Fellini

558. They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. – Andy Warhol

559. This became a credo of mine…attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. – Bette Davis

560. If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it. – Brendan Francis

561. The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen. – Lee Iacocca

562. True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future. – Seneca

563. I think there’s a great beauty to having problems. That’s one of the ways we learn. – Herbie Hancock

564. If you’re never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances. – Julia Sorel

565. The key to happiness is having dreams; the key to success is making them come true. – James Allen Zen

566. Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring in the field that interests you. – Leigh Steinberg

567. Working hard is fine, but if it feels like hard work, then it may not be your work. – Vicki Morris

568. Your past is not your potential. In any hour you can choose to liberate the future. – Marilyn Ferguson

569. Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire. – Fred Shero

570. Life is just a mirror, and what you see out there, you must first see inside of you. – Wally ‘Famous’ Amos

571. Focus your messages on the results you expect, not on the methods for doing the job. – Marty Brounstein

572. We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. – Abigail Adams

573. We have not been called to change this crazy world. We are called simply to love it. – Maithri Goonetilleke

574. There are no accidents… there is only some purpose that we haven’t yet understood. – Deepak Chopra

575. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward. – Thomas Edison

576. Change brings on the opportunity to do what you were too scared to attempt yourself. – Enzo D’Alimonte

577. Pray as if everything depended upon God and work as if everything depended upon man. – Francis Cardinal Spellman

578. Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean. – Christopher Reeve

579. The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. – Oprah Winfrey

580. Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward. – Chinese Proverb

581. To change one’s life: 1. Start immediately. 2. Do it flamboyantly. 3. No exceptions. – William James

582. Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means – Albert Einstein

583. Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them. – John Updike

584. You learn in life that the only person you can really correct and change is yourself. – Katharine Hepburn

585. Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. – William Arthur Ward

586. Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. – Benjamin Franklin

587. Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

588. It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going. – Brian Tracy

589. I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me. – Zane Grey

590. The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work. – Robert Frost

591. When you live for a strong purpose, then hard work isn’t an option. It’s a necessity. – Steve Pavlina

592. Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself. – Marcia Wieder

593. Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame. – Erica Jong

594. What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better. – Wendell Phillips

595. The thoughts we choose to think are the tools we use to paint the canvas of our lives. – Louise Hay

596. When a thing is done, it’s done. Don’t look back. Look forward to your next objective. – George C. Marshall

597. The greatest definition for concentration I ever heard is: wherever you are, be there! – Anonymous

598. The key is not to prioritize what is on the schedule, but to schedule your priorities. – Stephen Covey

599. Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance. – Oprah Winfrey

600. In love, it is better to know and be disappointed, than to not know and always wonder. – Anonymous

601. Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. – Erich Fromm

602. The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it. – W. M. Lewis

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

604. It’s been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste. – Henry Ford

605. Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them. – Ann Landers

606. Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. – Vincent Van Gogh

607. And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln

608. If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself. – Norman Vincent Peale

609. Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances. – Benjamin Franklin

610. If every day at work feels like a Friday, then you are doing what you were meant to do. – Alan W. Kennedy

611. You may not be able to control the situation, but you can always control your reaction. – Austin Mcgonigle

612. Everyone wants to be appreciated. So if you appreciate someone, don’t keep it a secret. – Mary Kay Ash

613. Time is a created thing. To say “I don’t have time”, is like saying, “I don’t want to”. – Lao-Tzu

614. Recognize that life is what you get when you’re born … living is what you do with it. – Jim Allen

615. Prosperity is not just having things. It is the consciousness that attracts the things. – Eric Butterworth

616. If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. – Thomas A. Edison

617. A man may fail many times but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. – J. Paul Getty

618. The only people who can change the world are people who want to. And not everybody does. – Hugh Macleod

619. Determine never to be idle. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing. – Thomas Jefferson

620. The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want. – Ben Stein

621. The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love and to let it come in. – Morrie Schwartz

622. The secret of success in life is for a person to be ready for opportunity when it comes. – Benjamin Disraeli

623. If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves. – Thomas Edison

624. You can’t walk into interviews wearing that firing across your face and in your posture. – Mika Brzezinksi

625. Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. – Dr. Seuss

626. The secret to living the life of your dreams is to START living the life of your dreams. – Mike Dooley

627. If you won’t be better tomorrow than you were today, then what do you need tomorrow for? – Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav

628. It is easy to sit up and take notice, what is difficult is getting up and taking action. – Honore de Balzac

629. Our very business in life is not to get ahead of others… but to get ahead of ourselves. – Thomas L. Monson

630. We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship. – General Omar N. Bradley

631. Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed – there’s so little competition. – Elbert Hubbard

632. There comes a time when you ought to start doing what you want. Take a job that you love. – Warren Buffet

633. Having a dream is what keeps you alive. Overcoming the challenges make life worth living. – Mary Tyler Moore

634. To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are. – Muhammad Ali

635. It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed. – Kin Hubbard

636. We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy. – Earl Nightingale

637. It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. – Napoleon Hill

638. It may not be your fault for being down, but it’s got to be your fault for not getting up. – Steve Davis

639. Positive thoughts have power to change your life when they’re fueled by positive emotions. – Peggy McColl

640. We can learn a lot from trees: they’re always grounded but never stop reaching heavenward. – Everett Mamor

641. We change the world not by what we say or do, but as a consequence of what we have become. – Dr. David Hawkins

642. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. – Buddha

643. Courage to start and willingness to keep everlasting at it are the requisites for success. – Alonzo Newton Benn

644. If my hands are fully occupied in holding on to something, I can neither give nor receive. – Dorothee Solle

645. No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. – Buddha

646. The most practical, beautiful, workable philosophy in the world won’t work – if you won’t. – Zig Ziglar

647. A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles. – William Hazlitt

648. It did not really matter what we expected from life, but rather what life expected from us – Viktor Frankl

649. Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. – Marianne Williamson

650. I am who I choose to be. I always have been what I chose, though not always what I pleased. – Lois McMaster Bujold

651. The difference between a boss and a leader: a boss says, ‘Go!’ – a leader says, ‘Let’s go!’ – E. M. Kelly

652. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison

653. Unremarkable lives are marked by the fear of not looking capable when trying something new. – Epictetus

654. Courage is saying, ‘Maybe what I’m doing isn’t working; maybe I should try something else.’ – Anna Lappe

655. Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. – Swami Sivananda

656. You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past. – Richard Bach

657. Never let the odds keep you from pursuing what you know in your heart you were meant to do. – Leroy “Satchel

658. It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. – Agnes Repplier

659. The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. – Hans Hofmann

660. Your only limitations are those you set up in your mind, or permit others to set up for you. – Og Mandino

661. Life engenders life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich. – Sarah Bernhardt

662. I was brought up to believe that how I saw myself was more important than how others saw me. – Anwar el-Sadat

663. All life is a chance. The person who goes farthest is the one who is willing to do and dare. – Dale Carnegie

664. You must tell yourself, no matter how hard it is, or how hard it gets, I’m going to make it. – Les Brown

665. Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm. – Jean Paul

666. A dream doesn’t become a reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. – Colin Powell

667. Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results. – Willie Nelson

668. Every job is a self portrait of the person who does it. Autograph your work with excellence. –

669. Do it now. It is not safe to leave a generous feeling to the cooling influences of the world. – Thomas Guthrie

670. Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values. – Ayn Rand

671. How committed are you? There is a remarkable difference between a commitment of 99% and 100%. – Vic Conant

672. If you have accomplished all that you have planned for yourself, you have not planned enough. – Edward Everett Hale

673. Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal. – Pamela Vaull Starr

674. If people only knew how hard I work to gain my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all. – Michelangelo Buonarroti

675. Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts. – Arnold Bennett

676. Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. – Martin Luther

677. If you start to think the problem is ‘out there,’ stop yourself. That thought is the problem. – Stephen Covey

678. The world is more malleable than you think, and it’s waiting for you to hammer it into shape. – Bono

679. If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results. – Jack Dixon

680. What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

681. It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

682. If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room. – Anita Roddick

683. We cannot achieve more in life than what we believe in our heart of hearts we deserve to have. – James R. Ball

684. Life’s real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up. – Anonymous

685. I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do. – Jana Stanfied

686. It does not matter if we have material wealth. What really matters is – what do we do with it? – John Wood

687. As long as you don’t forgive, who and whatever it is will occupy rent-free space in your mind. – Isabelle Holland

688. I didn’t get to where I am by thinking about it or dreaming about it. I got there by doing it. – Estee Lauder

689. The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

690. One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others. – Lewis Carroll

691. The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. – Frank Lloyd Wright

692. The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance. – Brian Tracy

693. The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible. – Arthur C. Clarke

694. You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. – Henry David Thoreau

695. The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done. – Arnold Palmer

696. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. – Anne Frank

697. Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve. – Wilfred Peterson

698. Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. – Maria Robinson

699. A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with the wind. – John Neal

700. Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig. – Marcus Aurelius

701. There’s no such thing as Perfection. But, in striving for perfection, we can achieve excellence. – Vince Lombardi

702. Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe. – Oprah Winfrey

703. Some people make things happen, some watch things happen, while others wonder what has happened. – Proverb

704. Three keys to more abundant living: caring about others, daring for others, sharing with others. – William Arthur Ward

705. The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect. – Adam Osborne

706. Does the thought you are now thinking take you where you want to go? If not, what thought would? – Gregg Levoy

707. Derive happiness in oneself from a good day’s work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us. – Henri Matisse

708. People seldom become famous for what they say until after they are famous for what they’ve done. – Cullen Hightower

709. Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress. – Nicholas Murray Butler

710. Give more to get more. Ask how can you help others make more money and you will make money, too. – Roger James Hamilton

711. The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability to overcome bad luck. – Channing Pollock

712. If you don’t make mistakes, you’re not working on hard enough problems. And that’s a big mistake. – Frank Wilczek

713. Since you are like no other being ever created since the beginning of time, you are incomparable. – Brenda Ueland

714. The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love. – Henry Miller

715. We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of effort is the same. – Carlos Castenada

716. Life is something like this trumpet. If you don’t put anything in it, you don’t get anything out. – W. C. Handy

717. At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want. – Lao Tzu

718. Be mindful of how you approach time. Watching the clock is not the same as watching the sun rise. – Sophia Bedford-Pierce

719. Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns. I am thankful that thorns have roses. – Jean Baptiste Alphonse Karr

720. Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention. – Greg Anderson

721. Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. – Buddha

722. Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. – Saint Francis

723. Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. – Buddha

724. All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts. – James Allen

725. Never think that God’s delays are God’s denials. Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius. – Comte de Buffon

726. Failing doesn’t make you a failure. Giving up, accepting your failure, refusing to try again does! – Richard Exely

727. The sooner you make your first five thousand mistakes the sooner you will be able to correct them. – Kimon Nicolaides

728. May you experience the joy of creating inspired work and sharing your unique gifts with the world. – Vicki Morris

729. Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. – Anonymous

730. You’ve got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing. – Arthur Ashe

731. If you wish the world to become loving and compassionate, become loving and compassionate yourself. – Gary Zukav

732. I think I began learning long ago that those who are happiest are those who do the most for others. – Booker T. Washington

733. Keep knocking, and the joy inside will eventually open up a window and look out to see who’s there. – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

734. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always. – Oprah Winfrey

735. Any situation that you find yourself in, is an outward reflection of your inner state of beingness. – El Morya

736. The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want the most for what you want now. – Zig Ziglar

737. You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result. – Mahatma Gandhi

738. There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self. – Aldous Huxley

739. Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. – Jim Rohn

740. If you don’t get a job, then it wasn’t in your highest good. Something better will open up for you. – Vicki Morris

741. It is not the place, nor the condition, but the mind alone that can make anyone happy or miserable. – Roger L’Estrange

742. Helping people grow and achieve their dreams is the fastest route to success; both theirs and yours. – T. Harv Eker

743. Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. – Susan Ertz

744. We are always complaining that our days are few, and acting as though there would be no end to them. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

745. It’s not what you do once in a while, it’s what you do day in and day out that makes the difference. – Jenny Craig

746. We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world. – Buddha

747. Deep inside your center core is truth, light, love, there is no guilt there, there is no fear there. – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

748. Waiting always seems longer when you are relying on someone to do something you can do for yourself. – Enzo D’Alimonte

749. Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them. – Vincent McNabb

750. If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain. – Maya Angelou

751. No one can go back and make a brand new start. Anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. – Anonymous

752. The first principle of success is desire – knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of the seed. – Robert Collier

753. We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations. – Charles R. Swindoll

754. In each of us are places where we have never gone. Only by pressing the limits do you ever find them. – Dr. Joyce Brothers

755. To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness. – John Dewey

756. 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

757. Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it. – Greg Anderson

758. The number one reason most people don’t get what they want is because they don’t know what they want. – T. Harv Eker

759. The greatest thing you can ever give anybody is a skill. Beyond earning a living it gives them pride. – Ken Paves

760. Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience. – Hyman Rickover

761. The future, higher evolution will belong to those who live in joy, who share joy, and who spread joy. – Torkom Saraydarian

762. Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance. – Morgan Freeman

763. If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals. – Brian Tracy

764. Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don’t set any condition. – Arthur Rubinstein

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765. Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. – Oprah Winfrey

766. Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, but the realization of how much you already have. – Author Unknown

767. Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world. – Annie Lennox

768. A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body – the wishbone. – Robert Frost

769. Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

770. Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility. – Oprah Winfrey

771. Don’t be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so. – Belva Davis

772. You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you. – James Allen

773. The first part of success is ‘Get-to-it-iveness’; the second part of success is ‘Stick-to-it-iveness.’ – Orison Swett Marden

774. Don’t start living tomorrow, tomorrow never arrives. Start working on your dreams and ambitions today. – Anonymous

775. Nothing is worth more than this day. You cannot relive yesterday. Tomorrow is still beyond your reach. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

776. There are two kinds of failures: Those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought. – Laurence Peter

777. Freedom is man’s capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves. – Dr. Rollo May

778. You can get everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want. – Zig Ziglar

779. In school you get the lesson and then take the test. In life you take the test and then get the lesson. – Anonymous

780. There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. – Colin Powell

781. Faith is not complacent; faith is action. You don’t have faith and wait. When you have faith, you move. – Betty Eadie

782. To be successful in life, gravitate towards the standard of excellence, not the standard of acceptance. – Enzo D’Alimonte

783. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. You’re only here for a short visit. So be sure to stop and smell the flowers. – Walter Hagen

784. Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life. – Germaine Greer

785. Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. – Thich Nhat Hanh

786. Concentrate all your thoughts on the task at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. – Alexander Graham Bell

787. All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become. – Buddha

788. You can’t do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth. – Evan Esar

789. Many of our fears are tissue paper thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them. – Brendan Francis

790. We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

791. The best way to serve God is by going in search of your own dreams. Only the happy can spread happiness. – Paulo Coelho

792. Stubbornness is also determination. It’s simply a matter of shifting from “won’t power” to “will power”. – Peter McWilliams

793. My future starts when I wake up every morning… Every day I find something creative to do with my life. – Miles Davis

794. Some of us will do our jobs well and some will not, but we will be judged by only one thing: the result. – Vince Lombardi

795. Remember, happiness doesn’t depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think. – Dale Carnegie

796. Imagine a hot tub for the mind. That is what meditation is; it can bathe your mind in relaxing thoughts. – Eknath Easwaran

797. Believing in yourself, is an endless destination. Believing you have failed, is the end of your journey. – Sarah Meredith

798. Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you derive from what you do. – Michael Korda

799. I always tell the kids, “You know what’s great about going the extra mile? There’s very little traffic”. – Jim Larranaga

800. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas A. Edison

801. Everyone has a talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads. – Erica Jong

802. When I was young, I observed that nine out of 10 things I did were failures, so I did 10 times more work. – George Bernard

803. We are continually faced with great opportunities which are brilliantly disguised as unsolvable problems. – Margaret Mead

804. A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. – George Bernard Shaw

805. In the end it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are. – Max Dupree

806. Get around the right people. Associate with positive, goal-oriented people who encourage and inspire you. – Brian Tracy

807. There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying. – Francis Bacon

808. Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets. – Nido Qubein

809. Remember the wonderful fact that just because you can be anything doesn’t mean you have to be everything. – Jane Buckingham

810. Why not seize the pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation! – Jane Austen

811. When we accept tough jobs as a challenge and wade into them with joy and Enthusiasm, miracles can happen. – Arland Gilbert

812. Every morning ask ‘if today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today? – Steve Jobs

813. Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives. – William James

814. Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism; the way you play it is free will. – Jawaharlal Nehru

815. There are only two mistakes one can make along the road of truth; not going all the way, and not starting. – Buddha

816. It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time. – Sir Winston Churchil

817. When you are not practicing, remember, someone somewhere is practicing, and when you meet him he will win. – Ed Macauley

818. The secret of greatness is simple: do better work than any other man in your field – and keep on doing it. – Wilfred A. Peterson

819. Our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become. – Barbara Geraci

820. The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within – strength, courage, dignity. – Ruby Dee

821. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind. – Dr. Seuss

822. Entrepreneurship is a state of mind, a can-do attitude, a capacity to focus on a vision and work toward it. – Barry Rogstad

823. So many fail because they don’t get started – they don’t go. They don’t overcome inertia. They don’t begin. – W. Clement Stone

824. You have a solemn obligation to take care of yourself, because you never know when the World will need you. – Rabbi Hillel

825. When you fight something, you’re tied to it forever. As long as you’re fighting it, you’re giving it power. – Anthony de Mello

826. Contemplation often makes life miserable. We should act more, think less, and stop watching ourselves live. – Chamfort

827. We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking, only to learn that it is God who is shaking them. – Anonymous

828. If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome. – Michael Jordan

829. The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would solve most of the world’s problems. – Gandhi

830. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. – Helen Keller

831. Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. – Carl Bard

832. Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are. – James W. Frick

833. Our prayers are answered not when we are given what we ask, but when we are challenged to be what we can be. – Morris Adler

834. Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. – Ambrose Redmoon

835. Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide. – Marva Collins

836. One step back does not mean defeated. It just means that you will take the same step forward again but wiser. – Jossie Estrella

837. Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed. – Thomas Jefferson

838. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas Edison

839. Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone. – Louis L’Amour

840. It has to start someplace, it has to start some time, what better place than here, what better time than now. – Mellow Yellow

841. Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. – Rabindranath Tagore

842. It’s important for women to work. They need to keep their independence, to keep earning and being challenged. – Tamara Mellon

843. The aim of life is self-development. To realize one’s nature perfectly – that is what each of us is here for. – Oscar Wilde

844. You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you’re going to live – now. – Joan Baez

845. Oftentimes when people fail to achieve what they want in life, it’s because their vision isn’t strong enough. – Gail Blanke

846. Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. – Norman Vincent Peale

847. To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten. – Anonymous

848. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. – Steve Jobs

849. The most significant change in a person’s life is a change of attitude. Right attitudes produce right actions. – William J. Johnson

850. When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. – Les Brown

851. Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances. – J. Donald Walters

852. Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

853. The life of a high achiever is one of give-and-receive. We receive that which we are willing to first give out. – Greg Werner

854. Decide what you want. Decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work. – H. I. Hunt

855. There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein

856. Follow your intuition to contact someone. You never know when you could be the answer to someone else’s problem! – Carol Adrienne

857. Get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don’t put off being happy until some future date. – Dale Carnegie

858. Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. – Donald Trump

859. You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. – Eleanor Roosevelt

860. The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible. – Arthur C. Clarke

861. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

862. Forget concepts and philosophies. Forget methods and disciplines. Simply be yourself. Live, love, that is enough. – Sharma

863. When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way – Wayne Dyer

864. It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, It is because we do not dare that they are difficult. – Seneca

865. It isn’t sufficient just to want – you’ve got to ask yourself what you are going to do to get the things you want. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

866. When a defining moment comes along, you can do one of two things. Define the moment, or let the moment define you. – Tin Cup

867. One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything every night before going to bed. – Bernard Baruch

868. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller

869. I find television very educational. Every time someone switches it on I go into another room and read a good book. – Grocho Marx

870. The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing. – Albert Einstein

871. The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. – William James

872. Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. – Joseph Addison

873. The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what the man or woman is able to do that counts. – Booker T. Washington

874. People talk about finding their lives. In reality, your life is not something you find – it’s something you create. – David Phillips

875. Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all, other people can’t stop you. Only you can stop you. – Jeffrey Gitomer

876. People are anxious to improve their circumstances, but unwilling to improve themselves. They therefore remain bound. – James Allen

877. True commitment begins when we reach the point of not knowing how we can possibly go on, and decide to do it anyway. – Author Unknown

878. The smallest change in perspective can transform a life. What tiny attitude adjustment might turn your world around? – Oprah

879. 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. – Lee Iacocca

880. Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy. – Wayne Dyer

881. Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities. – Aldous Huxley

882. Treat a man as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he should be, and he will become what he could be. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

883. Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. – John Quincy Adams

884. I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time. – Anna Freud

885. If a problem has no solution, it may not be a problem, but a fact – not to be solved, but to be coped with over time. – Shimon Peres

886. A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror. – Ken Keyes Jr.

887. For better or worse, our future will be determined in large part by our dreams and by the struggle to make them real. – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

888. Think you can’t change the world? Too late, you already have. It was changed for the better the minute you were born. – Gail Pursell Elliott

889. In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. – Jiddu Krishnamurti

890. Of one thing we can be sure. The quality of our life in the future will be determined by the quality of our thinking. – Edward de Bono

891. Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to higher sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard. – Peter F. Drucker

892. Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work. – Robert Orben

893. Your outer circumstances are the mirror of your inner world. Change your inner world, and you change your outer world. – Remez Sasson

894. Rest not! Life is sweeping by; go and dare before you die. Something mighty and sublime, leave behind to conquer time. – Johann W. von Goethe

895. Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

896. The problem in my life and other people’s lives is not the absence of knowing what to do, but the absence of doing it. – Peter Drucker

897. Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don’t just stand there, make it happen. – Lee Iacocca

898. It is easier to believe a lie that one has heard a thousand times than to believe a fact that no one has heard before. – Anonymous

899. A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. – Hugh Downs

900. It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not. – James Gordon

901. You have the power to hurt yourself or to benefit yourself. If you do not choose to be happy no one can make you happy. – Paramahansa Yogananda

902. Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways. – Stephen Vincent Benet

903. 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

904. The universe doesn’t recognize the difference between small goals and big ones, it responds to your emotion and intent. – Peggy McColl

905. 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. – Oprah Winfrey

906. We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery. – H. G. Wells

907. Winning is important to me, but what brings me real joy is the experience of being fully engaged in whatever I’m doing. – Phil Jackson

908. The guy who takes a chance, who walks the line between the known and unknown, who is unafraid of failure, will succeed. – Gordon Parks

909. It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow. – Robert H. Goddard

910. Believe you can do it. Believing something can be done puts your mind to work for you and helps you find ways to do it. – George Shinn

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

912. A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided. – Tony Robbins

913. The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the other…. The whole purpose of life is to live by love. – Thomas Merton

914. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend. – Albert Camus

915. Be of service. There is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need. – Gillian Anderson

916. It matters not who you love, where you love, why you love, when you love,or how you love, it matters only that you love. – John Lennon

917. Brick walls are not there to keep us out; brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. – Randy Pausch

918. If you’re able to be yourself, then you have no competition. All you have to do is get closer and closer to that essence. – Barbara Cook

919. You have two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them. – Denis Waitley

920. Take a chance! All life is a chance. The person who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. – Dale Carnegie

921. Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. – Napoleon Hill

922. Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ‘coaches’ ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. – Herbert Kaufman

923. There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them. – Denis Waitley

924. In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness That makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy. – Albert Clarke

925. Some people have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can. – Willis Whitney

926. The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before. – Steve Young

927. Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. – From A.A. Milne’s Winnie

928. The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it. – Michelangelo

929. The responsibility for both present and future is in our own hands. If we live right today, then tomorrow has to be right. – Eknath Easwaran

930. Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started. – David Allen

931. Every man dies. Not every man lives. The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today. – Les Brown

932. Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow. – Mary Anne Radmacher

933. It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect it’s successful outcome. – William James

934. The question is not what a man can scorn, or disparage, or find fault with, but what he can love, and value, and appreciate. – John Ruskin

935. There’s no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen. – Wayne Dyer

936. Make one person happy each day, and in forty years you will have made 14,600 human beings happy for a little time, at least. – Charley Willey

937. It’s like driving at night in the fog. You can see only as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way. – Edgar Lawrence Doctorow

938. Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. – Conrad Hilton

939. Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. – Herman Cain

940. In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins – not through strength, but through persistence. – Buddha

941. Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. – Lucille Ball

942. We know too much and feel too little. At least, we feel too little of those creative emotions from which a good life springs. – Bertrand Russell

943. One of our greatest gifts is out intuition. It is a sixth sense we all have – we just need to learn to tap into and trust it. – Donna Karan

944. Humans have the remarkable ability to get exactly what they must have. But there is a difference between a ‘must’ and ‘want’. – Jim Rohn

945. Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. – Booker T. Washington

946. Our lives improve only when we take chances and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. – Walter Anderson

947. Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human. – John Cogley

948. The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself. – Anna Quindlen

949. There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. True nobility comes from being superior to your previous self. – Hindu Proverb

950. Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action. – Napoleon Hill

951. Life is always walking up to us and saying, ‘Come on in, the living’s fine,’ and what do we do? Back off and take its picture. – Russell Baker

952. The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem. – Theodore Rubin

953. Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

954. The principles you live by create the world you live in; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. – Blaine Lee

955. You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren’t happy in one place, chances are you won’t be happy anyplace. – Ernie Banks

956. How can I be more like you? She asked the guru. And the guru answered: The best way to be more like me is to be more like you. – Alan Cohen

957. I think it’s important to always keep professional and surround yourself with good people, work hard, and be nice to everyone. – Caroline Winberg

958. When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. – Marcus Aurelius

959. Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. – Vince Lombardi

960. I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. – Leonardo da Vinci

961. It is the `follow through’ that makes the great difference between ultimate success and failure, because it is so easy to stop. – Charles F. Kettering

962. What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. – Bob Dylan

963. Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. – Jalal ad-Din Muhammad

964. I really love being alive. I love my family and my work. I love the opportunity to have to do things. That’s what happiness is. – Michael J. Fox

965. The happy people are those who are producing something; the bored people are those who are consuming much and producing nothing. – William Ralph

966. Accept – then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. – Eckhart Tolle

967. Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can – there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did. – Sarah Caldwell

968. Aim at the sun, and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly far higher than if aimed at an object on a level with yourself. – Joel Hawes

969. Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. – Mary Tyler Moore

970. Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new. – Brian Tracy

971. It is necessary to cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. – Wallace D. Wattles

972. It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen. – Claude M. Bristol

973. Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation. – Michael Jackson

974. If it’s never our fault, we can’t take responsibility for it. If we can’t take responsibility for it, we’ll always be its victim. – Richard Bach

975. Everything in life is most fundamentally a gift. And you receive it best and you live it best by holding it with very open hands. – Leo O’Donovan

976. The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy. – Florence Shinn Self

977. The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year. – John Foster Dulles

978. I don’t believe in a fate that will fall on us no matter what we do. I do believe in a fate that will fall on us if we do nothing. – Ronald Reagan

979. I’ve learned that everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it. – Anonymous

980. No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit. – Helen Keller Suppo

981. Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day’s work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy your wildest ambition. – Sir William Osler

982. If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want. – Zig Ziglar

983. Step number one for changing the entire world, is falling in love with it as it already is. The same is true for changing yourself. – Mike Dooley Downl

984. In an era of hyper-competition and non-stop disruption, the only way to stand out from the crowd is to stand for something special. – Bill Taylor

985. 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. – Dale Carnegie

986. 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. – Jules Renard

987. To reach our goal, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must sail and not drift, not lie at anchor. – Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

988. Of course, anger can always be justified. But then, so can forgiveness. It all depends on how much more you want from the adventure. – Mike Dooley

989. Something almost magical happens when people break through the obstacles that hold them back and discover what is truly inside them. – Brian Biro

990. Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success. – Denis Waitley

991. There are really only two conditions of the human mind: Very, very happy. Or, about to become very, very happy. Which are you today? – Mike Dooley Goal

992. If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough. – Oprah Winfrey

993. Actions have consequences…first rule of life. And the second rule is this – you are the only one responsible for your own actions. – Holly Lisle

994. It is simple. We are where we should be, doing what we should be doing. Otherwise, we would be somewhere else, doing something else. – Richard Stine Ar

995. Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?” – Brian Tracy

996. I used to say, ‘I sure hope things will change.’ Then I learned that the only way things are going to change for me is when I change. – Jim Rohn

997. You must be the kind of man who can get things done. But to get things done, you must love the doing, not the secondary consequences. – Ayn Rand

998. Life can either be accepted or changed. If it is not accepted, it must be changed. If it cannot be changed, then it must be accepted. – Nikki Giovanni

999. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. – Steve Jobs

1000. Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. – Oprah Winfrey

1001. If you want to be successful, it’s just this simple: Know what you’re doing. Love what you’re doing. And believe in what you’re doing. – Will Rogers

1002. You don’t have to specialize – do everything that you love and then, at some time, the future will come together for you in some form. – Francis Ford Coppola

1003. The real truth is this: The whole world is joy. Heaven is a festival all year long. Of all lies, the greatest falsehood is melancholy. – Isaac Bashevis Singer

1004. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down. – Mary Pickford

1005. It’s not what is available or unavailable that determines your level of success and happiness; it’s what you convince yourself is true. – Dr. Wayne Dyer

1006. Goals provide the energy source that powers our lives. One of the best ways we can get the most from the energy we have is to focus it. – Denis Waitley

1007. 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

1008. Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. – Epicurus

1009. We seem to gain wisdom more readily through our failures than through our successes. Success often lies just the other side of failure. – Leo F. Buscaglia

1010. Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be. – Karen Ravn

1011. Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love. – Khalil Gibran

1012. Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why. – Eddie Cantor

1013. In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it. – Robert Heinlein

1014. The only thing even in this world are the number of hours in a day. The difference in winning or losing is what you do with those hours. – Woody Hayes

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1015. I am only one; but I am still one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not refuse to do the something I can do. – Helen Keller

1016. Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work. – A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

1017. Start something new today; foster it tomorrow and every day after that then begin to imagine the possibilities of what you will achieve. – Enzo D’Alimonte

1018. Success is merely the process of fulfilling your own hopes and dreams–not the standards set by society, but by the standards set by you. – George Pata

1019. I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past. – Stephen Covey

1020. You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action. – Tony Robbins

1021. There are no such things as limits to growth, because there are no limits to the human capacity for intelligence, imagination, and wonder. – Ronald Reagan

1022. So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. – Christophe

1023. Whatever you believe with emotions becomes your reality.You always act in a manner consistent with your intermost beliefs and convictions. – Brian Tracy

1024. You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind. – Dale Carnegie

1025. Dreaming is wonderful, goal setting is crucial, but action is supreme. To make something great happen you must get busy and make it happen. – Greg Werner

1026. Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement. – Claude M.

1027. The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. – Denis Watley

1028. The only thing that stands between you and what you want from life is simply the will to pursue it and the faith to believe it is possible. – Anonymous

1029. There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other. – Douglas H. Everett

1030. Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind. – Robert Louis Stevenson

1031. Each of us was born with wings and has the ability to go farther than we ever thought possible, to do things beyond our wildest imaginings. – Barbara Stanny

1032. 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. – Napoleon Hill

1033. The only opinion about your dream that really counts is yours. The negative comments of others merely reflect their limitations – not yours. – Cynthia Kersey

1034. We always attract into our lives whatever we think about most, believe most strongly, expect on the deepest level, and imagine most vividly. – Shakti Gawain

1035. Have great hopes and dare to go all out for them. Have great dreams and dare to live them. Have tremendous expectations and believe in them. – Norman Vincent Peale

1036. It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about. – Dale Carnegie

1037. If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development. – Brian Tracy

1038. The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. – Eleanor Roosevelt

1039. It’s good to lose sometimes, it makes you want to come back and play even harder, because you know there’s another level to reach out there. – Christie Rampone

1040. There is a thought in your mind right now. The longer you hold on to it, the more you dwell upon it, the more life you give to that thought. – Ralph Marston

1041. On a long journey of human life, faith is the best of companions; it is the best refreshment on the journey; and it is the greatest property. – Gautama Buddha

1042. Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living. – Anais Nin

1043. If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It’s the worrying that gets you, not the loss of sleep. – Dale Carnegie

1044. What we do is a measure of who we are. If we imagine our work as labor, we become laborers. If we imagine our work as art, we become artists. – Jeffrey

1045. The whole secret of freedom from anxiety over not having enough time lies not in working more hours, but in the proper planning of the hours. – Frank B

1046. The truth is that there is nothing noble in being superior to somebody else. The only real nobility is in being superior to your former self. – Ralph Waldo Emmerson

1047. Motivating gets you going and habit gets you there. Make motivating a habit and you will get there more quickly and have more fun on the trip. – Zig Ziglar

1048. People who consider themselves victims of their circumstances will always remain victims unless they develop a greater vision for their lives. – Stedma

1049. Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power. – Henry George

1050. The important thing to remember is that if you don’t have that inspired enthusiasm that is contagious whatever you do have is also contagious. – Danny Cox

1051. If you really believe in what you’re doing, work hard, take nothing personally and if something blocks one route, find another. Never give up. – Laurie Notaro

1052. In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves… self-discipline with all of them came first. – Harry S. Truman

1053. Enjoy everything that happens in your life, but never make your happiness or success dependent on an attachment to any person, place, or thing. – Dr. Wayne Dyer

1054. To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there. – Kofi Annan

1055. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them. – George Bernard Shaw

1056. Life in itself is an empty canvas, it becomes whatsoever you paint on it. You can paint misery, you can paint bliss. This freedom is your glory. – Osho

1057. The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven’t changed in 70 or 80 years. Your body changes, but you don’t change at all. – Dori

1058. To have peace, give peace. To be happy, make happy. To feel loved, love. This is very simple and is a part of all the world’s inspired teachings. – Hugh Prather

1059. You must love yourself before you love another. By accepting yourself and fully being what you are… your simple presence can make others happy. – Jane Roberts

1060. Within you now is the power to do things you never dreamed possible. This power becomes available to you just as soon as you change your beliefs. – Dr. Maxwell Maltz

1061. If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours. – Ray Kroc

1062. Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal. – Elbert Hubbard

1063. Focusing on what we already have and are grateful for right now is one of the most powerful things we can do to alter our life in a positive way. – Mike Robbins

1064. No matter how small and unimportant what we are doing may seem, if we do it well, it may soon become the step that will lead us to better things. – Channing Pollock

1065. The greatest crime in the world is not developing your potential. When you do what you do best, you are helping not only yourself, but the world. – Roger Williams

1066. What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow. Our life is the creation of our mind. – Buddha

1067. It’s takin’ whatever comes your way, the good AND the bad, that give life flavor. It’s all the stuff rolled together that makes life worth livin’. – Takayuki Ikkaku

1068. I enjoy every opportunity and live every moment. And that is why I have no regrets. It’s when you are not scared of losing that you win everything. – Shailendra Singh

1069. When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life. – Greg Anderson

1070. If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they might have planned for you? Not much. – Jim Rohn

1071. Most people are so busy knocking themselves out trying to do everything they think they should do, they never get around to do what they want to do. – Kathleen Winsor

1072. No matter how qualified or deserving we are, we will never reach a better life until we can imagine it for ourselves and allow ourselves to have it. – Richard Bach

1073. When asking for a raise or promotion, make your ask with confidence. You have to believe you deserve it in order for someone else to believe it too. – Rachel Nawi

1074. Happiness doesn’t depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel toward what we have. We can be happy with little and miserable with much. – William Dempster Hoard

1075. All that you need in order to have total happiness, fulfillment, and love in your life you already have right now, whoever you are, wherever you are. – Dr. Wayne Dyer

1076. The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one’s sympathy the gloom of somebody else. – Arnold Bennett

1077. One of the secrets of getting more done is to make a TO DO LIST every day, keep it visible, and use it as a guide to action as you go through the day. – Jean de La Fontaine

1078. Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. – Michael Jordan

1079. When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. – Helen Keller

1080. The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy; I mean that if you are happy you will be good. – Bertrand Russell

1081. If there are a hundred steps in thy path to success, and ye have not reached it in ninety-nine of them, do not conclude that the journey is a failure. – Lancelot

1082. Because 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. – Barbara Hall

1083. Everyday is like writing a new chapter in your personal book; it’s up to you what is written with it’s pages, so make it a book written about success. – Heather Simms & Steve Stimson

1084. Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. – Buddha

1085. Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else. – Wayne Dyer

1086. Would you rather eat an apple or understand it? Either is better than being frightened by an apple. It is the same with life – better to experience it. – Harry Palmer

1087. The past is finished. There is nothing to be gained by going over it. Whatever it gave us in the experiences it brought us was something we had to know. – Rebecca Beard

1088. Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life. – Christiane Northrup

1089. If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down. – Mary Pickford

1090. It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. – Elinor Smith

1091. The easiest thing in the world is to be you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don’t let them put you in that position. – Dr. Leo Buscaglia

1092. Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can’t build on it; it’s only for wallowing in. – Katherine Mansfield

1093. I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning. – J. B. Priestley

1094. Neurotics chase after people and jobs they don’t really want, just to prove that they are like everybody else – which is the last thing they really want. – Anonymous

1095. One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the art of peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train. – Morihei Ueshiba

1096. I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone. – Henry Rollins

1097. If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude. – Colin Powell

1098. 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. – Rich DiGirolamo

1099. 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. – Bob Proctor

1100. People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things when they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success – Norman Vincent Peale

1101. Where you are headed is more important than how fast you are going. Rather than always focusing on what’s urgent, learn to focus on what is really important. – Stephen Covey

1102. It is not good enough for things to be planned – they still have to be done; for the intention to become a reality, energy has to be launched into operation. – Pir Vilayat Khan

1103. Security can only be achieved through constant change, through discarding old ideas that have outlived their usefulness and adapting others to current facts. – William O. Douglas

1104. We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents. – Eric Hoffer

1105. Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – Dale Carnegie

1106. When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would hot have a single bit of talent left, and could say, “I used everything you gave me”. – Erma Bombeck

1107. Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love? – Fulton J. Sheen

1108. Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. – Denis Waitley

1109. Each today, well-lived, makes yesterday a dream of happiness and each tomorrow a vision of hope. Look, therefore, to this one day, for it and it alone is life. – Sanskrit poem

1110. If you’re proactive, you don’t have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own. – Stephen Covey

1111. Burning desire to be or do something gives us staying power, a reason to get up every morning or to pick ourselves up and start in again after a disappointment. – Marsha Sinetar

1112. In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die, and the choices that we make are ultimately our responsibility. – Eleanor Roosevelt

1113. 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. – Brian Tracy

1114. If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place. – Nora Roberts

1115. Gratitude is our most direct line to God and the angels. If we take the time, no matter how crazy and troubled we feel, we can find something to be thankful for. – Terry Lynn Taylor

1116. The question for each of us is not what we would do if we had the means, time, influence, and educational advantages, but what we will do with the things we have. – Hamilton Wright Mabie

1117. A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration. – Kurt Lewin

1118. 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. – Alan Alda

1119. Big Front-Page Achievements are lovely, but success is richer, and broader than that. To be happy, you do have to push yourself, to take your own dreams seriously. – Cindi Leive

1120. To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can. – Sydney Smith

1121. The way I see it is you have two choices in life; you can be grateful for everything life has given you or you can be resentful for everything life has done to you. – Enzo D’Alimonte

1122. There have been many different artists that have been inspirational. I suppose the question is directed to what was the reason why I went into fantasy illustration. – Boris Vallejo

1123. Demand the best from yourself, because others will demand the best from you… Successful people don’t simply give a project hard work. They give it their best work. – Win Borden

1124. To accomplish our destiny it is not enough to merely guard prudently against road accidents. We must also cover before nightfall the distance assigned to each of us. – Alexis Carrel

1125. Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. – Harriet Tubman

1126. Anything is possible. You can be told that you have a 90-percent chance or a 50-percent chance or a 1-percent chance, but you have to believe, and you have to fight. – Lance Armstrong

1127. Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. – Helen Keller

1128. Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution. – Dr. David Schwartz

1129. Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve. – Mary Kay Ash

1130. Don’t discard your fantasies as merely wishful thinking. Honor them as messages from the deepest part of your being about what you can do and directions you can choose. – Sanaya Roman and Duane Packer

1131. Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future. – Mattie Stepanek

1132. 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. – Debbi Fields

1133. Don’t let the dazzling heights you aspire to scare you from getting started. After all, few could climb Mt. Everest tomorrow, though virtually all could begin preparing. – Mike Dooley

1134. Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. – Lord Chesterfield

1135. Change. It has the power to uplift, to heal, to stimulate, surprise, open new doors, bring fresh experience and create excitement in life. Certainly it is worth the risk. – Leo Buscaglia

1136. Look at the abundance all around you as you go about your daily business. You have as much right to this abundance as any other living creature. It’s yours for the asking. – Earl Nightingale

1137. The longer you wait to decide what you want to do, the more time you’re wasting. It’s up to you to want something so badly that your passion shows through in your actions. – Derek Jeter

1138. Instead of telling the world What it is supposed to do, Why don’t you immediately do it yourself? In this way, I assure you, Your happiness will be surprisingly multiplied. – Sri Chinmoy

1139. Everything can be taken away from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. – Viktor Frankl

1140. 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. – Eckhart Tolle

1141. Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense. – Arnold Bennett

1142. The most self-destructive thought that any person can have is thinking that he or she is not in total control of his or her life. That’s when, “Why me?” becomes a theme song. – Roger Dawson

1143. We need a renaissance of wonder. We need to renew, in our hearts and in our souls, the deathless dream, the eternal poetry, the perennial sense that life is miracle and magic. – E. Merrill Root

1144. 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. – Dale Carnegie

1145. Make each day useful and cheerful and prove that you know the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be happy, old age without regret and life a beautiful success. – Louisa May Alcott

1146. When I’m having trouble with someone, it’s a sure sign that person is exactly the gift I am needing in my life. Sometimes it takes me years to write the thank you note, though. – Anonymous

1147. Instead of nit-picking about someone’s flaws, if we gather our hearts, work towards the same objective and enthusiastically do God’s work, everything will be fulfilled quickly. – ManHee Lee

1148. Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time. – Sir J. Lubbock

1149. We’re so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget that the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it’s all about. – Joseph Campbell

1150. Attitude and expectation have to be renewed daily. The first step is to believe that we deserve what we desire. That sets the tone for the rest of our day and thought processes. – Gail Pursell Elliott

1151. 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

1152. When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. – Winston Churchill

1153. Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right’. Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. – Napoleon Hill

1154. I used to make up stuff in my bio all the time, that I used to be a professional ice-skater and stuff like that. I found it so inspirational. Why not make myself cooler than I am? – Stephen Colbert

1155. Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself. – Oprah Winfrey

1156. You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It’s just a matter of paying attention to this miracle. – Paulo Coelho

1157. The real power behind whatever success I have now was something I found within myself – something that’s in all of us, I think, a little piece of God just waiting to be discovered. – Tina Turner

1158. Wherever you are is always the right place. There is never a need to fix anything, to hitch up the bootstraps of the soul and start at some higher place. Start right where you are. – Julia Cameron

1159. There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. – W. Clement Stone

1160. I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don’t mind the failure but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try. – Anonymous

1161. 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 you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is! – Anne Frank

1162. When guilt rears its ugly head confront it, discuss it and let it go. The past is over. It is time to ask what can we do right, not what did we do wrong. Forgive yourself and move on. – Bernie S. Siegel

1163. The first step toward change is acceptance. Once you accept yourself, you open the door to change. That’s all you have to do. Change is not something you do, it’s something you allow. – Will Garcia

1164. Whether it’s praise, love, criticism, money, time, power, punishment, space, sorrow, laughter, need, pain, or pleasure… the more of it that you give, the more of it you will receive. – Mike Dooley

1165. The law of abundance is that everything replicates after its own kind. Like is attracted to like. If you want more wealth, concentrate of wealth; think thoughts of abundance and wealth. – Delfin Knowledge System

1166. 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. – Mark Twain

1167. 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

1168. Success means fulfilling your own dreams, singing your own song, dancing your own dance, creating from your heart and enjoying the journey, trusting that whatever happens, it will be OK. – Elana Lindquist

1169. The greatest pollution problem we face today is negativity. Eliminate the negative attitude and believe you can do anything. Replace “if I can, I hope, maybe” with “I can, I will, I must”. – Mary Kay Ash

1170. Most of us are in touch with our intuition whether we know it or not, but we’re usually in the habit of doubting or contradicting it so automatically that we don’t even know it has spoken. – Shakti Gawain

1171. A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before we changed. – Earl Nightingale

1172. Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don’t do that by sitting around wondering about yourself. – Katharine Hepburn

1173. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. – Leo Buscaglia

1174. So what do we do? Anything. Something. So long as we don’t sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we’ve satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late. – Lee Iacocca

1175. Deep down you know you can be remarkable. You shouldn’t settle for anything less than your best self, reaching ever closer to your potential–whether as a leader or in any other part of your life. – Kevin Eikenberry

1176. Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one’s ideas, to take a calculated risk – and to act. – Andre Malraux

1177. A concerted effort to preserve our heritage is a vital link to our cultural, educational, aesthetic, inspirational, and economic legacies – all of the things that quite literally make us who we are. – Steve Berry

1178. The best way to say, ‘I love you, God,’ is to live your life doing your best. The best way to say, ‘Thank you, God,’ is by letting go of the past and living in the present moment, right here and now. – Don Miguel Ruiz

1179. Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. – Brian Tracy

1180. The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You don’t blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the President. You realize that you control your own destiny. – Albert Ellis

1181. The true road to personal improvement is not miraculous; it is slow and calls for a great deal of perseverance, but it is indeed possible to progress along this road, and your effort will be amply repaid. – David Fischman

1182. Whenever you have an opportunity to laugh, laugh; whenever you have an opportunity to dance, dance; whenever you have an opportunity to sing, sing – and one day you will find you have created your paradise. – Osho

1183. Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. – Shel Silverstein

1184. If you follow no other truth, follow the truth that within your being is called joy. If you follow that, you’re always going to be right where you need to be, and you will always have life within your being. – Sheradon Bryce

1185. Today is life – the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto. – Dale Carnegie

1186. When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

1187. You are always a valuable, worthwhile human being, not because anybody says so, not because you’re successful, not because you make a lot of money, but because you decide to believe it and for no other reason. – Dr. Wayne Dyer

1188. Life’s not about expecting, hoping and wishing, it’s about doing, being and becoming. It’s about the choices you’ve just made, and the ones you’re about to make, it’s about the things you choose to say – today. – Mike Dooley

1189. Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible, it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could. – Barbara DeAngelis

1190. When you make a mistake, don’t look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. – Hugh White

1191. One thing we can do is make the choice to view the world in a healthy way. We can choose to see the world as safe with only moments of danger rather than seeing the world as dangerous with only moments of safety. – Deepak Chopra

1192. The more you see yourself as what you’d like to become, and act as if what you want is already there, the more you’ll activate those dormant forces that will collaborate to transform your dream into your reality. – Dr. Wayne Dyer

1193. Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change in attitude. – Katherine Mansfield

1194. The world is a great mirror. It reflects back to you what you are. If you are loving, if you are friendly, if you are helpful, the world will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you. The world is what you are. – Thomas Dreier

1195. Our business in life is not to get ahead of others but to get ahead of ourselves – to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterdays by our today; to do the little parts of our work with more force than ever before. – Stewart Johnson

1196. Once I knew only darkness and stillness… my life was without past or future… but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living. – Helen Keller

1197. Live your life as though there is great joy to be experienced… an abundance of goodness in each person you come in contact with, and the knowledge that you have enough inner wisdom to answer the mysteries that challenge you. – Meladee McCarty

1198. Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn’t have it in the beginning. – Mahatma Gandhi

1199. Watch your thoughts; they become your words. Watch your words; they become your actions. Watch your actions; they become your habits. Watch your habits; they become your character. Watch your character for it will become your destiny. – Frank Outlaw

1200. In all the universe, in all time, you are the only you. Never have molecules come together exactly like you, never again will your footsteps be repeated upon this earth. Your strength is the strength someone can count on, your life is the life that can make a difference. – Author Unknown

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