Favorite Quotes

Favorite Quotes

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Benjamin Franklin

“Human felicity is produced not so much by great pieces of good fortune, that seldom happen, as by little advantages that occur every day.”

“The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, I should want neither fine clothes, fine houses, nor fine furniture.”

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Stephen R. Covey

“Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.”

“It’s incredibly easy to get caught up in an activity trap, in the business of life, to work harder and harder at climbing the ladder of success only to discover it’s leaning against the wrong wall.”

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Hyman Schachtel

“Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.”

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Mahatma Gandhi

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

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Luke 6:31

“And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.”

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Albert Einstein

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”

“Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.”

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Helen Keller

“The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.”

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Acts 20:35

“It is more blessed to give than to receive.”

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Chinese Proverbs

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”

“The journey is the reward.”

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Warren Buffet

“I want to give my kids enough so they could feel that they could do anything, but not so much that they could do nothing.”

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Napoleon Hill

“Knowledge will not attract money, unless it is organized and directed through practical plans for the specific purpose of accumulating money. Lack of understanding of this fact has been the source of confusion to millions of people who falsely believe that ‘knowledge is power.’ It is nothing of the sort! Knowledge is only potential power. It becomes power only when, and if, it is organized into definite plans of action and directed to a definite end.”

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Edwin Louis Cole

“There are dreamers and there are planners; the planners make their dreams come true.”

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Japanese Proverb

“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.”

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Wayne Gretzky

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

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Henry Ford

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.”

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Meredith Willson

“You pile up enough tomorrows, and you’ll find you are left with nothing but a lot of empty yesterdays.”

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Walt Disney

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

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Napoleon Hill

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.”

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David O. McKay

“Let us realize that the privilege to work is a gift, that power to work is a blessing, that love of work is success.”

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Ronald Reagan

“Many a man has failed because he had his wishbone where his backbone should have been.”

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Sam Walton

“He who is waiting for something to ‘turn up’…might start with his own shirt sleeves.”

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Ecclesiastes 5:12

“The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.”

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Paul Harvey

“I have never seen a monument erected to a pessimist.”

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Mark Twain

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear–not absence of fear.”

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