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We found: 205 results in all months of 2024

January 01, 2024
"If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much." - Jim Rohn
January 02, 2024
"Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best." - St. Jerome
January 03, 2024
"Champions keep playing until they get it right." - Billie Jean King
January 04, 2024
"Action is the foundational key to success." - Pablo Picasso
January 05, 2024
"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
January 06, 2024
"It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up." - Vince Lombardi
January 07, 2024
"I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." - Michael Jordan
January 08, 2024
"If there is no struggle, there is no progress." - Frederick Douglass
January 09, 2024
"Defeat is simply a signal to press onward." - Helen Keller
January 10, 2024
"The best is yet to be." - Robert Browning
January 11, 2024
"It always seems impossible until it's done." - Nelson Mandela
January 12, 2024
"All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
January 13, 2024
"If you take responsibility for yourself, you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams." - Les Brown
January 14, 2024
"It is not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving." - Mother Teresa
January 15, 2024
"In matters of style, swim wiith the current; in matter of principle, stand like a rock." - Thomas Jefferson
January 16, 2024
"If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way." - Napoleon Hill
January 17, 2024
"Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are." - Dale Carnegie
January 18, 2024
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." - Confucious
January 19, 2024
"The art of conversation lies in listening." - Malcolm S. Forbes
January 20, 2024
"Yes, in all my research, the greatest leaders looked inward and were able to tell a good story with authenticity and passion." - Deepak Chopra
January 21, 2024
"Truth never damages a cause that is just." - Mahatma Gandhi
January 22, 2024
"Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom." - Thomas Jefferson
January 23, 2024
"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." - Henry Ford
January 24, 2024
"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." - Amelia Earhart
January 25, 2024
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life; it goes on." - Robert Frost
January 26, 2024
"You can't fall if you don't climb. But there's no joy in living your whole life on the ground." - Unknown
January 27, 2024
"I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say — I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger." - Harriet Tubman
January 28, 2024
"Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you." - Oprah Winfrey
January 29, 2024
"Nothing is as important as passion. No matter what you want to do with your life, be passionate." - Jon Bon Jovi
January 30, 2024
"Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it." - Emily Dickinson
January 31, 2024
"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." - Leonardo da Vinci
February 01, 2024
"Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some." - Charles Dickens
February 02, 2024
"True forgiveness is when you can say, thank you for that experience." - Oprah Winfrey
February 03, 2024
"Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancements, you should include all things in your gratitude." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
February 04, 2024
"I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness." - Mother Teresa
February 05, 2024
"Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less." - C.S.Lewis
February 06, 2024
"Energy and persistence conquer all things." - Benjamin Franklin
February 07, 2024
"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them." - Henry David Thoreau
February 08, 2024
"I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become" - Oprah Winfrey
February 09, 2024
"Where there is love there is life." - Mahatma Gandhi
February 10, 2024
"There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living." - Nelson Mandela
February 11, 2024
"If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself." - Henry Ford
February 12, 2024
"The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams." - Oprah Winfrey
February 13, 2024
"Family is not an important thing. It's everything." - Michael J. Fox
February 14, 2024
"The price of greatness is responsibility." - Winston Churchhill
February 15, 2024
"Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family." - Barbara Bush
February 16, 2024
"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will." - Mahatma Gandhi
February 17, 2024
"Only life lived for others is worth while (sic)." - Albert Einstein
February 18, 2024
"Without forgiveness, there's no future." - Desmond Tutu
February 19, 2024
"The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams." - Oprah Winfrey
February 20, 2024
"Family is not an important thing. It's everything." - Michael J. Fox
February 21, 2024
"The price of greatness is responsibility." - Winston Churchhill
February 22, 2024
"Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family." - Barbara Bush
February 23, 2024
"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will." - Mahatma Gandhi
February 24, 2024
"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts." - Eleanor Roosevelt
February 25, 2024
"Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself makes you fearless." - Lao Tzu
February 26, 2024
"As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others." - Bill Gates
February 27, 2024
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
February 28, 2024
"To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart." - Eleanor Roosevelt
February 29, 2024
"No legacy is so rich as honesty." - William Shakespeare
March 01, 2024
"All great masters are chiefly distinguished by the power of adding a second, a third, and perhaps a fourth step in a continuous line. Many a man had taken the first step. With every additional step, you enhance immensely the value of your first." - Ralph Waldo Emerson [source]
March 02, 2024
"Decisions are easy when values are clear." - Roy Disney
March 03, 2024
"I have simply tried to do what seemed best each day, as each day came." - Abe Lincoln
March 04, 2024
"Whatever you want in life, other people are going to want it too. Believe in yourself enough to accept the idea that you have an equal right to it." - Diane Sawyer
March 05, 2024
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
March 05, 2024
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
March 06, 2024
"Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roossevelt
March 07, 2024
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle
March 08, 2024
"You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream." - C.S.Lewis
March 09, 2024
"Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life." - Eleanor Roosevelt from her 1960 Preface to The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt, 1961. P.xix.
March 10, 2024
"When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go." - Carol Burnett
March 11, 2024
"Life is about making an impact, not making an income." - Kevin Kruse
March 12, 2024
"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." - Albert Einstein
March 13, 2024
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference." - Robert Frost
March 14, 2024
"I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse." - Florence Nightingale
March 15, 2024
"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky
March 16, 2024
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." - Michael Jordan
March 17, 2024
"Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men." - Pythagoras
March 18, 2024
"Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement." - W. Clement Stone
March 19, 2024
"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." - John Lennon
March 20, 2024
"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." - Amelia Earhart
March 21, 2024
"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." - John Lennon
March 22, 2024
"We become what we think about." - Earl Nightingale
March 23, 2024
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any." - Alice Walker
March 24, 2024
"The mind is everything. What you think you become." - Buddha
March 25, 2024
"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." - Chinese Proverb
March 26, 2024
"An unexamined life is not worth living." - Socrates
March 27, 2024
"Eighty percent of success is showing up." - Woody Allen
March 28, 2024
"Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is." - Vince Lombardi
March 29, 2024
"I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions." - Stephen Covey
March 30, 2024
"You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore." - Christopher Columbus
March 31, 2024
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou
April 01, 2024
"Either you run the day, or the day runs you." - Jim Rohn
April 02, 2024
"Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right." - Henry Ford
April 03, 2024
"The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." - Mark Twain
April 04, 2024
"Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
April 05, 2024
"The best revenge is massive success." - Frank Sinatra
April 06, 2024
"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Anais Nin
April 07, 2024
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced." - Vincent Van Gogh
April 08, 2024
"The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
April 09, 2024
"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined." - Henry David Thoreau
April 10, 2024
"Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart." - Ancient Indian Proverb
April 11, 2024
"Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt
April 12, 2024
"Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear." - George Addair
April 13, 2024
"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." - Arthur Ashe
April 14, 2024
"When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy'. They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life." - John Lennon
April 15, 2024
"Fall seven times and stand up eight." - Japanese Proverb
April 16, 2024
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see." - Confucius
April 17, 2024
"How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." - Anne Frank
April 18, 2024
"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." - Maya Angelou
April 19, 2024
"Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions." - Dalai Lama
April 20, 2024
"If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on." - Sheryl Sandberg
April 21, 2024
"First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end." - Aristotle
April 22, 2024
"If the wind will not serve, take to the oars." - Latin Proverb
April 23, 2024
"You can't fall if you don't climb. But there's no joy in living your whole life on the ground." - Unknown
April 24, 2024
"We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained." - Marie Curie
April 25, 2024
"Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears." - Les Brown
April 26, 2024
"Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." - Joshua J. Marine
April 27, 2024
"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else." - Booker T. Washington
April 28, 2024
"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
April 29, 2024
"Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless." - Jamie Paolinetti
April 30, 2024
"I didn't fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong." - Benjamin Franklin
May 01, 2024
"There are no traffic jams along the extra mile." - Roger Staubach
May 02, 2024
"It is never too late to be what you might have been." - George Eliot
May 03, 2024
"You don't become what you want, you become what you believe." - Oprah Winfrey
May 04, 2024
"I would rather die of passion than of boredom." - Vincent van Gogh
May 05, 2024
"If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money." - Abigail Van Buren
May 06, 2024
"Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs." - Farrah Gray
May 07, 2024
"Education costs money. But then so does ignorance." - Sir Claus Moser
May 08, 2024
"I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear." - Rosa Parks
May 09, 2024
"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop" - Confucius
May 10, 2024
"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
May 11, 2024
"You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have." - Maya Angelou
May 12, 2024
"Dream big and dare to fail." - Norman Vaughan
May 13, 2024
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." - Martin Luther King Jr.
May 14, 2024
"Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck." - Dalai Lama
May 15, 2024
"Do what you can, where you are, with what you have. " - Teddy Roosevelt
May 16, 2024
"I would rather die of passion than of boredom." - Vincent van Gogh
May 17, 2024
"A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. " - Ziad K. Abdelnour
May 18, 2024
"Education costs money. But then so does ignorance." - Sir Claus Moser
May 19, 2024
"I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear." - Rosa Parks
May 20, 2024
"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop" - Confucius
May 21, 2024
"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
May 22, 2024
"Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck." - Dalai Lama
May 23, 2024
"You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have." - Maya Angelou
May 24, 2024
"Dream big and dare to fail." - Norman Vaughan
May 25, 2024
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." - Martin Luther King Jr.
May 26, 2024
"Do what you can, where you are, with what you have. " - Teddy Roosevelt
May 27, 2024
"It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live." - Mae Jemison
May 28, 2024
"You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try." - Beverly Sills
May 29, 2024
"Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt
May 30, 2024
"Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be." - Grandma Moses
May 31, 2024
"The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me." - Ayn Rand
June 01, 2024
"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it." - Henry Ford
June 02, 2024
"Change your thoughts, and you change your world." - Vincent Peale
June 03, 2024
"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." - Benjamin Franklin
June 04, 2024
"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, "I'm possible!" - Audrey Hepburn
June 05, 2024
"If you can dream it, you can achieve it." - Zig Ziglar
June 06, 2024
"I love coffee. It gives me the illusion that I might be awake" - Lewis Black
June 07, 2024
"The almost insoluble task is to let neither the power of others, nor our powerlessness, stupefy us." - Theodor W. Adorno
from Minima Moralia: Reflections from Damaged Life., 1974, p57.
June 08, 2024
"Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it. My optimism, then, does not rest on the absence of evil but on a glad belief in the preponderance of good and a willing effort always to cooperate with the good that it may prevail. I try to increase the power God has given me to see the best in everything and everyone and make that Best a part of my life." - Helen Keller
June 09, 2024
"We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better." - J. K. Rowling
June 10, 2024
"The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others." - Robert Baden-Powell
June 11, 2024
"Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship." - Benjamin Franklin
June 12, 2024
"Life is just what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." - Allen Saunders and John Lennon
June 13, 2024
"It is the same with people as it is with riding a bike. Only when moving can one comfortably maintain one's balance." - Albert Einstein
June 14, 2024
"To know what life is worth, you have to risk it once in a while." - Jean-Paul Sartre
June 15, 2024
"The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge." - Bertrand Russell
June 16, 2024
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. The true neighbor will risk his position, his prestige and, even his life for the welfare of others." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
June 17, 2024
"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing." - Helen Keller from The open Door, 1957, p.17.
June 18, 2024
"Fraud and deceit abound in these days more than in former times." - Edward Coke
June 19, 2024
"Carry out a random act of kindness with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you." - Diana, Princess of Wales
June 20, 2024
"I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph." - Theodore Roosevelt
June 21, 2024
"Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood." - Marie Curie
June 22, 2024
"If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain." - Emily Dickinson
June 23, 2024
"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existence. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery each day. Never lose a holy curiosity. ... Don't stop to marvel." - Albert Einstein from Life May 2, 1955, p.64.
June 24, 2024
"The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done." - Arnold Palmer
June 25, 2024
"How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children." - Charles Darwin
June 26, 2024
"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." - Alan Kay from a 1971 meeting at PARC
June 27, 2024
"There is never a time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now." - James Baldwin
June 28, 2024
"A minute's success pays the failure of years." - Robert Browning
June 29, 2024
"I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success … Such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything." - Nikola Tesla
June 30, 2024
"I attribute my success to this — I never gave or took any excuse." - Florence Nightingale
July 01, 2024
"Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all." - George Washington
July 02, 2024
"A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with — a man is what he makes of himself." - Alexander Graham Bell
July 03, 2024
"Long ago, Ben Graham taught me that 'Price is what you pay; value is what you get.' Whether we're talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down." - Warren Buffett
July 04, 2024
"Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn." - Miguel de Cervantes
July 05, 2024
"I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy."
July 06, 2024
"As is the case in all branches of art, success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion and cannot be achieved except by dint of hard work." - Anna Pavlova
July 07, 2024
"It requires a better type of mind to seek out and to support or to create the new than to follow the worn paths of accepted success." - John D. Rockefeller
July 08, 2024
"The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime." - Babe Ruth
July 09, 2024
"All our dreams can come true — if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney
July 10, 2024
"The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others." - Robert Baden-Powell
July 11, 2024
"One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion." - Simone de Beauvoir
July 12, 2024
"Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens." - Douglas William Jerrold
July 13, 2024
"Happiness consists not in having much, but in being content with little." - Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
July 14, 2024
"True happiness
July 15, 2024
"There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved." - George Sand
July 16, 2024
"I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts." - John Locke
July 17, 2024
"Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power." - René Descartes
July 18, 2024
"The oldest, shortest words— "yes" and "no"— are those which require the most thought." - Pythagoras
July 19, 2024
"I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow." - Abraham Lincoln
July 20, 2024
"The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. That intellectuality is more vigorous that has attained its strength gradually. It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider — and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation — persevering in what he knows to be practical, and concentrating his thought upon it, who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree." - Alexander Graham Bell
July 21, 2024
"Scientific thought and its creation is the common and shared heritage of mankind." - Abdus Salam
July 22, 2024
"Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime!" - Lawrence Lovasik





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