894. Teddy Roosevelt: To educate a man in mind, and not in morals, is to educate a menace to society.
893. Facing your fears is never easy. Yet it is very much worth the effort. The fears you face will vanish as a result. And the strength you gain will be with you always.
892. Harry Kemp: The poor man is not he who is without a cent, but he who is without a dream.
891. Johann Georg von Zimmermann: Be not so bigoted to any custom as to worship it at the expense of truth.
890. Robert M. Pirsig: The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart, head and hands.
889. Blaise Pascal: We know truth, not only by reason, but also by the heart.
888. Ken Keyes, Jr.: We always have enough to be happy if we are enjoying what we do have - and not worrying about what we don't have.
887. Amy Vanderbilt: Do not speak of repulsive matters at table.
886. Make sure your brain is in engaged before you put your mouth in gear.
885. David Lilienthal: Out of the best and most productive years of each man's life, he should carve a segment in which he puts his private career aside to serve his community and his country, and thereby serve his children, his neighbors, his fellow men and the cause of freedom.
884. Greg Anderson: Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
883. Ethel Barrett: We would worry less about what others think of us if we realized how seldom they do.
882. Henry C. Link: While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.
881. Andre Gide: Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself - and thus make yourself indispensable.
880. George S. Patton: Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
879. Mahatma Gandhi: Indolence (inactivity resulting from a dislike of work) is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.
878. Rebecca West: There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time.
877. Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi: A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
876. Albert Einstein: Imagination is more important than knowledge.
875. Edgar Allan Poe: Convinced myself, I seek not to convince.
874. Ralph S. Marston Jr.: What you do today gets done. What you put off until later gets forgotten. Tomorrow is a handy excuse. Today is the time for action. Take it, live it and be it, today!
873. When you were born you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die, the world cried and you rejoice.
872. Horace Mann: Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.
871. Benjamin Franklin: Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
870. Henry Ford: We want to live in the present, and the only history that is worth anything is the history we make today.
869. Even though you like and trust your boss, don't ever quit thinking for yourself.
868. Solon: In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend.
867. Clifton Fadiman: When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.
866. Hasidic Saying: Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
865. Earl G. Graves: We keep going back, stronger, not weaker, because we will not allow rejection to beat us down. It will only strengthen our resolve. To be successful there is no other way.
864. Eddie Cantor: 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.
863. Ralph S. Marston Jr.: Whatever you're able to reach you're also able to handle. With each step forward, build the strength and confidence to take the next step.
862. Lillian Eichler Watson: Don't reserve your best behavior for special occasions. You can't have two sets of manners, two social codes - one for those you admire and want to impress, another for those whom you consider unimportant. You must be the same to all people.
861. Paul Tillich: The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
860. Jules Renard: Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
859. Ralph S. Marston Jr.: Where your imagination dares to journey, your reality will soon follow. All the places you are able to reach, you reach first with your imagination.
858. Basic human values is a sense of sharing with one another, a sense of concern, a sense of caring (and if you don't have that you have nothing).
857. Push steadily forward, and with each push you'll grow stronger and more capable. Though you may start small, you'll soon begin to see big results.
856. Elbert Hubbard: Victory; a matter of staying power.
855. Robert Service: Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out - it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
854. Michael Jordan: You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
853. I believe it is more important to look forward to the future than to dwell in the past.
852. Edmund Burke: Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do a little.
851. Eldridge Cleaver: You're either part of the solution or part of the problem.
850. Mary Lou Retton: If you play it safe in life, you've decided that you don't want to grow anymore.
849. Les Brown: You must see your goals clearly and specifically before you can set out for them. Hold them in your mind until they become second nature.
848. George MacDonald: To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
847. James J. Doyle: Successful entrepreneurs do not eat candy - they know they have to stay in shape to be successful achievers. They take pride in their physical fitness, watch their diet, workout or play a sport. They seldom join clubs or take a deep interest in sports, besides what they play. They use their time wisely, watch little television and invest in maintaining a stable marriage.
846. Beverly Sills: You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
845. Anne Wilson Schaef: Self-confidence is so relaxing. There is no strain or stress when one is self-confident. Our lack of self-confidence comes from trying to be someone we aren't.
844. John Henry Cardinal Newman: Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather fear that it shall never have a beginning.
843. Alexander Solzhenitsyn: Our envy of others devours us most of all.
842. William Jennings Bryan: Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
841. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.: If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I wouldn't pass it around. Wouldn't be doing anybody a favor. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't say embrace trouble. That's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say, meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and had better be on speaking terms with it.
840. Ralph S. Marston Jr.: Those who hold you accountable for all you do will help you to build true and lasting self esteem.
839. Ralph Waldo Emerson: Men talk as if victory were something fortunate. Work is victory.
838. Benjamin Franklin: All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
837. Cary Grant: My father used to say, 'Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary.'
836. Thomas Carlyle: Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
835. Josh Billings: There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
834. Zig Ziglar: There's often no way you can look into the game of life and determine whether or not you'll get that big break tomorrow or whether it will take another week, month, year or even longer. But it will come to those who never give up doing all the little things right!
833. Howard Newton: People forget how fast you did a job - but they remember how well you did it.
832. Abraham Lincoln: The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
831: Tryon Edwards: The secret of a good memory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds.
830. Barbara Bush: You don't just luck into things. You build them step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities.
829. Cicero: Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
828. Russell Lynes: The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.
827. John Ruskin: You will find that the mere resolve not to be useless, and the honest desire to help other people, will, in the quickest and delicatest ways, improve yourself.
826. Ralph Waldo Emerson: Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
825. Oliver Wendell Holmes: Knowledge and timber shouldn't be much used till they are seasoned.
824. Sir Francis Bacon: Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
823. Thea Alexander: Great things are only possible with outrageous requests.
822. Every human being has the potential to create either a happy or a miserable life.
821: Eastern Proverb: Dwell not upon thy weariness, thy strength shall be according to the measure of thy desire.
820. Richard Brinsley Sheridan: When you meet your antagonist, do everything in a mild and agreeable manner. Let your courage be as keen, but at the same time as polished, as your sword.
819. Jose Incenerios: Respect the past in the full measure of its lessons, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
818. Anger is mistaken as a friend because it brings extra energy, but the consequences are almost always negative.
817. Harold Taylor: The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.
816. Benjamin Disraeli: Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.
815. Bertrand Russell: To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
814. Elizabeth Hardwick: The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
813. Joan Benoit Samuelson: I look at victory as milestones on a very long highway.
812. Leo Buscaglia: 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.
811. Erma Bombeck: If you can't make it better, you can laugh at it.
810. Robert Louis Stevenson: A friend is a gift you give yourself.
809. Ludwig Feuerbach: Man is what he eats.
808. Henry David Thoreau: Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.
807. Julia Louise Woodruff: Out of the strain of the Doing, Into the peace of the Done.
806. Sam Levenson: You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.
805. Clementine Paddleford: Never grow a wishbone daughter, where your backbone ought to be.
804. Joyce Brothers: A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
803. Coleman Cox: Keeping your clothes well pressed will keep you from looking hard pressed.
802. Dick Sutphen: Most people diffuse their 'attention' in hundreds of random ways. There are those who've learned to flow focus their 'attention' intentionally upon the task at hand. It really boils down to knowing your goal, concentrating upon it, remaining determined and having the self-discipline to complete what you are doing.
801. Mothers who are calm and happy bring affection and a sense of caring into the lives of their children, thereby transforming society into something more compassionate and peaceful.
800. Good health flows from inner calm, as does the ability to act wisely in the face of difficult and emotional situations.
799. Sir Isaac Newton: If I have been able to see farther than others, it was because I stood on the shoulders of giants.
798. George S. Patton: Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their