797. Norman Douglas: If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.
796. Darwin P. Kingsley: You have powers you never dreamed of. You can do things you never thought you could do. There are no limitations in what you can do except the limitations of your own mind.
795. Jack Nicklaus: Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's levels of aspiration and expectation.
794. Socrates: Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of - for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
793. Anne Frank: Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.
792. Tom Stoppard: If an idea's worth having once, it's worth having twice.
791. William Hazlitt: If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
790. Sidney J. Harris: Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble.
789. Russell R. McIntyre: We will never have all the facts to make a perfect judgement, but with the aid of basic experience we must leap bravely into the future.
788. Norman Vincent Peale: You only lose energy when life becomes dull in your mind. Your mind gets bored and therefore tired of doing nothing. Get interested in something! Get absolutely enthralled in something! Get out of yourself! Be somebody! Do something. The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
787. Colette: It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
786. Billy Wilder: You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning.
785. H. G. Wells: Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
784. Ernest Hemingway: When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
783. There is a tree within us all, the inner tree of spirituality, and we need to nourish that trunk of strength by giving it
attention every day.
782. Christopher Reeve: A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
781. Find something you can really look forward to and let it keep you moving.
780. Indira Gandhi: You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
799. Matthew Prior: Husband, be to her virtues very kind. Be to her faults a little blind.
798. Helen Hayes: My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others, and that's nice, too, but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success.
797. Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.
796. Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.
795. Arthur Rubinstein: Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back.
794. Immanuel Kant: So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.
793. James A. Froude: You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
792. Louise Nevelson: I never feel age...If you have creative work, you don't feel age or time dragging.
791. Plato: You are so young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as judge of the highest matters.
790. Voltaire: Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.
789. Gerald R. Ford: Always demanding the best of oneself, living with honor, devoting one's talents and gifts to the benefits of others - these are the measures of success that endure when material things have passed away.
788. Don Hutson: When you give away a little piece of your heart, you're giving away the only thing you can give away, which, after you do, you got more left than you had before you gave some of it away.
787. Barbara Bush: At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict, or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child or a parent.
786. Benjamin Spock: A human being is happiest and most successful when dedicated to a cause outside his own individual, selfish satisfaction.
785. Adolfo Prieto: All the gold in the world has no significance. That which is lasting are the thoughtful acts which we do for our fellow man.
784. Elise Boulding: A meal, however simple, is a moment of intersection. It is at once the most basic, the most fundamental, of our life's activities, maintaining the life of our bodies; shared with others it can be an occasion of joy and communion, uniting people deeply.
783. Leo Buscaglia: A life without love, no matter how many other things we have, is an empty, meaningless one.
782. Forgiveness is my giving up my right to hurt you for hurting me.
781. Freedom is a human need; it may be even more than human. I have a cat. People feed this cat; they pet this cat; they give the cat everything he needs. But every time the window is open just a little, he runs away.
780. When you concern yourself with what's best for all involved, that's when you start to get somewhere.
779. Dave Gardner: Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.
778. Ralph S. Marston Jr.: Give all you have to the effort, and then give it a rest for awhile. Both effort and rest will serve to energize you, as long as you keep them in balance.
777. John Maxwell: Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.
776. Charles Buxton: Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work, body and soul.
775. Rick Warren: We are products of our past but we don't have to be prisoners of it.
774. Poem at the base of the Big Ben clock tower in London: No minute lost ever comes back again. Take heed and see you do nothing in vain.
773. John D. Rockefeller: Without the management of time, you will soon have nothing left to manage.
772. Problems arise when one falls too deeply into self-regard, when an individual is prepared to exploit or to totally sacrifice other's well-being in the pursuit of self-interest.
771. Your attitude tells the world what you expect from life and whether you will achieve it or not.
770. Willingness to serve is the vital force in business life. He who serves best, profits most.
769. Malcolm Forbes: Those who enjoy responsibility usually get it. Those who merely like exercising authority usually lose it.
768. Whenever you have a negative thought or reaction to something, stop! Then see if you can come up with something positive about the situation and verbalize it.
767. If you're overwhelmed by thinking of all their is to be done, stop thinking about it so much, make a priority list and start working on it.
766. Chinese Proverb: Man who waits for roast duck to fly into his mouth must wait for a very very long time.
765. Winston Churchill: An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity. A pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
764. Dean Smith: If you make every game a life-and-death proposition, you're going to have problems. For one thing, you'll be dead a lot.
763. Ralph Waldo Emerson: What lies before us, and what lies behind us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
762. William James: Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create that fact.
761. Ralph Marsten: Some risks are indeed foolish, while others are indeed foolish to avoid. The way to tell the difference is to look beyond the risk to the potential reward it can bring.
760. Winston Churchill: Good and bad luck is a synonym in the great majority of instances, for good and bad judgment.
759. Taking a walk can restore us to sanity. Taking a long walk can restore us to creativity. Daily prayer walking can restore us to divinity.
758. George Washington: One of the most precious things this side of the grave is a good reputation.
757. David Joseph Schwartz: How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
756. Randy Tinch: Submission is an attitude - obedience is an act.
755. William Penn: Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able and yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
754. The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith. The beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
753. James F. Clarke: All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
752. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross: The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well.
751. We can't expect a few hours of relaxation to make up for an entire week of stress.
750. It is not the weight of the load that gets you down, it's the way you carry it.
749. Ralph Marston: Find your joy in the ordinary moments and experience how beautifully rich and rewarding life can be.
748. By having adversity in life we can see in others and in ourselves who quits and those who won't quit; and in the end, adversity will make winners of those who won't quit.
747. Victor Hugo: Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
746. Eleanor Roosevelt: You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
745. Eddie Rickenbacker: Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared.
744. Harriet Woods: You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims.
743. Anthony Trollope: Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who has a low opinion of himself.
742. Robert Collier: There is nothing on earth you cannot have, once you have mentally accepted the fact that you can have it.
741. Follow the three R's: Respect for self; Respect for others; and Responsibility for all your actions.
740. Life's wealth resides in our choices. The more we practice making choices, the more choices we have and the wealthier we become.
739. Dave Mancuso: Without a risk there can be no challenge; without challenge there can be no reward.
738. David J. Schwartz: How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
737. Even though you know you are smarter, it's not always a good idea to show it.
736. William Arthur Ward: When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.
735. Lou Holtz: Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it.
734. Shakespeare: Above all, to thine ownself be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
733. Samuel Johnson: Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities which he does not possess.
732. Wayne Dyer: There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there's only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
731. Corrie Ten Boom: Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.
730. Harold Stephens: There is a great difference between worry and concern. A worried person sees a problem, and a concerned person solves a problem.
729. John Lubbock: A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.
728. Henry David Thoreau: Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
727. Richard L. Evans: Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
726. Sydney Smith: A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
725. Zig Ziglar: Success and Happiness are not destinations, they are exciting never-ending journeys.
724. J.F. Clarke: He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
723. In order to accomplish anything you have to have to accept the fact that you're going to make some mistakes.
722. Ronald Osborn: Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow up.
721. Something genuine can stand any test.
720. If your mind can conceive it, and your heart can believe it, then you can achieve it.
719. Replace worry with action and you'll go above and beyond anything you could have previously imagined.