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“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.”

Sep 7 2018

Dale Harbison Carnegie was an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills.

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“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it for I shall not pass this way again.”

Sep 6 2018

Unknown. This, and variants of it, appear to have been published as an anonymous proverb at least as early as 1859, when the quote appeared in Household Words : A Weekly Journal.

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“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.”

Aug 29 2018

Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States (1901–1909). He is noted for his exuberant personality, range of interests and achievements, and his leadership of the Progressive Movement, as well as his “cowboy” persona and robust masculinity.

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“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

Aug 27 2018

Walt Disney, an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, international icon, and philanthropist.

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“When you live your life by poor standards, you inflict damage on everyone who crosses your path, especially those you love.”

Aug 24 2018

Jordan Ross Belfort is an American author of one of the top selling books on sales (The Way of the Wolf), motivational speaker, and former stockbroker.

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“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best.”

Aug 13 2018

St. Jerome was a priest, confessor, theologian, and historian.

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“The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.”

Jul 19 2018

Captain Jack Sparrow is a fictional character in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. The character was created by screenwriters Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, and is portrayed by Johnny Depp.

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“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body and prayer is to the soul. We become the books we read.”

Jul 13 2018

- Matthew Kelly is a motivational speaker, author, business consultant, and founder of Dynamic Catholic.

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“The moment you accept responsibility for everything in your life is the moment you gain the power to change anything in your life.”

Jul 11 2018

Hal Elrod is one of the highest rated keynote speakers in America, and an author of one of the highest rated, best-selling books in the world, The Miracle Morning—which has been translated into 27 languages.

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“How you do anything is how you do everything.”

Jul 8 2018

...is actually a title of a book by Cheri Huber, an American meditation teacher in the Sōtō School of Zen Buddhism tradition.

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“The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short.”

Jul 6 2018

Abraham Harold Maslow was an American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority, culminating in self-actualization..

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“Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.”

Jul 2 2018

Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich, better known under his pen name Sholem Aleichem, was a leading Yiddish author and playwright. The musical based on his stories about Tevye the Dairyman, was the first commercially successful English-language stage production about Jewish life in Eastern Europe. The Hebrew phrase "shalom aleichem" literally means "peace be upon you", and is a greeting in traditional Hebrew and Yiddish.

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“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

Jun 27 2018

Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from 1933 to 1945 during her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office.

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“He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.”

Feb 6 2014

Confucius, was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity.

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“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

Jan 27 2014

George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics.

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