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409 People Stephen Covey Next to physical, the greatest need of a human being is psychological survival -- to be understood, to be affirmed, to be validated, to be appreciated Show Edit
410 People Paulo Coelho "When you possess great treasures within you and try to tell others of them, seldom are you believed." Show Edit
411 People Dale Carnegie When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion. Show Edit
412 People Machiavelli Everyone sees what you appear to be but a few really know what you are Show Edit
413 People Martin Luther King, Jr. Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness Show Edit
414 People Abraham Lincoln I did the very best I can without reading too much into the unjust, negative criticisms made about me. If the end brings me out all right, then what is said about me won't matter. If the end brings me out wrong, then 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference Show Edit
415 People Buddha Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good Show Edit
416 People Lee Kennedy Smile! It will please your friends and infuriate your enemies Show Edit
417 People Confucius The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them Show Edit
418 People Mahatma Gandhi A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history Show Edit
419 People Unknown If they understood everything you said, they'd be you. If you understood everything they said, you would be them Show Edit
420 People Henry Wadsworth Longfellow "We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done" Show Edit
421 People Bill Gates As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others Show Edit
422 People Bill Gates I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act Show Edit
423 People Unknown "Those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind" Show Edit
424 People Lao Tzu By not exalting the great, by not flaunting materials, by putting what is desirable out of sight, people's hearts will remain undisturbed and without envy, anger or desire Show Edit
425 People Unknown "People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway. The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway. For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway." Show Edit
426 Past & Regret Stephen Covey Live out of your imagination instead of your memory. Live your limitless potential instead of your limiting past. You are your own creator Show Edit
427 Past & Regret Paulo Coelho You can't go back, you have to worry only about the best way of moving forward Show Edit
428 Past & Regret Chinese proverb Best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. 2nd best time is now Show Edit
429 Past & Regret John Izzo Stop judging the life you have lived and get on with the life you still may live. Whatever mistakes you have made and no matter how many regrets may litter your past, plant a new tree today Show Edit
430 Past & Regret Jim Carrey If you aren't in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret. Show Edit
431 Past & Regret Unknown "The more you take responsibility for your past and present, the more you are able to create the future you seek." Show Edit
432 Past & Regret Unknown Ask yourself this question: 'Will this matter a year from now? 5 years? 10 years? Show Edit
433 Past & Regret Ralph Waldo Emerson Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; Forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense Show Edit
434 Past & Regret Morpheus What happened happened and could not have happened any other way Show Edit
435 Reading Abraham Lincoln My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read. Show Edit
436 Reading Abraham Lincoln Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all. Show Edit
437 Reading George R.R. Martin A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one. Show Edit
438 Reading Dr. Seuss The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. Show Edit
439 Reading Margaret Fuller Today a reader, tomorrow a leader. Show Edit
440 Reading Franz Kafka Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one's own self. Show Edit
442 Reading Joyce Carol Oates Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul. Show Edit
443 Reading William Styron A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. Show Edit
444 Reading Cicero A room without books is like a body without a soul. Show Edit
445 Reading Mark Twain Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. Show Edit
446 Reading Haruki Murakami If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. Show Edit
447 Reading Toni Morrison If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. Show Edit
448 Reading Charles William Eliot Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. Show Edit
449 Reading George R.R. Martin A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge. Show Edit
450 Reading Thomas Jefferson I cannot live without books. Show Edit
451 Reading Stephen King Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn't carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life Show Edit
452 Reading James Baldwin You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. Show Edit
453 Reading Ralph Waldo Emerson I cannot remember the books I've read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me. Show Edit
454 Reading Walt Disney There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life. Show Edit
455 Reading Malcolm X My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. Show Edit
456 Reading Ursula K. Le Guin We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel... is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become. Show Edit
457 Patience Stephen King When asked, "How do you write?" I invariably answer, "One word at a time," and the answer is invariably dismissed. But that is all it is. It sounds too simple to be true, but consider the Great Wall of China, if you will: one stone at a time, man. That's all. One stone at a time. But I've read you can see that motherfucker from space without a telescope. Show Edit
458 Reading C.S. Lewis We read to know that we are not alone Show Edit
459 Success William Feather "Here is the secret of inspiration: Tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you" Show Edit
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