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  1. “The great end of life is not knowledge but action.”   -   Thomas Henry Huxley
  2. “For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.”   -   Jim Rohn
  3. “The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.”   -   Anthony Robbins
  4. “The ancestor of every action is a though.”   -   Ralph Waldo Emerson
  5. “Man is what be believes.”   -   Anton Chekhov
  6. “A consistent man believes in destiny, a capricious man in chance.”   -   Benjamin Disraeli
  7. “I am not discourage, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.”   -   Thomas Edison
  8. “We will either find a way , or make one.”   -   Hannibal
  9. “The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pressure instead of having pain and pressure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.”   -   Anthony Robbins
  10. “Only in men’s imagination does every truth find an effective and undeniable existence. Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art, as of life.”   -   Joseph Conrad
  11. “They can because they think they can.”   -   Virgil
  12. “Good timber does not grow with ease; the stronger the wind, the stronger the tree.”   -   J. Willard Marriot
  13. “Don’t find fault, find a remedy.”   -   Henry Ford
  14. “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”   -   William Shakespeare
  15. “There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.”   -   Christopher Morley
  16. “Winning starts with beginning.”   -   Anonymous
  17. “There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the real labor of thinking.”   -   Thomas Edison
  18. “One who is too insistent on his own views, finds few to agree with him.”   -   Lao-Tsu, Tao Teh King
  19. “Everything that enlarge the sphere of human powers, that show man he can do what he though he could not do, is valuable.”   -   Ben Jonson
  20. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”   -   Theodore Roosevelt
  21. “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.”   -   Anonymous
  22. “Man is not the sum of what he has but the totally of what he does not yet have, of what might have.”   -    Jean Paul Sartre
  23. “It is not enough to have a good mind, the main things is to use it well.”   -   Rene Descartes
  24. “Words form the thread on which we string our expensive.”   -   Aldous Huxley
  25. “All perception of truth is the detection of an analogy.” -  Henry David Thoreau
  26. “Determination is the wake-up call to the human will.”   -   Anthony Robbins
  27. “Take away the cause, and the effect ceases.”   -   Miguel De Cervantes
  28. “A man’s character is his guardian divinity.”   -   Heraclitus
  29. “I touch the future; I teach.”   -   Anonymous
  30. “You can’t let the law dicate your morals and ethics.”   -   Slashdot comment
  31. “I touch the future; I teach.”   -   Anonymous
  32. “The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.”   -   Lord Chesterfield
  33. “The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.”   -   Ralph Waldo Emerson
  34. “If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.”   -   Thomas A. Edison
  35. “The great man is he that does not lose his child-heart.”   -   Mencius
  36. “You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.”   -   John Wooden
  37. “If we live out of our memory, were tied to the past and to that which is finite. When we live out of our imagination, we’re tied to that which is infinite.”   -   Stephen R. Covey
  38. “You can’t talk your way out of problems you behaved yourself into.”   -   Stephen R. Covey
  39. “Nothing can make you feel inferior without your consent.”   -   Eleanor Roosevelt
  40. “They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.”   -   Mahatma Gandhi
  41. “What lies behind us is nothing compared to what lies within us and ahead us.”   -   Anonymous
  42. “Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.”   -   Goethe
  43. “You don’t invent your mission, you detect it.”   -   Victor Frankl
  44. “In all fields of human endeavor, 80 percent of the result flow from 20 percent of the activities.”   -  Pareto
  45. “It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.”   -   Dag Hammarskjold
  46. “We lift ourselves by our thought, we climb upon our vision of ourselves.” -   Orison Swett Merden
  47. “There two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; after that, to enjoy it.”   -   LoganPearsall Smith
  48. “We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.”   -    Donald Curtis
  49. “Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.”  -   George Bernard Shaw
  50. “Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you.”   -   Henry Ward Beecher
  51. “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.”   -   Harvey S. Firestone
  52. “Leadership has a harder job to do than must choosing sides; it must bring sides together.”   -   Jesse Jackson
  53. “Leadership is like the abominable snowman. You never see it, but you know by the footprints that it¡¯s there.”   -   Ann Richards
  54. “If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near.”   -   Jack Welch
  55. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.”   -   Bill Gates
  56. “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.”   -   Max DePree
  57. “Being humble doesn¡¯t mean you think of yourself less; it means you value others more.”   -   Bog Galvin, Former CEO, Motorola.
  58. “People don¡¯t resist change. They resist being changed.”   -   Peter Senge
  59. “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience.”   -   Chardin
  60. “Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution every body can understand.”   -   Colin Powell
  61. “Capital must be propelled by self-interest; it cannot entice by benevolence” ¨C Walter Bagehot 1826 ¨C 1877, English monetary economist.
  62. “There are two levels to set a man in motion, fear and self-interest” ¨C Napolean Bonaparte 1769 ¨C 1821, French general and emperor.
  63. “It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value” ¨C Arthur C. Clarke, British science fiction writer.
  64. “The mind of superior man is conversant with righteousness; the mind of the mean man is conversant with gain” ¨C Confucuis 511 B.C. ¨C 479 B.C., Chinese Philosopher, The Analects, Book IV, Chapter XVI.
  65. “The things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal” ¨C II Corinthians 4.1:18
  66. “Personal leadership is the process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with them.” ¨C Stephen Covey
  67. “What has never been doubted, has never been proven” ¨C Denis Diderot
  68. “It’s not hard to make decision when you know what your values are” ¨C Roy Disney
  69. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” ¨C Peter F. Drucker
  70. “The most important, and indeed the truly unique, contribution of management in the 20th century was the fifty-fold increase in the productivity of the manual worker in manufacturing. The most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century is similarly to increase the productivity of knowledge of work and the knowledge worker.” ¨C Peter F. Drucker
  71. “A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.” ¨C Dwight David Eisenhower.
  72. “Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.” ¨C Albert Einstein
  73. “The true value of human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.” ¨C Albert Einstein
  74. “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.” ¨C Henry Ford
  75. “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man¡¯s need, but not every man¡¯s greed” ¨C Mahatma Gandhi
  76. “The only sustainable competitive advantage is the ability to learn faster than the competition.” ¨C Arie de Geus
  77. “Its not enough, to know, one should also use; its not enough to want, one should also act.” ¨C Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  78. “Treating people with respect will gain one wide acceptance and improve the business.” ¨C Tao Zhu Gong
  79. “Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice” ¨C Heber J. Grant
  80. “In a knowledge economy, a good business is a community with a purpose, not a piece of property.” ¨CCharles Handy
  81. “The crux of the accounting problem with intangibles is that to know the past, one must know the future.” ¨C Baruch Lev
  82. “Everything of value is defenseless.” ¨C Lucebert
  83. “The value of life is not the length of days, but in the use we make of them; a man may live long yet very little.” ¨C Michel de Montaigne
  84. “Our self-interest is a beautiful tool to throw dust in our eyes in a pleasant way.” ¨C Blaise Pascal
  85. “Short is the road which leads philosophers to wealth. It is built in this way: do not multiply your belongings, but restrain our desires.” ¨C Francesco Petrarca
  86. “Happiness is that states of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one¡¯s values.” ¨CAyn Rand
  87. “Self-interest speaks all languages and plays all roles, even that of the unselfishly.” ¨C Francois La Rochefoucauld
  88. “The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.” ¨C Albert Schweitzer
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