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“Yesterday is a cancelled check, tomorrow is a promissory note;
only today is legal tender, only now is negotiable.”
Cavett Robert

Tom Hopkins

"I never see failure as failure, but only as a learning experience." - Tom Hopkins

Zig Ziglar: Pre-eminent American Self Help Author and Religious speaker; Mixing religion with self help to create classic motivational books like "See you at the Top" [Biography; Quotes; Articles].

"Money will buy me a house, but not a home, a bed, but not a good night's sleep." - Zig Ziglar

Dale Carnegie: (November 24, 1888 - November 1, 1955); American writer; developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking and interpersonal skills.

"Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves." - Dale Carnegie

Fridtjof Nansen: Polar Explorer and Nobel Laureate.

"Happiness is the struggle towards a summit and, when it is attained, it is happiness to glimpse new summits on the other side." - Fridtjof Nansen

Ralph Waldo Emerson: American essayist and one of America's most influential thinkers and writers

"Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to makeit burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Phillips Brooks: {1835-1893 American Minister & Poet}

"Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God's Paradise." - Phillips Brooks

John B. Gough

"Helen Keller was once asked if there was anything worse than losing one's sight. She responded, Yes, losing one's vision." - John B. Gough

"If you want to succeed, you must make your own opportunities as you go." - John B. Gough

Brooks Atkinson

"This nation was built by men who took risks; pioneers who were not afraid of the wilderness, business men who were notafraid of failure, scientists who were not afraid of the truth,thinkers who were not afraid of progress, dreamers who werenot afraid of action." - Brooks Atkinson

Robert H. Schuller: televangelist; author of numerous Christian and self-help books: Way To The Good Life (1963), Move Ahead With Possibility Thinking (1973), Self-Love (1975), You Can Be The Person You Want To Be (1976), Self-Esteem: The New Reformation (1982), Living Positively One Day At A Time (1986), My Journey: From An Iowa Farm To A Cathedral Of Dreams (2001), Hours of Power (2004) and, most recently, Don't Throw Away Tomorrow (2005).

"The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking." - Robert H. Schuller

Aesop (Greek): was by tradition a slave who was a contemporary of Croesus and Peisistratus in the mid-sixth century B.C. in ancient Greece. - "Aesop's Fables"

"The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted." - Aesop

Aristotle: (384 BC – March 7, 322 BC); Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. He wrote on diverse subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry (including theater), biology and zoology, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, and ethics. Along with Socrates and Plato, Aristotle was one of the most influential of the ancient Greek philosophers. They transformed Presocratic Greek philosophy into the foundations of Western philosophy as we know it.

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." - Aristotle

J. M. Cousteau: first son of ocean explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau and is the father of Fabien Cousteau.

"The conquering of fear is the beginning of wisdom." - Jacques Cousteau


"Can't Died in the Battle of Try." - Unknown

Napoleon Hill: (October 26, 1883–November 8, 1970); American author; one of the earliest producers of the modern genre of personal-success literature; famous work, Think and Grow Rich

"Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit." - Napoleon Hill

Cavett Robert: successful lawyer and insurance and real estate salesman; speaker in the early sixties and in 1972 was given the Golden Gavel Award by Toastmasters international.

"If you don't think everyday is a good one, just try missing one." - Cavett Robert

"Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the mood in which it was made has left you." - Cavett Robert

"Life can be a grinding stone or a polishing stone depending upon the substance of which we are made." - Cavett Robert

"Yesterday is a cancelled check, tomorrow is a promissory note; only today is legal tender, only now is negotiable." - Cavett Robert

Bern Williams

"It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream." - Bern Williams

John (Winslow) Irving: bestselling American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter.

"If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it." - John Irving

Elaine St. James: best-selling author (Simplify Your Life) and has been acclaimed by The New York Times as the leader of the simplicity movement.

"Maintaining a complicated life is a great way to avoid changing it." - Elaine St. James

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