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  • #1
    Catherine of Siena
    “Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.”
    St. Catherine of Siena

  • #2
    Henry David Thoreau
    “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. From the desperate city you go into the desperate country, and have to console yourself with the bravery of minks and muskrats. A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind. There is no play in them, for this comes after work. But it is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things..”
    Henry David Thoreau, Civil Disobedience and Other Essays

  • #3
    Andrew Murray
    “Answered prayer is the interchange of love between the Father and His child.”
    Andrew Murray

  • #4
    Eric Ries
    “The only way to win is to learn faster than anyone else.”
    Eric Ries, The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

  • #5
    William W. Purkey
    “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
    Love like you'll never be hurt,
    Sing like there's nobody listening,
    And live like it's heaven on earth.”
    William W. Purkey

  • #6
    Dr. Seuss
    “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #7
    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
    “Diligence is the mother of good fortune.”
    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

  • #8
    John Wesley
    “What one generation tolerates, the next generation will embrace.”
    John Wesley

  • #9
    John Wesley
    “Catch on fire and others will love to come watch you burn.”
    John Wesley

  • #10
    John Wesley
    “Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.”
    John Wesley, Letters of John Wesley

  • #11
    John Wesley
    “It cannot be that the people should grow in grace unless they give themselves to reading. A reading people will always be a knowing people. ”
    John Wesley

  • #12
    “Five years from today, you will be the same person that you are today, except for the books you read and the people you meet.”
    Charlie "Tremendous" Jones

  • #13
    “God never breaks a man down with problems except to build him up.”
    Charlie Jones

  • #14
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #15
    Walt Whitman
    “Love the earth and sun and animals,
    Despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks,
    Stand up for the stupid and crazy,
    Devote your income and labor to others...
    And your very flesh shall be a great poem.”
    Walt Whitman

  • #16
    Janis Joplin
    “Don't compromise yourself. You're all you've got.”
    Janis Joplin

  • #17
    Ernest Hemingway
    “The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #18
    John Irving
    “Good habits are worth being fanatical about.”
    John Irving

  • #19
    Will Durant
    “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.”
    Will Durant

  • #20
    Aristotle
    “Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny.”
    Aristotle

  • #21
    Émile Durkheim
    “When mores are sufficient, laws are unnecessary; when mores are insufficient, laws are unenforceable.”
    Émile Durkheim

  • #22
    John Wesley
    “Do all the good you can,
    By all the means you can,
    In all the ways you can,
    In all the places you can,
    At all the times you can,
    To all the people you can,
    As long as ever you can.”
    John Wesley

  • #23
    Daniel Lapin
    “Businesses that don’t do something valuable for others do not survive and should not survive. Profit is a way to measure how useful a business is. That doesn’t ever change.”
    Daniel Lapin, Thou Shall Prosper: Ten Commandments for Making Money

  • #24
    Jim Rohn
    “Work hard at your job and you can make a living. Work hard on yourself and you can make a fortune.”
    Jim Rohn

  • #25
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    “Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ.”
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • #26
    Helen Keller
    “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight and no vision.”
    Helen Keller

  • #27
    George Bernard Shaw
    “People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them.”
    George Bernard Shaw, Mrs. Warren's Profession

  • #28
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Every artist was first an amateur.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #29
    Winston S. Churchill
    “We are still masters of our fate.
    We are still captains of our souls.”
    Winston S. Churchill, The Crisis

  • #30
    Napoleon Hill
    “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.”
    Napoleon Hill



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