Nice sayings from great people

There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging. Confidence is believing you can get the job done.
– Johnny Unitas
It does not matter how many times you get knocked down, but how many times you get up.
– Vince Lombardi
Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.
– G.K. Nielson
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
– Socrates
Success doesn’t come to you. You go to it.
– Marva Collins
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
– Mark Twain
Don’t jump to conclusions, there may be a perfectly good explanation for what you just saw.
– Proverb
What we are is God’s gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.
– Eleanor Powell
Be a blessing to someone today.
– Proverb
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
– Robert Collier
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
– Tupac Shakur
Worry often gives a small thing a great shadow.
– Swedish Proverb
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
– Walt Disney
Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do.
– Brian Tracy
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.
– Tommy Lasorda
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
– Michael Jordan
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
– Oscar Wilde
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never have tried to succeed.
– Theodore Roosevelt
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
– Henry David Thoreau
In order to make anything a reality, you have to dream about it first.
– Adora Svitak
Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble.
– Frank Tyger
Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved.
– Barbara Johnson
Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
Learn from the past, prepare for the future, and perform in the moment.
– Mike Van Hoozer
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.
– Michael Jordan
Danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high & failing short; but in setting our aim too low & achieving our mark.
– Michaelangelo
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
– Thomas Aquinas
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
– Walter Winchell
Revolution is an inalienable right of mankind. Freedom is an imperishable birth right of all. Labour is the real sustainer of society.
– Bhagat Singh
The country doesn’t deserve anything less than success from us. Let us aim for success.
– Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Don’t see others doing better than you, beat your own records everyday, because success is a fight between you and yourself.
– Chandrashekhar Azad
One individual may die for an idea, but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives.
– Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
Manpower without unity is not a strength unless it is harmonized and united properly, then it becomes a spiritual power.
– Vallabhbhai Patel
A country’s greatness lies in its undying ideals of love and sacrifice that inspire the mothers of the race.
– Sarojini Naidu
Any man who stands for progress has to criticize, disbilief and challenge every item of the old faith.
– Bhagat Singh
Education is not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It is an initiation into life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue.
– Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
What lies behind us & what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not joy that makes us grateful. It is gratitude that makes us joyful.
– David Rast
Deal with your problems before they deal with your happiness.
– Proverb
Don’t make excuses for why you can’t get it done. Focus on all the reasons why you must make it happen.
– Ralph Marston
Stop running to those who ignore you and start running to those who adore you.
– Joseph Simmons
Before you can win, you have to believe you are worthy.
– Mike Ditka
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
– Hugh Downs
Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat.
– Paul J. Meyer
You can’t fall if you don’t climb, but there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.
– Proverb
If you do not enjoy what you are doing, you will never be good at it.
-Luke Parker
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
-Robert F. Kennedy
Tell the truth or someone will tell it for you.
-Stephanie Klein
Even fools seem smart when they are quiet.
-Proverb
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
-Winston Churchill
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
-Pablo Picasso
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished.
-Og Mandino
I began learning long ago that those who are the happiest are those who do the most for others.
-Booker T. Washington
In a crisis, don’t hide behind anything or anybody. They are going to find you anyway.
-Bear Bryant
When a goal matters enough to a person, that person will find a way to accomplish what at first seemed impossible.
-Nido Qubein
I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs, but how high he bounces when he hits the bottom.
-George Patton
Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.
Proverb
Great spirits have always faced violent opposition from mediocre minds.
-Albert Einstein
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
-Andy Warhol
Every saint has a past. Every sinner has a future.
-Warren Buffet
If you are afraid of failure, you don’t deserve to be successful.
-Charles Barkley
When you win, say nothing, when you lose, say less.
-Paul Brown
Don’t count the days, make the days count.
-Muhammad Ali
I often think that the night is more alive and more richly coloured than the day.
-Vincent Van Gogh
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
-Henry Ford
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
-Bill Gates
A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
-Mark Twain
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
-Thomas A. Edison
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
-Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Leap, and the net will appear.
-John Burroughs
You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.
-George S. Patton
True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents.
-John W. Gardner
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
-John F. Kennedy
Success is falling 9 times and getting up 10.
-Jon Bon Jovi
The toughest thing about success is that you’ve got to keep on being a success.-
Irving Berlin
Don’t go through life, grow through life.
-Eric Butterworth
Better a broken promise than none at all.
-Mark Twain
Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.
-Zig Ziglar
I didn’t know I was a slave until I found out I couldn’t do the things I wanted.
-Frederick Douglass
Silence is a true friend who never betrays. – Confucius

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
-Marcus Aurelius
Ever tried. Ever failed. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
-Samuel Beckett
The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.
-Rabindranath Tagore
What we think, we become.
-Buddha
Act like you expect to get into the end zone.
-Christopher Morley
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
-Ernest Hemingway
There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
-Booker T. Washington
I like criticism. It makes you strong.
-LeBron James
There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.
-Usian Bolt
He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
-Louisa May Alcott
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
-Robert H. Schuller
Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears.
-Demi Lovato
Be very strong…be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion.
-Alberto Juantorena
I like feeling strong. It keeps my mental floor higher.
-Pink
Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice.
-Shaw Johnson
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
-Plato
Love is the poetry of the senses.
-Honore de Balzac
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
-Epictetus
Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.
-Michelle Obama
Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.
-William James
Minds are like parachutes – they only function when open.
-Thomas Dewar
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
-Helen Keller
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.
-Mahatma Gandhi
Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.
-Martin Luther King Jr.
Let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.
-Maya Angelou
Light can devour the darkness, but darkness cannot consume the light.
-Ken Poirot
Truth is strong, and sometime or other will prevail.
-Mary Astell
The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil.
-Walt Disney
The flame of the diya, or the lamp, reminds us that light will ultimately triumph over darkness.
-Barack Obama
Most people never run far enough on their wind to find out they’ve got a second.
-William James
Make today ridiculously amazing. -English Saying
Treat people like mirrors & watch how you reflect in their eyes. -Nnamdi G. Osuagwu
Don’t just be good to others; be good to yourself too. -English Saying
Never give up on the things that make you smile. – English Saying

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