Some of the great quotations which I liked and collected over time from various sources:

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. – William Jennings Bryan

A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams. – John Barrymore

There are powers inside of you, which, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become. – Orison Swett Marden

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned. -Lord Buddha

Q _ A L _ T Y is incomplete without U and I – Unknown

The mind is like a parachute, it works best when it’s open. – Frank Zappa

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you have to keep moving. – Albert Einstein

A diamond is a chunk of coal that is made good under pressure. – Henry Kissinger

Attitude determines Altitude. – Unknown

Stretching sound is music; stretching movement is dance; stretching smile is laughter; stretching mind is meditation; stretching life is celebration; stretching devotee is God; stretching feeling is ecstasy; Stretching emptiness is bliss. – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

There is no way for happiness, happiness is the way. – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Society does not go down because of the activities of criminals But because of the inactivities of the good people. – Swami Vivekananda

When opportunity comes, it’s too late to prepare. – John Wooden

A winner is not one who never fails, but one who never quits. – Unknown

Quality begins on the Inside…. and then works its way Out. – Bob Moawad

If you want something you never had, do something you have never done. – Unknown

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. – John C. Maxwell

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. – Confucius

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. – Malcolm Forbes

Talk does not cook rice. – Chinese Proverb

Rule your mind or it will rule you. – Horace

I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep. – Talleyrand

If there is anything I would like to be remembered for it is that I helped people understand that leadership is helping other people grow and succeed. To repeat myself, leadership is not just about you. It’s about them. – Jack Welch

How you spend your time is more important than how you spend your money. Money mistakes can be corrected, but time is gone forever. – David Norris

Reputation is what people think you are. Character is who you really are. Take care of your character and your reputation will take care of itself. – (On an American plaque)

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. – Richard Bach

The man who keeps busy helping the man below him won’t have time to envy the man above him. – Henrietta Mears

There are three ways to get something done: Do it yourself, employ someone or forbid your children to do it. – Monta Crane

The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next. – Henry Ward Beecher

First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win. – Gandhi

He who angers you, conquers you! – Elizabeth Kenny

Sometimes when I’m talking, my words can’t keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Probably so we can think twice. – Bill Watterson

It is amazing how much people get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit. – Sandra Swinney

A group is a bunch of people in an elevator. A team is also a bunch of people in an elevator, but the elevator is broken! – Bonnie Edelstein

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  1. good collection

    really nice collection would be expecting a few more such things put up…

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  2. which influenced my life

    Great quotes …

    I remember, one quote which influenced my life:

    “Throughout the centuries there were men who took the first step down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision … “

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  3. One I find very inspiring

    “The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advise ,you give to others”

    Good collection Hari !!

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  4. Cheers !!!

    very well done…
    I wish this thoughts’ exchange will help in betterment of our society.

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