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As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.- Henry David Thoreau
I don’t think you’re human if you don’t get nervous.- Sidney Crosby
Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started.- David Allen
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.- Thomas Jefferson
In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.- Lee Iacocca
Every man dies, but not every man really lives.- Braveheart
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.- John Ruskin
Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.- Billy Wilder
It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.- Bruce Lee
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.- Winston Churchill
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.- Ayn Rand
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.- William James
If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.- Yogi Berra
We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.- John Newton
We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves.- Galileo Galilei
There are thousands of causes for stress, and one antidote to stress is self-expression. That’s what happens to me every day. My thoughts get off my chest, down my sleeves and onto my pad.- Garson Kanin
None so deaf as those that will not hear. None so blind as those that will not see.-  Matthew Henry
If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it.- George Burns
You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.- A. A. Milne
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.- John Lubbock
Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.- Oprah Winfrey
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.- Charles Kettering
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.- Winston Churchill
Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.- Martin Luther King, Jr.
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.- Bill Cosby
Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff.- Robert Eliot
Always go with your passions. Never ask yourself if it’s realistic or not.- Deepak Chopra
We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours.- Dag Hammarskjold
Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.- Winnie the Pooh
A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind.- Lewis Mumford
A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations.- William Feather
Genius is rarely able to give any account of its own processes.- George Henry Lewes
Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow.- Lawrence Clark Powell
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.- Juvenal
Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking.- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.- Sydney J. Harris
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.- Tony Robbins
There is no fixed physical reality, no single perception of the world, just numerous ways of interpreting world views as dictated by one's nervous system and the specific environment of our planetary existence.- Deepak Chopra
Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.- Rose Kennedy
One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was from a horse master. He told me to go slow to go fast. I think that applies to everything in life. We live as though there aren’t enough hours in the day but if we do each thing calmly and carefully we will get it done quicker and with much less stress.- Viggo Mortensen

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