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The poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning once, famously, wrote that "Earth is crammed full of heaven, and every common bush aglow with God. Those who see… take off their shoes." God wants to bring you to a place of "taking off your shoes." Cherie Hill, Waiting on God
God   |


I felt a bit like Admiral James Stockdale, the 1992 3rd party vice presidential candidate, who famously exclaimed in his first televised debate, "Who am I? Why am I here?"
Robin Zaruba, God Is
Questioning   |


Socrates, Plato, and other famous philosophers tried to plunge their minds into infinity, asking, "What is out there? Who is the original Thinker? Who is the unmoved Mover?" But they had no answers. They only knew something had to be out there.
Dave Roberson, The Walk of the Spirit
Purpose   |


There is nothing wrong with change if it is in the right direction.
Winston Churchill
Change   |


Different people get inspired differently; some get inspired by reading religious quotations or inspirational quotes by famous people, others by reading biographies of successful people in their respective fields.
Paul Martens, Unlocking Potential
Quotations   |


Did you know that some of the most famous inventions would never have been made if the inventors had stopped at their first failure? For instance, Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb had 1,000 failed attempts at creating one light bulb that worked properly.
Vee Freir, Learn To Stress Less
Failure   |


On the other hand, there are also famous actors, athletes, and people who might just be so lucky as to be famous for the sake of being famous; but one does not have to be famous in order to be successful.
Tye Gnass, James Shendal, Steven David, World's Best 10 Keys To Success
Success   |


Can you imagine anyone more frightened than perhaps Ann Frank was when she kept her famous diary. It recorded events that happened to her at a very important time in history, but the diary did more than that. It gave her a place where she could escape to so that life was easier for her than it would otherwise have been.
John Hughes, Self-Help: Personal Transformation Strategies for Super Self-Esteem And Long Term Happiness, Through Journal Writing
Life   |


Famous quotes that stand the test of time are those that have relevance. Quotes can be useful nuggets of information.
Robert McGinley, And I Quote... Quotes that capture wisdom and intrigue the mind
Time   |


You don't have to be the biggest, the richest, the most famous, the coolest, the fastest, the most intelligent to stand out - you've just got to be different
Jeff Paul Smith, Be Nice and Grow Famous
Being Yourself   |


Almost every famous contributor to the betterment of civilization was ridiculed and sometimes even jailed. Think about Galileo. And look what happened to Jesus.
John Barrett, SoS-Life Enhancement
Inspirational Messages   |


One of these conditions is perseverance, that is, the motivation to keep going forward with your plan because you believe in it, even when you face roadblocks and when results seem to be too far away. It is the famous "believe in yourself when nobody else does."
Gabriel Torres, Money Myths: The Path to Your Financial Freedom
Perseverance   |


Although publishing a famous book seems like it would bring eternal happiness, eventually even J.K. Rowling adapted to her new circumstance, got bored, and began seeking higher aims. Whatever we seek - we imagine the satisfaction to be far greater than it really is.
Benjamin P. Hardy, Slipstream Time Hacking: How to Cheat Time, Live More, And Enhance Happiness
Happiness   |


READ Imagine the possibility of being able to choose any person you want to be your mentor, notwithstanding if they are famous, rich, speak another language or are even dead.
Rafael Bettencourt, Decoding Happiness
Possibilities   |


This notion that the universe is governed by "probability", prompted Albert Einstein's famous quote: God does not play dice with the Universe.
Jennifer Noel Taylor, Love Incorporated: The Business of Doing What You Love
Albert Einstien   |


Seth Godin, the world's most famous marketing author, probably said it best, "The opposite of remarkable is very good."
Wuyen Hsu, Saying NO
Good   |


The purpose of life is not to be happy it is to be useful to be honorable it is to be compassionate to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Making A Difference   |


More and more scientific studies are revealing that what we believe in our minds will become true. That is the message that Confucius, a famous Chinese teacher, left us with, "he who believes he can and he who believes he can't are both usually right."
Sandra Leon, Supercharge Your Life
Believe   |


As Henry Ford famously stated, "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right."
Drew Scott Pearlman, The Four Faces of Transformation: A Guide to Inner Peace and Personal Power
Henry Ford   |


The late Howard Hendricks was famous for saying that everyone needs these three relationships in their life if they hope to fulfill the Christian discipleship mandate. They need a Paul who pours into and mentors them, a Timothy with whom they are sharing their lives by mentoring someone else, and a Barnabas, who is an encourager.
Tim Orr, We Named Her Faith: How We Became a Gospel-Centered Family
Words of Encouragement   |


Get a book of quotes from the library and find ones from famous people that support a good attitude. Write them down in a notebook, computer, scrapbook or on note cards.
Ace McCloud, Forgiveness: The Healing Power Of Forgiveness
Attitude   |


In today's modern age, everybody is seeking out to be special and different from everybody else. But the problem is that most people stop right there and don't take any action. They would rather look at the wealthy and famous and chase down their dreams, rather than their own because they don't know where to start.
Jonathon Lee, The Delusion of Success: Let's Change The World Together
Problem   |


After spending time hearing from God, Moses became a great leader - flawed, but still a famous person in the books of history.
Alex Bricker, Insight: Understanding Your Motivational Gifts
Book   |


I would be remiss if I didn't mention the corporate world's most famous motto: "Work hard, play hard." That is an awesome saying. Give every second of every day your absolute best.
Daniel Colston, Unstoppable: How To Chase Your Dreams, Achieve Your Goals, and Find God's Best for Your Life
Work   |


Just think of the rich, powerful, and famous people you know. Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, dropped out from Harvard and failed several times before finally achieving success with Microsoft. Gates' current net worth is over $ 72 billion dollars.
Jason Williams, Motivation:10 Simple Belief Changes For Life Changing Results
Motivation   |


Famous gymnasts, track stars, and athletes of all types have known, practiced and sang the praises of mental rehearsals for ages.
Sandra Bell, Lunchtime Joy Magnet
Sports   |


A very wise woman, Eleanor Roosevelt, famously once said, "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." Truly dwell on the wisdom of that philosophical statement for a moment.
Ian Tuhovsky, Natural Confidence Training
Wise   |


I'm a big Zig Ziglar fan and it was through his famous quote that I realized that no one, even the worst person in the world for that matter, can be considered a failure because failure is not a person.
Noel Rosos, From Garbage to Gold
Zig Ziglar Quotes   |


Forget about the magazines, models, movie stars, and other famous people. You don't need to compare yourself to them. You are not them.
Christopher Epstein, Self Esteem: How to Love Yourself and Boost Your Self Confidence
Confidence   |


Former IBM CEO, Louis Gerstner famously said, "People do what you inspect, not what you expect." He makes this claim in reference to the criticality of monitoring details to ensure sustainable organizational growth.
Pierre Thompson, My 6 Woes: What Mistakes Taught Me About Life and Leadership
Mistakes   |


Muhammad Ali was a boxing phenomenon born in Louisville Kentucky under the name "Cassius Clay" who famously referred to himself as "The Greatest" with enough consistency and purpose that it really stuck.
Darrin Wiggins, Champion Mind Unbeatable Athlete: Think Elite, Train Elite, Be Elite
Greatness   |


In a nutshell, then, we are right to strive toward becoming a famous dad, a hero in our home, precisely because in our fathering we have the awesome opportunity to reflect God, the ultimate Father.
Matt Click, Famous Dad: A Hero In His Home
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