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Some men see things as they are and say, ''Why?'' I of dream things that never were, and say, ''Why not?''

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.

We lift ourselves by our thought. We climb upon our vision of ourselves. If you want to enlarge your life, you must first enlarge your thought of it and of yourself. Hold the ideal of yourself as you long to be, always everywhere.

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) American author and founder of Success magazine.

Cherish you visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue prints of your ultimate achievements.

Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) American speaker and motivational writer.

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist.

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) American author.


Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Spanish painter.

If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; Every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) U.S. poet.

I just want to do God's will. And He's allowed me to go up to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the Promised Land.

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) American black leader.

No man sees far, most see no farther than their noses.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.