391) Some people stay longer in an hour than others can in a month.
-- William Dean Howells
392) You have to do what you love to do, not get stuck in that comfort zone of a regular job. Life is not a dress rehearsal. This is it.
-- Lucinda Basset
393) Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly, with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession.
-- Isaac Watts
394) Often we allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. We lose many irreplaceable hours brooding over grievances that, in a year's time, will be forgotten by us and by everybody. No, let us devote our life to worthwhile actions and feelings, to great thoughts, real affections and enduring undertakings.
-- Andre Maurois
395) Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.
-- Henri Frederic Amiel
396) Now I truly believe that we in this generation must come to terms with nature, and I think we're challenged, as mankind has never been challenged before, to prove our maturity and our mastery, not of nature but of ourselves.
-- Rachel Carson
397) You must not just know logically what you'll lose if you fail and what you'll get if you succeed... Because staying with your duties till the end requires a continual laser-like focus on why you need to keep going and stay on task.
-- Mike Brescia
398) Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
-- Donald Trump
399) Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
-- Berthold Auerbach
400) The books that help you most are those which make you think the most. A great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.
-- Theodore Parker
401) I would much rather have regrets about not doing what people said, than regretting not doing what my heart led me to and wondering what life had been like if I'd just been myself.
-- Brittany Renée
402) Of course we all have our limits, but how can you possibly find your boundaries unless you explore as far and as wide as you possibly can? I would rather fail in an attempt at something new and uncharted than safely succeed in a repeat of something I have done.
-- A. E. Hotchner
403) Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and will make, not only our own happiness, but that of the world at large.
-- Mahatma Gandhi
404) Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a different way to stand.
-- Oprah Winfrey
405) It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
-- Robert Southey
406) Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
407) Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal. Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs.
-- Mario Andretti
408) When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams."-- Les Brown
409) We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget that the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it's all about.
-- Joseph Campbell
410) Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left.
-- Hubert Humphrey
411) Genuine beginnings begin within us, even when they are brought to our attention by external opportunities.
-- William Bridges
412) Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
-- Dale Carnegie
413) For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked.
-- Bill Cosby
414) Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
-- Dale Carnegie
415) Thoughts mixed with definiteness of purpose, persistence, and a burning desire are powerful things.
-- Napoleon Hill
416) Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality.
-- Alfred Painter
417) To do two things at once is to do neither.
-- Publilius Syrus
418) Shun idleness. It is a rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant of metals.
419) If you are all wrapped up in yourself, you are overdressed.
-- Kate Halverson
420) I am more and more convinced that our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves.
-- Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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