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A change in behavior begins with a change in the heart.” Unknown


A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it, it just blooms.


“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” Martin Luther King Jr.


“A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them.” M. D. Arnold


“A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” Arnold Glasow


“A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.” Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe.


A leader is a person you will follow to a place you would not go by yourself. Joel Barker


A leader is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. Lao Tzu


A leader is not an administrator who loves to run others, but someone who carries water for his people so that they can get on with their jobs.  Robert Townsend


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


A leader is one who sees more than others see, who sees farther than others see, and who sees before others see.  Leroy Eimes


A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.  Rosalynn Carter


 A person doesn't have to be perfect to be exactly what you need. Dr. Elliot Reid


A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. Herm Albright


A real relationship will make it through anything.


A Strong Woman Is One Who Is Able To Smile This Morning Like She Wasn't Crying Last Night.


A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.  Douglas MacArthur


Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't. Erica Jong


Agriculture for an honorable and high minded man is the best of all occupations or arts by which men procure the means of living. Xenophon


Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.


All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.  John Kenneth Galbraith


All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney


All the problems of the world could be settled if people were only willing to think. The trouble is that people very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work. Thomas John Watson, Sr, 1874 – 1956


All we can do is learn from the past and make peace with it. Ada Monroe


Always keep your head up, because if it's down you won't be able to see the blessings that have been placed in your life.


Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.  Publilius Syrus


As I have grown up, I have learned several things. Life is full of disappointments and people you trusted will sooner or later let you down. I have learned that often those you love will love someone else and there is only one way to fall – fast and hard. I have learned that out of thousands of smiles, it takes one to touch your heart. I have found that words can be deceiving but the truth always lies in a person's eyes. I have learned that everything can change in the blink of an eye and tears often come without invitation. I have learned crying can make us stronger and there's never too much love to go around. I have learned that prejudice helps no one and that weapons don't hurt people, people hurt people.


As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.  Bill Gates.


Ask yourself if what you are doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.


Aspire to inspire before you expire. Unknown


At one point in your life, you will either have the thing you want or reasons why you don't. Andy Roddick


Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. Winston Churchill


Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching? Dennis and Wendy Mannering


Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar.  Orrin Woodward


Be grateful and show gratitude for what you do have instead of wasting the present over what you don't have. Unknown


Be happy walking until you can run and then it is time to try to fly. Sibyl


Be strong but not rude, be kind but not weak, be humble but not timid, be proud but not arrogant.


Be yourself. The world worships the original. Ingrid Bergman.


Be yourself. Who else is better qualified.

Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position.  Brian Tracy


Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult.  Warren Bennis


Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.  Jack Welch


Before you quit, try. Before you talk, listen. Before you react, think. Before you criticize, wait. Before you move on, forgive.


Being Deeply Loved Gives You Strength; Loving Deeply Gives You Courage.


Better a single day of life seeing the reality of arising and passing away than a hundred years of existence remaining blind to it. Vipassana


Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. Jonathan Swift and Benjamin Franklin


Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs. Farrah Gray


Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion. Tony Hsieh


But better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie. Khaled Hosseini


Change is inevitable. Growth is optional. John Maxwell


Change your friends if they do not share your values. It won't kill you or your reputation. Abubakar Jamil


Change your thoughts and you'll change your world. Norman Vincent Peale.

Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you will understand what little chance you have in trying to change others. Unknown


Contrary to popular thought, things do not happen to you. You create your reality. It is like when we were in school. Our grades were earned and not given. The same holds true in life. What we experience is what we have earned. Nadia Ballas Ruta


Control is not leadership; management is not leadership; leadership is leadership. If you seek to lead, invest at least 50 percent of your time in leading yourself your own purpose, ethics, principles, motivation, and conduct. Invest at least 20 percent leading those with authority over you and 15 percent leading your peers.  Dee Hock


Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independent, the most virtuous, and they are tied to their country and wedded to its liberty and interests by the most lasting bands. Thomas Jefferson


Detox your life by clearing out fake friends, dead end jobs, and players posing as life partners. Thema Davis


Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. Brian Tracy.


Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.


 Do not chase people. Be you and do your own thing and work hard. The right people who belong in your life will come to you and stay. Wu Tang


Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Harold R. McAlindon


Do Not Pray For An Easy Life, Pray For The Strength To Endure A Difficult One. Bruce Lee

Do not wonder why things are taking so long. In fact, everything is rolling out exactly as it needs to, using not a minute more than Perfection requires. Rest easy and be at peace. Life is working its magic even as you take your very next breath. Neale Donald Walsch


Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you'll be criticized anyway.  Eleanor Roosevelt


Do what your heart desires, never hold back a thing, and don't worry so much about what the others think, because at the end of the day, what makes you happy is what really matters the most. Unknown


Doing what is right isn't the problem. It is knowing what is right.  Lyndon B Johnson


Don't be afraid to change. You may lose something good, but you may gain something better. Unknown


Don't be sorry the moment ended. Be grateful it happened. Even the shortest chapters have valuable lessons. Mandy Hale


Don't create conversations in your head, because they don't usually go as planned and you're left with disappointment.


Don't hurt others just because you are hurt.


Don't judge someone's choices without first knowing their reason.


Don't rush and never settle. If it's meant to be, it will be.


Don't wait too long, you might miss your chance.


Don't wish it were easier. Wish you were better.  Jim Rohn


Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.  John D. Rockefeller

Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss


Don't follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.  Margaret Thatcher


Don't give up on your dream because it is not going in the direction you want. There are different routes to the same destination. Stay focused and determined. Janice Harris


Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live. Mark Twain


Don't stress over past mistakes, because there's nothing you can do to change it. Focus on your present and create your future today. Unknown


Don't tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.  George S. Patton Jr.


Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil. James Allen.


Earn your leadership every day.  Michael Jordan


Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results, not attributes.  Peter F. Drucker


Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.  Stephen Covey


Embrace the struggle and let it make you stronger. It won't last forever. Tony Gaskins


End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you!' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform. Mark Victor Hansen.


Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers


Every end is a new beginning.


Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don't count on harvesting Golden Delicious. Bill Meyer


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing themselves. Unknown


Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are. Soren Kierkegaard


Failures are a part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn, you will never change.  Unknown


Far too many people are looking for the right person instead of trying to be the right person. Gloria Steinem


Farmers only worry during the growing season, but town people worry all the time.

Edgar Watson Howe


Farming is not just a job; it's a way of life.


Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you are a thousand miles from the corn field. Dwight D. Eisenhower


For every set back, God has a major come back.


Forget Your Past, Forgive Yourself, And Begin Again Right Now.


Give God Your Weakness and He will Give You His Strength.


Go Ahead Tell Me That I'm Not Good Enough Tell Me I Can't Do It Because I Will Show You over & over That I Can!


Go the extra mile, it's never crowded. Unknown


God has perfect timing; never early, never late. It takes a little patience and it takes a lot of faith but it's worth the wait.


Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.  Colin Powell


Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths.  John Zenger


Growth is Painful. Change is Painful. But nothing is As Painful as Staying Stuck Somewhere You Don't Belong.


Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same. Francesca Reigler


Hard times may have held you down, but they will not last forever. When all is said and done, you will be increased. Joel Osteen


Here is a little secret: Living life to the fullest doesn't mean you have to be pure walking awesomeness all the time. Don't stress out about it. It only means that you do what you want to do.

That's it. Because you have got only one life and it's up to you how you live it. Fabian Kruse


Hope Is The Only Thing Stronger Than Fear.


How you make others feel about themselves, says a lot about you.


I always tried my hardest to achieve perfection. I would have saved myself a whole lot of trouble if I had only known that perfection doesn't even exist! Aja Trinidad


I Am Not What Happened To Me. I Am What I Choose To Become.


I Am The Type Of Person That Will Sit In The Bathroom And Cry, But Then Walk Out Like Nothing Ever Happened.


I believe in the future of agriculture, with a faith born not of words but of deeds.


I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it. Maya Angelou


I can give you a six word formula for success: Think things through then follow through.  Edward Rickenbacker


I can't control what you think. I can respect that you will have different thoughts from mine, and how boring life would be if we all thought the same. Suzie Cheel


I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.  Herbert Swope


I Don't Want You To Save Me. I Want You To Stand By My Side As I Save Myself.


I have found peace in me since I started to just give and do without having any expectations to be treated the same. In fact, I always receive a lot of good surprises when people do things I don't expect. Tariq Shaheera


I have had my own mortality in my face, up close and personal. And if I didn't realize it before, I certainly realize now that life is short. While I'm worrying about all the things that might happen in some future I might not even live to see, I'm missing my life right now. Galen Pearl


I may not be where I need to be but I thank God I am not where I used to be! Joyce Meyers


I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.  Mahatma Gandhi


I wish I knew that some of my unnecessary and impulsive actions could hurt other people really badly. Now that I know that, I also understand that other people can hurt me without any actual intention to do so, and without even knowing that they are hurting me. So now I can forgive them. Darija Zubic


I'm glad I did.  Remember you can have anything in this world if you just believe in yourself.


I'm going to stand out. So if anyone asks, I'm outstanding.


If a person has ugly thoughts, it begins to show on the face. And when that person has ugly thoughts every day, every week, every year, the face gets uglier and uglier until it gets so ugly you can hardly bear to look at it. A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. Roald Dahl


If A Person Wants To Be A Part Of Your Life, They Will Make An Obvious Effort To Do So.

Think Twice Before Reserving A Space In Your Heart For People Who Do Not Make An Effort To Stay.


If you are not sure where you are going, you are liable to end up someplace else.  Robert F. Mager


If you believe in yourself enough and know what you want, you're going to make it happen. Mariah Carey

If you can imagine it, you can create it. That beautiful world you dream about needs positive action to come true. Leon Brown


If you can't do anything about it then let it go. Don't be a prisoner to things you can't change. Tony Gaskins


If you change nothing, nothing will change. Unknown


If you do what you have always done, you will get what you have always gotten. Anthony Robbins


If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there. George Harrison


If you keep running back to the person that you need to walk away from… you will never create space for better things to arrive.


If you live long enough, you will make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you will be a better person.


If you really want something, make an effort. Everything isn't just going to come to you.


If you still talk about it, you still care about it.


If you're struggling, that means you're progressing.


If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I have had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.  Michael Jordan


I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to. Jimi Hendrix


Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. Albert Einstein.


In the very moment you want to give up, give it all you got! You are on the brink of your breakthrough. Aisha Martin


In three words I can sum up everything I have learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost


Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don't. Steve Maraboli


Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.  Steve Jobs


It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius


It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. André Gide


It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. Anthony Robbins.


It is not what we get but who we become, what we contribute that gives meaning to our lives. Anthony Robbins.


It is very sad to me that some people are so intent on leaving their mark on the world that they don't care if that mark is a scar. John Green


It won't be easy, but it will be worth it.


It's a process. It's a process. It's a process. Change takes time. Unknown


It's not the future that you are afraid of. It's repeating the PAST that makes you anxious.


It's not about how bad you want it; it's about how hard you are willing to work for it.

It's okay to allow your child like self to be free and creative. You don't have to sacrifice one for the other. It is possible to live your life with a childlike wonder. Tony Teegarden


It's sad how quickly people can forget about you, until they want something from you.


It's easy to confuse your truth with the truth. Teach yourself to look beyond your own interpretations. GM


It's never too late to start over. If you weren't happy with yesterday, try something different today.

Don't stay stuck. Do better.


It's okay if nothing makes sense to you right now. Just keep moving forward.


Just like seasons, people change. Unknown


Just move on, you will be better off in the long run.


Just when you think it can't get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can't get any better, it can. Nicholas Sparks


Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.  Robert Louis Stevenson


Keep your space clean, allow for fresh air, openness, simplicity, stillness. Stretch to expand within that space, revel in that space. When the time is right, that beautiful, fresh, clean space will be full of all that is good Joy.


Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.

And that's the price we will have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal. Vince Lombardi


Leaders don't inflict pain, they share pain.  Max Depree


Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.  Brian Tracy


Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.  John F. Kennedy


Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.  Harold Geneen


Leadership is an action, not a position.  Donald McGannon


Leadership is an ever evolving position.  Mike Krzyzewski


 Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.  John C. Maxwell


Leadership is not magnetic personality that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not 'making friends and influencing people,' that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.  Peter F. Drucker


Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.  Dwight D. Eisenhower


Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.  Seth Godin


Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.  Warren G. Bennis


Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.  Bill Bradley


Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.


Let's turn our mistakes into lessons and our fears into hopes. We should have faith in ourselves and be strong.


Life here on this earth is a wonderful and amazing gift. I do not take that for granted today   this beautiful gift called life. Lance Ekum


Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. Dennis P Kimbro.


Life is like a camera. Just focus on what's important and capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don't work out, just take another shot.


Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Albert Einstein


Life is not happening to you. Life is responding to you. Author Unknown


Life is the sum of the memories we make. This is why taking risks is worthwhile   risks lead to memories   amazing, tough, adventurous memories. Phil Bolton


Life tends to be full of change and this makes it hard to have control over everything in our lives. However, the one thing we do have more control over are the relationships we develop. It's these relationships that really help when life tries to make the changes we are not prepared for. Bryce Christiansen


Look forward with hope, not backwards with regret.


Look over your shoulder now and then to be sure someone's following you.  Henry Gilmer


Losing hope was one of my biggest mistakes. Once my hope was restored, faith in my own abilities and the abilities of The Maker just came so naturally. I was able to see beauty again. I was able to love again. When I say love, I mean Love! The magical beautiful love that we all are part of. Today I Love openly. If I feel Love for someone, I express it. It has become so much a part of my being that without it; I don't think I would be me. Zeenat


Make it a commitment to become emotionally independent of your surroundings. Just watch the drama unfold   people scream at you, they laugh at you, and they deride you. Those hits are all mental and don't affect your physical health. Mars Dorian


Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right thing.  Peter F. Drucker


Maybe sometimes you have to lose who you were to find out who you are. Unknown


Maybe we will meet again, when we are slightly older and our minds less hectic, and I will be right for you and you will be right for me. But right now, I am a chaos to your thoughts and you are poison to my heart.


Meditate, pray and connect with the Divine. Do this daily! When you don't spend time with the Divine, with God, with Spirit, you will feel frazzled and stressed. Connecting keeps doubt and fear at bay. Life can be wild and chaotic so have stillness within. Aileen


Men with good intentions make promises. Men with good character keep them. Unknown


Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them. Unknown


My hope for each of you is that you take a moment to reflect on you and on the amazing gift it is to be here and traveling through this journey of your life. Lance Ekum


Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln


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