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Sei, was du scheinst, und scheine, was du bist!
Schottisches Sprichwort


Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Zig Ziglar


Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great makes you feel that you, too, can become great.
Mark Twain


There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
Paulo Coelho


You defeated me but you won't defeat me again because you have grown all you can grow and I am still growing (about Mount Everest).
Edmund Hillary


It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Edmund Hillary


Our words are buttressed by our deeds, and our deeds are inspired by our convictions.
Theodore Hesburgh


What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D Eisenhower


If we’re not stretching, we’re not growing. If we’re not growing, we’re probably not fulfilling our potential. The only person in this room that knows your potential is you.
Kevin Turner


A man who has no imagination has no wings.
Mohamad Ali


You must have a positive self perception in order to transcend anything.
Steve Maraboli


Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague


Those who know how to win are much more numerous than those who know how to make proper use of their victories.


Winning is not a sometime thing, it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
Vince Lombardi


If we ever stop thinking about the person we want to become, we stop learning and taking risks.
Sally Blount


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

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Truman Capote


We hold ourselves back in ways both big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and by pulling back when we should be leaning in.
Sheryl Sandberg


The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Chinese Proverb


Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.
John Muir


First come, first served.


Talk of the devil.


Don’t judge a book by its cover.


One good turn deserves another.


Third time is a charm.


Too many cooks spoil the broth.


All’s well that ends well.


Practice makes perfect.


Out of sight, out of soul.


Far from eye far from heart.


Every man is the architect of his own fortune.


The early bird catches the worm.


He who laughs last laughs longest.


Nothing ventured, nothing gained.


Clothes make the man.


You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.


Cobbler stick to your last.


Birds of a feather flock together.


What goes around, comes around.


All that glitters is not gold.


All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.


Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.


Easy come, easy go.


Twice the pride, double the fall.


The devil takes the hindmost.


Garbage in, Garbage out.


Every Jack will find his Jill.


In for a penny, in for a pound.


There's no fool like an old fool.


Fool and his money are soon parted.


Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.


Children and fools tell the truth.


Necessity begets ingenuity.


Blood is thicker than water.


All roads lead to Rome.


The pitcher goes often to the well and gets broken at last.


Time will tell.


Money isn’t everything.


After the gathering comes the scattering.


Pride goes before a fall.


A penny saved is a penny got earned.


His bark is worse than his bite.


Barking dogs seldom bite.


Business before pleasure.


Lucky at cards, unlucky in love.


Beggars can’t be choosers.


Love is blind.


You can’t examine the teeth of a gift horse.


A golden key can open any door.


There’s no accounting for taste.


What you deserve is what you get.


Strike while the iron is hot.


It takes two to make a quarrel.


You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.


Where there's a will, there's a way.


They sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.


Take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves.


Never put off till tomorrow, what you can do today.


Forgiveness is the revenge of the magnanimous.


Actions speak louder than words.


Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.


Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.


Make hay while the sun shines.


Never say never.


Charity begins at home.


What goes around, comes around.


Don’t make a mountain out of a mole hill.


Health is better than wealth.


Keep your feet where your mouth is.


A shoe too large trips one up.


Beware of the doctor, whose wife sells cemetery plots, whose brother owns a granite quarry, and whose father deals in shovels.


A stitch in time saves nine.


If you give peanuts, you will get (only) monkeys.


Don't cry over spilt milk.


For the world, you are somebody, but for somebody you are the world.


Well begun is half done.


It is nice to be important; but it is important to be nice.


Once a liar, always a liar.


A lie will go round the world while truth is pulling its boots on.


A smile is a light in the window of your face to show your heart is at home.


A friend in need is a friend indeed.


Absence makes the heart grow fonder.


A clever person solves a problem; a wise person avoids it.


A foolish man perceives meekness as weakness.
Terry Miller


Like father, like son.


Tit for tat.


A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.


When in Rome, do as the Romans do.


Blood is thicker than water.


If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again.


My home is my castle.


People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.


Look before you leap.


An apple a day keeps the doctor away.


You can’t have your cake and eat it.


Try to reason about love and you will lose your reason.


Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.


True friends stab you in the front.
Oscar Wilde


Well done is better than well said.
Benjamin Franklin


Genius begins great works, labor alone finishes them.
Joseph Joubert


No grand idea was ever born in a conference, but a lot of foolish ideas have died there.
F. Scott Fitzgerald


Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


The prize of greatness is responsibility.
Winston Churchill


There is no useful rule without an exception.
Thomas Fuller


Never hire someone who knows less than you do about what he’s hired to do.
Malcolm Forbes


The hardest thing is to take less when you can get more.
Frank McKinney Hubbard


The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Woodrow Wilson


Business? That’s very simple: it’s other people’s money.
Alexandre Dumas


If you can dream it, you can do it.
Walt Disney


In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Ralph Waldo Emerson


Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Henry Ford


The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
Robert Frost


If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
Harry S. Truman


Ability is nothing without opportunity.
Napoleon Bonaparte


All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
Mark Twain


I interviewed about three thousand models yearly, and I must see almost 20 tons of excess avoirdupois annually.
Eileen Ford