Top 10 4th of July Quotes

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To celebration 4th of July/Independence Day, here are our top 10 Fourth of July quotes about freedom and independence.

  1. “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave” ~ Elmer Davis
  2. “Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth” ~ George Washington
  3. “America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand” ~ Harry S. Truman
  4. “Freedom is the oxygen of the soul” ~ Moshe Dayan
  5. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  6. “Freedom lies in being bold” ~ Robert Frost
  7. “Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity” ~ Herbert Hoover
  8. “Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life” ~ Bob Marley
  9. “We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it” ~ William Faulkner
  10. “Liberty is the breath of life to nations” ~ George Bernard Shaw

Top 10 Muhammad Ali Quotes

Muhammad Ali was more than just a professional boxer, he was an activist and arguably the most significant and recognizable sports figure of the 20th century. Here are our top 10 Muhammad Ali quotes. Continue reading »

21 of Our Favorite Paulo Coelho Quotes

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Paulo Coelho is best known for his novel, The Alchemist which has sold over 80 million copies worldwide making it one of the best selling books in history. It is defintely one of my all time favorite books. One that I find myself re-reading every year or two. What is so amazing about The Alchemist is that each time I read it, it speaks to me a little differently depending on whats going on in my life. Paulo Coelho’s books explores the most fundamental of human experiences and relationships.

Choosing my favorite Paulo Coelho quotes was not an easy task. There are literally hundreds that are more than worthy of being included on this list. I decided to choose the ones that have the most meaning to me right now in my life. Paulo Coelho quotes are filled with great advice, wisdom and life lessons to help guide you through the obstacles, and challenges of everyday life.

I hope you find as much meaning in these Paulo Coelho quotes as I do. Continue reading »

Top 10 Magic Johnson Quotes

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Magic Johnson is not only one of the greatest basketball players to step on the hardwood, but his infectious smile, positive attitude, determination and courage show that if you want something bad enough and put your mind to it anything is possible.

We hope you enjoy these inspirational and motivational Magic Johnson quotes. Please share your favorite Magic Johnson quotes in the comments below.

  1. You don’t have to be Magic to be special. You’re already special, you’re you
  2. Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.
  3. You’re the only one who can make the difference. Whatever your dream is, go for it.
  4. I’m a big believer in dreaming. If you don’t dream it, you can’t become it.
  5. I’m at peace with myself. The main thing is not letting people dictate what I do or what I am.
  6. When you are a successful business person, you are only as good as your team. No one can do every deal alone.
  7. I never think that there’s something I can’t do, whether it’s beating my opponent one on one or practicing another hour because something about my game is just not right.
  8. To me, everything is wonderful. Life is wonderful.
  9. Life doesn’t stop because something happens to you.
  10. Just celebrate the life you had, not the life you could’ve had.

For more Magic Johnson inspiration, check out his books “My Life” and “32 Ways to Be a Champion in Business“.

The Man Who Thinks He Can

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Whether you think you can or think you can’t – you are right. — Zig Ziglar

Thinking: The Man Who Thinks He Can
By: Walter D. Wintle

If you think you are beaten, you are
If you think you dare not, you don’t,
If you like to win, but you think you can’t
It is almost certain you won’t. Continue reading »

Top 10 Hero Quotes

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This Memorial Day, in honor of all the brave men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces here are our top 10 hero quotes. Continue reading »

If You Don’t Ask, The Answer Is Always No

If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.— Nora Roberts

Watch what happens when lifelong Billy Joel fan, Michael Pollack, ask his idol during a Q&A at Vanderbilt University for the opportunity to accompany him on his favorite song “New York State of Mind.”

We Need a Little Encouragement Every Now and Then

It’s everybody’s duty to give the world a reason to dance. —  Kid President

It always seems impossible until it’s done

"It always seems impossible until it's done." - Nelson Mandela

It always seems impossible until it’s done. —Nelson Mandela

Believe you can and you’re halfway there

"Believe you can and you're halfway there." -Theodore Roosevelt

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. —Theodore Roosevelt