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Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. - E. James 'Jim' Rohn

Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people's actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is practicable; and to make this custom the more significant, practice it first upon yourself. - Marcus Aurelius

Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it. - Miguel de Cervantes

Although men flatter themselves with their great actions, they are not so often the result of a great design as of chance. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. - E. James 'Jim' Rohn

We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams. - Les Brown

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. (Mostly Harmless, 1992) - Douglas Adams

So Noah, when he anchor'd safe on The mountain's top, his lofty haven, And all the passengers he bore Were on the new world set ashore, He made it next his chief design To plant and propagate a vine, Which since has overwhelm'd and drown'd Far greater number, on dry ground, Of wretched mankind, one by one, Than all the flood before had done. - Samuel Butler

Caring can be learned by all human beings, can be worked into the design of every life, meeting an individual need as well as a pervasive need in society. - Mary Catherine Bateson