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A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

African Proverb

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Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.

Barbara Jordan

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

I won't be ignored, Dan !

Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

Love like you'll never be hurt.

William Purkey

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.

Thornton Wilder

The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.

Jacques Benigne Bossuel

All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.

Harvey Mackay

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

Henry David Thoreau

Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

T.S. Eliot

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn Vos Savant

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

George Sands

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.

Rollo May

Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !

Taako

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill

I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !

Howard Beale, Network (1976)

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.

George Catlin

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.

Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen

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

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.

Michael Johnson

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.

Swami Vivekananda

Yo, Adrian !

Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen

Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.

Anonymous

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.

Swami Vivekananda

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.

Anne Frank

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

Norman Vincent Peale

Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.

Unknown

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

Nothing happens unless first we dream.

Carl Sandburg

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

Anonymous

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

Hoke, you're my best friend.

Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Goethe

Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

Max DePree

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.

Emily Dickinson

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.

Somerset Maugham

Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.

Japanese Proverb

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda

Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".

Jim Rohn

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

Abraham Lincoln

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah

Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.

Winston Churchill

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.

William Shakespeare

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

James F. Bymes

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

Zig Ziglar

We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.

Du Coeur

is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

J.F.T. Bugental

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

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

Anthony Robbins

People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.

George Matthew Allen

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.

Marcus Aurelius

Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.

Leonard Berry

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

William Shakespeare