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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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Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Anonymous

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Union gives strength.

Aesop

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.

Anonymous

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.

Unknown

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.

Napoleon Hill

Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.

Swami Vivekananda

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

William Arthur Ward

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

Love is a game that two can play and both win.

Eva Gabor

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

Peace Pilgrim

Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.

Harvey Mackay

You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.

Paul H. Dunn

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

George Sands

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

Carl Bard

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

Helen Hayes

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

Swami Sivananda

Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.

Confucius

To ask the hard question is simple.

W.H. Auden

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

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

Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.

Nick Richardson

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

German Proverb

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.

UB40

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.

Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napolean Bonaparte

The best things in life are free.

Unknown

It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.

John Crowe

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.

Martha Washington

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

Thomas Edison

This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.

Muriel Spark

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.

Japanese Proverb

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Jim Ryun

Let's go home, Debbie.

Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.

Lydia Maria Child

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

Love that is true never grows old.

Elben Bano

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Isaac Asimov

Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !

Lewis Carroll

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Peter Ustinov

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

Albert Einstein

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

William Edward Hickson

There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.

Jean Anouilh

We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.

Thomas Edison

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.

Albert Einstein

There's always a way - if you're committed.

Anthony Robbins

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Work is love made manifest.

Unattributed

History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.

Karl Marx

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Laertius Diogenes

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician, caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their careers.

Michael E. DeBakey

To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)

The greater the obstacle the more glory.

Moliere

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.

Germaine De Stael

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe