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

Albert Ellis

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I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

Brian Tracy

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

Norman Vincent Peale

You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.

Charles F. Kettering

You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

Help me ! Help me !

Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)

Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.

J.M. Barrie

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !

Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

Leo Buscaglia

The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

The ready back gets all the loads.

Latvian Proverbs

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.

Swami Vivekananda

Hard work pays off.

Unknown

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

Kahlil Gibran

There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.

Azim Premji

Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

Thomas Dewar

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.

Lord Moran

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napolean Bonaparte

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

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

Henry David Thoreau

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.

Anthony Robbins

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only

Plautus

I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !

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

Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind

Earl Nightingale

If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.

Unknown

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

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

My heart is ever at your service.

Shakespeare

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.

Taako

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

Dale Carnegie

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

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

Eva Gabor

You had me at "hello".

Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.

Emma Lazarus

The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.

Jim Rohn

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

Voltaire

Good morning, Vietnam !

Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.

Winston Churchill

Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.

Thomas J. Watson

Let's roll.

Todd Beamer

But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.

Thomas Moore

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.

Anonymous

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.

Congolese Proverb

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Thomas Edison

Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.

Anonymous

I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.

Abraham Lincoln

I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

Helen Keller

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

Mark Twain

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care

T. Howell

Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.

Earl Nightingale

It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.

Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)

The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.

Napoleon Hill

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.

Robert Frost

No man can stand on top because he is put there.

H. H. Vreeland

Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.

Oprah Winfrey

When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

La Rochefoucauld