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

Albert Ellis

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Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.

Marianne Williamson

Success is predictable.

Brian Tracy

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

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

Anthony Robbins

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.

Berthold Auerbach

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

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

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

Alfred Whitefield

Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.

Lester Sumrall

The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Stuart Mill

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.


Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.


A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

Isaac B. Singer

Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

English Proverb

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

Yo, Adrian !

Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)

Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.


Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.

Katie Lusk

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

Phyllis Battome

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Dennis Waitley

Let him that would move the world first move himself.


To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

You're gonna need a bigger boat.

Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

Jonathan Swift

All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

Walt Disney

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.

Czech Proverb

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

Erich Fromm

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.


The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.

Larry Smith

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

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

Albert Einstein

The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

Mark Twain

Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.

Leonard Berry

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.

Zig Ziglar

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

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

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.

Ashley Brilliant

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.


Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.


Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.

Val Saintsbury

I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.

Dale Carnegie

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.

Jim Rohn

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.


If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.


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


When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

Steve Walton

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

Brigham Young

Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

Harvey Mackay

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.

Elizabeth Ashley

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Abraham Lincoln

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.

L.O. Baird

Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.

Swami Vivekananda

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton