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Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.

Aldous Huxley

Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

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There are never enough I Love You's.

Lenny Bruce

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.

Theodor Reik

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

Dale Carnegie

Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.

Bruce Lee

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

Goethe

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Dennis Waitley

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

Abraham Lincoln

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.

Anonymous

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.

Anonymous

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

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

In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.

Albert Einstein

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

Rodney Dangerfield

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

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

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

W. Clement Stone

Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

Indian Proverb

In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.

Cicero

If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

Bill Blackman

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.

Norman Vincent Peale

Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.

Thomas Edison

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.

John Dryden

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes

Thomas Jefferson

Vegas, baby.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.

Ba'al Shem Tov

To my big brother George, the richest man in town !

Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

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

Aristotle

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.

Swami Vivekananda

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

Seek first to understand, then to be understood.

Stephen Covey

Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.

Stephen Covey

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.

Chinese Proverb

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

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.

Maya Angelou

I love you - those three words have my life in them.

Alexandrea

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A life lived in fear is half lived.

Anonymous

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.

Chinese Proverb

I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.

Anthony Dalla Villa

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Anonymous

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Anonymous

Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.

Michael Johnson

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.

Carl Sandburg

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

Norman Vincent Peale

All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.

La Rouchefoucauld

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

Thomas Jefferson

The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

Tim Blixseth Bono

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.

Unknown

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

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

Anonymous

Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

William Osler

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Robert Frost

Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.

Earl Nightingale

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Be the best that you can be.

Unknown

You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.

Anthony Robbins

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough