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Alec Bourne

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It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

Alec Bourne

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We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.

Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.

B.C. Forbes

Tough times never last but tough people do.

Robert Schuller

Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.

Swami Vivekananda

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.

Pietro Aretino

You're as old as you behave.

Harvey Mackay

What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.

Swami Vivekananda

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.

Paul McCartney

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

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

Carol Burnett

Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.

Stacie Cunningham

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.

John Lennon

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.

Winston Churchill

Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.

Swami Vivekananda

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Galileo Galilei

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

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

Albert Ellis

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Mahatma Gandhi

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

Sholem Aleichem

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.

Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''

Dale Dauten

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Brian Tracy

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

John Crowe

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.

Epictetus

Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.

Unknown

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Charles Morgan

The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.

Swami Vivekananda

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

Dennis Waitley

The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.

Unattributed

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.

J. Stuart Keate

The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.

John Powell

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

Publius Terence

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

Harvey Mackay

Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.

Sarah Cunningham

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

William B. Sprague

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally

The sun will come up tomorrow

Unknown

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

Katie Lusk

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

David Thomas

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

General Douglas MacArthur

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.

Anita Brookner

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.

Aristotle

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.

Dale Carnegie

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Steven Covey

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

William B. Sprague

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

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

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.

Proverb

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

Unknown

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

Thomas Dewar

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

Ivan Panin

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

Dennis Waitley

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Henry Ford

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.

Janet Erskine Stuart

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

John Eldredge

We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.

Anonymous

A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -

Dexter Yager

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.

Goethe