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The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

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

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

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

Charles F. Kettering

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.

Leanna L. Bartram

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

Admiral Collingwood

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.

Harvey Mackay

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.

Stephen Covey

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

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

Rosemonde Gerard

More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

John Donne

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.

William Lowe Bryan

When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

Dennis Waitley

When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.

Dale Carnegie

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

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.

Anonymous

You must tolerate that which you can not change.

Spanish Proverb

Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.

Randolph Ray

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.

Yogi Berra

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor

Vince Lombardi

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles F. Kettering

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.

Mark Victor Hansen

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Berthold Auerbach

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

Jawaharlal Nehru

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

Agnes Repplier

The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.

Leonard Berry

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

Norman Vincent Peale

We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.

Karl Jaspers

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Unknown

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

Rollo May

I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Dennis Waitley

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

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.

Brian Tracy

It's always too soon to quit !

Norman Vincent Peale

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.

Washington Irving

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

Ikhide Oshoma

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.

Robert G. Ingersoll

Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.

Mother Teresa

Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.

Blaine Lee

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.

Horace

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

Jesus

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

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

Germaine De Stael

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Dennis Waitley

You're as old as you behave.

Harvey Mackay

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

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

Galileo Galilei

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.

Dennis Waitley

Count your blessings.

Og Mandino

I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.

Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)

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

William B. Sprague

Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.

Stephen Covey

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

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

Stephen Covey

Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.

P. T. Barnum

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.

Earl Nightingale

Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

Carl Sandburg

My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.

Bruce Lee