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Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

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A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Walter Winchell

Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.

Stephen Covey

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.

Spanish Proverb

The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.

Soren Kierkegaard

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.

Robert H. Schuller

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.

Japanese Proverb

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Stephen Covey

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

Never Quit.

Unknown

It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.

Anonymous

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.

Frank Outlaw

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.

Edgar Watson Howe

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

W.C Fields

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

Bernard M. Baruch

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

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

Zig Ziglar

They call it a "Royale with Cheese".

Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.

Unknown

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.

Bruce Lee

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

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

Andy Warhol

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

Jonathan Swift

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.

Jonathan Winters

The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

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

John Crowe

You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.

Daniel Heinsius

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.

Winston Churchill

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.

Lydia Maria Child

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

There is time for everything.

Thomas Edison

What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !

Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)

Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !

Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

Harville Hendrix

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

Clark Moustakas

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

Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.

Confucius

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

La Rouchefoucauld

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

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.

Philip Armour

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

Anonymous

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Earl Nightingale

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.

Charles Morgan

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

Zig Ziglar

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

What's another word for thesaurus ?

Steven Wright

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

My life is my message.

Mahatma Gandhi

The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

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

Brian Tracy

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Kahlil Gibran

It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.

John Wooden

Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.

Jane Austen

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

Success is predictable.

Brian Tracy

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

Zig Ziglar

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

Harvey Mackay

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone