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Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

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Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

Harvey Mackay

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

Albert Einstein

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

You can observe a lot just by watching.

Yogi Berra

You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.

Yusuf Tara

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Anita Brookner

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

John F. Kennedy

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.

Anonymous

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

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

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Abraham Maslow

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

These go to eleven.

Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Mr. Christian !

Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

Danish Proverb

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The measure of a man is what he does with power.

Greek Proverb

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

Danny Kaye

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

Anonymous

All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

Thomas Jefferson

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.

Stephen Covey

Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Dennis Waitley

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

Dale Carnegie

Love is something eternal.

Vincent Van Gogh

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Anonymous

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.

Theodore H. White

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.

Anthony Robbins

To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter

Aristotle

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.

Brian Tracy

Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.

Epictetus

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)

Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)

Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.

Dean Marshall Art Linkletter

There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

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

Diane Ackerman

When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.

Anonymous

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.

Jim Croce

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

Earl Nightingale

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

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

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

Martin Buber

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.

Samantha Juarez

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

The Shulamite

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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

Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.

Unknown

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

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

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?

Cicero

The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

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

Willie Mays

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Martha Washington

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

Thomas Edison

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

Horace

Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

William Shakespeare

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.

Napoleon Hill