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I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker

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Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Helen Keller

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

Jim Rohn

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott

Your attitude determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.

Winston Churchill

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Unknown

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

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

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Chinese Proverb

Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.

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

Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.

Gail Sheehy

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.

Thornton Wilder

The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.

Winston Churchill

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.

Joe Klock

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

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

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.

Thomas Edison

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

Love as much as you can from wherever you are.

Elizabeth Ashley

I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

Bob Klas

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

Napoleon Hill

Let's go home, Debbie.

Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.

Charles M. Shultz

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

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.

Napoleon Hill

I'm king of the world !

Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Ann Landers

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.

Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)

There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.

Mario Cuomo

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

The hottest love has the coldest end.

Socrates

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

Isaac Asimov

A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Chinese Proverb

How do you live ?

Helen, James Allen (1932)

People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

Earl Nightingale

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Scott Hamilton

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.

Unknown

Don't ever give up.

Unknown

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

Mother Teresa

Get away from her, you bitch !

Ripley, Aliens (1986)

Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is never too late to be what we might have been

George Eliot

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.

George Catlin

I think therefore I am

Rene Descartes

The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.

Barbara Jordan

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.

Confucius

A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.

Bruce Lee

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.

Joseph Ray

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".

Norman Vincent Peale

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.

Lord Chesterfield

You really can change the world if you care enough.

Marion Wright Edelman

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli