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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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You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

The loving are the daring.

Bayard Taylor

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

Friendship is not born of words alone.

Armenian Proverb

Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.

Bruce Lee

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

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!

Henriette Montel

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

Thomas Jefferson

Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.

Unattributed

It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.

Sandra Swinney

Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.

Muhammad Yunus

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.

Marianne Williamson

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

Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another

Emma Goldman

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Henry Ford

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

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

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning

Thomas Kempis

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

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

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Anonymous

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

Benjamin Franklin

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

Les Brown

The way we see the problem is the problem.

Stephen Covey

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

Ghanaian Proverb

Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

Richard L. Evans

Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

Albert Einstein

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.

Yogi Berra

The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.

Zig Ziglar

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -

Elbert Hubbard

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

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

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

Joe Clark

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.

Saudi Arabian Proverb

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.

Anthony Robbins

Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.

Bruce Lee

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Unknown

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp

The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.

Thomas Edison

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.

Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

Love is smiling on the inside and out.

Jennifer Wilson

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

Suellen Fried

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

Dennis Waitley

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

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

Earl Nightingale

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

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

Blaise Pascal

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

Nelson Mandela

Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.

Robert H. Schuller

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

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

Unknown

Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.

Swami Vivekananda

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

Henry Drummond

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.

Stephen Covey

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

Miles, Risky Business (1983)

Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi