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The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Allan K. Chalmers

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For with god all things are possible.

Bible

Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.

Abraham Lincoln

Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.

Jim Rohn

Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

Jim Rohn

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

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Unknown

Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.

William Curry

The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.

Swami Vivekananda

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

Desmond Tutu

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.

Albert Einstein

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.

Donald Trump

My life is my message.

Mahatma Gandhi

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.

Mohammed

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.

Unknown

How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.

Unknown

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.

Michael Johnson

The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.

Napoleon Hill

We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Henry David Thoreau

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

Napoleon Hill

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.

Johnette Napolitano

Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.

Stephen Covey

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.

Norman Vincent Peale

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

If a man does his best, what else is there ?

General George S. Patton

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.

Earl Nightingale

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

Zig Ziglar

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

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

My precious.

Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)

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

Norman Vincent Peale

We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.

Swami Vivekananda

It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.

Washington Irving

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

Unknown

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.

Eileen Caddy

I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.

Albert Einstein

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

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

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

Zig Ziglar

Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.

George DeVack

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)

I'm king of the world !

Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

None are homely who smile.

Robert Half

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.

Swami Vivekananda

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

Publilius Syrus

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.

Anonymous

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.

Corinthians

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.

Erich Fromm

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

Norman Vincent Peale

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.

William James

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

What a dump.

Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)

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

Charles F. Kettering

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.

W. R. Inge