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The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

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

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You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.

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I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.

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I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.

Bible

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.

Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Marianne Williamson

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Confucius

The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.

Stephen Covey

It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.

Linda Conway

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !

Anthony Robbins

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

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

Kahlil Gibran

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

The Wizard of Oz

In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.

J. Stuart Keate

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.

Unknown

The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.

Anonymous

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Napoleon Hill

In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

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

Peter A. Cohen

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

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

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

What a dump.

Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.

Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

Colette

Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.

Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

Maya Angelou

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin

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

W. Clement Stone

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carlson

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.

Theodor Reik

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.

Emmanuel Teney

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

Faith can move mountains.

Unknown

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Elbert Hubbard

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Winston Churchill

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

William Curry Theodore

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Abraham Lincoln

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.

Bruce Lee

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Anonymous

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

Norman Vincent Peale

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

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

No wire hangers, ever !

Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)

I am not a toy. I am a spork !

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Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

Love is a game that two can play and both win.

Eva Gabor

This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.

Scott Reed

Hasta la vista, baby. :

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Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

David Thomas

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

Nothing is worth more than this day.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.

Hubert Bonner

I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.

Karl Jaspers

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

Publilius Syrus

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

Earl Nightingale

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

Jesus

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

Calvin Coolidge

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

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

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin