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Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

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I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

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

Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.

Robert H. Schuller

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

This is nothing !

Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)

Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Anonymous

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Dennis Waitley

There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G. K. Chesterton

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

Mohammed

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

Zig Ziglar

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?

Swami Vivekananda

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

Dennis Waitley

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.

Tim Blixseth

Act or accept.

Unknown

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn Vos Savant

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

Brigham Young

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.

Taako

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

Dean Marshall Art Linkletter

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.

Lydia Maria Child

Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.

Earl Nightingale

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -

Blaine Lee

True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.

Leanna L. Bartram

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

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

Eva Gabor

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.

Plato

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

I'm going to take a bath.

Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)

Whatever happens, take responsibility !

Anthony Robbins

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

Carl Bard

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !

Harvey Mackay

But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.

Thomas Moore

Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence

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)

When the going gets tough the tough get going.

Joseph P. Kennedy

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Horace Mann

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

Albert Einstein

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.

Jeff Valdez

It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.

Anonymous

Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !

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

Dalai Lama

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.

Vince Lombardi

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.

Emma Lazarus

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

Nelson Mandela

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.

John Stuart Mill

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -

Dexter Yager

In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.

Unattributed

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Plutarch

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

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.

Henry Ford

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Pearl Bailey

If they move, kill ' em.

Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

Norman Vincent Peale

It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.

John Wooden

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up

Jim Rohn

Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.

John Dryden

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.

Anonymous

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill