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The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

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To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.

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Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.

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We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within

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

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The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

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To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

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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.

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It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

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Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

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Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.

John Wicker

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

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Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

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Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

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Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

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

William Makepeace Thackeray

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

Dale Carnegie

Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.

Dennis Waitley

Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.

Jim Rohn

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.

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He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.

Louis Kossuth

Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.

Unknown

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !

Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Aristotle

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

Joyce Brothers

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.

Henry David Thoreau

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

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Mark Twain

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I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts

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Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?

Henry David Thoreau

I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

Abraham Lincoln

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

William Ellery Channing

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

Phyllis Battome

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.

Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.

Amelia Earhart

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.

Jimi Hollemans

Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.

Collin McCarty

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.

Tommy Lasorda

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.

Winston Churchill

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

John Quincy Adams

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

George Santayana

When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.

Bruce Lee

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

Jim Rohn

He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.

Anonymous

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

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Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.

Mark Victor Hansen

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

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Henry David Thoreau

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

Charles F. Kettering

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

James Anthony Froude

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

Believe in yourself.

Unknown

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."

Maria Montessori

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Darrell Royal

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

Allan K. Chalmers

Success is the child of audacity.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Thomas Jefferson

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Martin Cruz Smith

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson