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Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.

Anita Brookner

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.

Anita Brookner

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There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

A life lived in fear is half lived.

Anonymous

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

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

David Thomas

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

Albert Einstein

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

Karl Kraus

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.

Anonymous

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

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.

H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.

Anonymous

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.

Marcus Aurelius

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.

Joan Baez

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)

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

Unknown

I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker

Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.

Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

Love knows no bounds.

Unknown

No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.

Ronald Reagan

Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only

Plautus

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.

Kahlil Gibran

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.

Anthony Robbins

All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.

Harvey Mackay

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.

Benjamin Disraeli

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed

Thomas Edison

The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.

Jacques Benigne Bossuel

People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.

Robert Half

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Robert H. Schuller

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Helen Keller

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

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

Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.

Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

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

George DeVack

Count your blessings.

Og Mandino

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire

We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

Harville Hendrix

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

When Harry Met Sally

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.

Leonard Berry

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.

Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George Allen

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.

Dr. Phil

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

Earl Nightingale

Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.

Jessica Brumley

The measure of a man is what he does with power.

Greek Proverb

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

Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.

Anthony Robbins

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.

Paul Tillich

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

Natalie Cole

Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching

Satchel Paige

Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

Robert M. Pirsig

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.

Albert Einstein

When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.

Bruce Lee

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.

Su Shi

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.

Napoleon Hill

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

Tom Robbins

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

Helen Keller

Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !

Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)