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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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I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

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If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

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If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.

Blaise Pascal

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Robert Frost

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

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My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.

Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.

Pierre Abelard

I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.

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The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

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Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

Erich Fromm

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.

Bruce Lee

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Kahlil Gibran

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.

Swami Vivekananda

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

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

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.

Randolph Ray

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

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Must you flirt ?

Ninotchka, Leon (1939)

We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.

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There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.

Anonymous

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.

Thomas Edison

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.

Jerry Greenfield

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

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

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

Annie Dillard

It's always too soon to quit !

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Colin Powell

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.

Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)

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

John Dryden

When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.

Dale Carnegie

Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.

Norman Vincent Peale

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

When you can't solve the problem, manage it.

Robert H. Schuller

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.

Swami Vivekananda

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

Winston Churchill

Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

Swami Sivananda

The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.

Harriet Rubin

One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.

Wayne Gretzky

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.

Madeleine Albright

I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.

Paul McCartney

Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:24

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

Love is something eternal.

Vincent Van Gogh

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

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

Aristotle

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.

Chinese Proverb

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement

W. Clement Stone

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

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

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.

Norman Vincent Peale

No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

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

Winston Churchill

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield