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The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

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One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

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

Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?

Peter

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.

Jim Rohn

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

And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.

Buddha

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Peter Ustinov

It's never too late.

Unknown

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

You only get out what you put in.

Unknown

Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

English Proverb

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Jim Ryun

Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.

Swami Vivekananda

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

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

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

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Swami Vivekananda

To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.

Christy Borgeld

The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Carpe diem.

Latin Proverb

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

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is the whole and more than all.

E.E. Cummings

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

Emily Bronte

All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

Thomas Edward Lawrence

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

Eva Gabor

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

Wayne Gretzky

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'

Carrie Fisher

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

There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.

Robert Half

I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

Thomas Edison

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

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

Paul Sweeney

As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

Harvey Mackay

Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.

Joan Jett

The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

William Osler

Kindness is always fashionable.

America E. Barr

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

Somebody stop me !

Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.

La Rouchefoucauld

You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

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

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

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

Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.

Norman Vincent Peale

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

Who's on first.

Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes

Dennis Waitley

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.

Jim Rohn

Keep the Faith.

Unknown

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Helen Keller

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.

Tom Clancy

I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.

Swami Vivekananda

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.

Anonymous

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

Robert H. Schuller

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.

Napoleon Hill

My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.

Kim Wilde

Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.

Earl Nightingale

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)