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Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

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Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.

Harvey Mackay

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.

Swami Vivekananda

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Anthony Robbins

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carlson

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

Mother Teresa

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

Thomas Carlyle

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.

William Shakespeare

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.

Donald Trump

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

Tim Blixseth Bono

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

After all, tomorrow is another day !

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

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.

Islamic Proverb

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

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

Harvey Mackay

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

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

Robert H. Schuller

Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.

Napoleon Hill

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Earl Nightingale

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Ability is sexless.

Christabel Pankhurst

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

Mohammed

Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.

Norman Vincent Peale

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

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

Anonymous

Change comes from within.

Unknown

The show must go on.

Proverb

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

Miguel de Unamuno

Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?

Taako

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

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

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

George Santayana

Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.

Leighton

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

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

I love you - those three words have my life in them.

Alexandrea

If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man

Aretha Franklin

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.

Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)

Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.

C. Archie Danielson

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

Love is my religion, I could die for it.

John Keats

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

Sydney J. Harris

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.

Robert G. Ingersoll

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

Our only security is in our ability to change.

Sam Keen

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.

Orville Wright

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

Jim Rohn

I am not a toy. I am a spork !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.

God, Oh God (1977)

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

Bob Klas

More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

John Donne

Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

Tracy L. McNair

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.

Robert Frost

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

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

Harville Hendrix

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi

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

Henry David Thoreau

There are no gains without pains.

Adlai Stevenson

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

Adventure is worthwhile.

Amelia Earhart

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

I am fond of only what comes from the heart.

Martha Washington

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.

Anthony Robbins

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Better late than never.

Proverb

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

George DeVack

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

John Dewey

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.

William Lowe Bryan