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If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

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It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

Dale Carnegie

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Anonymous

Success is the child of audacity.

Benjamin Disraeli

Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?

Jim Rohn

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

Plautus

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

Mother Theresa

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation

Thomas Edison

Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!

Paul J. Meyer

Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.

Thomas J. Watson

You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.

Anonymous

Love conquers all.

Virgil

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

Anonymous

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

Henry Ford

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

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

Joan Jett

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

Publius Terence

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie

Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.

Winston Churchill

I need him like the axe needs the turkey.

Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:15

Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.

Val Saintsbury

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

Anonymous

There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan

You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.

Chinese Proverb

The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.

Unattributed

Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

Thomas Edison

To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.

Thomas Edison

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

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

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

You're as old as you behave.

Harvey Mackay

The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.

Unknown

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.

Muhammad Yunus

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

Anonymous

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Albert Einstein

Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.

Swami Vivekananda

Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

Bruce Lee

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

Horace

With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.

Mark Victor Hansen

The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.

Anonymous

Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.

Jim Rohn

Remove failure as an option.

Joan Lunden

This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

Albert Camus

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

Albert Einstein

There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.

Jean Anouilh

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.

Swami Vivekananda

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Indian Proverb

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.

Napoleon Hill

We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.

Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.

Bonaro W. Overstreet

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.

Unknown

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.

Anonymous

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.

Joe Klock

Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.

Phyllis Diller

Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

Abraham Maslow

The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Only the educated are free.

Epictetus