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

Aretha Franklin

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Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Unknown

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn

A chain is as strong as its weakest link.

Danish Proverb

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

Made it, Ma! Top of the world!

Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Winston Churchill

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.

Jean Anouilh

Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

Robert F. Kennedy

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

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

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

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

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Confucius

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.

David Bly

To my big brother George, the richest man in town !

Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

Rabindranath Tagore

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula K. Le Guin

Seek first to understand, then to be understood.

Stephen Covey

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.

Anonymous

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)

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 ain't over till it's over.

Yogi Berra

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

Bill Bernbach

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Unknown

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.

Cicero

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.

Cullen Hightower

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.

Frank Tebbetts

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

Sun Tzu

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Corneille

Success is predictable.

Brian Tracy

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

Marc Chagall

Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.

Victor Kiam

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.

Felix Adler

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

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

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.

Willis Whitney

A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.

John A. Shedd

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.

Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

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

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

I don't like your manners.

Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)

We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?

Swami Vivekananda

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

Albert Einstein

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

Kahlil Gibran

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

P. T. Barnum

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

Buddhist Proverb

The hottest love has the coldest end.

Socrates

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.

William Arthur Ward

You know, Billy. We blew it.

Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)

I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.

Superman, Superman (1978)

This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.

Swami Vivekananda

It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.

Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

William Curry Theodore

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

Napoleon Hill

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

Ronald Reagan

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''

E.M. Kelly

Union gives strength.

Aesop

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

Bond. James Bond.

James Bond, Dr No (1962)

I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

Jesus

And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.

Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.

Katie Lusk