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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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Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.

Jonathan Winters

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)

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

John Lennon

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.

Richard M. Devos

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

Chinese Proverb

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

Buddha

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.

Anthony Robbins

I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.

Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

Always do the right thing.

Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp

Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.

Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi

Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.

Mary MacCracken

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

Anonymous

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

What's another word for thesaurus ?

Steven Wright

Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

That'll do, pig. That'll do.

Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.

Winston Churchill

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

Robert Half

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

When Harry Met Sally

Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

General George S. Patton

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.

Anonymous

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.

Elizabeth Ashley

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.

Tom Larson

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !

Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)

The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.

Aristotle

No man is free who is not master of himself.

Epictetus

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

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.

Zig Ziglar

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

John Quincy Adams

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

Thomas Edison

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Dale Carnegie

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.

Philip Armour

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

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

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.

Germaine De Stael

Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.

Zig Ziglar

I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.

Marcus Aurelius

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

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

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

Napoleon Hill

He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.

German Proverb

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

David Starr Jordan

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

Anthony Robbins

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

Hope Floats

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)

If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

Judith Hayes

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.

John Kenneth Galbraith

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Josh Billings

Never give in -- never, never, never, never.

Winston Churchill

I won't be ignored, Dan !

Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

J.M. Power

Do first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.

Ted Turner

Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !

Taako

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

Sydney J. Harris

The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.

Winston Churchill

Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another

Emma Goldman