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The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

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Be the best that you can be.

Unknown

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

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

Mark Twain

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.

Proverb

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

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

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

You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

Susan Podziba

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

German Proverb

Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.

Maximus, Gladiator (2000)

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.

William Shakespeare

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles F. Kettering

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

I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)

Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?

Josh Hinds

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

Albert Einstein

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius

Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.

Richard Saunders

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Heraclitus

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?

George Eliot

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

Let thy words be few.

Ecclesiastes

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

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

Leighton

In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.

Zig Ziglar

"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"

Robert Schuller

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

Hard work pays off.

Unknown

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning

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

Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis

Nothing is worth more than this day.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

He who hesitates is lost.

Proverb

Nothing succeeds like success.

Proverb

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

African Proverb

One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

Albert Einstein

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.

Anonymous

It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

Albert Einstein

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

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.

Aristotle

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.

Dennis Waitley

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

Be the ball.

Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln

Say hello to my little friend !

Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

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

Zig Ziglar

The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

Abb D'Allanival

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.

Samuel Butler

Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

William Shakespeare

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

Anonymous

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Helen Keller

No man is free who is not master of himself.

Epictetus

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Leonard Nimoy

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hill

Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.

Unknown

He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.

Albert Einstein

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

Abraham Lincoln

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

You always succeed in producing a result.

Anthony Robbins

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

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

Sam Keen

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.

Art Linkletter

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

Les Brown

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

George Sands

Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)