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The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.

Barbara Jordan

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Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Corneille

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

English Proverb

Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Anonymous

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.

Emmanuel Teney

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

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

Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -

Kyle Chandler

I'm going to take a bath.

Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

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

Sydney J. Harris

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

Albert Einstein

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.

Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

Theodore Roosevelt

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

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

George Eliot

True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.

Leanna L. Bartram

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

How do I look ?

Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.

Dean Marshall

The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.

Danish Proverb

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.

Tom Hopkins

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

E. Joseph Cossman

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.

Publilius Syrus

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.

Anonymous

Believe in yourself.

Unknown

All you need is love.

John Lennon

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

One million dollars !

Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

It's never too late.

Unknown

To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.

Anthony Pagano

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.

John Lennon

Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.

Unknown

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl S. Buck

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.

Harvey Mackay

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

Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Walter Winchell

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

Jonathan Winters

You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results

Albert Einstein

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

Andrew Carnegie

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

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

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

William J.H

There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

Prentice

I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.

Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.

Jim Rohn

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

Archimedes

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.

George Bernard Shaw

For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

You know, Billy. We blew it.

Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

Success is predictable.

Brian Tracy

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?

Frances Marion

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stephen Covey

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

Thomas Edison

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

Orlando Battista

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.

Anonymous

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.

Zig Ziglar

When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

La Rochefoucauld

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison