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Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.

B.C. Forbes

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The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.

Democritus

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Unknown

Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

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

Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.

John P. Strelecky

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

Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)

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

Anonymous

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.

Anonymous

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.

Unknown

The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.

Sigmund Freud

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?

Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)

The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.

Somerset Maugham

Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.

Epictetus

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

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

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

Alfred Adler

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.

Jesse Owens

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

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

Mark Twain

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

You're as old as you behave.

Harvey Mackay

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nothing is worth more than this day.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

Anonymous

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.

Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

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

Jesus

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

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

Albert Einstein

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.

William James

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Muhammad Yunus

Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.

George Santayana

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Unknown

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Oscar Wilde

I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

William Osler

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

Winston Churchill

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.

William Feather

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

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

Voltaire

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

Isaac B. Singer

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

Change comes from within.

Unknown

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.

Kim Rohn

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -

Elbert Hubbard

All-righty then !

Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

Live life with passion.

Unknown

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

Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.

P. T. Barnum

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.

Abraham Maslow

You sing-a high.

Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.

Anonymous

You are what you think you are.

Bob Richards

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

Brian Weir

The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.

Norman Vincent Peale

That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.

Rumi

For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.

Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)

You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

Abraham Lincoln

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.

John Milton

You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.

Roger Smith

If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.

Anonymous

Shut up and deal.

Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)