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Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

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The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

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

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !

Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Dennis Waitley

Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.

Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)

Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

To know me is to love me.

Unknown

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

Charlie Brown

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.

Anita Brookner

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.

Jeff Valdez

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

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

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)

We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.

Stephen Covey

The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

If you build it, he will come.

Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)

The list is an absolute good. The list is life.

Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)

To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.

Warren G. Bennis

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.

Noah Porter

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

Love is my religion, I could die for it.

John Keats

I'm king of the world !

Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)

Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

If you can't accept losing, you can't win.

Vince Lombardi

Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

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

Ronald Reagan

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie

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

The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.

Kahlil Gibran

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

Nelson Mandela

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright

We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving

You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.

Alanis Morrissette

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

Bruce Lee

One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.

Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vince Lombardi

It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !

Taako

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.

Albert Schweitzer

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

Winston Churchill

I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !

Howard Beale, Network (1976)

What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

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

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

Rodney Dangerfield

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

Proverb

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.

Carl Sandburg

Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.

Lisa Hoffman

is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

J.F.T. Bugental

It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.

John Wooden

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I'm an excellent driver.

Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hill

The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.

Stephen Covey

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.

Johnette Napolitano

Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.

Unattributed

Your attitude determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

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

Thomas Jefferson

But I would be proud.

Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.

Anonymous

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.

Norman Vincent Peale

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.

Anthony Robbins

The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Allan K. Chalmers