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Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

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If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.

Unknown

This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.

Swami Vivekananda

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.

W. R. Inge

Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.

Jose Incenerios

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

Victor Hugo

Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.

William Ellery Channing

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.

Warren G. Bennis

Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.

Unknown

Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.

Calvin Coolidge

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

Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)

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

William Feather

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Winston Churchill

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

Mother Teresa

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction

Anne Sullivan

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

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

A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -

Dexter Yager

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.

Danish Proverb

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Charles Morgan

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.

Thomas Edison

Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.

Swami Vivekananda

Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.

Robert Half

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

Earl Nightingale

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

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

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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

Gilbert K. Chesterton

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

Stephen Covey

All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Elbert Hubbard

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.

Winston Churchill

Can you dig it ?

Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)

Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.

Unknown

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

John Cage

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

Anonymous

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.

Unknown

Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.

Harvey Mackay

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Mark Twain

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Chinese Proverb

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

Peace Pilgrim

Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.

Marion G. Romney

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.

Jim Rohn

Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.

Christy Borgeld

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.

Dean Marshall

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George

Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.

William Shakespeare

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

Calvin Coolidge

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.

John Lennon

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

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

Zig Ziglar

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

Anonymous

Eddie, you're a born loser.

Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

Swami Vivekananda

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

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

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

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

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.

Thomas Edison