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Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

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If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.

Henry Ford

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.

Robert G. Ingersoll

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Leanna L. Bartram

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.

Lou Holtz

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Dennis Waitley

Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.

Hedy Lamarr

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

Zig Ziglar

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

Pogo

We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.

Swami Vivekananda

Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

William Shakespeare

I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

Indian Proverb

Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.

Swami Vivekananda

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.

Zig Ziglar

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

Maya Angelou

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.

Anonymous

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.

Anonymous

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

Buddhist Proverb

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.

Josiah G. Holland

Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.

Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)

The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.

Jessica Brumley

I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.

Mark Victor Hansen

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition

Joe Carlozo

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

There are no gains without pains.

Adlai Stevenson

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

Albert Einstein

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.

Robert Half

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.

Unknown

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

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

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

Channing Pollock

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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.

Mark Twain

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

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

Act or accept.

Unknown

Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.

John P. Strelecky

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

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Samuel Butler

Old love does not rust.

Estonian Proverb

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?

Cicero

That dirty, double-crossin' rat !

Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.

Anonymous

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

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

Albert Einstein

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.

Anonymous

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.

Louis Kossuth

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

Napoleon Bonaparte

As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician, caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their careers.

Michael E. DeBakey

Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.

Unknown

We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.

Karl Jaspers

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

Miles, Risky Business (1983)

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

Peace Pilgrim

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

Anonymous

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.

Anonymous

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

Thomas Jefferson

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

Norman Vincent Peale

One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.

Russian Proverb