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Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.

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A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.

Winston Churchill

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

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

Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.

Thomas Edison

Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.

David Bly

I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting. To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.

Bruce Lee

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

Seneca

It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

Publius Terence

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

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

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.

Calvin Coolidge

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Marianne Williamson

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

Napoleon Hill

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)

Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".

Jim Rohn

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'

Blackhawk

We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.

Anthony Robbins

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

Molly McDonald

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

Albert Careb

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

Albert Einstein

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.

Karen Casey

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

Harvey Mackay

Made it, Ma! Top of the world!

Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)

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

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

Henry David Thoreau

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.

Robert Fripp

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.

Theodor Reik

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

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

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

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

Tom Hopkins

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

John Lennon

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

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 didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !

Unknown

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.

Nick Richardson

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

Richard Bach

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Helen Keller

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda

Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.

Robert H. Schuller

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

Thomas Jefferson

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Oprah Winfrey

How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

Unknown

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.

Peter De Vries

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

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

Thomas Edison

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

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

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

Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Ellis

Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.

John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

Nobody puts baby in a corner.

Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)

Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching

Satchel Paige

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

Swami Vivekananda

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Richard Cech

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Heraclitus

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Fredrich Nietzsche

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Horace Mann

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale