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While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

Benjamin Franklin

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?

Benjamin Franklin

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

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The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

Alan Ashley-Pitt

Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

Albert Einstein

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.

Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)

Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

William J.H

To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

Napoleon Hill

Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.


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


You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.

Joan Baez

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.

Helen Keller

You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.

Dennis Waitley

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

La Rochefoucauld

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.

Albert Einstein

You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Paul R. Ehrlich

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

Albert Einstein

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

Henry Ward Beecher

Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

Emily Dickinson

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.


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

John P. Strelecky

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

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Kahlil Gibran

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.

Helen Keller

But I would be proud.

Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)

Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.

Swami Vivekananda

When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.


Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Dale Carnegie

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

Dale Carnegie

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.


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

Robert Fripp

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.

Robert Half

Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -

Blaine Lee

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway

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

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

Elbert Hubbard

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.

Stephen Covey

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

Bunker Hunt

Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.

Leos Janacek

It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.


There are never enough I Love You's.

Lenny Bruce

The past does not equal the future.

Anthony Robbins

We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.

Brian Andres

I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.

Superman, Superman (1978)

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

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

Thomas Jefferson

Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.

Francis Wilson

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

You're as old as you behave.

Harvey Mackay

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle

Gloria Steinhem

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.

Al Franken

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

Albert Einstein

For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Francis Bacon

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.

Dr. Phil

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.

Jane Austen

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

Claudia Black

He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.

German Proverb

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.


One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.

Russian Proverb

It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

I think we deserve a break.

Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)

Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

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

It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

Robert Half

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.

John Lennon

People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.

George Matthew Allen

Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)