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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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You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.

Greek Proverb

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)

There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'

Carrie Fisher

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

You always succeed in producing a result.

Anthony Robbins

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

He who hesitates is lost !

Proverb

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

Richard B. Sheridan

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Napolean Hill

Roll with the punches.

Unknown

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.

Brian Tracy

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.

William Carlos Williams

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.

Mother Theresa

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally

Whatever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is letting go of fear.

Gerald Jampolsky

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.

Dennis Waitley

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

Harvey Mackay

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

Richard Bach

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.

Winston Churchill

Hey, Bud, lets party !

Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)

Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.

Christian Nestell Bovee

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

Japanese Proverb

Adventure is worthwhile.

Amelia Earhart

You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

Susan Podziba

Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.

Anonymous

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.

Marianne Williamson

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.

St. Francis De Sales

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

Thomas Edison

We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.

Sister Busche

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

John Lennon

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

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

Chuck Sigars

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Benjamin Franklin

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

Don Marquis

Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!

Paul J. Meyer

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.

Albert Einstein

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.

George Catlin

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

Seize the day.

Unknown

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

Elizabeth Von Arnim

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

Abb D'Allanival

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.

Dale Carnegie

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

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

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Elbert Hubbard

Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.

Jim Rohn

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !

Thomas Edison

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

Winston Churchill

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

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)

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

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

Washington Irving

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

Sydney J. Harris

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

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali