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Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

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What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

Bill Bernbach

We get to make a living , we give to make a life.

Winston Churchill

When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.

William Glasser

We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.

Swami Vivekananda

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

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

Helen Keller

The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

Louis L. Mann

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

Napoleon Hill

It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.

Louis Kossuth

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

Anonymous

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.

Les Brown

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Mother Teresa

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.

Stephen Covey

True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.

Anonymous

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

Ralph Hodgson

Impossible situations can become possible miracles.

Robert H. Schuller

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

Winston Churchill

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

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Larry Smith

Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Edison

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 art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

Bernard M. Baruch

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.

Frank Tebbetts

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

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

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

Winston Churchill

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

Charles A. Lindbergh

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.

Swami Vivekananda

It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.

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Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?

Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

Nothing succeeds like success.

Proverb

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

We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed

Thomas Edison

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.

Earl Nightingale

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."

Maria Montessori

A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.

Polybius

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

Jim Rohn

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

A healthy outside starts from the inside

Robert Urich

Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.

Harvey Mackay

When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.

Zig Ziglar

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

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

Calvin Coolidge

Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison

Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.

Earl Nightingale

There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.

Napoleon Hill

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.

Orville Wright

Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy

Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.

George Carlin

He who hesitates is lost !

Proverb

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

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

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?

Henry David Thoreau

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

Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.

Muda Saint Michael

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.

Swami Vivekananda

What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Leanna L. Bartram

But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.

William Shakespeare

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is something eternal.

Vincent Van Gogh

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

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

Thomas Edison

Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Albert Einstein

Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.

William Lowe Bryan

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller