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Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

Bette Davis

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Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

Samuel Johnson

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.

Anonymous

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be the best that you can be.

Unknown

World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

Swami Vivekananda

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

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

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.

Ashley Brilliant

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.

Norman Vincent Peale

Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.

Confucius

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.

Thomas Edison

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

I bet you can squeal like a pig.

Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.

Unknown

The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.

Thomas Edison

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.

Denis Healey

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

Vince Lombardi

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

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

Jim Rohn

I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

Charles Dickens

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

Alfred Adler

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.

Cullen Hightower

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

William Lowe Bryan

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

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

St. Francis De Sales

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

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

Unattributed

Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.

Martha Washington

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

J.M. Power

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

Henry David Thoreau

Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.

Unknown

What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.

Anthony Robbins

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

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

None are homely who smile.

Robert Half

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.

Samuel Butler

Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.

English Proverb

Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

Zig Ziglar

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

Thomas Edison

When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

Helen Keller

Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.

Henry David Thoreau

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

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

George Matthew Allen

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.

John Crowe

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.

Thomas Edison

Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?

Anonymous

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.

Janet Erskine Stuart

What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.

Nash

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.

La Rochefoucauld

When god closes a door, he opens a window.

Unknown

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up

James Baldwin

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

I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.

Nada, They Live (1988)

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

Paul R. Ehrlich

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.

Rabindranath Tagore

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

George S. Patton

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

Brian Andres

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.

Jim Rohn

Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.

Abraham Lincoln

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

In love beggar and king are equal.

Indian Proverb

If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!

Henriette Montel

Ability is sexless.

Christabel Pankhurst

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable

Helen Keller