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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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You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

Old love does not rust.

Estonian Proverb

We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

Wisdom is more precious than rubies.

Biblical Proverb

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Winston Churchill

Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.

Anonymous

Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.

Dennis Waitley

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

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

Let's roll.

Todd Beamer

Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.

Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.

Ovid

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

The greater the obstacle the more glory.

Moliere

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

I'm an excellent driver.

Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)

Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

Thomas Dewar

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

Duffy, Chinatown (1974)

What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.

Baiyun

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.

Thomas Edison

Love as much as you can from wherever you are.

Elizabeth Ashley

A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Chinese Proverb

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.

Anonymous

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Goethe

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Henry Ford

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

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)

Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.

Swami Vivekananda

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Theodor Reik

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Zig Ziglar

The calla lilies are in bloom again.

Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)

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

Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.

Brian Tracy

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

Sophocles

This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.

Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind

Earl Nightingale

Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

George S. Patton

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

John Churton Collins

If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Dennis Waitley

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

George S. Patton

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.

Dennis Waitley

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

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)

We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?

Swami Vivekananda

Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.

Hubert Bonner

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

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

Washington Irving

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.

Winston Churchill

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

John Quincy Adams

Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.

Donald Trump

That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.

Michael Johnson

Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

Walter Winchell

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

Albert Einstein

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas Edison

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.

Dale Carnegie

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G. M. Trevelyan

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

Henry Ford

The life which is unexamined is not worth living

Socrates

Here's looking at you, kid.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

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

Benjamin Franklin

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato