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You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

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I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

Help me ! Help me !

Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)

If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

Love never claims, it ever gives.

Mahatma Gandhi

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.

Ba'al Shem Tov

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.

Grenville Kleiser

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Plutarch

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.

Unknown

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''

E.M. Kelly

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.

Thomas Edison

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.

Jacques Benigne Bossuel

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

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

Anonymous

Actions speak louder than words.

Proverb

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Dale Carnegie

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

Buddha

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

You're good, you're very good.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

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)

Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.

Henry Ford

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

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)

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

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Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it

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If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.

Anonymous

If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved

Helen Keller

Laughter is the best medicine.

Unknown

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.

Leo Tolstoy

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

Mother Teresa

When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.

Norman Vincent Peale

Come out, come out, wherever you are !

Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?

Peter

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

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

Change your thoughts, change your life.

James Allen

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

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Do you want a leg or a breast ?

Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

Zig Ziglar

The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

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

John P. Strelecky

For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

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

All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

Swami Vivekananda

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.

Thomas Edison

To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.

Friedrich Nietzsche

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.

Tom Clancy

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.

Winston Churchill

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.

Unknown

I'll have what she's having.

Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.

Jessica Brumley

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

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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

Jim Rohn

A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

Buddha

We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.

Anonymous

Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.

Voltaire

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning

Thomas Kempis

Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.

David Bly

Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Unattributed

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You can do what you want to do.

David Thomas

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

Bruce Lee

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold