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

Albert Einstein

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

Confucius

To be able to say how much love, is love but little.

Petrarch

Happiness is a state of mind.

Unknown

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

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

W. Somerset Maugham

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

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

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

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

Anonymous

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.

Horace

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

Dennis Waitley

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Scott Hamilton

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.

Anonymous

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

Dennis Waitley

As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?

Christy Borgeld

The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.

Saudi Arabian Proverb

Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.

Chinese Proverb

Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.

Anonymous

When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

Dennis Waitley

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.

Maximus, Gladiator (2000)

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

Chinese Proverb

Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.

Bill Blackman

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

John Wooden

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein

Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.

Spanish Proverb

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

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

Hermann Hesse

If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.

Bonaro W. Overstreet

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

Never say die.

Proverb

Let's go home, Debbie.

Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)

Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

Unknown

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

If it is to be it is up to me.

Unknown

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

P. T. Barnum

Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.

Bible

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

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

Edmund Burke

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

Dolly Parton

Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain

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

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Carl Jung

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

Jawaharlal Nehru

There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

I think we deserve a break.

Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)

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

Winston Churchill

Ability is sexless.

Christabel Pankhurst

Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.

Barbara De Angelis

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

Jakob Dylan

It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray

If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.

Blaise Pascal

Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.

Unknown

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

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

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis

Remove failure as an option.

Joan Lunden

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

Thomas Edison

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !

Theodore Roosevelt

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

Anonymous

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

The life which is unexamined is not worth living

Socrates

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

Love is my religion, I could die for it.

John Keats

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

Harvey Mackay

Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.

Albert Einstein

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

Unknown

Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott

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

W. Somerset Manghan

Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.

Zig Ziglar

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson