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

Bill Bernbach

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They're called boobs, Ed.

Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)

In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.

Bruce Lee

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

Paul Sweeney

I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !

Howard Beale, Network (1976)

I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.

Shug, The Color Purple (1985)

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Anonymous

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

Where there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

How do I look ?

Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

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

We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within

Earl Nightingale

We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.

Jim Rohn

Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

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

William A. Ward

It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

Desmond Tutu

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.

Albert Einstein

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.

Lou Holtz

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.

Ethel Watts Mumford

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Jim Ryun

The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

Danish Proverb

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

Hope Floats

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Heywood

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

Kahlil Gibran

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.

Warren Bennis

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Abraham Lincoln

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.

Sequichie Comingdeer

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

W. Somerset Maugham

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

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

John Wooden

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations

George Bernard Shaw

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

Jim Rohn

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

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

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Unknown

Vegas, baby.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.

Brian Tracy

Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.

Greg Anderson

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

George Sands

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

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

Napoleon Hill

Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.

Winston Churchill

Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.

Swami Vivekananda

The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.

Mike Litman

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.

Marcel Proust

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.

Swami Vivekananda

For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change

Jim Rohn

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

Winston Churchill

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Anonymous

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.

Marianne Williamson

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

Harvey Mackay

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

Norman Vincent Peale

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.

Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

William J.H

Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.

William Blake

Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.

Amelia Earhart

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.

Albert Einstein

We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.

Du Coeur

Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

Jim Rohn

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy