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Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

Bill Blackman

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

Bill Blackman

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

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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

One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

Albert Einstein

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.

Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)

The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.

Jacques Benigne Bossuel

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.

Anonymous

Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

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

I want to be alone.

Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)

To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter

Aristotle

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.

Michael Johnson

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney

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

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

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

Levi ben Gershon

The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.

Anonymous

You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes

Zig Ziglar

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

I think we deserve a break.

Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.

Mark Victor Hansen

One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'

Abraham Maslow

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.

Anonymous

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.

Zig Ziglar

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

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

Anonymous

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

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

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.

Martha Washington

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

Paul R. Ehrlich

I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.

Karl Jaspers

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.

Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.

Anonymous

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.

William Shedd

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)

Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !

George Jacques Danton

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr.

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

Earl Nightingale

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

Conrad Hilton

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

Confucius

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

Charles A. Beard

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

W. Clement Stone

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.

Mingjiao

You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.

Michael Johnson

The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

Blood Of The Martyr

In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.

Unattributed

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.

Francois Mauriac

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

John P. Strelecky

Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.

Gordon Korman

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Harriet Beecher Stowe

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Dennis Waitley

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.

Unknown

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

Carl Bard

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

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

Winston Churchill

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

City of Angels

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Dale Carnegie

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.

Harvey Mackay