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

Blaise Pascal

We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.

Blaise Pascal

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

Blaise Pascal

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

Mahatma Gandhi

If you wanna call me that, smile.

The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Bible

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.

Margaret Thatcher

In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.

Unknown

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.

Thomas Fuller

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

To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.

Anthony Pagano

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.

Dale Carnegie

You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill

If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

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

Gail Sheehy

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.

Bruce Lee

Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.

Unknown

Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?

Earl Nightingale

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

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

Winston Churchill

Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team

Red Auerbach

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

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

Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition

Joe Carlozo

Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

All love is sweet, given or returned.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

Robert F. Kennedy

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Unknown

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.

Les Brown

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.

Christy Borgeld

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

High expectations are the key to everything.

Sam Walton

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

Voltaire

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.

Anonymous

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.

Anonymous

Love is my religion, I could die for it.

John Keats

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A woman who is loved always has success.

Vicki Baum

No matter where you go, there you are.

Steven Wright

The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.

Swami Vivekananda

Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.

Swami Vivekananda

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

Unknown

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Anonymous

The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.

Rollo May

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.

Unknown

You're gonna need a bigger boat.

Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)

Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !

Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.

Gail Sheehy

I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.

Jim Croce

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.

Josiah G. Holland

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

If a man does his best, what else is there ?

General George S. Patton

Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !

Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)

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

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.

Aristotle

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.

Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.

Marguerite De Valois

God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.

Swami Vivekananda

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

Unknown

Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.

Mark Twain

Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.

Ella Williams

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.

Thomas Edison

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

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

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)