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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

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You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.

Chinese Proverb

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

Excuse me while I whip this out.

Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)

You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.

Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

I need him like the axe needs the turkey.

Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)

Always do the right thing.

Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.

Albert Einstein

Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

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

Les Brown

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

Bill Blackman

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

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.

Albert Einstein

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.

W. Clement Stone

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

Jim Rohn

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

No matter where you go, there you are.

Steven Wright

And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.

Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

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

Michael Johnson

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

Mark Twain

She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !

Lewis Carroll

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

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.

Anonymous

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

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)

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.

Mother Teresa

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.

George Catlin

First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.

Swami Vivekananda

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

Isaac B. Singer

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

Thomas Jefferson

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.

Stephen Covey

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.

Samuel Butler

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

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser

Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.

P. T. Barnum

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

Benjamin Disraeli

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

W.C Fields

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

When Harry Met Sally

I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

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

Winston Churchill

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

Earl Nightingale

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.

Shira Tehrani

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.

Unknown

Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.

William S. Burroughs

Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.

Sigmund Freud

Bond. James Bond.

James Bond, Dr No (1962)

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.

Brian Tracy

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

Do first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.

Unknown

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.

David Ogilvy

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

Charles A. Lindbergh

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

Thomas Edison

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

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

For with god all things are possible.

Bible

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett

Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

Helen Keller

The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.

Brian Koval

I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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.

You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

Benjamin Franklin

I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Anonymous

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Zig Ziglar

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

Oscar Wilde