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Buckminster Fuller

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You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

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One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

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Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy

My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.

George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

Mark Twain

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

Unknown

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.

Lisa Hoffman

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

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

Mother Teresa

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

Anonymous

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.

Robert Ingersoll

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

Anthony Robbins

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

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

Sarah Bernhardt

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.

Stephen Covey

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

Anonymous

It's never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

I like to watch.

Chance, Being There (1979)

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

Winston Churchill

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

Follow the money.

Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

Napoleon Hill

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

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But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.

William Shakespeare

What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

Louis L. Mann

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

Robert M. Pirsig

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

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

I am the captain of my soul.

William Ernest Henley

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.

Donald Trump

Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.

Thomas Edison

It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.

Anonymous

Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.

Swami Vivekananda

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

They call me Mister Tibbs !

Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)

Love is the whole and more than all.

E.E. Cummings

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.

Albert Einstein

Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !

Harvey Mackay

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -

Blaine Lee

Love is smiling on the inside and out.

Jennifer Wilson

The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.

God, Oh God (1977)

I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

Susan Taylor

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

All work is empty save when there is love.

Kahlil Gibran

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.

Noah Porter

Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.

Dorothy Day

Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.

Swami Vivekananda

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

Swami Vivekananda

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.

W. R. Inge

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

Alan Ashley-Pitt

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.

Anonymous

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

Anonymous

To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale