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Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

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No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.

Swami Vivekananda

Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.

Unattributed

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

Winston Churchill

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.

Winston Churchill

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.

Albert Einstein

If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.

Unknown

Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !

Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)

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

Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.

Lord Chesterfield

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Horace Walpole

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.

Unknown

We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.

Donald Curtis

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

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

Thomas Jefferson

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

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

Winston Churchill

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.

Anita Brookner

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

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

Winston Churchill

It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.

Allard Lowenstein

A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.

Mohammed

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.

George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

Calvin Coolidge

I am fond of only what comes from the heart.

Martha Washington

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

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)

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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

Dale Carnegie

Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.

Unknown

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.

Zen Proverb

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

Jonathan Swift

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

William Wordsworth

I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

Charles Dickens

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Confucius

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.

Bruce Lee

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

Mark Twain

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

Dennis Waitley

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.

Anonymous

Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

Sholem Aleichem

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.

Albert Einstein

Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

Jim Rohn

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.

Stephen Covey

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

Robert H. Schuller

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?

Cicero

Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !

Swami Vivekananda

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

John P. Strelecky

They call me Mister Tibbs !

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

Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.

Chinese Proverb

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

Charles Tremendous Jones

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Anzia Yezierska

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Adventure is worthwhile.

Amelia Earhart

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant

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

What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.

Nash

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

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.

Unknown

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

E. Joseph Cossman

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.

Unknown