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Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

Carl Sandburg

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.

Carl Sandburg

Nothing happens unless first we dream.

Carl Sandburg

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Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.

George Carlin

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.

Dennis Waitley

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.

Robert Frost

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.

Thomas Edison

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.

Aristotle

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

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

Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.

David Bly

Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.

Swami Vivekananda

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula K. Le Guin

I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

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Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.

Norman Vincent Peale

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.

Stephen Covey

There's no abiding success without commitment.

Anthony Robbins

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

In love beggar and king are equal.

Indian Proverb

Every human heart is human.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Jim Rohn

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.

Joan Jett

Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.

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If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''

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

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You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

You make me want to be a better man.

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Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

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Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

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The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

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We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

Tom Robbins

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.

Japanese Proverb

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.

Thomas Edison

Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

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

Helen Keller

Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.

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Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

T.S. Eliot

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement

W. Clement Stone

We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

W. Clement Stone

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

Hunker down.

Unknown

First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.

Denis Healey

Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

Martin Buber

It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.

Jerry Greenfield

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.

Albert Einstein

All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

Walt Disney

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

Mark Twain

I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.

Thomas Edison

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.

Cullen Hightower

In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action

Aristotle

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .

John Greenleaf Whittier

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.

Val Saintsbury

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

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

Dennis Waitley

What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

Voltaire

Houston, we have a problem.

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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.

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Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.

Judith Viorst

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

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.

Unknown

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.

Pat Carroll

Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

Eileen Caddy

The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

It is always your next move.

Napoleon Hill

Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Dennis Waitley

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron