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Charles Kingsley

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We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

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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

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

David Starr Jordan

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

Bunker Hunt

A woman who is loved always has success.

Vicki Baum

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.

Dennis Waitley

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.

Charles F. Kettering

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

Albert Careb

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

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.

Arnold Glasgow

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.

Polybius

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

Mother Theresa

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

Swami Vivekananda

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Napoleon Hill

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.

Calvin Coolidge

Life is what you make it.

Unknown

No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.

Brian Tracy

I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

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

Walt Disney

Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.

Anonymous

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.

Orville Wright

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.

Hannah Arendy

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.

Mahatma Gandhi

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

Woody Allen

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.

Frank Outlaw

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

Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Stuart Mill

It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.

Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.

Anonymous

Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.

Winston Churchill

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

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !

Theodore Roosevelt

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Helen Keller

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

W. R. Inge

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.

Swami Vivekananda

For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Francis Bacon

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.

Mark Victor Hansen

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Darrell Royal

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.

Swami Vivekananda

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.

Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough Reason

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Galileo Galilei

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

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

James Oppenheim

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

Robert Half

Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.

Unknown

Laughter is the best medicine.

Unknown

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

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

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

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

Washington Irving

Keep away from 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

For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.

Brian Tracy

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.

E. E. Hale

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.

William Glasser

Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable

Helen Keller