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Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.

Chinese Proverb

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

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

Chinese Proverb

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.

Chinese Proverb

A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Chinese Proverb

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Chinese Proverb

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

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.

Chinese Proverb

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

Chinese Proverb

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese Proverb

Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb

Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.

Chinese Proverb

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

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Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)

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Maya Angelou

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Henriette Montel

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Viktor Frankl

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Earl Nightingale

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.

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Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.

Collin McCarty

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.

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Blaine Lee

I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.

Dale Carnegie

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France

My heart is ever at your service.

Shakespeare

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

We do what we must, and call it by the best names.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Abigail Van Buren

Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.

George William Curtis

An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.

Caroline L. Gascoigne

Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.

Harvey Mackay

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Vegas, baby.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.

Charles M. Schwab

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

Unknown

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.

Margaret Mead

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

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John Burroughs

The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.

Galatians 514

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.

Madame De Maintenon

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it

Colin Wilson

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

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

Where there's life, there's hope.

Terence

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

Helen Keller

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

Jim Rohn

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.

Anonymous

My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.

Swami Vivekananda

Let's roll.

Todd Beamer

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

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Warren Bennis

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction

Anne Sullivan

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.

Kahlil Gibran

Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.

Anonymous

Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.

Steve Winwood

It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

Shut up and deal.

Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)

God doesn't make junk.

Unknown

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !

Taako

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Jesse Owens

Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

Max DePree

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

Kahlil Gibran

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Great men are not always wise.

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Henry David Thoreau

Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.

Norman Vincent Peale

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Winston Churchill

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

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

Tony Dorsett

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Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.

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Henri Frederic Amiel

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G. M. Trevelyan

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

Robert Half

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

Isaac Newton

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

Frank Lloyd Wright

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team

Red Auerbach