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Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

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Love is the only gold.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.

Ovid

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.

John Dryden

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.

Peter De Vries

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

Chinese Proverb

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.

Tommy Lasorda

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

Albert Einstein

Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.

Japanese Proverb

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

Suellen Fried

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Dennis Waitley

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Unknown

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Mahatma Gandhi

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.

John P. Strelecky

Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.

Taako

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.

William Blake

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To God, there is no zero. I still exist.

Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

Can you dig it ?

Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)

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

W. R. Inge

Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.

Earl Nightingale

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

James Anthony Froude

Begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

Anthony Robbins

Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.

Robert H. Schuller

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

I don't like your manners.

Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.

Dale Carnegie

Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.

James F. Bell

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.

Mother Theresa

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

There are no gains without pains.

Adlai Stevenson

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Zig Ziglar

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

Thornton Wilder

Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.

Yusuf Tara

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."

Unknown

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.

Bruce Lee

Good morning, Vietnam !

Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)

You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.

Henry Drummond

Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Abraham Lincoln

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.

Democritus

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

Marcus Washling

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Roy Disney

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

I need him like the axe needs the turkey.

Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)

People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.

Anonymous

When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.

Bruce Lee

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz

This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.

Swami Vivekananda

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.

Anonymous

Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.

Confucius

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.

Rabindranath Tagore

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.

Anonymous

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.

Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

Claudia Black

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Edmund Burke

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

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

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

But I would be proud.

Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

Carpe diem.

Latin Proverb

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau