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The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.

C.S. Lewis

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

Cullen Hightower

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

Donald Trump

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

Help me ! Help me !

Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.

Unknown

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.

Francis Wilson

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man

Aretha Franklin

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

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

Peter Davies

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

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

Donald Curtis

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.

General Douglas MacArthur

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?

Taako

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.

Michael Johnson

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

Galileo Galilei

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Jeanne Moreau

Rosebud.

Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)

Never Quit.

Unknown

If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.

Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)

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

Samuel Butler

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.

Winston Churchill

We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.

Brian Andres

You only get out what you put in.

Unknown

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

Gail Sheehy

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

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

Robert H. Schuller

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.

Lester Sumrall

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.

Anonymous

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.

Albert Einstein

Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.

Dale Carnegie

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

Kahlil Gibran

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Bill Cosby

From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.

Yiddish Proverb

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.

Karl Jaspers

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.

David O. McKay

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

J. Robert Oppenheimer

It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.

Anonymous

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

Louis L. Mann

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

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.

Lisa Hoffman

Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition

Joe Carlozo

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.

Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

A. P. Gouthey

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

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

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl Menninger

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

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

John Nesvig

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

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

Archimedes

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

David O. McKay

I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting. To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.

Bruce Lee

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

Fried Green Tomatoes

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.

Anonymous

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

Jim Rohn

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.

W. Clement Stone

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

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

Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.

Dennis Waitley

The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.

Unknown

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Never stop dreaming.

Unknown

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle