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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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First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.

Swami Vivekananda

Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

Robert F. Kennedy

Make the second effort your second nature.

Harvey Mackay

Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.

Christy Borgeld

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time

Jermaine Stewart

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

Peter De Vries

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

Anthony Robbins

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

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

Brian Andres

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

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

Les Brown

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !

Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)

Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

It's good to be the king !

Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)

No pain, No gain.

Unknown

I need him like the axe needs the turkey.

Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?

Earl Nightingale

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

Winston Churchill

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

English Proverb

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.

Mike Litman

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

Norman Vincent Peale

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.

Abraham Maslow

How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.

Unknown

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

Unknown

Ability is sexless.

Christabel Pankhurst

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Matthew

Be the best that you can be.

Unknown

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Albert Einstein

There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

Nicholas Sparks

Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.

Germaine De Stael

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Charles F. Kettering

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

Impossible situations can become possible miracles.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Roy Disney

Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

Walter Winchell

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

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

Chinese Proverb

I am your father.

Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.

Marva Collins

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

Marie Osmond

Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.

Stephen Covey

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.

Swami Vivekananda

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.

W. Clement Stone

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

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

Many hands make light work.

Proverb

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.

Horace

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napolean Bonaparte

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.

Albert Einstein

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.

Russian Proverb

People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

Earl Nightingale

The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.

Unattributed

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

John Quincy Adams

If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.

Thomas Fuller

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

E.B. White

Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 5:43-45

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.

George Matthew Allen

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !

Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)

Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.

Swami Vivekananda

I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker