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

Dan Stanford

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

Dan Stanford

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Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.

Swami Vivekananda

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.


Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Napolean Hill

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.


Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

Oprah Winfrey

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.


Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

David Starr Jordan

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.

Robert Frost

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -

Kyle Chandler

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.

Harvey Mackay

The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.

Jean Piaget

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.


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

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.


May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.

Pierre Abelard

Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.

Mother Theresa

My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.


The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland


Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

Oscar Wilde

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.

Nada, They Live (1988)

Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.

Jacques Benigne Bossuel

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.

Thomas Fuller

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.


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

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


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

John Wooden

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

Give all to love; obey thy heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.

Norman Vincent Peale

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

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

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.


Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

Necessity is the mother of invention.


Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Bagehot

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.

Mary Parrish

God doesn't make junk.


Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.


The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.

Muriel Spark

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.

Stephen Covey

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

Thomas Edison

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.

Anthony Pagano

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

To my big brother George, the richest man in town !

Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Dan Stanford

Practice makes perfect.


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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Brian Andres

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)

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

Galileo Galilei

One million dollars !

Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)

Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.

Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.

Swami Vivekananda

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.


I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

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

Robert H. Schuller

Live with passion !

Anthony Robbins

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.

Winston Churchill

Who's on first.

Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)