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There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.

David Burns

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He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!

Paul J. Meyer

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

Hermann Hesse

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

Donald Trump

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

Anonymous

Better late than never.

Proverb

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?

Josh Hinds

Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Anonymous

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.

Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.

Donald Trump

A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '

Unknown

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.

Napoleon Hill

Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

Robert Half

Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.

Karl Jaspers

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott

I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.

Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.

St. Francis De Sales

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.

Soren Kierkegaard

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.

William A. Ward

Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

Keep the Faith.

Unknown

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.

Karl Jaspers

The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.

Helen Keller

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.

David Ogilvy

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

Abraham Lincoln

A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.

Anonymous

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Dennis Waitley

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

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

Chinese Proverb

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.

Daniel Heinsius

It ain't over till it's over.

Yogi Berra

Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.

Warren Bennis

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations

George Bernard Shaw

For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.

William J. Bennett

We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.

Mother Teresa

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.

Christy Borgeld

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

This is nothing !

Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)

Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

Tracy L. McNair

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Henry Ford

I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.

Swami Vivekananda

An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.

Caroline L. Gascoigne

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

Jim Rohn

Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.

Unknown

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Anonymous

If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

Anonymous

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.

Anthony Robbins

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.

Robert Sexton

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

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

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

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

Zig Ziglar

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

Albert Einstein