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Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

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Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.

Brian Tracy

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

Brian Tracy

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

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

Dalai Lama

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

Rabindranath Tagore

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

Stan Smith

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tse

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.

Kahlil Gibran

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

Confucius

There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G. K. Chesterton

This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.

Swami Vivekananda

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese Proverb

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

Albert Einstein

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

Bond. James Bond.

James Bond, Dr No (1962)

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

Conrad Hilton

The heart that loves is always young.

Greek Proverb

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.

Cyril Connolly

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.

Cicero

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

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

Anonymous

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

Who, being loved, is poor ?

Oscar Wilde

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.

Anthony Robbins

All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.

Swami Vivekananda

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Kahlil Gibran

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Anonymous

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.

Zig Ziglar

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.

Swami Vivekananda

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.

Zig Ziglar

If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.

Unknown

As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.

Dennis Waitley

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

We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Dennis Waitley

I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.

Thomas Edison

A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.

Anonymous

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

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

Marilyn Ferguson

You're gonna need a bigger boat.

Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

P. T. Barnum

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.

Corinthians

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.

Thomas Edison

Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.

G. Moore

The best things in life are not things.

Unknown

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

Gorden B. Hinkley

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

Michael Johnson

The more goals you set - the more goals you get.

Mark Victor Hansen

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.

Henry Ward Beecher

No man can stand on top because he is put there.

H. H. Vreeland

Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi

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

Dennis Waitley

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.

Thomas Edison

When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

Dennis Waitley

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

Kahlil Gibran

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

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

Yusuf Tara

L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)