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Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

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Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Harold R. McAlindon

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"

Robert Schuller

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Union gives strength.

Aesop

Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !

George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.

Tom Clancy

These go to eleven.

Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.

Charles F. Kettering

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.

Thomas Edison

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

Gail Sheehy

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

Joe Clark

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?

Swami Vivekananda

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

W. Clement Stone

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Brian Tracy

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.

Leighton

Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.

Earl Nightingale

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.

Anonymous

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.

Brian Tracy

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

Leonard Nimoy

Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.

David Bly

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.

Swami Vivekananda

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.

German Proverb

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

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

W. Clement Stone

Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

Rosemonde Gerard

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

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.

Christian Nestell Bovee

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah

In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Mahatma Gandhi

It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

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

Conrad Hilton

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

City of Angels

Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.

Bruce Lee

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.

Will Moss

Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.

Harvey Mackay

Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.

Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

D.H. Lawrence

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.

Kuuipo Mark

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

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

Albert Einstein

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.

J. Petit Senn

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.

Sophocles

When the going gets tough the tough get going.

Joseph P. Kennedy

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

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

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Unattributed

He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.

Martha Washington

Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

Practice makes perfect.

Unknown

Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)

Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.

Mark Victor Hansen

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Christy Borgeld