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Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough

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The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.

Muhammad Yunus

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.

Bruce Lee

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Every dog has his day.

Proverb

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

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

German Proverb

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

Walter Winchell

Love that is true never grows old.

Elben Bano

I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.

Swami Vivekananda

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.

Japanese Proverb

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

Tom Robbins

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.

Jim Rohn

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor

Vince Lombardi

Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.

Earl Nightingale

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.

Joan Baez

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

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

Charles F. Kettering

I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.

H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

Elbert Hubbard

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.

Unknown

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

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas Edison

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.

Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Anonymous

Who's on first.

Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

Elizabeth Bowen

Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.

Muda Saint Michael

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

Buddha

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.

Anonymous

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.

Francis Bacon

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.

Anonymous

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

Leo Buscaglia

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl S. Buck

Love is a fruit in season at all times.

Mother Theresa

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.

Unknown

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.

Charles M. Shultz

Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Leo Buscaglia

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.

Jerry Greenfield

In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.

Henry David Thoreau

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

What ever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.

William Shakespeare

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

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

Anonymous

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

Anatole France

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

Japanese Proverb

The heart that loves is always young.

Greek Proverb

The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

Danish Proverb

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

William Osler

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

Abraham Lincoln

Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.

Judith Viorst

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.

Al Franken

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.

Zig Ziglar

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.

Lester Sumrall

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Washington Irving

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Dan Stanford