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There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

David Starr Jordan

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I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

Thomas Edison

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)

The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

All love is sweet, given or returned.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Cause Change & Lead. Accept Change & Survive. Resist Change & Die.

Ray Norda

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

Yusuf Tara

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

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

Helen Keller

Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.

Swami Vivekananda

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.

Johann Gottfried Von Herder

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

Rollo May

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.

Anita Brookner

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

Henry Ford

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

Swami Vivekananda

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

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

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Erich Fromm

Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.

Unknown

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

William Osler

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

W.C Fields

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.

Anonymous

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Unknown

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.

Robert H. Schuller

Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.

Leos Janacek

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

Michael Johnson

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

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

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.

Hebrew Proverb

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

Jakob Dylan

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.

Tom Peters

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

Robert F. Kennedy

The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.

Unknown

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

The past does not equal the future.

Anthony Robbins

She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.

Jane Austen

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

Robert Half

Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

Joan Baez

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.

Indian Proverb

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

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

Anonymous

Do you want a leg or a breast ?

Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)

Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Stephen Covey

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.

Warren G. Bennis

Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.

Unknown

There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan

You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Stella ! Hey, Stella !

Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Plutarch

The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.

Thomas Jefferson

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

Master Yuanwu

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !

Taako

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

Thomas Moore

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.

Swami Vivekananda

Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.

Robert C. Solomon

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

Anatole France

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.

Anonymous

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up

James Baldwin

If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.

John Stuart Mill

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

Happiness is a choice.

Barry Neil Kaufman

Let thy words be few.

Ecclesiastes

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

Adventure is worthwhile.

Amelia Earhart