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Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

David Thomas

You can do what you want to do.

David Thomas

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The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.

Rollo May

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

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

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

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.

Robert Half

Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

Zig Ziglar

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

The measure of a man is what he does with power.

Greek Proverb

We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?

Swami Vivekananda

The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Dale E. Turner

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.

Mary MacCracken

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.

Ba'al Shem Tov

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

William B. Sprague

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

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

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

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

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

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

Abraham Lincoln

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.

Francois Mauriac

Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -

Kyle Chandler

Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.

Phyllis Diller

You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.

Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

They're called boobs, Ed.

Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.

Mahatma Gandhi

The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.

Gardner Murphy

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

Molly McDonald

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'

Margaret Thatcher

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.

Albert Einstein

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

Karen Sunde

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller

Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.

William S. Burroughs

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

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

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.

Stephen Covey

We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

Abraham Maslow

Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Edison

Hi-Yo, Silver !

The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)

The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.

Ivan Scheier

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

Anonymous

Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

Miles, Risky Business (1983)

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Unknown

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.

Albert Einstein

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

Oscar Wilde

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.

Napoleon Hill

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on 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. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.

Swami Vivekananda

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner

Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

Miguel de Unamuno

Practice makes perfect.

Unknown

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.

Winston Churchill

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

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

Jerry Greenfield

Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.

Unknown

Say hello to my little friend !

Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

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

Dennis Waitley

There are never enough I Love You's.

Lenny Bruce

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

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.

Narrator, The Naked City (1948)

He who hesitates is lost.

Proverb

Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.

Bill Blackman

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.

Latin Proverb