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To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

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Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

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

You can observe a lot just by watching.

Yogi Berra

The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.

Rodney L. Parsley

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

Marcel Proust

Who, being loved, is poor ?

Oscar Wilde

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Confucius

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.

Martin Buber

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.

Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)

This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

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

Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Abraham Lincoln

I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.

Geri Weitzman

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

Norman Vincent Peale

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

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

Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)

What is life without the radiance of love.

Von Schiller

Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17. Not alive, anyway.

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

Swami Vivekananda

Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.

Earl Nightingale

The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.

Thomas Edison

The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

Tim Blixseth Bono

Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.

Casablanca

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Horace Mann

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

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 are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.

Russian Proverb

Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.

Persian Proverb

Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Thomas Dewar

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

Sydney J. Harris

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

Henry Ford

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

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

La Bruyere

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

It's good to be the king !

Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)

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

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

Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

Every dog has his day.

Proverb

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.

Lisa Hoffman

"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.

George P. Burnham

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

Marc Chagall

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

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

Rabindranath Tagore

Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.

Lisa Grude

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

William Shakespeare

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

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

Oscar Wilde

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.

Norman Vincent Peale

Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.

John Dryden

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.

Robert H. Schuller

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

Anonymous

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.

Stephen Covey

Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.

William Butler Yeats

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

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

Union gives strength.

Aesop

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

Robert Half

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

Alfred Adler