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Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

Denis Diderot

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If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.

Blaise Pascal

You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Maya Angelou

In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

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

Anonymous

He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Taako

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

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

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Josh Billings

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

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

Henry David Thoreau

You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.

Christian Nestell Bovee

Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

Earl Nightingale

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

Earl Nightingale

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction

Anne Sullivan

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.

Swami Vivekananda

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

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

William Faulkner

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.

Proverb

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Change comes from within.

Unknown

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.

W. Clement Stone

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

The Shulamite

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.

Sequichie Comingdeer

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

T.S. Eliot

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

Narrator, The Naked City (1948)

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

Plutarch

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.

Robert Half

Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind

Earl Nightingale

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

Joan Baez

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa

if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.

Anonymous

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.

Anonymous

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.

Anonymous

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

Charles A. Lindbergh

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.

Anonymous

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

John Cage

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

Bob Klas

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.

Anonymous

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.

Scott Reed

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn

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

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Heraclitus

Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.

Maximus, Gladiator (2000)

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

Oscar Wilde

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4: 4-7

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)

The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.

George Mueller

My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

Thomas Edison

If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.

Leo Tolstoy

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

Richard L. Evans

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

I bet you can squeal like a pig.

Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)

My life is my message.

Mahatma Gandhi

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

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

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.

Justin Sims

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

Hunker down.

Unknown

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

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

Moliere