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If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

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Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Unknown

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.

Swami Vivekananda

A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

Thomas Edison

Always do the right thing.

Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.

Stephen Covey

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

Molly McDonald

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Be all you can be.

John C. Maxwell

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

Harvey Mackay

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

David Starr Jordan

I need him like the axe needs the turkey.

Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

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

Josh Billings

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.

John Maxwell

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.

Luciano De Crescenzo

Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.

Steve Jobs

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.

Donald Trump

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

Jim Rohn

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

What ever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

What's another word for thesaurus ?

Steven Wright

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.

W. R. Inge

A life lived in fear is half lived.

Anonymous

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

Blaise Pascal

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

Bruce Springsteen

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.

George William Curtis

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

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

Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it

Unknown

Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.

Unknown

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Sandy Wilson

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.

Dale Carnegie

Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.

Confucius

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

Theodore Roosevelt

Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

George S. Patton

People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.

Robert Half

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

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

William Shakespeare

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.

Allard Lowenstein

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

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

Henry Ford

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

William Ellery Channing

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Bagehot

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.

Thomas Edison

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work

Thomas Edison

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

Stephen Covey

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

Joe Clark

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein

He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.

Martha Washington

O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.

Robert Burns

You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."

Crash Davis

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth