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Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !

Thomas Edison

Fortune favors the brave.

Publius Terence

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

Napoleon Hill

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.

Soren Kierkegaard

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

Mark Twain

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man

Aretha Franklin

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.

Richard Bach

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana

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

Jacques Barzun

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

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

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

Robert Half

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence

Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.

Alan Watts

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Helen Keller

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

A. P. Gouthey

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

Isaac Newton

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

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

Jakob Dylan

I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.

Francoise Sagan

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.

La Rochefoucauld

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

Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

Bette Davis

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

Jim Rohn

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

Hope springs eternal.

Alexander Pope

Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.

Hannah Arendy

Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

Richard Dumb

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.

Anthony Robbins

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

Henry Ford

I'm Multi-Dimensional !

Taako

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

Abraham Lincoln

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

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

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

Unknown

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

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.

Robert Frost

They call it a "Royale with Cheese".

Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.

Maya Angelou

Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !

Unknown

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.

Swami Vivekananda

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.

Mark Victor Hansen

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

T. Howell

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.

Arnold Glasgow

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Stephen Covey

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.

George Catlin

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.

John Keats

What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Aristotle

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Winston Churchill

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.

Joan Jett

It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.

Harvey Mackay

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.

David B. Allman

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Samuel Butler

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.

Islamic Proverb

Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.

Unknown

I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.

Albert Einstein

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

Samuel Johnson

This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

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