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The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton

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One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

William Butler Yeats

Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.

Scott Hayden

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

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

William Shakespeare

Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.

Erich Fromm

Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen Covey

There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.

Azim Premji

No matter where you go, there you are.

Steven Wright

The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.

Victor Hugo

And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.

Samuel Coleridge

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

Alice Walker

People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.

Jesse Owens

Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.

Norman Vincent Peale

Nothing succeeds like success.

Proverb

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.

David Bly

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

Japanese Proverb

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

To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.

Samuel Butler

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Albert Einstein

Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !

Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.

B.C. Forbes

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.

Muhammad Yunus

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.

Thomas Edison

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.

Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.

Stephen Covey

We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.

Brian Andres

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Dennis Waitley

A bold onset is half the battle.

Giuseppe Garibaldi

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.

Mother Teresa

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.

Dean Marshall Art Linkletter

Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team

Red Auerbach

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

Judith Martin

I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.

Donald Trump

It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.

Aristotle

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.

Napoleon Hill

God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.

Ethel Watts Mumford

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.

Spanish Proverb

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

Jim Rohn

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

Unattributed

The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.

Larry Page

Good morning, Vietnam !

Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)

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

Anonymous

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

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

Norman Vincent Peale

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

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

William B. Sprague

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

Anything is possible.

Unknown

I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.

Karl Jaspers

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.

William A. Ward

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts

Albert Einstein

You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

A life lived in fear is half lived.

Anonymous

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

J.F.T. Bugental

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.

Anthony Robbins

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

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

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

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

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

Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.

Harvey Mackay

You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.

Proverb

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?

Hillel

Success is a journey not a destination.

Ben Sweetland