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Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

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We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.

John P. Strelecky

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray

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

Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.

Robert Half

Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !

Swami Vivekananda

It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.

Mother Teresa

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.

Stephen Covey

Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.

Norman Vincent Peale

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

Mother Teresa

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Unknown

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.

Russian Proverb

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

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

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

Albert Careb

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

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

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

After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.

Swami Vivekananda

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale

The best things in life are free.

Unknown

Immaturity can last a lifetime.

Robert Half

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

Joan Baez

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

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

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

Hillel

Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !

Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

Norman Vincent Peale

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.

Christy Borgeld

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes

Dennis Waitley

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

Thomas Jefferson

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.

Sophocles

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

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)

Love is a bird, she needs to fly.

Madonna

If you wanna call me that, smile.

The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Anonymous

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

Winston Churchill

Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.

Mingjiao

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

John Churton Collins

Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.

Abraham Lincoln

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

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

Hope springs eternal.

Alexander Pope

All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

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

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.

Mary Kay Ash

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

After all, tomorrow is another day !

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.

Anita Brookner

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Islamic Proverb

We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.

Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)