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Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.

Dorothy Day

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

Abraham Lincoln

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.


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

Albert Einstein

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.


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

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

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

Anthony Robbins

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.


Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.

J.M. Barrie

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp

If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.

Chinese Proverb

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

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

Napoleon Hill

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

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

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.

Emily Dickinson

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

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

Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.

Abraham Lincoln

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.

Winston Churchill

Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl Buck

Nobody puts baby in a corner.

Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.


As you think in your heart, so shall you be.


The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.

Robert H. Schuller

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.

Mike Litman

Work is love made manifest.


The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

Blood Of The Martyr

Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.

Swami Vivekananda

The way we see the problem is the problem.

Stephen Covey

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller

Every dog has his day.


Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

Napoleon Hill

Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.

George Catlin

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.


What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.

Ashley Brilliant

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

It is always your next move.

Napoleon Hill

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

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

Robert Half

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.


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

Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Would you like to play a game ?

Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)

Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Thomas Jefferson

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.

Guillaume Apollinaire

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.

Charles M. Schwab

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

You can do anything you put your mind to.


Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

Bruce Lee

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

Albert Einstein

Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.

Robert Half

Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

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

Otomo No Yakamochi

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


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


The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

Abb D'Allanival

Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence