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Dorothy L. Sayers

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I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

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I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Dennis Waitley

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

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

Anonymous

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

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

Goethe

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.

Zig Ziglar

After all, tomorrow is another day !

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

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

A healthy outside starts from the inside

Robert Urich

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.

Muriel Spark

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

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

Norman Vincent Peale

When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?

Steven Wright

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

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

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

William J.H

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !

Theodore Roosevelt

This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.

Robert Kincaid

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.

Samuel Butler

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein

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

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.

Swami Vivekananda

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

Napoleon Bonaparte

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

Albert Einstein

What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

Louis L. Mann

If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.

Myrtle Reed

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.

Unknown

May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

The best things in life are not things.

Unknown

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

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

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

Mark Twain

Live life with passion.

Unknown

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.

Ba'al Shem Tov

None are homely who smile.

Robert Half

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.

Bruce Lee

I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.

Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

Anonymous

Forget about it.

Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

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

Ayn Rand

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins

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

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.

Lisa Grude

Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

You create your reality.

Unknown

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

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

Conrad Hilton

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Brian Tracy

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.

Winston Churchill

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it

Colin Wilson

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

Harvey Mackay

I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.

Martha Washington

The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.

Johnette Napolitano

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Anthony Robbins

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.

Scott Reed

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.

Robert H. Schuller

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.

Ovid