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Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

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

J.M. Barrie

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

The calla lilies are in bloom again.

Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

Duffy, Chinatown (1974)

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

Joyce Brothers

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.

Karen Casey

For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change

Jim Rohn

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

Anonymous

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

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

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.

Jim Rohn

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.

Anonymous

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

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

Alice Walker

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.

Congolese Proverb

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

Scott Hayden

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.

Robert H. Schuller

Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.

Harvey Mackay

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

W. Mitchell

Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi

Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

Albert Einstein

It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.

L.O. Baird

Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.

Bruce Lee

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

La Rochefoucauld

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.

Plato

Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.

Erich Fromm

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

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Swami Vivekananda

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

Abraham Lincoln

If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.

Norman Vincent Peale

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

The man who has no imagination has no wings.

Muhamed Ali

I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

P. T. Barnum

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.

Brian Tracy

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.

George Carlin

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.

God, Oh God (1977)

I'm Multi-Dimensional !

Taako

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.

Thomas Edison

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:24

Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.

Plato

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

Thomas Edison

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.

Robert Herrick

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Joseph Joubert

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Bill Cosby

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.

Louise Hay

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.

Paul H. Dunn

The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.

Brian Tracy

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

Work is love made manifest.

Unattributed

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

Anonymous

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

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.

Mother Teresa