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There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.

Douglas MacArthur

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The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.

Mark Victor Hansen

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.

Anatole France

Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.

Pat Carroll

Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

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

Brian Andres

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.

Unknown

If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.

Swami Vivekananda

We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.

Charles F. Kettering

The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.

Kahlil Gibran

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.

Swami Vivekananda

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

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 didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?

Steven Wright

I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.

George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)

Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.

Proverb

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)

If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.

Stephen Covey

No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.

Napoleon Hill

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.

Swami Vivekananda

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Donald Trump

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.

Anonymous

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

Brian Weir

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

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

Dr. Phil

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

Thomas Edison

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard

I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

Elie Wiesel

Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.

William S. Burroughs

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'

Blackhawk

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.

Albert Einstein

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Stephen Covey

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care

T. Howell

Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl A. Menninger

The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

Anonymous

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Abigail Van Buren

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.

Anonymous

Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.

Khalil Gibran

Perfect love can not be without equality.

Scottish Proverb

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

Joshua J. Marine

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

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Abraham Maslow

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.

John Stuart Mill

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

Love is the only gold.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)

I'll have what she's having.

Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)

You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

Isaac Asimov

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.

Maya Angelou

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

They're called boobs, Ed.

Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

Act or accept.

Unknown

Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.

Amelia Earhart

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Shut up and deal.

Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)

The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.

Barbara Jordan

Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !

Taako

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.

Charles Reade

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.

Napoleon Hill

Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.

W. R. Inge