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

Douglas MacArthur

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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

Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.

Lord Byron

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.

Margaret Mead

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'

Abraham Maslow

Mac, you ever been in love ?

Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

The hottest love has the coldest end.

Socrates

An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.

Karl Jaspers

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.

Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)

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

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Pearl Bailey

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.

Anonymous

Kindness is always fashionable.

America E. Barr

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.

Amelia Earhart

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

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

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

Karen Casey

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

Unattributed

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.

Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

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

Albert Einstein

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

William Wordsworth

Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.

Grenville Kleiser

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.

Edward Bulwer Lytton

Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.

C.N. Bovee

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.

William Shakespeare

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

Harvey Mackay

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

Erich Fromm

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

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.

George Catlin

I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference

Mark Victor Hansen

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

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

Jesus

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.

Anonymous

Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.

Theodor Reik

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Sandy Wilson

The show must go on.

Proverb

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney

The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.

Jessica Brumley

What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.

Steven Wright

No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.

Mark Victor Hansen

Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.

Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.

Mark Victor Hansen

Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.

Dennis Waitley

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

Oprah Winfrey

To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Dale Carnegie

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

When Harry Met Sally

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

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

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

Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.

Robert Louis Stevenson

If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

Isaac B. Singer

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

Paula, Gaslight (1940)

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt