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Let thy words be few.

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Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)

It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.

Hermann Hesse

Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

Tracy L. McNair

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

J.M. Barrie

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

General George S. Patton

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

Oscar Wilde

No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.

Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

Earl Nightingale

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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

Soren Kierkegaard

We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.

Donald Curtis

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

Harvey Mackay

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

Winston Churchill

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

Satchel Paige

No matter where you go, there you are.

Steven Wright

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

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

C.N. Bovee

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

Albert Einstein

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.

T.S. Eliot

All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.

Zig Ziglar

Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.

Unknown

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.

W. Stanley Mooneyham

It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.

Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)

The life which is unexamined is not worth living

Socrates

In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.

Stephen Covey

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

Love like you'll never be hurt.

William Purkey

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

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

Jim Rohn

Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.

Norman Vincent Peale

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Francis of Assisi

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

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

Pearl Bailey

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

Desmond Tutu

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

You must tolerate that which you can not change.

Spanish Proverb

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

George S. Patton

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

Seneca

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.

Anthony Robbins

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Margaret Thatcher

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda

Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.

Henry Ford

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

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

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.

Joseph Ray

The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

I'll have what she's having.

Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Henry David Thoreau

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 eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.

Taako

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.

Thomas Edison

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

Earl Nightingale

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.

Tom Clancy

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Jiddu Krishnamurti

If you build it, he will come.

Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time

Jermaine Stewart

When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.

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