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Anything is possible.

Unknown

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz

It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.

Marcel Proust

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

Myrtle Reed

You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.

Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.

Vince Lombardi

Excuse me while I whip this out.

Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)

There's no place like home.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.

Edgar Watson Howe

You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

Susan Podziba

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

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

We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.

John P. Strelecky

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

Seneca

The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.

George Catlin

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We belong dead.

The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

Bruce Lee

If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.

Dale Carnegie

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

One million dollars !

Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.

Anonymous

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.

Harvey Mackay

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

Norman Vincent Peale

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

Nelson Mandela

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix

Where there's life, there's hope.

Terence

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Goethe

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

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

Earl Nightingale

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France

I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.

Henri Nouwen

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Matthew

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

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

Thomas Carlyle

I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)

Dreams don't work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.

Anne Frank

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

Ronald Reagan

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

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Benjamin Franklin

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

Agnes Repplier

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

Duffy, Chinatown (1974)

What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.

Nash

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

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)

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.

Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)

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

John F. Kennedy

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

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

W. Somerset Manghan

Love conquers all.

Virgil

Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.

Anonymous

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

I am your father.

Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.

Dennis Waitley

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

Brian Tracy

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

Abraham Lincoln

Count your blessings.

Og Mandino

Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George

Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.

Swami Vivekananda

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Napoleon Hill

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal