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Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Edmund Burke

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Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.

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Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.

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A dream is a wish your heart makes.

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When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

W. Clement Stone

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.

Forest Witcraft

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it

Dennis P. Kimbro

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

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

Bond. James Bond.

James Bond, Dr No (1962)

It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.

Margaret Thatcher

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.

Peter De Vries

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.

Anonymous

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.

Christy Borgeld

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

German Proverb

I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.

Kyle Schmidt

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

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

The measure of a man is what he does with power.

Greek Proverb

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard

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Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.

Warren Bennis

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

Jean Sibelius

And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

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

W. R. Inge

No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.

Brian Tracy

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

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

John Wooden

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.

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True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

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The more goals you set - the more goals you get.

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Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

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Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

Swami Vivekananda

Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.

Swami Vivekananda

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within

Earl Nightingale

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.

Lord Chesterfield

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Unattributed

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.

Tom Peters

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

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

Anonymous

I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.

Winston Churchill

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

I am fond of only what comes from the heart.

Martha Washington

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

Anonymous

Real love stories never have endings.

Richard Bach

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

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

I love you - those three words have my life in them.

Alexandrea

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.

Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner

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

In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.

Jim Croce

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.

Anthony Pagano

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.

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Thomas Edison

Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.

Dottie Walters

There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.

Cyril Connolly

Bring out the gimp.

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In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Anonymous

No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.

Aesop

A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.

William Shedd

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

You can observe a lot just by watching.

Yogi Berra

I'm Multi-Dimensional !

Taako

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.

Levell Edwards

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

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