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Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser

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There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.

Winston Churchill

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.


Love as much as you can from wherever you are.

Elizabeth Ashley

Cause Change & Lead. Accept Change & Survive. Resist Change & Die.

Ray Norda

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.

Berthold Auerbach

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

Natalie Cole

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.

Carl Sandburg

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

A short saying often contains much wisdom.


Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

Ivan Panin

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

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

John Wooden

This is the beginning of a new day.


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

Zig Ziglar

We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.


Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

Charlie Brown

Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.

J. Petit Senn

It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.

Latin Proverb

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

Japanese Proverb

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.

Kahlil Gibran

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

Love sees roses without thorns.

German Proverb

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

William Osler

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

Thomas Edison

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.

Michel de Montaigne

A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.


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

Elbert Hubbard

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.

Orville Wright

If you build it, he will come.

Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.

Marguerite De Valois

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.

Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)

After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.

Swami Vivekananda

History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.

Karl Marx

You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.

Irish Proverb

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

Our only security is in our ability to change.

Sam Keen

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.

Karl Jaspers

All you need is love.

John Lennon

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

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

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

Dale Carnegie

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.

Blaise Pascal

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

The calla lilies are in bloom again.

Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

John Lennon

Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.

E. E. Hale

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Harold R. McAlindon

The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

Chinese Proverb

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Erich Fromm

When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.

Mark Victor Hansen

The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Seize the day.


A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

Karl Kraus

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

Albert Einstein

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.


Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.

Thomas Edison

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

Bob Dylan

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

Francis of Assisi

May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

The hottest love has the coldest end.


What's meant to be will always find a way

Trisha Yearwood

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

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

Mark Victor Hansen

Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.

Judith Viorst

Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence

Nobody puts baby in a corner.

Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Thomas Jefferson

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Winston Churchill

Give all to love.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !


The loving are the daring.

Bayard Taylor

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp