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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

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If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

Confucius

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

Elbert Hubbard

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

From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.

Thomas Edison

I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.

Stephen Covey

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.

Roger Smith

First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

Swami Vivekananda

Happiness is a state of mind.

Unknown

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

You're as old as you behave.

Harvey Mackay

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Anthony Pagano

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.

Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen

Hunker down.

Unknown

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.

Napoleon Hill

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.

Mingjiao

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.

Alexander Graham Bell

If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?

Hillel

No matter where you go, there you are.

Steven Wright

The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.

Unknown

Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.

Swami Vivekananda

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Never say die.

Proverb

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

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

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.

Ethel Watts Mumford

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

I need him like the axe needs the turkey.

Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)

Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.

Aristotle

Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.

Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)

A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.

Winston Churchill

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

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

Anonymous

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.

Thomas Fuller

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

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

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

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

Dennis P. Kimbro

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

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

Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching

Satchel Paige

In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.

Japanese Proverb

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.

Cecil B. DeMille

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.

Emily Dickinson

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.

Robert Frost

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

Jim Croce

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.

Anita Brookner

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.

Unknown

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Bible

I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Anonymous

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)

If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.

Anonymous

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.

Anonymous

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.

Lydia Maria Child

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.

Plato

Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.

Amelia Earhart

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

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

Winston Churchill

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)

All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.

Swami Vivekananda

I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.

William Lowe Bryan

We get to make a living , we give to make a life.

Winston Churchill

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

Mark Twain

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

Bruce Lee