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I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

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The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it

Colin Wilson

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

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

William Osler

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Erich Fromm

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

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

General George S. Patton

Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.

Swami Vivekananda

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.

Stephen Covey

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.

Albert Einstein

I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.

Robert Southey

Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

William Wordsworth

I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.

Henry David Thoreau

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

Duffy, Chinatown (1974)

It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.

Chinese Proverb

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

Napoleon Hill

Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".

Jim Rohn

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

John P. Strelecky

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !

Taako

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.

Rabindranath Tagore

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

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

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.

James F. Bell

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Helen Keller

I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.

Donald Trump

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Leo Buscaglia

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

None are homely who smile.

Robert Half

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

Jonathan Swift

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

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

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.

Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

William Osler

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

Thomas Carlyle

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

Bernard M. Baruch

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

Harvey Mackay

When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

You create your reality.

Unknown

Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.

Charles Reade

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

Andrew Carnegie

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

Anonymous

I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)

May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.

L.O. Baird

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

Norman Vincent Peale

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

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

Latin Proverb

Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.

Warren Bennis

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

Prentice

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Abraham Lincoln

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.

Stephen R. Covey

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

Marc Chagall

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Anthony Robbins

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn