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The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

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Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.

Unknown

There is no beauty but the beauty of action.

Proverb

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.

Karl Jaspers

I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.

George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.

Swami Vivekananda

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

David Levesque

How do I look ?

Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

A woman who is loved always has success.

Vicki Baum

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

Harvey Mackay

Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.

Unknown

There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.

Red Cloud

I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

Napoleon Hill

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Elbert Hubbard

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.

Stephen Covey

Nothing is worth more than this day.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

We're sisters under the same mink.

Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?

George Eliot

Never Quit.

Unknown

Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.

Japanese Proverb

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.

John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)

If there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

Many hands make light work.

Proverb

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

Charles Dickens

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

Carl Sandburg

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

Conrad Hilton

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.

Unknown

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

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

Horace

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.

Anita Brookner

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

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

Tom Peters

Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

Oprah Winfrey

I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.

David O. McKay

For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

Rainer Maria Rilke

The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.

Anonymous

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

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

Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !

George Jacques Danton

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.

Barbara Sher

Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Helen Keller

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

Don Marquis

The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.

Christy Borgeld

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.

Anonymous

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

Albert Einstein

Faith can move mountains.

Unknown

Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

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

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.

Anonymous

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Aristotle

Real love stories never have endings.

Richard Bach

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

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

Henri Nouwen

I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.

George Catlin

A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.

Frank Tebbetts