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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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Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

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

If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.

John P. Strelecky

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved

Helen Keller

He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.

Albert Einstein

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.

Unknown

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

Jim Rohn

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.

Michael Johnson

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.

Winston Churchill

The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.

Brian Tracy

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.

Rollo May

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

Every hero becomes a bore at last.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

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

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

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.

Charles F. Kettering

Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.

Unknown

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.

Russian Proverb

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.

Stacie Cunningham

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.

Mother Teresa

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.

Robert H. Schuller

It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.

Louis Kossuth

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

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

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

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.

Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)

Fiddle-dee-dee.

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

Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.

Thomas Edison

Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.

Louise Hay

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

Zig Ziglar

How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.

Unknown

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Peter Ustinov

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

Milton Berle

Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.

Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

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

Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.

Donald Curtis

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

Orlando Battista

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.

Muda Saint Michael

L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

No pain, No gain.

Unknown

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.

Anthony Dalla Villa

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Robert F. Kennedy

Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.

Anonymous

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

Tracy L. McNair

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

Theodore Roosevelt

Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Edison

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

English Proverb

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

Robert H. Schuller

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.

Earl Nightingale

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.

Stephen Covey

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats