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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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In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

John Dewey

Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?

Swami Vivekananda

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.

Superman, Superman (1978)

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Abigail Van Buren

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.

Danish Proverb

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

Robert H. Schuller

All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

Swami Vivekananda

There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.

William George Jordan

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

We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time

Jermaine Stewart

Act or accept.

Unknown

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.

Unknown

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

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

Brian Weir

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

Zig Ziglar

Be all you can be.

John C. Maxwell

The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Stuart Mill

I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'

Brian Tracy

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

We belong dead.

The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.

Swami Vivekananda

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

The Wizard of Oz

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

Napoleon Hill

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

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

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

Brian Tracy

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.

J. Richard Clarke

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

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

Zig Ziglar

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

Jim Rohn

It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

Desmond Tutu

If a man does his best, what else is there ?

General George S. Patton

Tough times never last but tough people do.

Robert Schuller

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough

Every day in every way I am getting better and better.

Unknown

One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.

Anthony Robbins

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

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

Jim Croce

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Heraclitus

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.

Norman Vincent Peale

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.

Thomas Edison

I love you - those three words have my life in them.

Alexandrea

An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.

Caroline L. Gascoigne

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Napoleon Hill

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Success is the child of audacity.

Benjamin Disraeli

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !

Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !

Howard Beale, Network (1976)

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

Seneca

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

Anonymous

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

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

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

Charles A. Lindbergh

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher