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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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If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

Dale Carnegie

Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.

Anthony Robbins

Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !

Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)

We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.

Sister Busche

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.

William Bridges

A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.

Islamic Proverb

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

Louise Hay

The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.

Douglas MacArthur

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

Dale Carnegie

The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.

Napoleon Hill

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa

Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.

Earl Nightingale

Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

Indian Proverb

We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.

Swami Vivekananda

Fortune favors the brave.

Publius Terence

Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.

Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.

Swami Vivekananda

The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

Abb D'Allanival

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.

Donald Zochert

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

Joyce Brothers

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.

Jose Incenerios

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

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

Bruce Lee

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.

William Curry

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.

William Wordsworth

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle

Gloria Steinhem

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

Channing Pollock

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

Harville Hendrix

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

Winston Churchill

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

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

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.

Stephen Covey

In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.

Henry David Thoreau

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.

Walt Whitman

Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

To my big brother George, the richest man in town !

Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

Thomas Edison

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

Louis L. Mann

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Oprah Winfrey

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

Henri Nouwen

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

Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.

Anonymous

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

James Anthony Froude

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

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

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

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

Henry Drummond

Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.

Anonymous

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Stephen Covey

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

Suellen Fried

Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.

Harvey Mackay

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack