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Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

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Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?

Jim Rohn

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

Dale Carnegie

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Shirley Lord

Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.

Amelia Earhart

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

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

We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.

Brian Tracy

To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.

Thomas Edison

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Unknown

If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.

Justin Sims

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it

Unknown

Love is the whole and more than all.

E.E. Cummings

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !

Taako

In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.

Ella Williams

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

Alan Ashley-Pitt

Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.

Brian Tracy

Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:15

But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.

William Shakespeare

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

Seneca

Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

Max DePree

Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

Clark Moustakas

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.

Bruce Lee

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

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

Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.

Anonymous

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

Abigail Van Buren

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

Joe Clark

When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.

Dale Carnegie

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

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

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

There is time for everything.

Thomas Edison

When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Unattributed

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

He who hesitates is lost !

Proverb

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.

Muriel Spark

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

Every hero becomes a bore at last.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin

The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.

John Powell

Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Unknown

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

The best things in life are not things.

Unknown

The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.

Bonaro W. Overstreet

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.

Warren G. Bennis

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.

Swami Vivekananda

Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.

Oprah Winfrey

Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.

Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.

John Dryden

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

Albert Einstein

The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.

David B. Allman

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.

Gardner Murphy

Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.

Stephen Covey

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

Carl Bard

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '

Unknown