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When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

Elizabeth Bowen

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One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.

Wayne Gretzky

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

Bob Klas

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

Tom Robbins

Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.

Thomas J. Watson

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

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

Japanese Proverb

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

Master Yuanwu

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.

Anonymous

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

Matthew 5:15

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

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

All work is empty save when there is love.

Kahlil Gibran

Fiddle-dee-dee.

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

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

Anonymous

If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''

Dale Dauten

Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.

Swami Vivekananda

The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Albert Einstein

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.

Buddha

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

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes

Dennis Waitley

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.

Unknown

Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.

Brian Tracy

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.

Judith Viorst

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

Winston Churchill

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

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.

Greek Proverb

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Earl Nightingale

How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.

Brian Tracy

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

Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.

Michael Johnson

Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.

Taako

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

You're as old as you behave.

Harvey Mackay

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.

Napoleon Hill

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.

Anthony Robbins

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

Alexandrea

We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.

Anonymous

I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?

Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)

Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !

Taako

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

Claudia Black

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.

Alexander Graham Bell

Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.

Coach K

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

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

Henry Van Dyke

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.

Mother Teresa

May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

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

English Proverb

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

There is no education like adversity.

Benjamin Disraeli

How do I look ?

Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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)

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

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Corneille

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.

Henry David Thoreau

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

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

William Yeats

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.

Winston Churchill

When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.

Bruce Lee

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

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

Napoleon Hill

All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.

William James

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

Norman Vincent Peale

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."

Maria Montessori

When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?

Sydney J. Harris