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

Elizabeth Bowen

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Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

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Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.

Chinese Proverb

There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

Phyllis Battome

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.

John Maxwell

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.

Anonymous

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

Samuel Johnson

Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !

George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)

Joy is not in things, it is in us.

Richard Wagner

If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.

Unknown

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire

Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.

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There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.

Red Cloud

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

William Makepeace Thackeray

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.

Nolan Bushnell

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.

Tom Hopkins

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

Henry Drummond

There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

Helen Hayes

Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.

Dottie Walters

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.

Dale Carnegie

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

Albert Careb

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.

Robert H. Schuller

Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.

Calvin Coolidge

To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter

Aristotle

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Plutarch

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

The more goals you set - the more goals you get.

Mark Victor Hansen

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.

Anthony Robbins

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

Brian Tracy

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.

John W. Turk

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

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

Leonard Nimoy

No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.

Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)

Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.

Samantha Juarez

The calla lilies are in bloom again.

Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.

Anonymous

Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.

Harvey Mackay

Whatever happens, take responsibility !

Anthony Robbins

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

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

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Indian Proverb

There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

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

Elinor Glyn

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.

Horace

No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.

Dennis Waitley

Practice makes perfect.

Unknown

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?

Benjamin Franklin

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

Earl Nightingale

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Roll with the punches.

Unknown

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.

Anonymous

It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.

George DeVack

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

Voltaire

I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.

Epictetus

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.

Anonymous

All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.

Walter Anderson

If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

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

William Curry Theodore

I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

Unknown

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Anonymous

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage