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

Elizabeth Bowen

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Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

That'll do, pig. That'll do.

Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)

I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

Joe Namath

Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi

I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?

Diogenes

If you build it, he will come.

Field of Dreams

The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

Vegas, baby.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.

English Proverb

A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

Albert Einstein

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Charles Morgan

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

Charles A. Lindbergh

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.

Sarah Cunningham

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

Tom Hopkins

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.

Cecil B. DeMille

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

James F. Bymes

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

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.

Stephen Covey

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

Harvey Mackay

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.

Joan Baez

You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.

Irish Proverb

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.

Casablanca

Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?

Josh Hinds

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

Act or accept.

Unknown

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

Benjamin Disraeli

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.

George Catlin

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

Taako

Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.

Mark Victor Hansen

Nothing happens unless first we dream.

Carl Sandburg

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

Victor Hugo

Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

Sholem Aleichem

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

Albert Einstein

The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

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

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

Anonymous

Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Dennis Waitley

He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.

Paul Tillich

Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.

Kahlil Gibran

To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard

Tristan Bernard

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.

Leos Janacek

To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We're sisters under the same mink.

Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)

Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.

Grenville Kleiser

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

Dan Stanford

I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.

Henry David Thoreau

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.

Unknown

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

Seneca

Carpe diem.

Latin Proverb

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

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Mark Twain

If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.

Shug, The Color Purple (1985)

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.

Albert Einstein

In love beggar and king are equal.

Indian Proverb

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

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

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

Frank Lloyd Wright

First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.

Swami Vivekananda

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.

Unknown

To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale