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Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

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Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.

Winston Churchill

But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.

Thomas Moore

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.

George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

My life is my message.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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

Marcus Washling

Love knows no bounds.

Unknown

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

Chinese Proverb

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

Love understands all languages.

Romanian Proverb

The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

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

William Wordsworth

Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.

Warren Bennis

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

Publilius Syrus

Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.

Unknown

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

Susan Taylor

This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.

Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.

Thomas Edison

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)

Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp

Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

Anonymous

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Horace Walpole

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.

Swami Vivekananda

There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.

Abraham Maslow

This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.

William Shakespeare

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.

Norman Vincent Peale

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

What's another word for thesaurus ?

Steven Wright

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.

Janet Erskine Stuart

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

Abraham Lincoln

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.

Confucius

Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.

Charles Reade

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

William Osler

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.

Tim Blixseth

Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.

Dennis Waitley

Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.

Norman Vincent Peale

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes

Napoleon Hill

I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.

Karl Jaspers

A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.

Mohammed

Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.

Will Moss

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

Conrad Hilton

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.

Donald Trump

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.

Joe Klock

Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.

David Wilkerson

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

J.M. Power

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 land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.

Swami Vivekananda

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.

William Carlos Williams

I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

Anonymous

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

Jim Rohn

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

Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.

Richard Saunders

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

Carl Jung

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

Anonymous

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

Albert Einstein