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

Elizabeth Von Arnim

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Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

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

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.

Unattributed

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.

Christian Nestell Bovee

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.

Warren Bennis

Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.

Rollo May

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

Robert Browning

The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.

Zig Ziglar

is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

Helen Keller

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Dennis Waitley

I know you are, but what am I ?

Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)

Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.

Harvey Mackay

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.

Mark Victor Hansen

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.

Unknown

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Anonymous

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

Harvey Mackay

Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.

Anthony Pagano

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

Marcus Washling

That dirty, double-crossin' rat !

Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

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

I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.

David O. McKay

The man who has no imagination has no wings.

Muhamed Ali

No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.

Robert Half

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

Jim Rohn

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

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

Tom Robbins

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

How do you live ?

Helen, James Allen (1932)

You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.

Anonymous

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

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Anonymous

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

I won't be ignored, Dan !

Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)

I'm going to take a bath.

Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)

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

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

Buddhist Proverb

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.

William Bridges

When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.

Winston Churchill

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

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

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Sandy Wilson

That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

This is nothing !

Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)

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

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

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

Coach K

He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.

Martha Washington

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

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

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Do first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

Kindness is always fashionable.

America E. Barr

Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

General Douglas MacArthur

Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

Isaac Newton

Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

Mike Wickett

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

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

You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."

Crash Davis

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)

Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.

Steve Jobs

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia