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All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.

Margaret Thatcher

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.

Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)

I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting. To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.

Bruce Lee

Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.

Anonymous

My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.

Bruce Lee

Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

Miles, Risky Business (1983)

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

Jakob Dylan

I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.

Nada, They Live (1988)

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

Bernard M. Baruch

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.

Brian Tracy

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.

Anthony Robbins

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

Benjamin Franklin

When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.

Bruce Lee

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana

There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Kahlil Gibran

Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.

Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

Horace

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.

Donald Trump

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

Napoleon Hill

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Robert H. Schuller

I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Happiness is a state of mind.

Unknown

If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.

Francis Bacon

Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.

John P. Strelecky

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

Buddha

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

W. Clement Stone

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

Dale Carnegie

Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

Winston Churchill

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Dennis Waitley

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin

Help me ! Help me !

Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)

I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.

Bruce Lee

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Josh Billings

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Plutarch

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.

Anonymous

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.

Anne Frank

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Unknown

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.

Zig Ziglar

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.

Napoleon Hill

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

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

Colin Powell

Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

Cinderella

Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.

Dale Carnegie

The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.

George Catlin

When the going gets tough the tough get going.

Joseph P. Kennedy

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

Unknown

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement

W. Clement Stone

Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.

Swami Vivekananda

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

Henry Ford

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

Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)

If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.

Anonymous

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

Dennis Waitley

It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !

Taako

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Jim Horning

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Charles Buxton

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

Albert Einstein

Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.

Anonymous

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.

Anonymous

When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?

Bruce Lee

There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.

Anonymous

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.

P. T. Barnum

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

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.

Albert Einstein

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation

Thomas Edison

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

Isaac Asimov

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Dale E. Turner

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda