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Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

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Martin Luther King Jr.

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

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Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

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Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

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

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Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.

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Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.

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Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.

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Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

Success is predictable.

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It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

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I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

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This is nothing !

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The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

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Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.

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You sing-a high.

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

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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.

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Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

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

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Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

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As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

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

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How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

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Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.

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Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

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World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

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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

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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.

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

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When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

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It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

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If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.

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With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

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You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

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If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

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All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

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Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.

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The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Walter Winchell

Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.

Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

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Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?

Peter

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

John Maxwell

Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.

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If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

Master Yuanwu

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

Archimedes

The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.

Muhammad Yunus

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

They're called boobs, Ed.

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The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.

Swami Vivekananda

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

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

Oscar Wilde

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

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Vegas, baby.

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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

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.

Anatole France

If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

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There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning

Thomas Kempis

We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time

Jermaine Stewart

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

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Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.

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The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.

Unknown

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

Never Quit.

Unknown

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

Unknown

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.

Emmanuel Teney

In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.

Cicero

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.

Unknown

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

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

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Scott Hamilton

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson