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Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

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

Carl Jung

Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.

Mary MacCracken

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

James Anthony Froude

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.

Publilius Syrus

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.

Ted Turner

When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.

Swami Vivekananda

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

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

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

Walter Winchell

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

Publilius Syrus

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank

What's meant to be will always find a way

Trisha Yearwood

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

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

Josh Billings

Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.

Spanish Proverb

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

John P. Strelecky

Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.

Swami Vivekananda

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

Impossible situations can become possible miracles.

Robert H. Schuller

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.

Charles Morgan

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.

Anonymous

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change

Jim Rohn

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

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

Joe Namath

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

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.

Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)

One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.

Norman Vincent Peale

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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

Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.

Ba'al Shem Tov

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

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.

Henry Ward Beecher

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

William Shakespeare

A woman who is loved always has success.

Vicki Baum

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

Blood Of The Martyr

Every human heart is human.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

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

Albert Einstein

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?

Henry David Thoreau

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.

Bruce Barton

We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.

Stephen Covey

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

This is nothing !

Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)

Sanctuary !

Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen Covey

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.

Mother Teresa

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Jim Ryun

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.

Thomas Edward Lawrence

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.

Winston Churchill

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

Carlos Castaneda

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

Elbert Hubbard

The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.

Norman Vincent Peale

And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.

Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.

Paul "Bear" Bryant

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

Mark Twain

Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda

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

Andy Warhol

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.

David Mahoney

Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.

Tom Larson

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning