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

Anonymous

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

Albert Einstein

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

Joe Clark

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

Dale Carnegie

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

Never Quit.

Unknown

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.

Anonymous

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.

Hasidic Proverb

This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.

William Shakespeare

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations

George Bernard Shaw

All progress occurs because people dare to be different

Harry Milner

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

William Shakespeare

The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.

Danish Proverb

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

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

You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.

Albert Einstein

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

Bernard Haldane

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.

Jimi Hollemans

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

Unknown

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

Albert Einstein

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Elbert Hubbard

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

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

Pat Carroll

You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.

William S. Burroughs

Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.

William Curry

Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.

Randolph Ray

I'll be back.

The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.

Luciano De Crescenzo

Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

Norman Vincent Peale

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

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

Danny Thomas

In the space age the most important space is between the ears.

Anne Armstrong

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.

Swami Vivekananda

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

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

Winston Churchill

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

When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?

Steven Wright

Success is the proper utilization of failure.

Anonymous

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.

Stephen Covey

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

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

Danny Thomas

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

Albert Careb

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Mahatma Gandhi

Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.

William Shakespeare

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

Tom Robbins

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.

Ray Lyman Wilbur

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.

Anonymous

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Marianne Williamson

A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '

Unknown

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

Dale E. Turner

If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man

Aretha Franklin

Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.

French Proverb

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

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

Harvey Mackay

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.

W. Clement Stone

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Stephen Covey

Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.

Harvey Mackay

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

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard