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There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
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
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
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
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Obstacles are great incentives.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
A woman who is loved always has success.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
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
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
There are never enough I Love You's.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
The buck stops here.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
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.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.