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Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?

Frances Marion

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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

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.

Michel de Montaigne

Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

Louis L. Mann

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

Publius Terence

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

Ambrose Redmoon

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

Fortune favors the brave.

Publius Terence

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

Know thyself.

Socrates

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.

Joan Crawford

Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.

Guillaume Apollinaire

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.

Bruce Lee

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.

Thomas Edison

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.

Nick Richardson

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Dennis Waitley

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.

German Proverb

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.

John Crowe

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.

Napoleon Hill

We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.

Anthony Robbins

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

Claudia Black

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.

Unknown

There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

Prentice

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.

Anonymous

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.

Albert Einstein

Impossible situations can become possible miracles.

Robert H. Schuller

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

Danish Proverb

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.

Aristotle

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

William Osler

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.

Unattributed

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.

Confucius

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Joseph Joubert

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

Earl Nightingale

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.

Anonymous

If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.

William Shakespeare

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.

Coach K

If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.

Henry Ford

The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.

Anonymous

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

Charles A. Lindbergh

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

Confucius

I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

If a man does his best, what else is there ?

General George S. Patton

Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

Bruce Lee

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

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

David Mahoney

Help me ! Help me !

Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)

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

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

Henry Ward Beecher

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.

Karl Jaspers

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Jefferson

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

Nothing happens unless first we dream.

Carl Sandburg

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

This is this.

Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)

Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.

Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.

Dennis Waitley

Fiddle-dee-dee.

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)