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Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Francis of Assisi

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Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

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It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.

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I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

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When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.

Bruce Lee

Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.

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

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The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

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Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.

Anonymous

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

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Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

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You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

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You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

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

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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

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Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

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Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

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One man with courage is a majority.

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Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.

Anonymous

When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

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A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.

Mahatma Gandhi

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

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.

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What a dump.

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If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

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The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.

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Love is a verb.

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Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

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Remove failure as an option.

Joan Lunden

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

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The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Plutarch

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

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There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

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Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.

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This too, shall pass.

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Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

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Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

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Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.

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Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

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Stop makin noises like a husband.

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Swami Vivekananda

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

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The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

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A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen

Kindness is always fashionable.

America E. Barr

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

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

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Keep the Faith.

Unknown

The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.

Swami Vivekananda

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.

Zig Ziglar

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.

Pietro Aretino

Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.

Mark Twain

Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

Zig Ziglar

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

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Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.

Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen

Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.

W. Stanley Mooneyham

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.

Albert Einstein

No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.

Robert Half

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

Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

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.

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Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

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

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

Robert Half

Love is the only gold.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.

Stacie Cunningham

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

You are today where your thoughts have brought

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Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.

Calvin Coolidge

It's good to be the king !

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Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

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

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The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

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Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.

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You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.

General Douglas MacArthur

Do or do not, there is no try.

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Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Unknown

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

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If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.

Norman Vincent Peale

What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Aristotle

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

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Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

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The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.

Baiyun