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To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.

Francois Mauriac

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When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

W. Clement Stone

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !

Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)

None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

Bill Blackman

It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

Rodney Dangerfield

Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.

Unknown

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

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

Michael Johnson

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

Albert Einstein

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

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.

Stephen Covey

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

Helen Keller

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

Here's looking at you, kid.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

Buddha

In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.

Japanese Proverb

The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.

Jacques Benigne Bossuel

The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

Mark Twain

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

Anthony Robbins

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

Don't quit.

Unknown

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.

George DeVack

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

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

Albert Einstein

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

Laughter is the best medicine.

Unknown

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

Aristotle

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.

Arnold Glasgow

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable

Helen Keller

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.

Germaine De Stael

People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

Pete Zafra

Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.

Anonymous

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi

Do, or do not. There is no try.

Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.

Georgette Mosbacher

What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

Stephen A. Brennan

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vince Lombardi

Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.

Unknown

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.

Zig Ziglar

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

I love you - those three words have my life in them.

Alexandrea

If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Albert Einstein

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Publius Terence

Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 5:43-45

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

General George S. Patton

All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.

William James

Would you like to play a game ?

Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)

Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.

Corinthians

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

Henry David Thoreau

Who's on first.

Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.

David Wilkerson

Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.

Earl Nightingale

Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Sandy Wilson

Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?

Jim Rohn

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Horace Walpole

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.

Michael Norwood

The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.

God, Oh God (1977)

We're sisters under the same mink.

Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)

I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.

Francoise Sagan

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.

Unknown

You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Where there's life, there's hope.

Terence

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

Unknown

Stella ! Hey, Stella !

Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.

Gail Sheehy

Never say die.

Proverb

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.

Anonymous

Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.

Napoleon Hill

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

Rollo May