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If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

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

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Love understands all languages.

Romanian Proverb

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

Life is the first gift, love is the second.

Marge Piercy

O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.

Walt Whitman

The list is an absolute good. The list is life.

Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)

Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.

Khalil Gibran

Mr. Christian !

Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

Unknown

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

Baiyun

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen

Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.

Hannah Arendy

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

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

Chinese Proverb

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

Be the best that you can be.

Unknown

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

E. Joseph Cossman

If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.

Anonymous

You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Can you dig it ?

Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)

Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

Swami Vivekananda

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.

John Lennon

When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.

Unattributed

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.

Proverb

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Horace Mann

The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

Unknown

With malice toward none, with charity for all.

Abraham Lincoln

If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.

Swami Vivekananda

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

Albert Einstein

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.

George Catlin

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.

Swami Vivekananda

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.

Jim Rohn

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

Thomas Edison

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.

Robert H. Schuller

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Unattributed

You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.

Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

The hottest love has the coldest end.

Socrates

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.

Unknown

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

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.

Dale Carnegie

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.

Rose Franken

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Winston Churchill

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.

Justin Sims

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.

Abraham Lincoln

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

I'm going to take a bath.

Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)

We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.

Swami Vivekananda

Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.

Larry Smith

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

Live with passion.

Anthony Robbins

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)

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

Unknown

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

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.

Norman Vincent Peale

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.

Myrtle Reed