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Gardner Murphy

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The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.

Gardner Murphy

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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

Good morning, Vietnam !

Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.

Harvey Mackay

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Mignon McLaughlin

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz

I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.

Randolph Ray

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?

Anthony Robbins

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.

Noah Porter

Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.

Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)

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

Germaine De Stael

Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.

Bible

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.

Janet Erskine Stuart

The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.

Thomas Edison

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.

Grenville Kleiser

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.

Unknown

It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.

Louis Kossuth

When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen

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

Anthony Robbins

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

Napoleon Hill

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

I think we deserve a break.

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It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.

Abraham Maslow

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

Our only security is in our ability to change.

Sam Keen

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

Horace Mann

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.

Unknown

When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?

Bruce Lee

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction

Anne Sullivan

Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.

Albert Einstein

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.

Chinese Proverb

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

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

Anonymous

To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Dennis Waitley

If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.

Anonymous

At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.

John P. Strelecky

I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.

Albert Einstein

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

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

Unknown

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

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

Henry Ward Beecher

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Matthew

As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Susan Jeffers

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Winston Churchill

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.

Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)

Seize the day.

Unknown

The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.

Anonymous

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

William Shakespeare

Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Peter Ustinov

Carpe diem.

Latin Proverb

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

We're sisters under the same mink.

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The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.

Norman Vincent Peale

If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

Judith Hayes

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.

Winston Churchill

A woman who is loved always has success.

Vicki Baum