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Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

General Douglas MacArthur

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

General Douglas MacArthur

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

General Douglas MacArthur

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Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.

Mark Victor Hansen

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 storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

Anonymous

I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.

Thomas Edison

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.

Zig Ziglar

It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.

Albert Einstein

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.

Edwin Arnold

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

Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !

Swami Vivekananda

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Anonymous

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.

Albert Schweitzer

Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.

Dale Carnegie

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.

Cullen Hightower

L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)

Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.

Charles Caleb Colton

A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

Fried Green Tomatoes

Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.

Mingjiao

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".

Norman Vincent Peale

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !

Unknown

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

Napoleon Hill

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Anonymous

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

You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.

John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

Margaret Thatcher

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

Dreams don't work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.

Norman Vincent Peale

An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.

Caroline L. Gascoigne

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

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

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

Suellen Fried

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein

No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.

Ronald Reagan

If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

John S. Hinds

It ain't over till it's over.

Yogi Berra

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

Whatever happens, take responsibility !

Anthony Robbins

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.

Swami Vivekananda

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.

Unknown

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

When you can't solve the problem, manage it.

Robert H. Schuller

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Unknown

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.

John Keats

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.

Brian Tracy

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!

Henriette Montel

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.

Unknown

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

W.C Fields

In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.

Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)

Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17. Not alive, anyway.

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes

Napoleon Hill

Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

Mark Twain

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl Buck

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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.

Henry Steele Commager

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.

Mother Teresa

It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau