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This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.

George Bernard Shaw

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations

George Bernard Shaw

We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright

We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

Marcel Proust

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.

Epictetus

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.

Red Cloud

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Earl Nightingale

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.

Marianne Williamson

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.

Michael Johnson

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.

Winston Churchill

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

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Pearl Bailey

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results

Albert Einstein

You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.

Alanis Morrissette

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

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

Norman Vincent Peale

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

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

Napoleon Hill

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.

Charles Morgan

The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

John Dewey

I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

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David Riklan

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Joseph Joubert

Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.

Unknown

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

Winston Churchill

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi

Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.

Czech Proverb

It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.

Harvey Mackay

Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.

Warren Bennis

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

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

Napoleon Hill

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

Voltaire

It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.

Winston Churchill

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

Paula, Gaslight (1940)

Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.

Charles Reade

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Kahlil Gibran

It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.

Washington Irving

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.

Joseph Ray

Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.

Horace

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

It ain't over till it's over.

Yogi Berra

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.

Stephen Covey

Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

Anthony Robbins

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

Susan Taylor

The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.

Martha Washington

You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

Susan Podziba

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.

Ingrid Bergman

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.

Mother Theresa

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

Brian Tracy

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.

Steve Jobs

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

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

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

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.

Thomas Edison

Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !

Howard Beale, Network (1976)

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

Come live in my heart and pay no rent.

Samuel Lover

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.

Anonymous

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi