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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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The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

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

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I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.

William S. Burroughs

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.

Nicholas Murray Butler

Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

Let's roll.

Todd Beamer

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

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

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I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.

Anonymous

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

Anonymous

More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

John Donne

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

Erich Fromm

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

People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.

Anonymous

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.

Unknown

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

T. Howell

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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

John Milton

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

Zig Ziglar

A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.

Jimi Hollemans

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.

Robert Frost

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.

Confucius

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

George Bernard Shaw

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?

Paul Sweeney

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

Albert Einstein

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

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Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.

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A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.

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From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

Love conquers all.

Virgil

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

Ronald Reagan

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

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.

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

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

Mark Twain

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.

Anonymous

Life is the first gift, love is the second.

Marge Piercy

Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.

Mother Teresa

There's no place like home.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)

The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.

Warren G. Bennis

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

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

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.

George William Curtis

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

A. P. Gouthey

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Bill Cosby

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

Norman Vincent Peale

When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.

Anonymous

Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.

Swami Vivekananda

Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

Norman Vincent Peale

Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.

Anonymous

Rosebud.

Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)

Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.

Winston Churchill

My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.

Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

I think we deserve a break.

Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)

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

Khalil Gibran

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott

The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.

Warren G. Bennis

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Chinese Proverb

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.

Victor Hugo

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

Anonymous

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

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

Thomas Edison

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Zig Ziglar

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Winston Churchill