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Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

James F. Bymes

As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.

Stephen Covey

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

Satchel Paige

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.

Unknown

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

Winston Churchill

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

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.

Yiddish Proverb

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

Begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

Tracy L. McNair

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

When Harry Met Sally

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi

Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.

Harvey Mackay

Excuse me while I whip this out.

Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

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

T. Howell

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?

George Eliot

Seize the day.

Unknown

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

Life is the first gift, love is the second.

Marge Piercy

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

Winston Churchill

A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

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.

Thomas Jefferson

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

If they move, kill ' em.

Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

African Proverb

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

Anonymous

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.

Mary Kay Ash

If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.

Steve Martin

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

We belong dead.

The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

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

Nathaniel Hawthorne

There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

Prentice

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.

Zig Ziglar

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action

Aristotle

A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.

John A. Shedd

The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

Chinese Proverb

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

Bill Blackman

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

Jim Rohn

Do, or do not. There is no try.

Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Love is something eternal.

Vincent Van Gogh

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.

Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

Alfred Adler

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.

Bruce Barton

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.

Anthony Robbins

For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.

William J. Bennett

There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved

Helen Keller

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

Hope Floats

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

Henry Ford

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

Anonymous

You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.

Roger Smith

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.

Swami Vivekananda

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Epictetus

The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.

Zig Ziglar

Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.

Christy Borgeld

What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.

Epictetus

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

Erich Fromm

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.

Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Scott Hamilton

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.

Dale Carnegie

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.

Earl Nightingale

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

Margaret Thatcher

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.