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Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack

Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.

George DeVack

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To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.


If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.


Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.

Bruce Lee

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

He who hesitates is lost.


Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.


The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.

C.S. Lewis

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.

Swami Vivekananda

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Chinese Proverb

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.


Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.

Norman Vincent Peale

The successful man is the average man, focused.


The hottest love has the coldest end.


After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.


It's always too soon to quit !

Norman Vincent Peale

Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.

Persian Proverb

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

Duffy, Chinatown (1974)

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

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

Khalil Gibran

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Fredrich Nietzsche

I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.

Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

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

It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.

Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.


Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.

Dennis Waitley

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse


Love those who love you.


Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.


Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

Oprah Winfrey

Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it


Strike while the iron is hot.


Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

Excuse me while I whip this out.

Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)

How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.


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.


We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

Where there's life, there's hope.


Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

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

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

Isaac B. Singer

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up

James Baldwin

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes

Thomas Jefferson

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.

Karl Jaspers

The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.

Harriet Rubin

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.

Albert Einstein

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


I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?

Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)

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

John Donne

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.


People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.

W. Clement Stone

Must you flirt ?

Ninotchka, Leon (1939)

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.


If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

There's no abiding success without commitment.

Anthony Robbins

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

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

James F. Bymes

Love is the whole and more than all.

E.E. Cummings

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson