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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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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

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?

Jim Rohn

Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.

Dennis Waitley

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.

Anonymous

I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.

Bruce Lee

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

Anonymous

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

Goethe

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

Thomas Edison

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

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

Thomas Edison

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

That'll do, pig. That'll do.

Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)

Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.

Robert C. Solomon

The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

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

You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

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

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Napoleon Hill

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

Anonymous

Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?

Taako

You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.

Harold Hill

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Winston Churchill

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

Agnes Repplier

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

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

To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

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

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.

Calvin Coolidge

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

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

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

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

My life is my message.

Mahatma Gandhi

And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.

Buddha

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

Dale Carnegie

Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.

Martha Washington

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.

Dale Carnegie

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

Please-baby-please-baby-please-baby-baby - baby. Please !

Mars Blackmon, She's Gotta Have It (1986)

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.

C.N. Bovee

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Heywood

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.

Victor Hugo

The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

David O. McKay

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.

Joan Crawford

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

J.M. Power

The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.

Jacques Benigne Bossuel

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen Covey

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

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

John C. Maxwell

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

George S. Patton

In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.

Unknown

Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

If they move, kill ' em.

Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)

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

Taako

The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.

Zig Ziglar

In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda

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

William Blake

Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.

Karen Kaiser Clark

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

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.

Michael Johnson

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

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

Otomo No Yakamochi

Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.

Anita Brookner