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People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.

George Matthew Allen

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There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.

Alan Watts

God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.

Swami Vivekananda

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Leo Buscaglia

But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.

Karl Jaspers

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

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

I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.

Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

George Sands

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

Winston Churchill

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

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller

If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.

Christy Borgeld

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.

Marva Collins

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Mahatma Gandhi

"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.

George P. Burnham

We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.

Anonymous

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

He who hesitates is lost !

Proverb

You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Maya Angelou

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

Swami Vivekananda

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

Winston Churchill

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

Albert Einstein

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Harriet Rubin

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough

Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.

Norman Vincent Peale

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.

Swami Vivekananda

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

Bunker Hunt

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

Anonymous

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

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

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.

Samantha Juarez

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.

Anonymous

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

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

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.

David Wilkerson

When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?

Sydney J. Harris

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

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.

John Lennon

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.

Al Franken

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

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

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

John Eldredge

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.

Thomas J. Watson

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

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

It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

Master Yuanwu

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

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.

Anonymous

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.

Dr. Phil

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

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

Burton Hills

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

Bernard Haldane

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy

Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.

Albert Einstein

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.

Chinese Proverb

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

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

Jim Rohn

Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.

Karl Jaspers

With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.

Mark Victor Hansen