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I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

George S. Patton

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

George S. Patton

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

George S. Patton

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You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard

A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

Thomas Edison

Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl S. Buck

I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

Thomas Edison

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''

E.M. Kelly

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am the captain of my soul.

William Ernest Henley

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

Stephen Covey

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

Sholem Aleichem

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

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

Sydney Harris

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

Art Linkletter

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.

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

All you need is love.

John Lennon

Kindness is always fashionable.

America E. Barr

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

With malice toward none, with charity for all.

Abraham Lincoln

There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G. K. Chesterton

We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

Rabindranath Tagore

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen

If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''

Dale Dauten

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)

What a dump.

Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.

Unknown

The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.

Donald Trump

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Roy Disney

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

Paula, Gaslight (1940)

If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man

Aretha Franklin

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

Frank Lloyd Wright

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.

Swami Vivekananda

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

Come out, come out, wherever you are !

Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)

I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.

H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

Mike Wickett

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.

Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -

Kyle Chandler

It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.

Anthony Robbins

Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !

Thomas Edison

The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.

Swami Vivekananda

Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

General Douglas MacArthur

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.

Nolan Bushnell

The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.

Christy Borgeld

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Jeanne Moreau

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

Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl A. Menninger

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

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

I am your father.

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

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

William Edward Hickson

How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?

Henry David Thoreau

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.

Isabel Burton

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.

Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

Thomas Edison

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

To God, there is no zero. I still exist.

Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

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.

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Henry David Thoreau

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.

Harvey Mackay

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill

Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.

Dorothy Day

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.

Peter De Vries

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

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

Andy Warhol

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

Ashley E. Hyder

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.

Brian Tracy

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but you've got to come back a star!

Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)

You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

Susan Podziba

Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.

Dottie Walters