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George William Curtis

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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

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

Andy Warhol

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Mahatma Gandhi

Love that is true never grows old.

Elben Bano

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.

Hasidic Proverb

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !

George Jacques Danton

Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.

Stephen Covey

Who's on first.

Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.

Louis Aragon

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein

When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.

Bruce Lee

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

A. P. Gouthey

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

Christy Borgeld

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.

Leanna L. Bartram

When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

Elizabeth Bowen

I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Dale Carnegie

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Unknown

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.

Pietro Aretino

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.

Anthony Robbins

We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.

Anthony Robbins

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Dennis Waitley

Work is love made manifest.

Unattributed

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.

Ba'al Shem Tov

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

High expectations are the key to everything.

Sam Walton

There is no beauty but the beauty of action.

Proverb

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

Dale E. Turner

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

Christy Borgeld

Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.

David Bly

All-righty then !

Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

Jonathan Swift

I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

Zig Ziglar

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.

Anonymous

The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.

Plato

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

Cause Change & Lead. Accept Change & Survive. Resist Change & Die.

Ray Norda

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Dennis Waitley

The past does not equal the future.

Anthony Robbins

Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

Dennis Waitley

Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

Andrew Carnegie

Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.

Harvey Mackay

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.

Lord Chesterfield

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Earl Nightingale

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?

Henry David Thoreau

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

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

Ovid

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

Confucius

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Henry David Thoreau

To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale

You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.

Anonymous

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Vegas, baby.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.

Muriel Spark

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Thomas J. Watson

Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.

Swami Vivekananda

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

Albert Einstein

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

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

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

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

William Curry Theodore

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.

Aristotle

There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Kahlil Gibran

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

Aretha Franklin

They call me Mister Tibbs !

Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Charles Buxton

The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.

Mike Litman

I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.

George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.

John Lennon

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

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

W. Clement Stone