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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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Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

Theodore Roosevelt

Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.

Anonymous

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

Emily Dickinson

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson

Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.

Harvey Mackay

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.

Swami Vivekananda

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)

It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed

Thomas Edison

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

Bernard Haldane

Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

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

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

Art Linkletter

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

Ivan Panin

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.

Mark Victor Hansen

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Indian Proverb

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

Sophocles

Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?

Peter

Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.

Leos Janacek

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn

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

Zig Ziglar

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

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

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.

Anonymous

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.

Robert Ingersoll

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Sandy Wilson

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.

Phyllis Diller

The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

Oscar Wilde

Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.

Lawrence LeShan

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

I am your father.

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

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.

Yogi Berra

In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

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

Unknown

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.

Thomas Edison

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

Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.

Gail Sheehy

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

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

Foster's Law

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

Nelson Mandela

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.

Swami Vivekananda

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

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

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind

Earl Nightingale

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

Love is letting go of fear.

Gerald Jampolsky

When god closes a door, he opens a window.

Unknown

You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?

Paul Sweeney

Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

I'm king of the world !

Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

Samuel Johnson

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

Charlie Brown

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

Albert Einstein

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

Swedish Proverb

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.

Tyron Edwards

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

Larry the Cable Guy

If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.

Margaret Anderson

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Steven Covey

Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.

Mark Victor Hansen

Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

Richard L. Evans

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

Abraham Lincoln

Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.

Brian Tracy

Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

Afghan Proverb

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell