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To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

You can do what you want to do.

David Thomas

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

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

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Francis Bacon

We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time

Jermaine Stewart

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -

Elbert Hubbard

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

The point is that you can't be too greedy.

Donald Trump

He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.

Anonymous

Must you flirt ?

Ninotchka, Leon (1939)

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.

Swami Vivekananda

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor

Vince Lombardi

Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.

Norman Vincent Peale

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.

Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

No man is free who is not master of himself.

Epictetus

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.

Stephen Covey

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.

Victor Hugo

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

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

Joan Crawford

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

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

Winston Churchill

If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.

Swami Vivekananda

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

For with god all things are possible.

Bible

If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.

John P. Strelecky

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

Lawrence LeShan

Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

Jim Rohn

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

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

William Curry Theodore

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.

Paul Tillich

Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.

Pat Carroll

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Bill Cosby

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.

Norman Vincent Peale

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.

John Lennon

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally

All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Peter Ustinov

If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.

Jonathan Winters

He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.

Swami Vivekananda

What is life without the radiance of love.

Von Schiller

Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.

Nelson A. Rockefeller

If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.

Unknown

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

Norman Vincent Peale

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

Margaret Thatcher

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.

Anonymous

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.

Stephen Covey

It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

Publius Terence

It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.

Latin Proverb

There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'

Carrie Fisher

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.

John Keats

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

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

Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

Richard Dumb

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

William J.H

The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.

Saudi Arabian Proverb

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

Bruce Springsteen

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

Bernard M. Baruch

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

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

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

Anonymous

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.

David O. McKay

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

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

Sandy Wilson