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Gilbert K. Chesterton

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The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.

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No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.

Philip Armour

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

Thomas Edison

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

If you feel you have no faults there's another one.

Anonymous

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

Unknown

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.

Robert F. Kennedy

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.

Tom Larson

A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.

Canary Island Proverb

Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

Bruce Lee

The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.

Anonymous

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.

Zig Ziglar

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

What's another word for thesaurus ?

Steven Wright

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

Napoleon Hill

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

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

Ashley E. Hyder

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Abraham Lincoln

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

Conrad Hilton

Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Erich Fromm

Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.

Stacie Cunningham

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

Robert Half

We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

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

Napoleon Hill

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.

Rabindranath Tagore

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.

Indira Gandhi

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napolean Bonaparte

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

Thomas Edison

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

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

Sam Keen

Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.

Victor Kiam

The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Peter

I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.

Mark Victor Hansen

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.

Swami Vivekananda

Never Quit.

Unknown

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.

Greg Anderson

If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Plato

You can do what you want to do.

David Thomas

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.

Swami Vivekananda

After all, tomorrow is another day !

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.

Plato

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Confucius

It is always your next move.

Napoleon Hill

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

Nelson Mandela

The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

David O. McKay

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.

Francis Wilson

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.

Winston Churchill

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

Abraham Lincoln

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.

Rodney L. Parsley

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.

Mohammed

When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

Anthony Robbins

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

Thomas Moore

Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

Albert Einstein

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

Alec Bourne