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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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Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

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Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

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The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.

Dennis Waitley

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.

Henry Ford

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

Henry David Thoreau

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.

Cicero

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

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The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.

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In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.

Bruce Lee

Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

All you need is love.

John Lennon

Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.

Tom Hopkins

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

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All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Samuel Butler

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

Horace

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Unknown

To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.

Warren G. Bennis

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein

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

Lord Chesterfield

For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

Love is the only gold.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Love knows no bounds.

Unknown

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.

Congolese Proverb

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

Frank Lloyd Wright

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.

Bruce Lee

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

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The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

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It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

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Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.

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The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

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I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

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Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.

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Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.

Johnette Napolitano

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

Anatole France

I don't like your manners.

Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)

Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.

Randolph Ray

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

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You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

Real love stories never have endings.

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We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

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

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Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

Dale Carnegie

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.

Carl Sandburg

May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.

L.O. Baird

Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.

Earl Nightingale

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

Denis Diderot

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Oprah Winfrey

Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.

Harvey Mackay

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.

Winston Churchill

Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.

Swami Vivekananda

The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.

Edgar Watson Howe

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.

Emma Lazarus

It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.

Samuel Coleridge

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.

Zig Ziglar

Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.

Unknown

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Stuart Mill

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

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

Eddie, you're a born loser.

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When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

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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.

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I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

Woody Allen

Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.

Ben Oliver

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

Jawaharlal Nehru

I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

Must you flirt ?

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The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.

Michel de Montaigne