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All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

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Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.

Anonymous

Love is the only gold.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.

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

Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.

Winston Churchill

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.

Mahatma Gandhi

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.

Dennis Waitley

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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.

Stephen Covey

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.

Hubert Bonner

The measure of a man is what he does with power.

Greek Proverb

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.

Louis Kossuth

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

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Fiddle-dee-dee.

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

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.

Anonymous

Happiness is a choice.

Barry Neil Kaufman

Let us strive on to finish the work we are in

Abraham Lincoln

Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.

Robert H. Schuller

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.

Thomas Edison

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.

Karl Jaspers

As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.

Stephen Covey

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.

Winston Churchill

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'

Margaret Thatcher

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Dennis Waitley

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Heywood

Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.

Unknown

My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

Thomas Edison

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.

Mother Theresa

When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.

Caroline L. Gascoigne

Our only security is in our ability to change.

Sam Keen

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.

Robert Fripp

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

Swami Vivekananda

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

Practice makes perfect.

Unknown

The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.

Brian Tracy

First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

Swami Vivekananda

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Aristotle

Hi-Yo, Silver !

The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)

You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

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

John Wooden

I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.

Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.

George Matthew Allen

Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.

Greg Anderson

We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.

Du Coeur

Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.

UB40

Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.

Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Zig Ziglar

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

Mother Teresa

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

Seneca

Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.

Unknown

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.

Ron Wild

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.

Casablanca

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

And that's how you play "Get the Guests".

George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Charles Morgan

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

All you need is love.

John Lennon

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

Plato

Live life with passion.

Unknown

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin