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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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All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.

Joseph Ray

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

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

Soren Kierkegaard

I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No wire hangers, ever !

Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

Change your thoughts, change your life.

James Allen

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Horace Walpole

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

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

Abraham Lincoln

Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !

George Jacques Danton

Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.

Marcus Aurelius

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

Act or accept.

Unknown

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell

Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.

Dottie Walters

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

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

Phyllis Diller

A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

Abraham Lincoln

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

Brian Tracy

Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

Rosemonde Gerard

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

Sherry Anderson

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes

Brian Tracy

Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

Napoleon Hill

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

Japanese Proverb

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

After all, tomorrow is another day !

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

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

Tom Hopkins

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

Napoleon Hill

An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.

Caroline L. Gascoigne

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

Proverb

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.

Tim Blixseth

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.

Berthold Auerbach

When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

Dennis Waitley

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway

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

We have not yet begun to fight.

John Paul Jones

The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

Tim Blixseth Bono

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.

Paul "Bear" Bryant

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.

Wayne Gretzky

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.

Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.

George Catlin

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.

Anonymous

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

Vegas, baby.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

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

You're good, you're very good.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

I need him like the axe needs the turkey.

Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)

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

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

Thomas Edison

All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.

William James

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

Harvey Mackay

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

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

All progress occurs because people dare to be different

Harry Milner

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Michel de Montaigne

What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

Louis L. Mann

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.

Anatole France

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

Norman Vincent Peale

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

Mother Theresa