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Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

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

Goethe

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.

Goethe

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

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The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

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The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.

Hannah Arendy

Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.

Michael Johnson

Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.

Swami Vivekananda

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.

Cecil B. DeMille

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda

Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.

Lisa Grude

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

Confucius

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

Earl Nightingale

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.

Henry David Thoreau

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.

William Glasser

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.

Stephen Covey

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Unknown

It is always your next move.

Napoleon Hill

Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

This is the first day, of the rest of your life.

Unknown

It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.

Anonymous

We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.

Blaise Pascal

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott

The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.

Barbara Jordan

I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.

G. Moore

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese Proverb

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician, caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their careers.

Michael E. DeBakey

I don't like your manners.

Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.

Robert Half

The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.

Martha Washington

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?

Henry David Thoreau

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

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

John Ruskin

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Anthony Robbins

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.

David Wilkerson

Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.

Henry David Thoreau

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.

General Peter Schoomaker

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?

Jim Rohn

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.

Thomas Edison

There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.

Douglas MacArthur

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl A. Menninger

It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

Desmond Tutu

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.

Yogi Berra

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

Stephen Covey

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.

George Catlin

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Chinese Proverb

Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.

Czech Proverb

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Thomas Edison

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

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

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

Hoke, you're my best friend.

Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Anonymous

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

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

Dwight D. Eisenhower

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

John C. Maxwell