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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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There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.

Christy Borgeld

The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.

C.S. Lewis

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

Zig Ziglar

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

Albert Einstein

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.

Nick Richardson

They're called boobs, Ed.

Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.

T.S. Eliot

Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.

Larry Smith

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz

We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

Harville Hendrix

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

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

No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.

Brian Tracy

You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.

Anthony Robbins

I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.

Anonymous

In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.

J. Stuart Keate

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.

Kim Wilde

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.

Anonymous

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Dennis Waitley

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.

Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Abraham Lincoln

A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.

Polybius

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

Susan Taylor

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

Clark Moustakas

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.

Samuel Butler

The sun will come up tomorrow

Unknown

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Helen Keller

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."

Crash Davis

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.

George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)

Never Quit.

Unknown

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

Benjamin Franklin

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

Hermann Hesse

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.

Unknown

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.

Swami Vivekananda

He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

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

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

Zig Ziglar

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.

Janet Erskine Stuart

The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

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 a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.

Elizabeth Ashley

Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?

Emily Bronte

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.

Kahlil Gibran

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.

Brian Andres

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.

Jonathan Winters

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

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.

Norman Vincent Peale

Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.

Barbara De Angelis

More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

John Donne

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

Stephen Covey

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

Brian Weir

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

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

Abraham Lincoln

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

Anonymous

How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

Isaac Asimov

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia