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Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

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Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

Martin Buber

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

How far you go in life depends on your 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

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

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

The way we see the problem is the problem.

Stephen Covey

Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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

All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.

Swami Vivekananda

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.

Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Mother Teresa

I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.

Helice Bridges

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

Who's on first.

Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

Bill Bernbach

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

Rollo May

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

Mark Twain

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

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

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

Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.

William Bridges

When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

W. Clement Stone

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.

Charles F. Kettering

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

Norman Vincent Peale

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

Peace Pilgrim

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

Bob Klas

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.

Paul McCartney

It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.

Winston Churchill

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

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

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.

Anonymous

Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

Dennis Waitley

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

Blood Of The Martyr

You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

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

Henry David Thoreau

We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

W. Clement Stone

The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.

Thornton Wilder

My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.

Anthony Robbins

Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.

Thomas Edison

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.

Jim Croce

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

William Ellery Channing

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes

Thomas Jefferson

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

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

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.

John Maxwell

If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.

Chinese Proverb

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein

Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -

Kyle Chandler

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

Winston Churchill

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.

Confucius

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.

John Wooden

O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.

Walt Whitman

I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

Thomas Edison

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.

Lisa Hoffman

We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.

Swami Vivekananda

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

In love beggar and king are equal.

Indian Proverb

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.

William A. Ward

If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.

Zig Ziglar