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Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

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I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.

Madame De Maintenon

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

Unattributed

Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.

Unknown

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

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

Conrad Hilton

The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

Chinese Proverb

The show must go on.

Proverb

Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.

Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)

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

Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.

Swami Vivekananda

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Stephen Covey

Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.

William Arthur Ward

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

Confucius

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

James F. Bymes

I like to watch.

Chance, Being There (1979)

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

Act or accept.

Unknown

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Stephen Covey

Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

Zig Ziglar

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

Joyce Brothers

A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

Karl Kraus

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

Confucius

Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

Bette Davis

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

Unknown

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?

Steven Wright

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

Brian Andres

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

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

Les Hewitt

Be the best that you can be.

Unknown

Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.

Dean Marshall

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

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

When Harry Met Sally

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.

Karl Jaspers

If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.

Lou Holtz

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

Emily P. Bissell

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.

Anthony Robbins

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Albert Einstein

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

Bruce Lee

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

William Ellery Channing

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?

Benjamin Franklin

When you can't solve the problem, manage it.

Robert H. Schuller

It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.

Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Erich Fromm

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up

James Baldwin

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

Samuel Butler

And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.

Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

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

This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.

Scott Reed

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

Eden Phillpotts

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.

Aldous Huxley

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.

Anthony Robbins

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.

Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)

To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.

Red Cloud

Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

Sholem Aleichem

Every day in every way I am getting better and better.

Unknown

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

The man who has no imagination has no wings.

Muhamed Ali

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it

Colin Wilson

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

Winston Churchill

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

Vince Lombardi

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

Jonathan Swift

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

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

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles F. Kettering

The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.

George Catlin

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.

Frank Outlaw

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

Norman Vincent Peale

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda