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Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

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Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

The Wizard of Oz

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

Unknown

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?

Diogenes

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

Phyllis Diller

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

Life is the first gift, love is the second.

Marge Piercy

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Mahatma Gandhi

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

Nothing happens unless first we dream.

Carl Sandburg

We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.

Karl Jaspers

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.

Nicholas Murray Butler

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

Anonymous

Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.

Stephen Covey

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement

W. Clement Stone

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.

Napoleon Hill

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

It ain't over till it's over.

Yogi Berra

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Emily P. Bissell

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.

Swami Vivekananda

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Paul R. Ehrlich

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

Douglas MacArthur

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.

Unknown

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

William Osler

If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.

Yusuf Tara

No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.

Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)

Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.

Anonymous

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

A. P. Gouthey

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

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

Tim Blixseth

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Sandy Wilson

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.

Swami Vivekananda

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

Marc Chagall

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

Benjamin Franklin

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

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

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

City of Angels

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)

If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?

Steven Wright

Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Dennis Waitley

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

Henry Ford

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.

Indira Gandhi

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.

Dennis Waitley

Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.

Ivan Scheier

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.

St. Francis De Sales

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.

George Catlin

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.

Stephen Covey

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

Albert Einstein

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

Abraham Lincoln

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.

Ba'al Shem Tov

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

Albert Einstein

Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.

John Dryden