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Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

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Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion


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

Carol Burnett

Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.


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

Emily Dickinson

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.

Robert Frost

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Steven Covey

The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

Mark Twain

It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.

Anatole France

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

Margaret B. Runbeck

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.


The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.

Martha Washington

A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.


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

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes

Earl Nightingale

To God, there is no zero. I still exist.

Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.


You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

Zig Ziglar

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.

Ted Turner

Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it


Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.


Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

William J.H

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

Marilyn vos Savant

What is life without the radiance of love.

Von Schiller

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

Henry Ford

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

Eden Phillpotts

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hill

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Attitude determines altitude.


Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

Swedish Proverb

One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.

Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed

Thomas Edison

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

Earl Nightingale

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

Julie Andrews

Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.

Felix Adler

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.


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

Thich Nhat Hanh

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa

Tough times never last but tough people do.

Robert Schuller

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

Abraham Lincoln

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

Life is what you make it.


Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease


It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Bill Blackman

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.


The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

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

Robert H. Schuller

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.

John Lennon

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


I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

Milton Berle

If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.

John P. Strelecky

If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.


In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Mignon McLaughlin

The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.


Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.


Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.

Karl Marx

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

I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work

William Ernest Henley

Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.

Charles Reade

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

Whatever it takes !


Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

E. Joseph Cossman

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.


The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.


Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

Albert Einstein