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

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I'm an excellent driver.

Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

Stella ! Hey, Stella !

Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.

Stephen Covey

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

Joe Namath

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.

Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

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

Abraham Lincoln

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Socrates

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Walter Winchell

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.

Ovid

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.

Thomas Edison

Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.

Aristotle

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

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

Robert Frost

In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)

Bond. James Bond.

James Bond, Dr No (1962)

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

Charles A. Beard

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

Swami Vivekananda

Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17. Not alive, anyway.

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Confucius

You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Heraclitus

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

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Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.

Anonymous

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.

Napoleon Hill

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

Change your thoughts, change your life.

James Allen

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

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

Colin Powell

Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

Lucy Larcom

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

We have not yet begun to fight.

John Paul Jones

What a dump.

Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney

If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

Bernard Haldane

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.

Swami Vivekananda

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.

Maximus, Gladiator (2000)

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.

Kahlil Gibran

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

Swami Vivekananda

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

The way we see the problem is the problem.

Stephen Covey

If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

Seneca

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

Anonymous

Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.

Mingjiao

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

Albert Einstein

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

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

Lisa Hoffman

When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

Anthony Robbins

I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference

Mark Victor Hansen

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

Henry Drummond

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

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

Brian Tracy

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

Anthony Robbins

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