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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Nelson Mandela

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Leo Buscaglia

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.

Unknown

To ask the hard question is simple.

W.H. Auden

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.

William J. Bennett

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

Always do the right thing.

Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)

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

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)

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.

Zen Proverb

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.

Chinese Proverb

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

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

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

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

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

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.

Robert Half

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.

Zig Ziglar

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

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.

Ovid

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

Elbert Hubbard

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)

We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

Marcel Proust

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

There are no gains without pains.

Adlai Stevenson

Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.

Marguerite De Valois

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Maya Angelou

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

Anthony Robbins

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.

Anonymous

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

John Eldredge

Get away from her, you bitch !

Ripley, Aliens (1986)

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

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

John Lennon

I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.

William Shakespeare

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stephen Covey

If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.

Yogi Berra

He who hesitates is lost !

Proverb

Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.

Judith Viorst

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.

Harvey Mackay

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Robert Half

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

Anonymous

It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

Desmond Tutu

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula K. Le Guin

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !

Harvey Mackay

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.

Mark Victor Hansen

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

Napoleon Hill

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Bagehot

If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.

Swami Vivekananda

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

Clark Moustakas

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.

Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

Jesus

As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

George S. Patton

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde

I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting. To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.

Bruce Lee

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Darrell Royal

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

Satchel Paige

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !

Theodore Roosevelt

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

Bunker Hunt

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Earl Nightingale

The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.

George Catlin

I am fond of only what comes from the heart.

Martha Washington