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

Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

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

William Cowper

Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.

Guillaume Apollinaire

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

Oprah Winfrey

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

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

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy

The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

Blood Of The Martyr

A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -

Dexter Yager

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

Agnes Repplier

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

Napoleon Hill

My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.

Swami Vivekananda

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

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

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

Miguel de Unamuno

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

T. Howell

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

Charlie Brown

If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

Master Yuanwu

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

St. Clement

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

Never give in -- never, never, never, never.

Winston Churchill

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

Unknown

What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.

Baiyun

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke

I am the captain of my soul.

William Ernest Henley

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.

Thomas Fuller

Must you flirt ?

Ninotchka, Leon (1939)

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

Joe Clark

I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)

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.

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

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

Rosemonde Gerard

To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

Thomas Edison

Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

Peter Davies

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

Winston Churchill

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

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

If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

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

Abraham Lincoln

I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.

Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

Ikhide Oshoma

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

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

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

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

Archimedes

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

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

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

Albert Einstein

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

I want to be alone.

Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)

Happiness is a state of mind.

Unknown

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

Max DePree

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.

Robert H. Schuller

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it

Dennis P. Kimbro

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.

Tom Hopkins

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl Buck

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

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

In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky