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Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It's never too late.

Unknown

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

John F. Kennedy

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

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

Ayn Rand

What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.

Anthony Dalla Villa

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.

Congolese Proverb

Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

Robert M. Pirsig

Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.

Norman Vincent Peale

I am the captain of my soul.

William Ernest Henley

What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?

Cicero

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

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

Zig Ziglar

Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.

Henry David Thoreau

But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.

William Shakespeare

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

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison

First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.

Denis Healey

Dreams don't work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.

Albert Einstein

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

To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

Theodore Roosevelt

Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.

UB40

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

Brian Tracy

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Matthew 6: 34

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.

Norman Vincent Peale

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

Sugar Ray Robinson

The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.

Rollo May

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

Agnes Repplier

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Confucius

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

Norman Vincent Peale

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.

Michel de Montaigne

They're called boobs, Ed.

Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)

Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.

Brian Tracy

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

The heart that loves is always young.

Greek Proverb

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.

Lord Moran

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.

Tommy Lasorda

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.

Unknown

Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

Anonymous

Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.

Dennis Waitley

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

John C. Maxwell

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Isaac Asimov

This is nothing !

Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)

Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.

Abraham Lincoln

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.

Unknown

Bond. James Bond.

James Bond, Dr No (1962)

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.

Willis Whitney

If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

Marie Osmond

Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

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

Solon

Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.

George DeVack

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Dennis Waitley

Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.

Christy Borgeld

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.

Dean Marshall Art Linkletter

To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.

Dennis Waitley

What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)

If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.

Jonathan Winters

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.

Tom Clancy

I am your father.

Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

Indian Proverb

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vince Lombardi

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

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

Oscar Wilde

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

Harvey Mackay

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

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

George S. Patton

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil