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I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.

Henri Nouwen

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Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

W. Clement Stone

is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

Helen Keller

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

Norman Vincent Peale

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !

Lewis Carroll

To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'

Carrie Fisher

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

Dale Carnegie

You must tolerate that which you can not change.

Spanish Proverb

There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

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

Anthony Robbins

My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.

Bruce Lee

There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

Nicholas Sparks

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

Danny Kaye

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Unknown

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

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

William Arthur Ward

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.

Linda Conway

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.

Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

Peace Pilgrim

I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.

Francoise Sagan

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

William Arthur Ward

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.

Will Moss

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.

Anonymous

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Zig Ziglar

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

La Rochefoucauld

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.

Stephen Covey

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.

Henry Ford

Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.

Anonymous

There's no place like home.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)

No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.

Dennis Waitley

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

Albert Einstein

Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:24

It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

It's never too late.

Unknown

My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.

Anonymous

Nothing succeeds like success.

Proverb

The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.

C.S. Lewis

The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.

Confucius

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.

Blaine Lee

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

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

Les Brown

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles F. Kettering

Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.

Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.

English Proverb

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

Dennis Waitley

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To know me is to love me.

Unknown

First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.

Napoleon Hill

Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

I'm Multi-Dimensional !

Taako

Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.

Christy Borgeld

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

Gorden B. Hinkley

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

Benjamin Franklin

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

William B. Sprague

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.

Julia H. Gulliver

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

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

Isaac Bashevis

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

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The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.

Jessica Brumley

You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.

Chinese Proverb

There is no luck except where there is discipline.

Irish Proverb