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Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Every human heart is human.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

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Jiddu Krishnamurti

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

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Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.

Seneca

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

For with god all things are possible.

Bible

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

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Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

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

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

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The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Matthew

The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Allan K. Chalmers

I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.

Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.

Unknown

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.

Robert Half

Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.

Swami Vivekananda

Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

Paul Sweeney

Joy is not in things, it is in us.

Richard Wagner

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.

Goethe

Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.

Anonymous

It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.

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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

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Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

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A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.

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There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

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Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.

Anonymous

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

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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)

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.

Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey

Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.

Amelia Earhart

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching

Satchel Paige

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

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That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.

Swami Vivekananda

Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.

Francis Wilson

All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.

T.S. Eliot

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.

Greg Anderson

The man who has no imagination has no wings.

Muhamed Ali

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

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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

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda

Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.

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Love is the river of life in the world.

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As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.

Winston Churchill

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

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Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

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There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

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Failing to plan is planning to fail.

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What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

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No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

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The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

David O. McKay

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

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I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

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As if !

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Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.

Albert Einstein

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.

Marsha Sinetar

Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

Bruce Lee

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.

Brian Tracy

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

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.

Amelia Earhart

If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.

William Shakespeare

Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)