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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

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Henry Ward Beecher

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

Henry Ward Beecher

Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

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What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

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Anonymous

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God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

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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

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Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

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The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.

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Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

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I am the captain of my soul.

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We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

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No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

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All mankind love a lover.

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People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

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People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

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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.

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There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

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Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

Thomas Dewar

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

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Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

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It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

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Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

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It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

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Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.

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Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

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Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

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A leader is a dealer in hope.

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When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

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

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

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It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

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The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.

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He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.

Albert Einstein

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

Anonymous

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Every dog has his day.

Proverb

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

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

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If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.

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It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

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

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Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

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If I know what love is, it is because of you.

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The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

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We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.

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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.

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You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant

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

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

Mother Theresa

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

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

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Success is a journey not a destination.

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Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.

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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.

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You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

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You betcha !

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While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Confucius

Strike while the iron is hot.

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Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

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You become what you think about.

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I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.

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

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The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.

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Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.

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Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

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, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

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If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

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You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

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Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

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What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.

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