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Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

Horace

Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.

Horace

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.

Horace

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

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Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

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

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

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

La Rochefoucauld

Seek first to understand, then to be understood.

Stephen Covey

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

Unknown

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Socrates

A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

Buddha

Live life to the fullest.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?

Henry David Thoreau

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

With malice toward none, with charity for all.

Abraham Lincoln

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.

Jonathan Winters

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.

Anonymous

You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.

Henry Drummond

Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.

Stephen Covey

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

He who hesitates is lost.

Proverb

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

Bill Bernbach

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Napoleon Hill

You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.

Earl Nightingale

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

Bob Dylan

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.

Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

William J.H

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

Bernard M. Baruch

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

Norman Vincent Peale

It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.

Anthony Robbins

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

Sun Tzu

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

Charlie Brown

Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.

Swami Vivekananda

I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.

Robert Southey

Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.

Anonymous

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.

Emma Lazarus

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

Henry Ford

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.

George Carlin

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda

It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.

Zig Ziglar

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.

Hubert Bonner

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !

Anthony Robbins

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

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

Pogo

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Chinese Proverb

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.

Chinese Proverb

Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.

Tim Blixseth

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Richard Bach

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

W. Clement Stone

Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.

Norman Vincent Peale

The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.

Swami Vivekananda

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.

Jim Rohn

If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.

Yogi Berra

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.

Emily Dickinson

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.

Nelson A. Rockefeller

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

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.

Barbara Winter

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.

Corinthians

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

Christy Borgeld

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

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)

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

Robert H. Schuller

If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.

Anonymous

Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.

Swami Vivekananda

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers