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A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Horace Mann

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Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

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

Linda Conway

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

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

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

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

Let thy words be few.

Ecclesiastes

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.

Anthony Robbins

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.

Swami Vivekananda

Immaturity can last a lifetime.

Robert Half

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)

The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

Clint Smith

I'm an excellent driver.

Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

I know you are, but what am I ?

Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)

I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.

Albert Einstein

What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Edison

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi

You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.

Bruce Lee

You really can change the world if you care enough.

Marion Wright Edelman

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

Mother Teresa

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.

Janet Erskine Stuart

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.

Thomas Edison

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.

Dennis Waitley

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher

Soul meets soul on lover's lips.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.

Mother Teresa

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

Swami Vivekananda

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.

Judith Viorst

The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.

J. Richard Clarke

You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

Sherry Anderson

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

Blood Of The Martyr

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.

Winston Churchill

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.

George Catlin

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

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

Anonymous

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.

Mother Teresa

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.

Nolan Bushnell

Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.

Robert Half

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.

Cicero