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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.

Horace Walpole

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Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.

Erich Fromm

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

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

W. Clement Stone

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

Anthony Robbins

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

Henry Ward Beecher

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

Woody Allen

If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.

Anonymous

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.

Donald Williams

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.

Karl Jaspers

If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.

Ted Turner

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.

Winston Churchill

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

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

Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.

Tom Larson

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

Robert H. Schuller

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Swami Vivekananda

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

Horace Mann

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.

Anonymous

Get away from her, you bitch !

Ripley, Aliens (1986)

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

Marie Osmond

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

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

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.

Anonymous

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

Anthony Robbins

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !

Unknown

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.

Plato

Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.

Robert Ingersoll

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.

Viktor Frankl

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

Anonymous

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Ronald Reagan

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.

Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.

Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.

Dale Carnegie

I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference

Mark Victor Hansen

The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.

Barbara Jordan

Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.

Henry David Thoreau

You're gonna need a bigger boat.

Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?

Josh Hinds

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?

Jim Rohn

Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Danny Kaye

All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

Swami Vivekananda

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.

Zig Ziglar

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

Confucius

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.

Chinese Proverb