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Horace Walpole

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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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I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.

Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

They call it a "Royale with Cheese".

Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?

Frances Marion

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein

Count your blessings.

Og Mandino

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.

Margaret Mead

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

Abraham Lincoln

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Edmund Burke

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.

Spanish Proverb

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

Unknown

Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.

James F. Bell

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !

Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)

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

Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.

Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.

Albert Einstein

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.

John Powell

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Charles Morgan

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.

Superman, Superman (1978)

If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.

Steve Martin

Hard work pays off.

Unknown

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.

Albert Einstein

Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes

Napoleon Hill

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.

Alfred North Whitehead

Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.

Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)

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

Hermann Hesse

Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Karl Menninger

We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.

William Butler Yeats

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

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

Mark Twain

Love never claims, it ever gives.

Mahatma Gandhi

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

Jonathan Swift

For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.

Kahlil Gibran

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

Confucius

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.

Lord Moran

Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.

Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)

Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:24

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.

Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)

The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.

Thomas Edison

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

Dennis Waitley

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

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Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

If it is to be it is up to me.

Unknown

The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.

Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.

Stephen Covey

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

Don Marquis

Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.

Stephen Covey

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.

Cyril Connolly

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.

Robert Sexton

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

Soul meets soul on lover's lips.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

John Eldredge

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Napolean Hill

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

Paula, Gaslight (1940)

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.

Swami Vivekananda

If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.

Francis Bacon

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.

Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)

Life is what you make it.

Unknown

Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.

Norman Vincent Peale

Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

Eileen Caddy

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

Karl A. Menninger

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

William Curry Theodore

You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."

Crash Davis

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

Mary Anne Radmacher

You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.

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