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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

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

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Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

Buddhist Proverb

There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.

Narrator, The Naked City (1948)

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

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Unknown

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

T. Howell

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.

Anonymous

Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.

Winston Churchill

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

Robert H. Schuller

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

Thomas Edison

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

Bruce Lee

I'm an excellent driver.

Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)

Yo, Adrian !

Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)

No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.

Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

Be the best that you can be.

Unknown

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

Tim Blixseth

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

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

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

You had me at "hello".

Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.

Ron Wild

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.

Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.

Michael Norwood

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.

Dennis Waitley

We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within

Earl Nightingale

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

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.

Lawrence LeShan

A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.

Donald Trump

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

What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.

Anthony Dalla Villa

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.

Albert Einstein

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

The best things in life are not things.

Unknown

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

Hope Floats

I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.

Dale Carnegie

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Jim Ryun

Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.

Harvey Mackay

It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.

Hermann Hesse

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

Michael Johnson

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

Ivan Panin

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.

Leos Janacek

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.

Dennis Waitley

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Heywood

I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.

Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)

And that's how you play "Get the Guests".

George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)

Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.

Mark Victor Hansen

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

Brigham Young

Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.

Norman Vincent Peale

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

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

You will never find time for anything. You must make it.

Charles Buxton

And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.

Samuel Coleridge

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.

Dale Carnegie

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Abraham Maslow

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Stephen Covey

Live with passion !

Anthony Robbins

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.

Lou Holtz

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

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

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.

Proverb

Every hero becomes a bore at last.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Abraham Lincoln