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He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

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Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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 only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

Emily Dickinson

No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.

Aesop

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Dennis Waitley

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.

General Douglas MacArthur

You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.

Daniel Heinsius

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

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

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

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

Seneca

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

La Rochefoucauld

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !

Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)

All you need is love.

John Lennon

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

Brian Tracy

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Dennis Waitley

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

Jim Rohn

I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.

Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.

Harvey Mackay

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

Kahlil Gibran

Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.

Swami Vivekananda

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

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

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.

Confucius

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.

Harriet Rubin

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle

Gloria Steinhem

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

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

Abraham Lincoln

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ready back gets all the loads.

Latvian Proverbs

He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.

Aristotle

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.

Bruce Lee

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.

Christian Nestell Bovee

First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.

Swami Vivekananda

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

Helen Keller

We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.

Blaise Pascal

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

Dale Carnegie

Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.

Margaret Thatcher

It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.

Swami Vivekananda

The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

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

Anonymous

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.

Unknown

Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.

C. Archie Danielson

Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.

Ben Oliver

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G. M. Trevelyan

My life is my message.

Mahatma Gandhi

Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.

Samantha Juarez

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Mark Victor Hansen

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.

Albert Einstein

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

Anonymous

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

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

Confucius

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.

Abraham Maslow

There is time for everything.

Thomas Edison

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

Janet Erskine Stuart

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

George S. Patton

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.

Johann Gottfried Von Herder

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl Buck

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.

Roger Smith

Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.

Napoleon Hill

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

City of Angels

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.

Margaret Anderson

All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

Thomas Edward Lawrence

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Brian Tracy

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

Say hello to my little friend !

Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)