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Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

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If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.

William Shakespeare

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

Ernest Hemingway

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.

Napoleon Hill

Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.

Bertrand Russell

It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

Nancy Banks-Smith

Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.

Dottie Walters

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

Albert Camus

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.

Winston Churchill

Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.

Anonymous

Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.

Ashleigh Brilliant

On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

Henry Drummond

Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb

The calla lilies are in bloom again.

Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)

Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.

Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)

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

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn Vos Savant

There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.

Azim Premji

Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.

Will Moss

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

Lucy Larcom

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Anthony Robbins

One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.

Harvey Mackay

The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.

Anonymous

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.

Norman Vincent Peale

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !

Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.

Hasidic Proverb

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

Actions speak louder than words.

Proverb

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations

George Bernard Shaw

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.

Swami Vivekananda

The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.

Danish Proverb

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Robert Half

Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.

Richard Bach

Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.

Pat Carroll

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.

Ivan Scheier

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

The more goals you set - the more goals you get.

Mark Victor Hansen

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Goethe

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

Charlie Brown

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

John Wooden

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

It is always your next move.

Napoleon Hill

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.

Marva Collins

There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

Jawaharlal Nehru

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

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

If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

Isaac B. Singer

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.

Thomas Edison

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

Ralph Hodgson

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

Never give in -- never, never, never, never.

Winston Churchill

Hard work pays off.

Unknown

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

Joe Namath

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

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.

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.

Washington Irving

This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.

Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.

Elizabeth Ashley

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

Seneca

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Stella ! Hey, Stella !

Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

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

The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth