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Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

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Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.

Hedy Lamarr

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.

Benjamin Disraeli

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

Napoleon Hill

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.

Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

Margaret B. Runbeck

Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.

Norman Vincent Peale

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.

Anonymous

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.

John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)

From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.

Yiddish Proverb

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.

Islamic Proverb

Good morning, Vietnam !

Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)

Success is the child of audacity.

Benjamin Disraeli

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.

Winston Churchill

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

This is nothing !

Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

A. P. Gouthey

I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.

Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.

Napoleon Hill

Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!

Paul J. Meyer

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

Albert Einstein

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.

Mingjiao

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.

Swami Vivekananda

Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.

Steve Jobs

It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

Rodney Dangerfield

I scoured many websites, and consulted my friends, my family and our readers for these pearls of wisdom. Now I want to do that again, except this time, I bring to you,

David Riklan

Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

Thomas Edison

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

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

John Gardner

If there is a will, there is a way.

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

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.

Golda Meir

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

Winston Churchill

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.

Eileen Caddy

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

Jim Rohn

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

Nicholas Sparks

I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G. K. Chesterton

He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.

Unknown

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

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

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

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

Helen Keller

Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.

Anita Brookner

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

Vince Lombardi

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy

Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

Bill Blackman

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

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

Rhett Butler

Nothing succeeds like success.

Proverb

Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

John P. Strelecky

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

Buddha

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough Reason

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

Erich Fromm

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.

Forest Witcraft

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.

David Wilkerson

It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.

UB40

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.

Charles Dickens

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges