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It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

Isaac Asimov

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Isaac Asimov

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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

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.

Mother Teresa

Give all to love.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.

Wayne Gretzky

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.

Ovid

The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.

Nick Richardson

Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.

Anonymous

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

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

Stephen Covey

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

But I would be proud.

Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)

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

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.

Henry David Thoreau

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

Robert Half

Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.

John Dryden

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

Never Quit.

Unknown

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.

George Matthew Allen

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey

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 S. Buck

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.

Carl Sandburg

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Anonymous

Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.

Mark Twain

To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.

Erich Fromm

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

Albert Einstein

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

Napoleon Hill

Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.

Mark Victor Hansen

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.

Winston Churchill

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.

George Catlin

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

Soul meets soul on lover's lips.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.

Robert Half

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.

Jean Anouilh

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

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

Japanese Proverb

Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.

Muriel Spark

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.

Anonymous

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.

Rollo May

The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

David O. McKay

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.

Anthony Robbins

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

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

Harold R. McAlindon

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Anonymous

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.

Hubert Bonner

There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Kahlil Gibran

A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.

Robert Herrick

I'm an excellent driver.

Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

Voltaire

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

Winston Churchill

Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.

Erich Fromm

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.

Jerry Greenfield

Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.

Emily Dickinson

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

A woman who is loved always has success.

Vicki Baum

Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

Paul Sweeney

When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.

Dale Carnegie

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes

Earl Nightingale

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

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

Marilyn vos Savant

The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.

George Catlin