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What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

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It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

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 cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.

J.S. Knox

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles F. Kettering

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.

Ray Lyman Wilbur

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.

Robert G. Ingersoll

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.

Hebrew Proverb

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.

Brian Tracy

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !

Taako

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.

Al Franken

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

Anonymous

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

When Harry Met Sally

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

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

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.

George Catlin

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.

David O. McKay

To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.

Bruce Lee

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Socrates

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

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney

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

Michael Jordan

These go to eleven.

Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.

Unknown

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

Harvey Mackay

Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.

Bible

Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.

Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.

Napoleon Bonaparte

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?

W. Clement Stone

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Winston Churchill

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

Love is letting go of fear.

Gerald Jampolsky

First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.

Denis Healey

I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.

Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)

Change your thoughts, change your life.

James Allen

Never say die.

Proverb

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

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

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.

Bonaro W. Overstreet

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

He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

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

All work is empty save when there is love.

Kahlil Gibran

Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.

Bruce Lee

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

Winston Churchill

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

Donald Trump

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

Do first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

Dennis Waitley

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Anonymous

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

Winston Churchill

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

You always succeed in producing a result.

Anthony Robbins

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

Thomas Dewar

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn

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

Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.

Unknown

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

William Edward Hickson

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

Unknown

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

Suellen Fried

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

Anthony Robbins

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.

Steve Martin