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Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

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The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

William Wordsworth

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

James Anthony Froude

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !

Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)

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

Isaac B. Singer

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.

Albert Einstein

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

Anthony Robbins

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn

Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

Swami Sivananda

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

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.

Mother Theresa

Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.

Persian Proverb

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.

Thomas Fuller

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

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

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

E.E. Cummings

When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

Dennis Waitley

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

Abraham Lincoln

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.

Tom Clancy

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.

Swami Vivekananda

Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

Unknown

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Thomas Edison

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

Napoleon Hill

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

There is no education like adversity.

Benjamin Disraeli

Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."

Unknown

Friendship is not born of words alone.

Armenian Proverb

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

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

Kahlil Gibran

Love is a bird, she needs to fly.

Madonna

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Robert Half

What's another word for thesaurus ?

Steven Wright

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

Bob Dylan

We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.

Swami Vivekananda

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Necessity is the mother of invention.

Proverb

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

Robert H. Schuller

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.

Barbara De Angelis

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

All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

Walt Disney

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

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.

Martha Washington

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

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

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles F. Kettering

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

Rollo May

Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.

Muda Saint Michael

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert Schuller

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

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

John Gardner

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

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

Christian Nestell Bovee

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

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

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

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

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Napoleon Hill

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

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

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.

Abraham Lincoln

If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

Judith Hayes

It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.

Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)

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

William Arthur Ward

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis