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The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.

Jacques Benigne Bossuel

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

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

John Churton Collins

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Jeanne Moreau

That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

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

Robert Half

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

W. Clement Stone

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.

Chinese Proverb

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.

Christy Borgeld

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.

Brian Tracy

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.

Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.

Dennis Waitley

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.

Anonymous

You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi

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

Anonymous

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.

Marianne Williamson

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.

Epictetus

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.

Mahatma Gandhi

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

Confucius

You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.

George Matthew Adams

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

Keep away from 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

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.

Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

Where there's life, there's hope.

Terence

Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.

Harvey Mackay

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

Tony Dorsett

If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !

Howard Beale, Network (1976)

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

Bob Klas

If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.

Paul McCartney

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.

Johnette Napolitano

Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.

Stephen Covey

When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.

Barbara Winter

Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !

Harvey Mackay

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda

He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.

Albert Schweitzer

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.

Francois Mauriac

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Horace Mann

Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

Fortune favors the brave.

Publius Terence

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.

Edwin Arnold

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

Anonymous

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.

Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)

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

Anonymous

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

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.

Anonymous

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

Claudia Black

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

Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.

Anonymous

You sing-a high.

Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)