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James F. Bymes

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Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

James F. Bymes

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A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.

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Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

Brian Tracy

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Anthony Robbins

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

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I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats

For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.

Charles Caleb Colton

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.


Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.

Vince Lombardi

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.


While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

The best things in life are not things.


I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.


It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.

Thomas Jefferson

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

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Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

Fortune and love favor the brave.


Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

Swedish Proverb

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

You're as old as you behave.

Harvey Mackay

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

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One cannot think crooked and walk straight.


Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

Bernard Haldane

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.

C. Archie Danielson

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Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.


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

Persian Proverb

We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.

Brian Andres

Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.

Swami Vivekananda

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

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I'll have what she's having.

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The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

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

Tom Clancy

Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

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Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

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There is no luck except where there is discipline.

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There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.


Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Albert Einstein

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

Dale Carnegie

Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.

Bruce Lee

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

Hunker down.


We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.


You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.

Muhammad Yunus

Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.

Donald Zochert

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

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

Cathy Carlyle

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.

Swami Vivekananda

It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.


"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"

Robert Schuller

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.

Robert H. Schuller

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

Carpe diem.

Latin Proverb

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

Love is not selfish.


Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.

Henry Ford

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

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.


Love is perfect kindness

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Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.

Greg Anderson

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A boy's best friend is his mother.

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