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The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

James Oppenheim

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Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.

Leo Buscaglia

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

Satchel Paige

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

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

Isaac Asimov

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

Your attitude determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference

Mark Victor Hansen

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

Dennis Waitley

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !

Swami Vivekananda

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

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

Anonymous

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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

Harvey Mackay

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.

Unknown

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

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

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.

Janet Erskine Stuart

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

Hope Floats

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.

Richard Bach

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

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Follow the money.

Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)

All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.

Swami Vivekananda

Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.

Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)

A life lived in fear is half lived.

Anonymous

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

If you wanna call me that, smile.

The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results

Albert Einstein

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

E.E. Cummings

It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.

Sandra Swinney

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.

Jim Rohn

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.

Eileen Caddy

Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.

Charles Reade

Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.

William Bridges

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

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

Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.

Larry Smith

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.

Joan Baez

Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.

Swami Vivekananda

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.

Janet Erskine Stuart

If it is to be it is up to me.

Unknown

Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.

Robert H. Schuller

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

J.M. Power

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Henry Ward Beecher

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.

Winston Churchill

You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.

Anonymous

Work is love made manifest.

Unattributed

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

Nick Richardson

You're good, you're very good.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

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

Winston Churchill

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

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

Albert Einstein

My heart is ever at your service.

Shakespeare

The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

Oprah Winfrey

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

John F. Kennedy

Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl Menninger

Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Abraham Lincoln

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

'Wake Me When It's Funny'

Gary Marshall

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

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

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.

Brian Tracy

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.

Emily Dickinson

For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change

Jim Rohn

He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.

Anonymous

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Confucius

They call me Mister Tibbs !

Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)

O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.

Robert Burns

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

Anthony Robbins

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.

Albert Einstein

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

Zig Ziglar

The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.

George Catlin

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.

Richard Saunders