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Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

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Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Bagehot

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

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

John Wooden

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.

William Wordsworth

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

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

Abraham Lincoln

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Charles F. Kettering

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.

Harvey Mackay

The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.

Thomas Edison

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

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.

E. Joseph Cossman

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.

John Wicker

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.

Norman Vincent Peale

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Josh Billings

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

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

James Anthony Froude

From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.

Thomas Edison

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

Hoke, you're my best friend.

Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

Earl Nightingale

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Martin Luther King Jr.

True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

Thomas Moore

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.

John Dryden

This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.

Swami Vivekananda

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

All you need is love.

John Lennon

Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?

Anthony Robbins

An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.

Isabel Burton

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.

Seneca

You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.

Anonymous

Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.

Anne Frank

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.

Tyron Edwards

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.

La Rochefoucauld

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

Dale Carnegie

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.

Swami Vivekananda

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

Many hands make light work.

Proverb

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Napoleon Hill

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

Jim Rohn

Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

Zig Ziglar

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

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

Maya Angelou

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

Never say die.

Proverb

Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

Harvey Mackay

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

Aristotle

Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.

Karen Kaiser Clark

What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.

Nash

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz

Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott

How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.

Unknown

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.

Robert H. Schuller

The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.

Sophocles

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

Lucy Larcom

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 would be loved, love and be lovable.

Benjamin Franklin

There is no education like adversity.

Benjamin Disraeli

An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.

Karl Jaspers

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

To ask the hard question is simple.

W.H. Auden

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa