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Jane Addams

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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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My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

Thomas Edison

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.

Winston Churchill

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

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We loved with a love that was more than love.

Edgar Allan Poe

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

All-righty then !

Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)

She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.

Dean Marshall Art Linkletter

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

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

Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.

Norman Vincent Peale

Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

Rosemonde Gerard

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.

Mark Victor Hansen

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Napoleon Hill

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Scott Hamilton

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin

We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.

Dennis Waitley

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

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

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.

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All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.

Art Linkletter

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.

Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)

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)

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

Norman Vincent Peale

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

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

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

A dream is a wish your heart makes.

The Supremes

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

That dirty, double-crossin' rat !

Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)

Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.

Anonymous

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)

Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.

Ben Oliver

You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.

Earl Nightingale

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

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.

Michael Johnson

To know me is to love me.

Unknown

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?

Benjamin Franklin

Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.

Unknown

Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.

Noah Porter

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

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.

Mother Teresa

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.

Robert G. Ingersoll

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.

Shira Tehrani

We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.

Du Coeur

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

Walter Bagehot

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

Somerset Maugham

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

Anthony Robbins

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tse

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.

W. Clement Stone

I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.

George Catlin

It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.

Louis Kossuth

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

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

Winston Churchill

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

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

Robert A. Heinlein

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning