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She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.

Jane Austen

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Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.

John P. Strelecky

I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.

Brian Tracy

Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.

Unattributed

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.

Unknown

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Dennis Waitley

I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.

Jim Croce

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.

Russian Proverb

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

You sing-a high.

Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

Emily Dickinson

Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.

Francoise Sagan

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

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

Conrad Hilton

The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.

George Mueller

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.

Henry Ford

Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.

Bruce Lee

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

Susan Podziba

It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.

Thomas Edison

When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.

Anonymous

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

Peace Pilgrim

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Horace Walpole

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

Jerome Cummings

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

William Ellery Channing

Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.

Pat Carroll

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

Theodore Isaac Rubin

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation

Thomas Edison

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.

Swami Vivekananda

When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.

William Glasser

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

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

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

To God, there is no zero. I still exist.

Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'

Blackhawk

All you need is love.

John Lennon

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.

John Stuart Mill

Seize the day.

Unknown

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.

Orville Wright

Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

Napoleon Hill

Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.

George Catlin

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.

Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.

Narrator, The Naked City (1948)

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

Dorothy Parker

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

Johnette Napolitano

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

Michael Johnson

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

To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale

Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.

Robert Half

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Dennis Waitley

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn

A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.

Charles M. Schwab

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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