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Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

Alfred Adler

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

Harville Hendrix

These go to eleven.

Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.

Ray Lyman Wilbur

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

Robert A. Heinlein

To ask the hard question is simple.

W.H. Auden

If it is to be it is up to me.

Unknown

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

The show must go on.

Proverb

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.

Michael Johnson

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

Mother Theresa

All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

Thomas Edward Lawrence

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.

Abraham Lincoln

If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.

Leo Tolstoy

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

Happiness is a choice.

Barry Neil Kaufman

Love is the only gold.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

Brian Tracy

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work

William Ernest Henley

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up

James Baldwin

I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting. To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.

Bruce Lee

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

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

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Anthony Robbins

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.

General Peter Schoomaker

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

Anonymous

Mac, you ever been in love ?

Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)

How do I look ?

Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

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

Norman Vincent Peale

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

Colette

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

Hope springs eternal.

Alexander Pope

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.

Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

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

Walter Bagehot

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

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

Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.

Emily Dickinson

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

George S. Patton

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.

Leos Janacek

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

Buddhist Proverb

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Edmund Burke

It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.

Anonymous

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

Janet Erskine Stuart

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

Mark Twain

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !

Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

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

John F. Kennedy

Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.

Frank Outlaw

The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.

Norman Vincent Peale

Say hello to my little friend !

Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)

We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.

John W. Turk

We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

David Levesque

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Dale Carnegie

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

Napoleon Hill

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Unknown

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire