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Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius

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Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Erich Fromm

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

Du Coeur

Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.

Judith Viorst

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.

Abraham Lincoln

They call me Mister Tibbs !

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

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.

Unknown

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Helen Keller

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Whatever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !

George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)

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

Eden Phillpotts

Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas Edison

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.

Unknown

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Matthew

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.

Korean Proverb

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.

Jonathan Winters

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.

George P. Burnham

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

Bruce Lee

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

Alan Ashley-Pitt

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.

Robert C. Solomon

As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician, caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their careers.

Michael E. DeBakey

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

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

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

You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.

Albert Einstein

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.

Perle Thompson

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

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

Thomas Jefferson

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

Bertrand Russell

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George Allen

If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.

Unknown

Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

Richard Dumb

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

General Peter Schoomaker

When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.

Bruce Lee

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

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Unknown

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

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant

As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.

Stephen Covey

Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

Abraham Maslow

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

Thomas Moore

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.

W. Somerset Maugham

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

Abraham Lincoln

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.

Lord Chesterfield

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

Don Marquis

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.

Swami Vivekananda

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.

Anonymous

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.

Swami Vivekananda

If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.

Bonaro W. Overstreet

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Winston Churchill

Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.

Democritus

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.

Unknown

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

Milton Berle

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Socrates