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Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

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I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.

Thomas Edison

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

I think therefore I am

Rene Descartes

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

The time to make friends is before you need them.

Traditional Proverb

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.

Christy Borgeld

I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.

Plato

Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.

Anthony Robbins

Love that is true never grows old.

Elben Bano

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

General Douglas MacArthur

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

E.E. Cummings

Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

Somebody stop me !

Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.

Yogi Berra

Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.

Kim Rohn

It ain't over till it's over.

Yogi Berra

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Horace Mann

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

Ghanaian Proverb

Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.

Norman Vincent Peale

All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.

Napoleon Hill

I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.

C.N. Bovee

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

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

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

Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Unknown

I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.

Bruce Lee

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

James Anthony Froude

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.

Mary Parrish

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.

Anonymous

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.

Bruce Lee

It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.

Anonymous

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

Max DePree

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

I don't like your manners.

Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)

Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.

Geri Weitzman

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

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

Dan Stanford

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

Love understands all languages.

Romanian Proverb

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Dennis Waitley

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

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

William Ernest Henley

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.

Marva Collins

I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.

Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.

Emma Lazarus

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Michael Jordan

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

If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.

Unknown

Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

Napoleon Hill

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.

W. R. Inge

Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.

Harvey Mackay

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

Sun Tzu

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.

Winston Churchill

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

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.

Napoleon Hill

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.

George Catlin

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.

Anonymous

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Jim Ryun

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough Reason

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Beverly Sills