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Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.

Joan Baez

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The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

Orlando Battista

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

There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.

Jean Anouilh

First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -

Dexter Yager

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)

I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

Harvey Mackay

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

What's another word for thesaurus ?

Steven Wright

Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.

Earl Nightingale

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

Winston Churchill

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

W. Clement Stone

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

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

Love is a bird, she needs to fly.

Madonna

If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''

Dale Dauten

Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.

Albert Einstein

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.

Harvey Mackay

First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.

Swami Vivekananda

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

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

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

Earl Nightingale

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

There's always a way - if you're committed.

Anthony Robbins

We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

The calla lilies are in bloom again.

Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.

Anonymous

Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Richard Bach

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.

Albert Einstein

Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.

Anonymous

The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.

Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Dreams don't work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

Napoleon Hill

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Galileo Galilei

Must you flirt ?

Ninotchka, Leon (1939)

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

Winston Churchill

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

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

Winston Churchill

Mac, you ever been in love ?

Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Scott Hamilton

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.

Thomas Edison

It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.

Anonymous

No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.

Aesop

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

John Quincy Adams

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.

Seneca

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Darrell Royal

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?

Steven Wright

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

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.

Stephen Covey

Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.

William S. Burroughs

The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.

John Milton

The hottest love has the coldest end.

Socrates

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

Voltaire

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

What is life without the radiance of love.

Von Schiller

For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.

Sister Busche

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller