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Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.

Proverb

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

Swami Vivekananda

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Dan Stanford

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Abraham Maslow

The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

William Osler

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

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

Henry Ford

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Mahatma Gandhi

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.

Swami Vivekananda

Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.

G. Moore

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Democritus

Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.

Stephen Covey

Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.

Anonymous

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

Aristotle

Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.

Richard Bach

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

Don't ever give up.

Unknown

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

Thomas Jefferson

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

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

Korean Proverb

The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.

Thomas Edison

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

Rodney Dangerfield

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

City of Angels

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.

Bruce Lee

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

Albert Careb

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

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

Phyllis Battome

No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Dennis Waitley

If you wanna call me that, smile.

The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)

We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.

Karl Jaspers

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

Unknown

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

Ikhide Oshoma

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

Thornton Wilder

Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.

Aristotle

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napoleon Bonaparte

You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.

Alanis Morrissette

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.

Zig Ziglar

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.

Nada, They Live (1988)

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.

Leighton

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

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

Epictetus

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

Winston Churchill

Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

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

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.

Tom Clancy

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

Jim Rohn

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.

L.O. Baird

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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

Nathaniel Hawthorne

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

Let's roll.

Todd Beamer

You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.

William S. Burroughs

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.

Tim Blixseth

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

All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

Walt Disney

Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

Dennis Waitley

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.

Samuel Coleridge

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard