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Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

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Kind words conquer.

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

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Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

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Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?

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You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

Anonymous

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?

Sydney J. Harris

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.

Anatole France

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

John C. Maxwell

Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.

Julia H. Gulliver

Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.

Winston Churchill

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

Sophocles

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Dale Carnegie

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

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.

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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson

I'm going to take a bath.

Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

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

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Bill Cosby

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

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When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

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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.

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Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.

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Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'

Blackhawk

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)

No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.

Philip Armour

You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.

Harold Hill

Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.

Joan Jett

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.

German Proverb

Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.

Unattributed

Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.

William Butler Yeats

I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.

Stephen Covey

Follow the money.

Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)

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

Mark Twain

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

Ray Lyman Wilbur

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love that is true never grows old.

Elben Bano

No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.

Robert Half

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Colette

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.

Karen Casey

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Helen Keller

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

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

Paul R. Ehrlich

To my big brother George, the richest man in town !

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Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

D.H. Lawrence

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.

Yusuf Tara

I think therefore I am

Rene Descartes

Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.

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Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.

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As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

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Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.

Karl Jaspers

Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.

Aristotle

Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

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Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time

Marion Wright Edelman

The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.

Brian Tracy

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

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

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

T. Howell

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

If there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

Fried Green Tomatoes

That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.

Rumi