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

John Armstrong

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It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.

Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

Impossible situations can become possible miracles.

Robert H. Schuller

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.

William Glasser

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

Sugar Ray Robinson

Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.

Michael Johnson

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.

William Bridges

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

Robert H. Schuller

For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

Do, or do not. There is no try.

Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.

Warren G. Bennis

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

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

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

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

W. Stanley Mooneyham

What is life without the radiance of love.

Von Schiller

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Albert Einstein

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.

Douglas MacArthur

If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.

Dean Marshall Art Linkletter

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.

George Matthew Allen

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.

Anthony Pagano

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !

Anthony Robbins

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank

Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence

The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.

Cecil B. DeMille

Never Quit.

Unknown

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

If you can't accept losing, you can't win.

Vince Lombardi

Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.

Thomas Edison

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

Thomas Edison

We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within

Earl Nightingale

Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

Paul Sweeney

Whatever happens, take responsibility !

Anthony Robbins

To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.

Cyril Connolly

There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.

Dale Carnegie

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

Success is the proper utilization of failure.

Anonymous

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Anonymous

Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

Dennis Waitley

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.

John Lennon

Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.

Christian Nestell Bovee

Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.

Charles Caleb Colton

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".

Norman Vincent Peale

Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.

Mark Victor Hansen

Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.

Winston Churchill

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.

Winston Churchill

You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.

Dennis Waitley

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

Change comes from within.

Unknown

We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.

Swami Vivekananda

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.

Sarah Cunningham

Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.

Virgil

If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.

Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)

There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

Nicholas Sparks

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

Napoleon Hill

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.

Stephen Covey

Act or accept.

Unknown

The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.

Swami Vivekananda

After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.

Swami Vivekananda

Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

William Shakespeare

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

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

Joan Baez

I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.

Winston Churchill

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda