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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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Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Matthew 6: 34

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

Miles, Risky Business (1983)

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.

Confucius

I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.

Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)

If you feel you have no faults there's another one.

Anonymous

Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.

Freaks, Freaks (1932)

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.

Will Moss

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

The measure of a man is what he does with power.

Greek Proverb

That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.

Michael Johnson

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

Erich Fromm

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.

Publilius Syrus

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.

Michel de Montaigne

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.

Anonymous

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Edison

Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.

Chinese Proverb

I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.

Superman, Superman (1978)

We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.

Dennis Waitley

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

Dan Stanford

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula K. Le Guin

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

Dennis Waitley

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

Harold Hill

The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.

Brian Tracy

The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.

Martha Washington

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

There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

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

Rodney Dangerfield

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.

Harvey Mackay

Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.

Erich Fromm

Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

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

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Stuart Mill

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

William Shakespeare

Live with passion !

Anthony Robbins

Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.

Robert H. Schuller

When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.

Benjamin Disraeli

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.

Anonymous

Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.

Marguerite De Valois

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.

Steve Winwood

The best things in life are free.

Unknown

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Jim Rohn

Success is the child of audacity.

Benjamin Disraeli

Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.

Anonymous

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.

Warren G. Bennis

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

Paul Sweeney

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

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.

Winston Churchill

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Mahatma Gandhi

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

Peter Davies

You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.

Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

Buddha

First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.

Denis Healey