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

John Buchan

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Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

Thomas Carlyle

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

Paulo Coelho

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.

Robert Half

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

Mark Twain

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

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

Sugar Ray Robinson

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

T.S. Eliot

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.

The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Heywood

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

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

William Butler Yeats

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Dennis Waitley

This is the first day, of the rest of your life.

Unknown

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

Ann Landers

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.

General Douglas MacArthur

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

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

Washington Irving

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

Let's roll.

Todd Beamer

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

Denis Healey

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.

Swami Vivekananda

If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.

Swami Vivekananda

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.

Voltaire

The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.

Stephen Covey

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.

Dale Carnegie

Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !

Swami Vivekananda

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.

Charles Dickens

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

Aristotle

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !

Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)

Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

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

Thomas Edison

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

All progress occurs because people dare to be different

Harry Milner

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

Zig Ziglar

In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

Unknown

If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.

Anonymous

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.

Swami Vivekananda

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

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

In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.

J. Stuart Keate

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

Unknown

If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.

Francis Bacon

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.

Swami Vivekananda

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team

Red Auerbach

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt