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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

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In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

Robert Half

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.

Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Richard Cech

How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?

Henry David Thoreau

How do you live ?

Helen, James Allen (1932)

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.

Shira Tehrani

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Dale Carnegie

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

Napoleon Hill

It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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

Unknown

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

Harvey Mackay

Laughter is the best medicine.

Unknown

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Jefferson

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.

Unknown

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

Matthew Arnold

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.

Assyrian Proverb

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.

Louis Aragon

If there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.

John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.

Mother Theresa

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

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

Thomas Carlyle

Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.

Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)

You know, Billy. We blew it.

Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)

You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.

Anonymous

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.

Winston Churchill

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Stephen Covey

There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.

Narrator, The Naked City (1948)

Be the best that you can be.

Unknown

That dirty, double-crossin' rat !

Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

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

Leonard Nimoy

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.

Anthony Robbins

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

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

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

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

William Butler Yeats

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

Brian Tracy

I am the captain of my soul.

William Ernest Henley

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.

Swami Vivekananda

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Samuel Butler

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.

Mary Parrish

There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.

Mario Cuomo

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.

Anita Brookner

Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.

Winston Churchill

Who, being loved, is poor ?

Oscar Wilde

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carlson

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

Henry Ford

If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Hi-Yo, Silver !

The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)

Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.

Robert H. Schuller

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

Norman Vincent Peale

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.

Leo Buscaglia

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Jeanne Moreau

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

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

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

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

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work

Thomas Edison

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

Tom Clancy