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In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

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Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.

Lord Byron

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Oprah Winfrey

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.

Nolan Bushnell

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

Bruce Springsteen

Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !

Thomas Edison

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Unknown

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

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

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.

William Shakespeare

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Rumi

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Scott Hamilton

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

William Edward Hickson

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

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

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Anonymous

Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

T.S. Eliot

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.

Thomas Edison

I'm king of the world !

Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)

To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.

Christy Borgeld

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

Marianne Williamson

One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'

Abraham Maslow

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

Ghanaian Proverb

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Dale Carnegie

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

Oprah Winfrey

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.

Jose Incenerios

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

Buddha

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.

Indira Gandhi

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.

Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)

Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

Bruce Lee

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.

Anthony Robbins

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

Robert H. Schuller

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.

Anonymous

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.

Stephen Covey

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Winston Churchill

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

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

My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.

Anthony Robbins

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.

Winston Churchill

World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

Swami Vivekananda

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.

Japanese Proverb

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.

Napoleon Hill

Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn

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

Goethe

Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?

Earl Nightingale

When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Dennis Waitley

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

A dream is a wish your heart makes.

The Supremes

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

General Douglas MacArthur

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

Thomas Jefferson

I like to watch.

Chance, Being There (1979)

It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.

Anonymous

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

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

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Stephen Covey

You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

Abraham Lincoln

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

Anonymous

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda