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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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Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

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

Anthony Robbins

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Sandy Wilson

First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.


Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.

La Rouchefoucauld

A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

Fried Green Tomatoes

Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!

Paul J. Meyer

Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.

John P. Strelecky

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

Warren G. Bennis

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

Joe Namath

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

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.

Larry Smith

Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.

Swami Vivekananda

Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.

George Carlin

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.

William Carlos Williams

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.


The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.

Zig Ziglar

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

Samuel Johnson

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

Union gives strength.


Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

Abraham Lincoln

It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.

Washington Irving

Love is a bird, she needs to fly.


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

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.

Earl Nightingale

Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.

Ashley Brilliant

If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

Yo, Adrian !

Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !


The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.


Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.

Zig Ziglar

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale

Wisdom is more precious than rubies.

Biblical Proverb

It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.


Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

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

He who hesitates is lost.


Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.

John Stuart Mill

Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

There is no education like adversity.


Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

Denis Diderot

What you cannot enforce, Do not command.


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

Leonard Nimoy

The life which is unexamined is not worth living


The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.

Mark Victor Hansen

Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.

Joan Jett

Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.


The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Margaret Thatcher

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.


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

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.


Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.


Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn

We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.


The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.

Warren G. Bennis

There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.

Perle Thompson

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.


Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary