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Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

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

Stephen Covey

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

German Proverb

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

Thich Nhat Hanh

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.

Anita Brookner

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.

Anonymous

We do what we must, and call it by the best names.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.

Norman Vincent Peale

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Dale Carnegie

We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)

O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.

Walt Whitman

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.

Germaine De Stael

Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl A. Menninger

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.

Mary Kay Ash

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

Perfect love can not be without equality.

Scottish Proverb

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

George Sands

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Christy Borgeld

We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within

Earl Nightingale

All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

Thomas Edward Lawrence

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

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

General Douglas MacArthur

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

This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

Albert Einstein

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

Anonymous

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.

Norman Vincent Peale

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

Suellen Fried

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

Martin Buber

Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.

Charles Caleb Colton

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

Dale Carnegie

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.

Taako

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man

Aretha Franklin

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse

Unknown

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.

Muda Saint Michael

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

J. Stuart Keate

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.

Albert Einstein

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

That dirty, double-crossin' rat !

Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

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

Dan Stanford

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

Isaac Asimov

We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

W. Clement Stone

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

P. T. Barnum

My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.

George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Bagehot

I won't be ignored, Dan !

Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.

Albert Einstein

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

I bet you can squeal like a pig.

Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)

It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.

Winston Churchill

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

If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi