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Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.

John Davidson Rockefeller

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

John Davidson Rockefeller

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

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The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

Danish Proverb

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

Admiral Collingwood

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.

Swami Vivekananda

It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

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

Thomas Edison

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.

Anonymous

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

Dale Carnegie

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

Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !

Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Storm Jameson

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts

Albert Einstein

Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.

Collin McCarty

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher

Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

Oprah Winfrey

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -

Elbert Hubbard

If they move, kill ' em.

Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)

I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

The man who has no imagination has no wings.

Muhamed Ali

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.

Stephen Covey

Love is the whole and more than all.

E.E. Cummings

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

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

Karl A. Menninger

The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.

Rodney L. Parsley

Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

Albert Einstein

Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes

Dennis Waitley

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.

Bruce Lee

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

Archimedes

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

Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.

Swami Vivekananda

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.

Sarah Cunningham

Love that is true never grows old.

Elben Bano

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is never too late to be what we might have been

George Eliot

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.

Lord Moran

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.

Winston Churchill

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

Winston Churchill

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.

Spanish Proverb

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner

Here's looking at you, kid.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Who's on first.

Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.

Willis Whitney

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

Stan Smith

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.

Orville Wright

Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Winston Churchill

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

Thomas Campbell

Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.

Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

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

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

Nothing happens unless first we dream.

Carl Sandburg

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Unknown

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

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

Assyrian Proverb

As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?

Christy Borgeld

At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.

John P. Strelecky

Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.

G. Moore

I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.

Steven Wright

I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.

Albert Einstein

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

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.

Anonymous

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

A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.

Anonymous

Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.

Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.

Anonymous

Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.

Alan Watts

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

Michael Johnson

Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.

Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)