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More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

John Donne

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

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Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

Joyce Brothers

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

Swami Vivekananda

A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.

Canary Island Proverb

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Helen Keller

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.

Jeff Valdez

Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.

Dean Marshall

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.

Sandra Swinney

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.

Ovid

To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G. K. Chesterton

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

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

The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

Anthony Robbins

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation

Thomas Edison

All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

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)

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

It's never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.

George Catlin

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.

Margaret Mead

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

Carl Sandburg

Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.

James F. Bell

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

Napoleon Hill

I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

Thomas Edison

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Dennis Waitley

Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas Edison

Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.

Henry Ford

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

Harvey Mackay

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.

Unknown

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

Elie Wiesel

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

Jim Rohn

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

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

Norman Vincent Peale

In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.

Anonymous

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

Be all you can be.

John C. Maxwell

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'

Blackhawk

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

Bill Bernbach

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.

Confucius

Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

Eileen Caddy

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

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

Abraham Lincoln

If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

Henry Drummond

Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius

Whatever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.

Les Brown

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.

Confucius

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

Kahlil Gibran

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.

Dennis Waitley

Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.

Swami Vivekananda

Faith can move mountains.

Unknown

You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.

Jim Rohn

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Dennis Waitley

The loving are the daring.

Bayard Taylor

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.

John Keats

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

Unattributed

Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

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

Albert Einstein

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

Isaac Asimov

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.

William Lowe Bryan

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson