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Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.

John Dryden

Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.

John Dryden

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Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

You're good, you're very good.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.

Karl Jaspers

How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.

Stephen Covey

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.

Thomas Edison

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.

George Catlin

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

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

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

The loving are the daring.

Bayard Taylor

Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.

Ingrid Bergman

Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.

Korean Proverb

Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.

William Curry

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

Thomas Edison

Union gives strength.

Aesop

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.

Thomas Edison

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

William J.H

Always do the right thing.

Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)

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

William A. Ward

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

Washington Irving

You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.

Harold Hill

For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.

Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.

Edward Bulwer Lytton

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

Alec Bourne

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napolean Bonaparte

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.

Blaise Pascal

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.

Norman Vincent Peale

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

Ralph Hodgson

Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

Swedish Proverb

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

William Carlos Williams

All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.

Walter Anderson

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Walter Winchell

To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

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

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.

Charles Morgan

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

Winston Churchill

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

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

You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.

Francois Mauriac

A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Leonard Nimoy

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

Henry Ford

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

Stephen Covey

There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

Prentice

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.

Norman Vincent Peale

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

The more goals you set - the more goals you get.

Mark Victor Hansen

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

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

Swami Vivekananda

Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

Jim Rohn

Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.

Virgil

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.

Japanese Proverb

As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George Allen

Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.

Richard Saunders

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

John Churton Collins

Love understands all languages.

Romanian Proverb

For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Francis Bacon

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Marianne Williamson