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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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I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Henry Ford

The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

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)

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

Never give in -- never, never, never, never.

Winston Churchill

I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

Abraham Lincoln

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Anonymous

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

Anonymous

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

T. Howell

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.

Unknown

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

God doesn't make junk.

Unknown

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

They're called boobs, Ed.

Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)

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

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

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.

Nelson A. Rockefeller

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !

Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

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

Epictetus

A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.

Forest Witcraft

The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

David O. McKay

All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.

Zig Ziglar

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Deborah Whipp

Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.

Japanese Proverb

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.

Stephen Covey

When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?

Sydney Harris

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?

Cicero

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

Zig Ziglar

Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

Walter Winchell

The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

Blood Of The Martyr

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

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

George Santayana

Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.

Zig Ziglar

If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.

Zig Ziglar

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

Duffy, Chinatown (1974)

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.

Emmanuel Teney

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

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

Henry Ford

A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen Covey

He who hesitates is lost !

Proverb

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed

Thomas Edison

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.

Mother Teresa

You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."

Crash Davis

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

Vince Lombardi

Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."

Unknown

There is no education like adversity.

Benjamin Disraeli

To know me is to love me.

Unknown

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)

I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.

H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.

Henry Ford

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.

Chinese Proverb

Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Dennis Waitley

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Anthony Robbins

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill