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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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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

That dirty, double-crossin' rat !

Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

Robert Half

If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.

Anonymous

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

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

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.

Unknown

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.

Art Linkletter

Every hero becomes a bore at last.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The sun will come up tomorrow

Unknown

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

Anonymous

Forget about it.

Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.

Aristotle

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

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)

Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

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

Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

Nothing is worth more than this day.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.

Anonymous

Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Zig Ziglar

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

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

Margaret Mead

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.

Anthony Robbins

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

Thomas Jefferson

Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

English Proverb

People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.

Stephen Covey

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Anthony Robbins

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.

Jose Incenerios

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

Voltaire

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Plutarch

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Anonymous

Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.

Unknown

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.

Norman Vincent Peale

Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.

Harvey Mackay

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

Solon

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

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

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

Albert Einstein

I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.

Shug, The Color Purple (1985)

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

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

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

Thomas Edison

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

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

Aristotle

I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.

Kyle Schmidt

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.

Napoleon Hill

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?

Henry David Thoreau

God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.

Ethel Watts Mumford

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

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

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

Jim Rohn

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

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

Mark Twain

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

Denis Diderot

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.

Thomas Moore

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

Picasso

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

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

Maya Angelou