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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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All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.

Christian Nestell Bovee

If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.

Yusuf Tara

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.

Tommy Lasorda

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.

Plato

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Corneille

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

African Proverb

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.

Anonymous

I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stephen Covey

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

Let's go home, Debbie.

Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Pearl Bailey

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.

Anthony Robbins

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

Sydney Harris

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.

Anonymous

The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.

George Mueller

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.

Unknown

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

The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.

Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

Dale Carnegie

When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.

Earl Nightingale

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.

Horace

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

Anonymous

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

Henry Ford

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

Ikhide Oshoma

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.

Karl Jaspers

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.

Winston Churchill

To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard

Tristan Bernard

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

Thomas Edison

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

Anonymous

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.

Indira Gandhi

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

Ivan Panin

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.

Francoise Sagan

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.

John A. Shedd

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

Zig Ziglar

Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.

Donald Williams

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

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

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

T. Howell

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

Would you like to play a game ?

Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Horace Walpole

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

Hunker down.

Unknown

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

Anonymous

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?

Peter

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

George Bernard Shaw

Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.

C.N. Bovee

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

The calla lilies are in bloom again.

Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

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

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.

Robert Frost

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes

Brian Tracy

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.

John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.

Michel de Montaigne