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John Eldredge

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The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

John Eldredge

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

Abraham Lincoln

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

The loving are the daring.

Bayard Taylor

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

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

Winston Churchill

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

Jim Rohn

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.

Mother Teresa

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts

Albert Einstein

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

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

Thomas Jefferson

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Horace Mann

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

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

Samuel Butler

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.

Winston Churchill

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations

George Bernard Shaw

Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.

Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.

Lydia Maria Child

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

Ralph Hodgson

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

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

Victor Hugo

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

Nelson A. Rockefeller

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Heraclitus

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

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

You're gonna need a bigger boat.

Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)

Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

A life lived in fear is half lived.

Anonymous

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

Winston Churchill

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

Sophocles

The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.

Somerset Maugham

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

A dream is a wish your heart makes.

The Supremes

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

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

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

Martha Washington

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl Buck

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

Joe Namath

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

Mark Twain

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

Abb D'Allanival

Change your thoughts, change your life.

James Allen

Live with passion !

Anthony Robbins

Better late than never.

Proverb

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

William Lowe Bryan

Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but you've got to come back a star!

Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

Norman Vincent Peale

And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.

Samuel Coleridge

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.

Unknown

How far you go in life depends on your 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

It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.

Louis Kossuth

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Thomas Jefferson

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.

John Lennon

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

Benjamin Disraeli

Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.

Swami Vivekananda

As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.

Stephen Covey

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.

David Mahoney

Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.

Norman Vincent Peale

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

City of Angels

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.

Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

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

John Donne

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

All progress occurs because people dare to be different

Harry Milner

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