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One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

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Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.

Janet Erskine Stuart

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.

Cyril Connolly

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.

Unknown

An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.

John H. Patterson

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

Horace Mann

You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Maya Angelou

After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.

Swami Vivekananda

In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.

Japanese Proverb

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.

Greek Proverb

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

Lee Iacocca

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

Fried Green Tomatoes

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

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

George Bernard Shaw

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.

Unknown

Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.

Donald Trump

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

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Swami Vivekananda

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.

Norman Vincent Peale

Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.

Erich Fromm

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

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.

To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.

Christy Borgeld

Old love does not rust.

Estonian Proverb

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

Proverb

If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.

Thomas Fuller

To be able to say how much love, is love but little.

Petrarch

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napolean Bonaparte

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.

Helice Bridges

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Dennis Waitley

There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.

Anthony Robbins

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Henry David Thoreau

One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.

Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)

Perfect love can not be without equality.

Scottish Proverb

A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

Thomas Edison

They call it a "Royale with Cheese".

Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)

If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.

Gardner Murphy

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind

Earl Nightingale

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?

Earl Nightingale

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

E.B. White

If you wanna call me that, smile.

The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn Vos Savant

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Mother Teresa

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.

Unknown

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.

Earl Nightingale

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.

Anonymous

Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.

Greg Anderson

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

Earl Nightingale

A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.

Anonymous

People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

Earl Nightingale

Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

William Osler

Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.

Norman Vincent Peale

Carpe diem.

Latin Proverb

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

Paul Sweeney

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

William B. Sprague

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.

Anonymous

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

We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

Harville Hendrix

They call me Mister Tibbs !

Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill