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Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.

John Kenneth Galbraith

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

William Osler

The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.

Anonymous

The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.

Swami Vivekananda

Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.

Rusty Silvey

Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.

Alan Watts

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

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

Japanese Proverb

From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.

Thomas Edison

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.

Anonymous

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

Brian Tracy

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

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

Fried Green Tomatoes

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Peter Ustinov

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

This is the first day, of the rest of your life.

Unknown

If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.

Blaise Pascal

Every hero becomes a bore at last.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.

Anthony Robbins

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Winston Churchill

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !

Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)

Love like you'll never be hurt.

William Purkey

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.

Anthony Robbins

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.

Harvey Mackay

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

Harvey Mackay

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

Henry David Thoreau

It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.

Sandra Swinney

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

Vince Lombardi

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

Sidonie Gabrielle

A boy's best friend is his mother.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '

Unknown

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

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

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

Dale Carnegie

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.

Willis Whitney

To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable

Helen Keller

Always do the right thing.

Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)

If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.

Yogi Berra

There are never enough I Love You's.

Lenny Bruce

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

Albert Einstein

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz

Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.

Rollo May

Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.

Earl Nightingale

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

Abraham Lincoln

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.

Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.

Nolan Bushnell

I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?

Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.

La Rochefoucauld

Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

Hey, Bud, lets party !

Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Napoleon Hill

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

Anonymous

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Darrell Royal

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.

Albert Einstein