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What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

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Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh

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)

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.

Epictetus

Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.

Charles Caleb Colton

Hope springs eternal.

Alexander Pope

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

Plutarch

No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.

La Rochefoucauld

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

Henry David Thoreau

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Mark Twain

I'm king of the world !

Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

Abraham Lincoln

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.

Helen Keller

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

Natalie Cole

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.

Stephen Covey

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Helen Keller

If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.

Zig Ziglar

Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler

Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.

Winston Churchill

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.

Swami Vivekananda

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?

Frances Marion

Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

William Wordsworth

No wire hangers, ever !

Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -

Elbert Hubbard

Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.

Swami Vivekananda

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.

Harvey Mackay

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

Louis L. Mann

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

Albert Einstein

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

Real love stories never have endings.

Richard Bach

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney

The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.

Jim Rohn

Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

Nigerian Proverb

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

Charles A. Lindbergh

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

Seneca

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.

Ron Wild

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

The measure of a man is what he does with power.

Greek Proverb

Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.

G. Moore

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

Napoleon Hill

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.

Marsha Sinetar

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.

Anonymous

The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

John Dewey

The greater the obstacle the more glory.

Moliere

One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.

Wayne Gretzky

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Bagehot

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".

Brian Tracy

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.

Brian Tracy

Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.

Abraham Lincoln

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Japanese Proverb

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

Harvey Mackay

How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

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

Abraham Lincoln

Vegas, baby.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.

Swami Vivekananda

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

Swami Vivekananda

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".

Norman Vincent Peale

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

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

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving

If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

Master Yuanwu

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)