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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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Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.

Chinese Proverb

When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

Elizabeth Bowen

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

Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

How do you live ?

Helen, James Allen (1932)

Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.


Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse


Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.

Henry David Thoreau

Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.

C. Archie Danielson

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars

Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !


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

Winston Churchill

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

William Arthur Ward

A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -

Dexter Yager

We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

All work is empty save when there is love.

Kahlil Gibran

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.


A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Anthony Robbins

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

Tracy L. McNair

Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

Harvey Mackay

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.


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

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

The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.

Swami Vivekananda

Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.

Winston Churchill

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Indian Proverb

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.


Adversity introduces a man to himself.


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

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Live with passion !

Anthony Robbins

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

Hope springs eternal.

Alexander Pope

You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.

Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

Theodore Roosevelt

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.


It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Roy Disney

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

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.


Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

In love beggar and king are equal.

Indian Proverb

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

General Douglas MacArthur

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.

Karen Casey

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

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

Abraham Lincoln

Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.

Norman Vincent Peale

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

Get away from her, you bitch !

Ripley, Aliens (1986)

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

Bruce Lee

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.


Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

Sholem Aleichem

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.


The ready back gets all the loads.

Latvian Proverbs

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.

Donald Trump

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

Frances Marion

Be the best that you can be.


This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.

Robert Kincaid

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.


If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.

J. Richard Clarke

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.


Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

If you can't accept losing, you can't win.

Vince Lombardi

He who hesitates is lost !


A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.

Robert Herrick

In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.


There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)