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The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.

John Maxwell

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If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carlson

Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.

Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)

Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

Indian Proverb

You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.

Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)

Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Galileo Galilei

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

Marcus Washling

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

Washington Irving

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.

Aristotle

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

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

Abraham Lincoln

The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

Abb D'Allanival

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.

John Lennon

Please-baby-please-baby-please-baby-baby - baby. Please !

Mars Blackmon, She's Gotta Have It (1986)

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.

Anonymous

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.

Mother Teresa

Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.

Judith Viorst

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.

Cecil B. DeMille

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

Robert Half

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.

Anonymous

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Joseph Joubert

Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.

Chinese Proverb

Hunker down.

Unknown

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.

Brian Koval

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

Albert Einstein

We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.

Johann Gottfried Von Herder

Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

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

Swami Vivekananda

You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

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

Abraham Lincoln

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen

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

Napoleon Hill

We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.

Anonymous

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

Bill Bernbach

Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

And that's how you play "Get the Guests".

George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)

Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.

Stacie Cunningham

We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.

Anthony Robbins

Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.

Unknown

There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.

Robert Fripp

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action

Aristotle

People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.

Jesse Owens

We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.

Brian Andres

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

Albert Camus

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.

Pierre Abelard

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

Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.

Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)

I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

Charles Dickens

I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl A. Menninger

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.

William Butler Yeats

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

Japanese Proverb

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.

Stephen Covey

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

To God, there is no zero. I still exist.

Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

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

Fried Green Tomatoes

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?

Jim Rohn

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb