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The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

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If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.

Justin Sims

First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.

Denis Healey

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

Never give in -- never, never, never, never.

Winston Churchill

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

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

Anonymous

They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.

Pietro Aretino

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

Albert Einstein

Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.

Earl Nightingale

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

Let's roll.

Todd Beamer

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

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

Albert Einstein

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Love is something eternal.

Vincent Van Gogh

There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.

Perle Thompson

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

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

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.

Stephen Covey

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

William Shakespeare

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

Harville Hendrix

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

Alec Bourne

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

Swami Vivekananda

The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Give all to love; obey thy heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

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

A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.

Samuel Butler

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?

Henry David Thoreau

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.

Goethe

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough Reason

If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.

Myrtle Reed

A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.

Anonymous

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Thomas Edison

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes

Earl Nightingale

Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.

Lee Iacocca

A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.

John A. Shedd

It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Jim Horning

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.

Helen Keller

if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.

Anonymous

Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.

Thomas Edison

Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.

Karen Kaiser Clark

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Unattributed

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Success is the child of audacity.

Benjamin Disraeli

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

Albert Einstein

One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.

Napoleon Bonaparte

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Albert Einstein

I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.

Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)

Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.

Bill Blackman

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.

George Catlin

Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.

Soren Kierkegaard

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

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.

Swami Vivekananda

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.

Brian Tracy

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein

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

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?

Hillel

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.

Earl Nightingale

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson