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The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.

John Powell

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If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

Bernard Haldane

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hill

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)

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.

Brian Tracy

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Dale E. Turner

The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

Les Brown

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

Chinese Proverb

Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.

Dottie Walters

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

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

Rollo May

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.

Jimi Hollemans

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

Karen Sunde

Actions speak louder than words.

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

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

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.

Lou Holtz

It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.

Aristotle

I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.

Francoise Sagan

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

Publilius Syrus

There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.

Cyril Connolly

Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.

Jose Incenerios

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

Rainer Maria Rilke

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Brian Tracy

O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.

Walt Whitman

When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

Anthony Robbins

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.

Napoleon Hill

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

Thornton Wilder

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)

It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.

Harvey Mackay

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

I want to be alone.

Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

Henry Drummond

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.

Rumi

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

T. Howell

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.

Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.

Kim Rohn

Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.

Robert H. Schuller

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter

Aristotle

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

Mark Twain

From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.

Yiddish Proverb

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.

Confucius

A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.

Mahatma Gandhi

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

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

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.

Nicholas Murray Butler

The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.

Brian Tracy

If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.

Unknown

Many hands make light work.

Proverb

Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.

Swami Vivekananda

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

Admiral Collingwood

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Every hero becomes a bore at last.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.

Swami Vivekananda

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.

Bruce Lee

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde