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When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

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He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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.

All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

Thomas Edward Lawrence

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.

Anonymous

The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.

Jean Piaget

The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

Tim Blixseth Bono

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

Marcel Proust

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G. M. Trevelyan

There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.

Anthony Robbins

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Dennis Waitley

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.

Maximus, Gladiator (2000)

Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.

Unknown

There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.

David Mahoney

Get away from her, you bitch !

Ripley, Aliens (1986)

The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.

Swami Vivekananda

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

W. Clement Stone

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

William Osler

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)

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

Thomas Henry Huxley

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

Mahatma Gandhi

If you feel you have no faults there's another one.

Anonymous

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

Yiddish Proverb

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

Do you want a leg or a breast ?

Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

King Solomon

Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

Unknown

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

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

Swami Vivekananda

Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.

William Blake

An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.

Isabel Burton

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.

Charles M. Schwab

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

Harvey Mackay

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

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

Thomas Edison

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

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

We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

Susan Taylor

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

Frances Marion

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.

Robert Half

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

Thomas Edison

You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.

Robert F. Kennedy

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Earl Nightingale

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

I am your father.

Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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

Bernard Haldane

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

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

T. Howell

Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.

Christy Borgeld

Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.

John Wicker

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Anonymous

It's never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.

Swami Vivekananda

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

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

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

Helen Keller

Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.

Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)

To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.

Swami Vivekananda

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

Necessity is the mother of invention.

Proverb

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.

Margaret Anderson

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

Charles A. Lindbergh

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

Thomas Edison

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

Ralph Hodgson

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

Colette

In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

General Douglas MacArthur