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

Roy Disney

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

David Thomas

Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.

Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.

Karl Jaspers

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard

You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.

Bruce Lee

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

Karen Sunde

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.

Hasidic Proverb

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

Seneca

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'

Blackhawk

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

Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.

Harvey Mackay

Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.

Georgette Mosbacher

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Steven Covey

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.

Anonymous

More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

John Donne

Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.

Christy Borgeld

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Anonymous

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.

Mark Victor Hansen

There are never enough I Love You's.

Lenny Bruce

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

Immaturity can last a lifetime.

Robert Half

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Napoleon Hill

Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.

Thomas Edison

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

There's always a way - if you're committed.

Anthony Robbins

Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.

Leos Janacek

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?

Sydney J. Harris

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

Hector Berlioz

Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.

Tom Larson

Hi-Yo, Silver !

The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

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

The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.

Thornton Wilder

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.

Levell Edwards

Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Helen Keller

Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

Norman Vincent Peale

Don't ever give up.

Unknown

Who's on first.

Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)

Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:24

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.

Bertrand Russell

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

Never say die.

Proverb

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

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

I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.

Anne Frank

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.

Ovid

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.

William Bridges

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

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

Napoleon Hill

The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.

Anonymous

The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."

Maria Montessori

For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.

William J. Bennett

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp

The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.

Norman Vincent Peale

There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.

Abraham Maslow

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

David McCullough

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

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

Jim Henson

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.

John Milton

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

David Mahoney

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.

W. R. Inge