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We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.

John W. Turk

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Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?

Benjamin Franklin

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.

Rabindranath Tagore

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

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

Nicholas Murray Butler

There are no gains without pains.

Adlai Stevenson

When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?

Bruce Lee

My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

Thomas Edison

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

William Shakespeare

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

Anonymous

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

David Starr Jordan

With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.

Mark Victor Hansen

Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

Robert Half

Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.

Taako

You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.

Azim Premji

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.

Robert H. Schuller

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

Unattributed

If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.

Norman Vincent Peale

Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.

Robert Herrick

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.

Louis Kossuth

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.

Zig Ziglar

Be the best that you can be.

Unknown

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

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

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

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Do first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.

Unknown

One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'

Abraham Maslow

The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.

J. Richard Clarke

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.

Anonymous

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.

Nash

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.

Bruce Lee

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.

Unknown

It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.

Jerry Greenfield

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Confucius

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Ovid

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

Tim Blixseth Bono

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse

Unknown

We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.

Brian Tracy

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

Paula, Gaslight (1940)

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl Buck

Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition

Joe Carlozo

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

Abraham Lincoln

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

Earl Nightingale

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

Thomas Edison

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

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

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

Pietro Aretino

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.

Martha Washington

Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.

Gordon Korman

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

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

Karl A. Menninger

It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.

John Wooden

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.

St. Francis De Sales

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.

Aristotle

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

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

Swami Vivekananda

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

When the going gets tough the tough get going.

Joseph P. Kennedy

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Thomas Edison

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur