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May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

Jonathan Swift

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Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

Miles, Risky Business (1983)

The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.

Danish Proverb

Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.

Dale Carnegie

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

Harvey Mackay

The measure of a man is what he does with power.

Greek Proverb

When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.

Benjamin Disraeli

Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.

Margaret Thatcher

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

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

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

Bill Blackman

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.

George Catlin

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.

Unknown

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

Norman Vincent Peale

There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

Prentice

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.

Mother Teresa

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.

Bruce Lee

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

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

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

Yiddish Proverb

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

Ivan Panin

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

Henry Drummond

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

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

James Allen

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

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

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Unknown

Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.

Harvey Mackay

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

Rainer Maria Rilke

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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

Brian Tracy

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.

Richard Bach

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

Jonathan Swift

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Whatever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.

Abraham Maslow

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.

Unknown

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.

Forest Witcraft

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

Anonymous

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.

Bruce Lee

How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

Unknown

Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.

Stephen Covey

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.

Henry Ford

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

George S. Patton

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

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

Brian Tracy

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.

William Shakespeare

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

is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

J.F.T. Bugental

Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.

Swami Vivekananda

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

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

Swami Vivekananda

The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

Brian Weir

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.

Tom Clancy

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula K. Le Guin

If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.

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