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Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Josh Billings

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The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)

One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.

Wayne Gretzky

You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.

Roger Smith

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

Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

Jim Rohn

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

Winston Churchill

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

Ikhide Oshoma

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

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

Bernard Haldane

Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Edison

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.

Anonymous

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.

Val Saintsbury

The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -

Blaine Lee

The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.

Warren G. Bennis

In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

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

If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

Anonymous

Love knows no bounds.

Unknown

I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work

William Ernest Henley

Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.

Earl Nightingale

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.

Nick Richardson

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

Bruce Lee

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

W.C Fields

Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.

Martha Washington

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

Sanctuary !

Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert Schuller

Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.

Lester Sumrall

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

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.

Earl Nightingale

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.

Anthony Robbins

What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

Winston Churchill

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.

Superman, Superman (1978)

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

English Proverb

This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.

Robert Kincaid

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

Abraham Lincoln

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work

Thomas Edison

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

Winston Churchill

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

Otomo No Yakamochi

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Anthony Robbins

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

Dale Carnegie

A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -

Dexter Yager

Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.

Freaks, Freaks (1932)

I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.

Thomas Fuller

Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !

Harvey Mackay

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

Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

Robert M. Pirsig

Life is the first gift, love is the second.

Marge Piercy

Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.

Unknown

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

Abraham Lincoln

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

George S. Patton

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

Yo, Adrian !

Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)

Seize the day.

Unknown

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

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

Rumi

In love beggar and king are equal.

Indian Proverb

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

William Osler

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

John Wicker

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)