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You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.

J.S. Knox

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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

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Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only


One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.

Henry Ward Beecher

When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

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


Real love stories never have endings.

Richard Bach

God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.

Ethel Watts Mumford

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.


Nobody puts baby in a corner.

Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

Change comes from within.


This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz

It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde

The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.

Thomas Jefferson

Ideas... they have the power

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Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

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

I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

There is no education like adversity.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !

Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

Shut up and deal.

Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)

You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.

Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

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

Mark Twain

Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.

Scott Reed

Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.

David O. McKay

Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Thomas Dewar

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Benjamin Disraeli

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

Hermann Hesse

Adventure is worthwhile.

Amelia Earhart

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.


Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.

Harvey Mackay

I know you are, but what am I ?

Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)

To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.


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

Karl Menninger

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Abigail Van Buren

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

Thomas Edison

The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.

Robert Half

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up

Jim Rohn

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.

George Carlin

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

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

Abraham Lincoln

Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

Zig Ziglar

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

Benjamin Franklin

Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.


The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.


Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.

Stephen Covey

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

These go to eleven.

Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

Live life with passion.


Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

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

"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"

Robert Schuller

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.

Guillaume Apollinaire

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.

Michael Johnson

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

Come out, come out, wherever you are !

Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)

For with god all things are possible.


We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Winston Churchill

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.


It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

You are what you think you are.

Bob Richards