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Judith Martin

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The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.

George Mueller

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Anthony Robbins

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

Winston Churchill

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

Unknown

If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''

Dale Dauten

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

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

Roger Smith

To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

Somebody stop me !

Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

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

Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.

Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

The calla lilies are in bloom again.

Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

Leo Buscaglia

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

One million dollars !

Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.

Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)

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

Dennis Waitley

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.

Greg Anderson

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter

Aristotle

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.

William S. Burroughs

There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.

Anthony Robbins

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

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

Thomas Edison

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

Robert Half

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

Do you want a leg or a breast ?

Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

City of Angels

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

Joyce Brothers

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Unknown

Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.

Muhammad Yunus

If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.

Anonymous

Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

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

Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.

Karen Kaiser Clark

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

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

Henry Miller

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.

Robert Frost

You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.

Ovid

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.

Rose Franken

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Dennis Waitley

I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.

Winston Churchill

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Horace Walpole

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.

Norman Vincent Peale

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei

Do, or do not. There is no try.

Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)