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Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.

Judith Viorst

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You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.

Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)

We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.

Napoleon Hill

All work is empty save when there is love.

Kahlil Gibran

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

We loved with a love that was more than love.

Edgar Allan Poe

Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

George S. Patton

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

Rumi

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.

W. Stanley Mooneyham

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

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

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

I am not a toy. I am a spork !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.

Brian Koval

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.

Lord Moran

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.

George Bernard Shaw

I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.

Shug, The Color Purple (1985)

All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.

Napoleon Hill

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.

Napoleon Bonaparte

'Wake Me When It's Funny'

Gary Marshall

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?

Swami Vivekananda

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

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

John Wooden

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

Brian Tracy

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

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

There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.

William George Jordan

The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.

Rodney L. Parsley

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

Stephen Covey

Remove failure as an option.

Joan Lunden

Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.

Earl Nightingale

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

Albert Einstein

Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.

Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.

W. R. Inge

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

Anonymous

All you need is love.

John Lennon

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.

Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tse

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

Helen Hayes

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant

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

There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.

Perle Thompson

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

Andrew Carnegie

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.

Samuel Coleridge

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

Don Marquis

Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Anonymous

Live with passion.

Anthony Robbins

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

Andy Warhol

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

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

Swami Vivekananda

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

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

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Oprah Winfrey

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Unattributed

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

Hard work pays off.

Unknown

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

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)

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !

Anthony Robbins