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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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People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

Bruce Springsteen

It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

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

George Carlin

Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

All love is sweet, given or returned.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Chinese Proverb

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

Only the educated are free.

Epictetus

Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.

Bruce Lee

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.

Tom Peters

Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.

Swami Vivekananda

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

Harvey Mackay

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !

Swami Vivekananda

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

Brian Weir

Hoke, you're my best friend.

Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.

Winston Churchill

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins

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

Aldous Huxley

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.

Steve Winwood

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Richard Cech

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.

Swami Vivekananda

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

Somerset Maugham

I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Anthony Robbins

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Edmund Burke

The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

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

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.

Henry Ford

A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

Victor Hugo

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.

Congolese Proverb

Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.

Stephen Covey

Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

Many hands make light work.

Proverb

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

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

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Dennis Waitley

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.

Albert Einstein

What a dump.

Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

Thornton Wilder

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

David Thomas

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

Thomas Edison

None are homely who smile.

Robert Half

As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

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

Zig Ziglar

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

Stella ! Hey, Stella !

Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.

Kim Wilde

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.

Anthony Robbins

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

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

Robert Frost

No man is free who is not master of himself.

Epictetus

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.

Anonymous

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.

David B. Allman

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

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

Eden Phillpotts

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.

Maureen Duffy

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

Robert H. Schuller

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

Sanctuary !

Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

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