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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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Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Dennis Waitley

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.

Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)

I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.

Bruce Lee

A woman who is loved always has success.

Vicki Baum

If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

Samuel Butler

Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.

Anonymous

'Wake Me When It's Funny'

Gary Marshall

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

You're good, you're very good.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.

William S. Burroughs

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.

Stephen R. Covey

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

Proverb

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke

I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

Thomas Edison

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

Publilius Syrus

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

William S. Burroughs

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.

Charles F. Kettering

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

Winston Churchill

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.

Dale Carnegie

Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.

Barbara Sher

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Ingrid Bergman

It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.

Anonymous

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

Napoleon Hill

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.

Lord Chesterfield

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

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

Dale Carnegie

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

Swami Vivekananda

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

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Shirley Lord

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.

David Ogilvy

No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.

Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.

Unattributed

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.

Mother Theresa

I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.

Samuel Butler

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.

Mother Teresa

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

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)

It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.

Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)

Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.

George Catlin

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

Hope Floats

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

It's always too soon to quit !

Norman Vincent Peale

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

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

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.

Sophocles

When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.

Dale Carnegie

Keep the Faith.

Unknown

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.

Chinese Proverb

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.

Aesop

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it

Dennis P. Kimbro

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

Jonathan Swift

Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.

Horace

When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

Ronald Reagan

From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.

Yiddish Proverb

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

Seneca

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

Albert Einstein

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.

Golda Meir

We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

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

Harvey Mackay

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.

St. Francis De Sales

There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved

Helen Keller

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Dale Carnegie

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles F. Kettering

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George Allen

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

Carl Jung

Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.

Joan Jett