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Karl A. Menninger

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

Karl A. Menninger

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He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

T. Howell

Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.

George William Curtis

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.

Zig Ziglar

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

Steve Walton

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?

Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.

Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.

Anonymous

A healthy outside starts from the inside

Robert Urich

It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

Seize the day.

Unknown

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles F. Kettering

I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

Elie Wiesel

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

You can do what you want to do.

David Thomas

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.

Val Saintsbury

The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

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

Joan Jett

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.

Ron Wild

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

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

We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.

James F. Bell

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.

Anthony Robbins

A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.

John A. Shedd

Love is my religion, I could die for it.

John Keats

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

Albert Einstein

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

Unattributed

Would you like to play a game ?

Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)

Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.

Warren Bennis

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula K. Le Guin

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.

Anonymous

Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.

Christy Borgeld

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

James F. Bymes

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

Kahlil Gibran

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

Denis Diderot

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

Zadok Rabinwitz

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

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

What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.

Anthony Robbins

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

With malice toward none, with charity for all.

Abraham Lincoln

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

Love sees roses without thorns.

German Proverb

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

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

Napoleon Hill

Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.

Democritus

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

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

John Gardner

Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

Molly McDonald

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

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

Dwight D. Eisenhower

If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.

Leo Tolstoy

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napolean Bonaparte

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Mark Twain

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

Immaturity can last a lifetime.

Robert Half

Be all you can be.

John C. Maxwell