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We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

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We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.

Du Coeur

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

A boy's best friend is his mother.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.

Tom Clancy

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Maya Angelou

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Dennis Waitley

Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !

Lewis Carroll

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

Lao Tzu

There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.

Red Cloud

How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.

Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

Anonymous

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

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

Aldous Huxley

Follow the money.

Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.

Anonymous

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

Hey, Bud, lets party !

Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.

John Lennon

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.

Paul Tillich

We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.

Anthony Robbins

Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Samuel Butler

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Mother Teresa

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

The greater the obstacle the more glory.

Moliere

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

Samuel Johnson

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

John P. Strelecky

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Matthew

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

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

Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)

Hunker down.

Unknown

Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.

Plato

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.

Charles F. Kettering

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

Clark Moustakas

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Ayn Rand

If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

Judith Hayes

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.

Swami Vivekananda

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.

Winston Churchill

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

Horace

Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.

Brian Tracy

Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.

J.M. Barrie

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

P. T. Barnum

Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?

Emily Bronte

Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17. Not alive, anyway.

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

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

Aldous Huxley

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

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

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

Earl Nightingale

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

Mother Teresa

You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.

Anonymous

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.

Bruce Lee

You can do what you want to do.

David Thomas

There is time for everything.

Thomas Edison

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Josh Billings

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.

Allard Lowenstein

Let thy words be few.

Ecclesiastes

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

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

David Thomas