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Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.

La Rouchefoucauld

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Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Jim Horning

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

Benjamin Franklin

Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.

Stephen Covey

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.

Marcel Proust

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser

Carpe diem.

Latin Proverb

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Dale Carnegie

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

Proverb

After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.

Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

English Proverb

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.

Rodney L. Parsley

Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.

Harvey Mackay

The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

Danish Proverb

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

George Herbert

Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.

Brian Tracy

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

Anonymous

The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.

God, Oh God (1977)

Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.

Rusty Silvey

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

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.

Stephen Covey

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

German Proverb

You always succeed in producing a result.

Anthony Robbins

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.

Anonymous

Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.

Kahlil Gibran

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

A chain is as strong as its weakest link.

Danish Proverb

The best things in life are not things.

Unknown

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

Get away from her, you bitch !

Ripley, Aliens (1986)

Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.

Swami Vivekananda

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.

Marguerite De Valois

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

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

There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.

Cyril Connolly

The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.

Levell Edwards

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.

George Catlin

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

Sherry Anderson

Vegas, baby.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.

Christy Borgeld

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

Samuel Coleridge

One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.

Edwin Arnold

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.

General Douglas MacArthur

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

Helen Keller

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes

Thomas Jefferson

The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.

Soren Kierkegaard

There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.

Narrator, The Naked City (1948)

Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !

George Jacques Danton

To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle

Gloria Steinhem

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.

Amelia Earhart

After all, tomorrow is another day !

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

Joyce Brothers

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

Mother Teresa

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

Winston Churchill

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Live life to the fullest.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Aristotle

I know you are, but what am I ?

Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.

Charles M. Shultz

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

Bruce Lee

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda