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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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She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

Bob Dylan

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

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

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius

Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.

Anonymous

When you can't solve the problem, manage it.

Robert H. Schuller

You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.

Stephen Covey

Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.

Swami Vivekananda

Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Hunker down.

Unknown

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?

Diogenes

I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.

Anonymous

It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.

Jerry Greenfield

You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.

John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)

Cause Change & Lead. Accept Change & Survive. Resist Change & Die.

Ray Norda

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.

Anonymous

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

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

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

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Thornton Wilder

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement

W. Clement Stone

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

Narrator, The Naked City (1948)

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

Bruce Lee

Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love like you'll never be hurt.

William Purkey

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.

Anonymous

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

Joe Clark

There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.

Azim Premji

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Allan K. Chalmers

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Maya Angelou

Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.

Anonymous

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

Martha Washington

Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

T.S. Eliot

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.

Anonymous

When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.

Francois Mauriac

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

Cinderella

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

Peace Pilgrim

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

Danish Proverb

I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.

Walt Whitman

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

Sugar Ray Robinson

Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.

La Rochefoucauld

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.

Cicero

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

Henry David Thoreau

Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.

Freaks, Freaks (1932)

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Bill Blackman

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.

Joseph Ray

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.

Karen Casey

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

Dale Carnegie

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli