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Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

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Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

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

Happiness is a state of mind.

Unknown

Great oaks from little acorns grow

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If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.

Anonymous

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

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

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

Norman Vincent Peale

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.

Brian Tracy

I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.

Donald Trump

Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Erich Fromm

The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -

Kyle Chandler

How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

Woody Allen

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis

It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.

Sandra Swinney

Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.

Swami Vivekananda

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

Never Quit.

Unknown

Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

The more goals you set - the more goals you get.

Mark Victor Hansen

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.

Anthony Robbins

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning

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

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

A healthy outside starts from the inside

Robert Urich

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.

Lisa Grude

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.

Unattributed

I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

Charles Dickens

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.

Earl Nightingale

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

Joan Jett

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

Can you dig it ?

Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)

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

Sidonie Gabrielle

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.

Ingrid Bergman

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.

Rabindranath Tagore

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.

Norman Vincent Peale

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

Thomas Edison

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Stephen Covey

I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.

Karl Jaspers

From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.

Abraham Maslow

I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.

Shug, The Color Purple (1985)

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results

Albert Einstein

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.

Barbara Jordan

Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

Eileen Caddy

There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.

Dale Carnegie

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

It ain't over till it's over.

Yogi Berra

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

Bruce Lee

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

We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.

Anonymous

If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.

George Catlin

Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.

G. Moore

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

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

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

W. Mitchell

A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

Clint Smith

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

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

Where there's life, there's hope.

Terence

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.

Cecil B. DeMille

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

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

Thornton Wilder

We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

Follow the money.

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

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley