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Langston Hughes

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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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Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.

Unknown

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.

George Santayana

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.

Indira Gandhi

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.

John Lennon

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

The loving are the daring.

Bayard Taylor

Better late than never.

Proverb

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

Anthony Robbins

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

Isaac Newton

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

Stephen Covey

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

Swami Vivekananda

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.

Ovid

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.

Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?

Anonymous

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.

Germaine De Stael

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

Will Rogers

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

Elmer Davis

You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.

Dennis Waitley

There's no place like home.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

Zig Ziglar

The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

Blood Of The Martyr

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

If you build it, he will come.

Field of Dreams

And that's how you play "Get the Guests".

George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'

Brian Tracy

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.

Mother Teresa

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.

Anita Brookner

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.

Robert G. Ingersoll

In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.

Karl Jaspers

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

Henry David Thoreau

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

Happiness is a choice.

Barry Neil Kaufman

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.

Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)

How do I look ?

Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.

H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)

We're sisters under the same mink.

Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Plutarch

You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

Henry Ford

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.

Virgil

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.

Casablanca

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

Helen Keller

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

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)

You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.

Anonymous

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes

Dennis Waitley

Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.

Taako

I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

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

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.

Mary Kay Ash

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.

Dennis Waitley

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

I'm king of the world !

Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)

Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.

Robert T. Kiyosaki