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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.

Val Saintsbury

I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.

William James

Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.

Anonymous

Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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)

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Unknown

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

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

Martha Washington

To be able to say how much love, is love but little.

Petrarch

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.

Russian Proverb

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.

Dr. Phil

Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.

Anonymous

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.

David O. McKay

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.

Winston Churchill

Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.

Barbara De Angelis

To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

Natalie Cole

In the space age the most important space is between the ears.

Anne Armstrong

Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

Nigerian Proverb

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.

Mark Victor Hansen

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.

Zig Ziglar

I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

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

H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz

Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.

Norman Vincent Peale

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

Mark Twain

I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.

Nada, They Live (1988)

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.

Gardner Murphy

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Laertius Diogenes

We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.

Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)

Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:24

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

Aldous Huxley

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

Unknown

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

The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.

George Mueller

I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

James Oppenheim

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Every hero becomes a bore at last.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.

Berthold Auerbach

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.

Dennis Waitley

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.

Robert Herrick

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

Abraham Lincoln

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

Maya Angelou

Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.

Swami Vivekananda

Hope springs eternal.

Alexander Pope

Impossible situations can become possible miracles.

Robert H. Schuller

Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.

Anonymous

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.

Elizabeth Ashley

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.

Jim Rohn

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.

Anthony Dalla Villa

For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.

Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)

Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

Love as much as you can from wherever you are.

Elizabeth Ashley

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

St Francis De Sales

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Dennis Waitley

Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

Mike Wickett

From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.

Thomas Edison

Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.

English Proverb

It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.

Latin Proverb

Perfect love can not be without equality.

Scottish Proverb

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

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

Anonymous

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Let thy words be few.

Ecclesiastes

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash