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If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.

Leo Tolstoy

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

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

Leo Tolstoy

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Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

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Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.

Unattributed

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.

William Feather

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

Jim Rohn

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

Napoleon Hill

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

Annie Dillard

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.

General Peter Schoomaker

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

Friendship is not born of words alone.

Armenian Proverb

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)

Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.

Charles Caleb Colton

Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.

William Arthur Ward

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.

William Carlos Williams

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.

Anonymous

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.

Albert Einstein

People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.

George Matthew Allen

No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

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

Albert Einstein

You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

Albert Einstein

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

Thomas Jefferson

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

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse

Unknown

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

Life is what you make it.

Unknown

We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

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

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

A boy's best friend is his mother.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

City of Angels

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

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.

Scott Hayden

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

Aristotle

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.

Swami Vivekananda

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Galileo Galilei

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Mignon McLaughlin

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Charles Buxton

Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

Admiral Collingwood

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Helen Keller

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.

Donald Trump

I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.

Superman, Superman (1978)

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.

Seneca

There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.

Anonymous

Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.

Lord Chesterfield

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)

The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.

George Catlin

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.

Anthony Robbins

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.

Zen Proverb

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb

Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.

Michael Johnson

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.

Michael Johnson

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain