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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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Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.

Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

Albert Einstein

Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

George S. Patton

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.

Kahlil Gibran

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison

The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.

Victor Hugo

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.

Alfred North Whitehead

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

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'

Abraham Maslow

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

Rodney Dangerfield

Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.

Robert Sexton

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin

Would you like to play a game ?

Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)

You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

Milton Berle

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.

Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)

I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.

Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)

Rosebud.

Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

You will never find time for anything. You must make it.

Charles Buxton

Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.

Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.

Christian Nestell Bovee

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

Thomas Carlyle

Never give in -- never, never, never, never.

Winston Churchill

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

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.

Henry Ford

Immaturity can last a lifetime.

Robert Half

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

Never stop dreaming.

Unknown

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.

Erich Fromm

Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.

Swami Vivekananda

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.

Anthony Robbins

That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.

Michael Johnson

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

Les Hewitt

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese Proverb

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.

Leighton

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

Brian Weir

If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.

Anonymous

As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.

Stephen Covey

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

Laura Frith

If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.

Dale Carnegie

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.

William Shakespeare

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.

John Powell

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Anonymous

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

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

Galileo Galilei

Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.

Stephen Covey

For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.

William J. Bennett

If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.

Jonathan Winters

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

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

He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.

Unknown

It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.

Anthony Robbins

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.

Norman Vincent Peale

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

Solon

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

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)

I think we deserve a break.

Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)

Let thy words be few.

Ecclesiastes

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

Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

Robert Half

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

If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.

Thomas Fuller

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

Sherry Anderson