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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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Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.

Anonymous

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

The best things in life are free.

Unknown

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.

Harvey Mackay

Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

Abraham Maslow

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

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

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

Tracy L. McNair

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.

William Butler Yeats

I think therefore I am

Rene Descartes

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.

Chinese Proverb

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Henry David Thoreau

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes

Thomas Edison

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

Proverb

Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.

Norman Vincent Peale

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Anthony Robbins

Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Unknown

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.

Christian Nestell Bovee

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)

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

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.

Anonymous

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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

Anonymous

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.

Voltaire

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?

Hillel

Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.

Jim Rohn

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Horace Mann

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.

Paul "Bear" Bryant

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

Zig Ziglar

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

Sandra Swinney

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.

Napoleon Hill

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.

Unknown

All-righty then !

Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)

Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.

Napoleon Hill

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

Yo, Adrian !

Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)

Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.

Greg Anderson

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

Blood Of The Martyr

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.

Confucius

Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.

Dale Carnegie

The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.

David B. Allman

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

Claudia Black

My heart is ever at your service.

Shakespeare

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within

Earl Nightingale

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone