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

Les Hewitt

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The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.

Saudi Arabian Proverb

"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.

George P. Burnham

Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

Peter Davies

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.

George Catlin

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

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

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

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.

Unattributed

He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.

Paul Tillich

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !

Taako

If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.

Blaise Pascal

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.

Bruce Lee

The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.

Ivan Scheier

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.

Ron Wild

Laughter is the best medicine.

Unknown

It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.

Linda Conway

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.

Helen Keller

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

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

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.

Stephen Covey

Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.

Mingjiao

A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -

Dexter Yager

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars

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

Anonymous

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

Anonymous

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.

Norman Vincent Peale

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.

Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.

Maximus, Gladiator (2000)

You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.

Bruce Lee

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

Napoleon Hill

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

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

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.

Zig Ziglar

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.

Lydia Maria Child

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

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

Unknown

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.

Jonathan Winters

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.

Victor Kiam

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

Corinthians

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Richard Cech

The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.

Soren Kierkegaard

Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".

Jim Rohn

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Isaac Asimov

After all, tomorrow is another day !

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Nada, They Live (1988)

We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl Buck

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.

Epictetus

A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.

John A. Shedd

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

Dennis Waitley

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.

Publilius Syrus

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.

Thomas Jefferson

You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.

Daniel Heinsius

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.

Mohammed

Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.

Bruce Lee

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

Vince Lombardi

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith