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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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Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

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The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

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Fiddle-dee-dee.

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

If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

Judith Hayes

Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.

Stephen Covey

The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.

Lee Iacocca

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.

William Curry

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Steven Covey

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

Anonymous

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

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

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.

Jim Rohn

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson

We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.

John W. Turk

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

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.

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A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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.

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In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action

Aristotle

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Francis of Assisi

You can do what you want to do.

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A boy's best friend is his mother.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

Whatever happens, take responsibility !

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Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.

Swami Vivekananda

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.

Swami Vivekananda

Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.

Taako

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

Thomas Edison

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Guillaume Apollinaire

When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

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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

The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.

Napoleon Hill

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Unknown

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.

Zig Ziglar

Yo, Adrian !

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

Benjamin Disraeli

The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

John Eldredge

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Barbara Sher

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.

Tom Peters

He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.

Swami Vivekananda

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.

Dennis Waitley

I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.

Bruce Lee

Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.

Amelia Earhart

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

Anthony Robbins

There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.

Abraham Maslow

If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!

Henriette Montel

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.

Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.

Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving

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

Robert Half

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

Kahlil Gibran

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

Stephen Covey

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

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

Leighton

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

Albert Einstein

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.

Horace

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

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.

Jose Incenerios

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.

W. Clement Stone

I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.

Earl Nightingale

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

Unknown

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.

Anthony Robbins

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care

T. Howell

That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Seneca

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

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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)

Make the second effort your second nature.

Harvey Mackay

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill