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Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

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Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats

I am your father.

Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.

John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)

Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.

Swami Vivekananda

I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

Thomas Edison

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.

Mark Victor Hansen

Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.

Robert H. Schuller

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

Sydney J. Harris

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.

Jim Rohn

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.

Harvey Mackay

The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.

Christy Borgeld

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

Paul Sweeney

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.

Eileen Caddy

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

Les Brown

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

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

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

I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.

Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.

Anthony Robbins

Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.

William Shakespeare

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

Bruce Lee

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

Leonard Nimoy

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.

Peter De Vries

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

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

Aristotle

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Henry Ford

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

Margaret B. Runbeck

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

Love is the only gold.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

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

Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:24

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

Who, being loved, is poor ?

Oscar Wilde

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.

Ella Williams

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

German Proverb

Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

Unknown

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

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

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

He who hesitates is lost !

Proverb

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

Never say die.

Proverb

How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

Unknown

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis

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

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.

Richard M. Devos

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?

Emily Bronte

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.

Earl Nightingale

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Shirley Lord

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.

Robert Kincaid

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up

James Baldwin

Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

Mac, you ever been in love ?

Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.

Charles Reade

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

Confucius

Every human heart is human.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work

Thomas Edison

Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda

For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos