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Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott

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Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

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I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.

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If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

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How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

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I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.

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My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.

Anonymous

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Jim Horning

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

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Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.

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Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

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The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.

George Mueller

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

Karen Sunde

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

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

The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

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

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Love is the whole and more than all.

E.E. Cummings

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard

Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.

Anonymous

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

Peter De Vries

Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.

Richard Bach

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.

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Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

They alone live, who live for others.

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Non !

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Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.

Robert Frost

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

Anonymous

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

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Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

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Love, two minds without a single thought.

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It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

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

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Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

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There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.

Napoleon Hill

Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.

Unknown

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."

Maria Montessori

Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.

Epictetus

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.

Anonymous

Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.

Anonymous

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

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

Francis of Assisi

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

William James

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

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

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.

Swami Vivekananda

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

Alfred Adler

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner

Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.

James F. Bell

Fortune and love favor the brave.

Ovid

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Swami Vivekananda

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.

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Live with passion.

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One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'

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Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

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Helen Hayes

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

John Wooden

In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

Mark Twain

Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.

English Proverb

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

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Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?

Earl Nightingale

All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.

Swami Vivekananda

The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.

Norman Vincent Peale

Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.

Swami Vivekananda

A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '

Unknown

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.

Brian Tracy

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Peter Ustinov

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

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi

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