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Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

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Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

Stephen Covey

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

Satchel Paige

First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.

Denis Healey

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

Albert Camus

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.

Mark Victor Hansen

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Napolean Hill

To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable

Helen Keller

Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.

Guillaume Apollinaire

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.

Dottie Walters

Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.

Winston Churchill

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)

You sing-a high.

Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Henry Ward Beecher

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

Dennis Waitley

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

Jim Rohn

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.

Hubert Bonner

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

Zig Ziglar

In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.

Japanese Proverb

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Blood Of The Martyr

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.

Henry Ford

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.

Larry Smith

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

Zig Ziglar

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

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.

Scott Hayden

The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.

Galatians 514

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.

Thomas Edison

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

Love is the only gold.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.

Japanese Proverb

Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.

Unknown

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

James Oppenheim

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Mahatma Gandhi

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.

Aristotle

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.

Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)

You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.

Robert F. Kennedy

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

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

Never say die.

Proverb

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

African Proverb

Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.

William Carlos Williams

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

Albert Einstein

Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.

Democritus

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.

Proverb

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.

Thornton Wilder

Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.

Proverb

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

Albert Einstein

I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.

Winston Churchill

Anything is possible.

Unknown

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

Nigerian 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