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If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

Lucy Larcom

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Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

Carl Sandburg

I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.

Robert Half

I'm going to take a bath.

Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.

Anthony Robbins

I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.

Paul McCartney

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

Emily Bronte

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.

Karen Casey

Rosebud.

Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)

Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.

Jean Anouilh

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tse

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

Napoleon Hill

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.

Aristotle

Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.

Anonymous

You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.

Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)

When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.

Richard Kuklinski

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

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

Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.

English Proverb

If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.

Anonymous

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.

Epictetus

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.

Harvey Mackay

To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

Sugar Ray Robinson

Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

Robert M. Pirsig

As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

William Ellery Channing

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese Proverb

Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.

Mother Theresa

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Harold R. McAlindon

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

Max DePree

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.

Kahlil Gibran

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Winston Churchill

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda

They call me Mister Tibbs !

Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

Bruce Springsteen

Live with passion.

Anthony Robbins

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

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.

Anthony Robbins

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.

Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.

Anonymous

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

Brian Tracy

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

Bruce Lee

You create your reality.

Unknown

An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.

Karl Jaspers

This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.

Scott Reed

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

For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

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

So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.

Bruce Lee

Do, or do not. There is no try.

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

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.

Anthony Robbins

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)

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

Mark Twain

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia