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

Lucy Larcom

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

Peter Ustinov

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

Suellen Fried

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

The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.

Brian Tracy

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

Richard L. Evans

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

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

Thomas Edison

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett

If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

Bernard Haldane

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

If they move, kill ' em.

Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)

Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.

Norman Vincent Peale

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

Jim Rohn

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.

Muriel Spark

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

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

The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.

Zig Ziglar

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Robert H. Schuller

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

Ivan Panin

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.

Stephen Covey

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

The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

African Proverb

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.

Unknown

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.

Napoleon Hill

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.

Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)

The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.

Martha Washington

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Love is a bird, she needs to fly.

Madonna

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius

You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.

Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)

Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.

Bertrand Russell

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.

Joan Baez

Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.

Norman Vincent Peale

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Aristotle

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.

Unknown

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.

Norman Vincent Peale

if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.

Rollo May

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.

Greek Proverb

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

Christy Borgeld

If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.

Yusuf Tara

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:15

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

W. Clement Stone

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

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

Ovid

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.

Friedrich Nietzsche

What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

Voltaire

Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.

John Kenneth Galbraith

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Zig Ziglar