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Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.

Lydia Maria Child

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Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

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

Winston Churchill

Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.

C. Archie Danielson

Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

Eileen Caddy

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

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

Dottie Walters

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.

Anonymous

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.

Bruce Barton

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.

Brian Koval

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.

Josiah G. Holland

I need him like the axe needs the turkey.

Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)

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

Albert Schweitzer

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.

Steve Winwood

The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.

John P. Strelecky

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.

Anonymous

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.

Unknown

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

Winston Churchill

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

Albert Einstein

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

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

Japanese Proverb

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Susan Jeffers

Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

Miles, Risky Business (1983)

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.

George Catlin

In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

I'll be back.

The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)

If you build it, he will come.

Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

Stan Smith

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

Japanese Proverb

All love is sweet, given or returned.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

Napoleon Hill

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.

Stephen R. Covey

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

Buddha

You had me at hello.

Jerry Maguire

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

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

Albert Einstein

There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.

Logan Pearsall Smith

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

Anonymous

Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.

Erich Fromm

Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.

W. Clement Stone

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

Frank Lloyd Wright

When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.

Unattributed

Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

Zig Ziglar

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.

Swami Vivekananda

It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.

Muriel Spark

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Leo Buscaglia

Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.

Louis Aragon

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.

Unknown

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4: 4-7

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

Jesus

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

Japanese Proverb

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.

Unknown

One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill