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If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

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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

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.

Germaine De Stael

Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Sugar Ray Robinson

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.

Donald Trump

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb

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

We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.

Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)

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

Thomas Edison

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.

Paul "Bear" Bryant

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

Elbert Hubbard

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.

Jim Rohn

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

Ability is sexless.

Christabel Pankhurst

Hunker down.

Unknown

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Horace Walpole

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

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

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

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Jefferson

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

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

Swami Vivekananda

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

Margaret Thatcher

The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.

Zig Ziglar

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

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.

George Bernard Shaw

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

Never say die.

Proverb

When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'

Sydney Harris

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

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

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.

Sandra Swinney

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.

Seneca

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.

Mahatma Gandhi

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

Rosebud.

Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)

What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.

Baiyun

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

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.

Winston Churchill

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

Henry Ward Beecher

No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.

Napoleon Hill

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

Bernard M. Baruch

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

Thomas Edison

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.

Harvey Mackay

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

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

Lydia Maria Child

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Roll with the punches.

Unknown

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

Thomas Jefferson

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

Publilius Syrus

The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.

David B. Allman

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

You know, Billy. We blew it.

Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)

What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.

Stephen Covey

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi