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All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson

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Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.

Nicholas Murray Butler

A healthy outside starts from the inside

Robert Urich

Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.

Erich Fromm

Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

Bill Blackman

Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

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

F.M. Hubbard

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.

Unknown

How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

But I would be proud.

Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.

Mary Kay Ash

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.

Christian Nestell Bovee

The greater the obstacle the more glory.

Moliere

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

Unknown

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

Samuel Johnson

Dreams don't work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

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

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

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

Anonymous

The giving of love is an education in itself.

Eleanor Roosevelt

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.

John P. Strelecky

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

Japanese Proverb

Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it

Unknown

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)

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.

Swami Vivekananda

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.

Al Franken

Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.

Thomas J. Watson

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Dale Carnegie

We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.

Swami Vivekananda

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

La Rochefoucauld

Hoke, you're my best friend.

Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.

Harvey Mackay

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

Swami Vivekananda

To ask the hard question is simple.

W.H. Auden

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

David Thomas

We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.

Samuel Butler

Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

George S. Patton

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Kahlil Gibran

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

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

Washington Irving

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.

Machiavelli

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Dennis Waitley

Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.

John Stuart Mill

None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.

Stephen Covey

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

Winston Churchill

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.

Winston Churchill

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

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

Solon

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy