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Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

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After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

Somerset Maugham

Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.

Anonymous

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.

Winston Churchill

Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.

Dale Carnegie

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Edison

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

Harvey Mackay

Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.

Indian Proverb

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.

Stephen Covey

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

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

St. Clement

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.

Jim Rohn

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

Pogo

There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.

Zig Ziglar

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Suellen Fried

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.

Anthony Robbins

Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.

Dale Carnegie

Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.

Barbara Sher

Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Heywood

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

Albert Einstein

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.

General Peter Schoomaker

Rosebud.

Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)

If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

John C. Maxwell

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

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

The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.

Anonymous

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

Swami Vivekananda

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

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

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda

The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.

Zig Ziglar

When the going gets tough the tough get going.

Joseph P. Kennedy

They're called boobs, Ed.

Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.

Mark Victor Hansen

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

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

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time

Marion Wright Edelman

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.

Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)

It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.

Joe Klock

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Napoleon Hill

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.

John Keats

One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

Albert Einstein

I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.

Steven Wright

I am not a toy. I am a spork !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.

Anthony Robbins

If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.

Myrtle Reed

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana

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

John Davidson Rockefeller

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

Sherry Anderson

Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

Clark Moustakas

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.

Roger Smith

Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Francis of Assisi

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

W. Clement Stone

Immaturity can last a lifetime.

Robert Half

Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.

Lisa Hoffman

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

Japanese Proverb

You can observe a lot just by watching.

Yogi Berra

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

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

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.

Mother Teresa

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.

Chinese Proverb

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach