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Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

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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

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle

Gloria Steinhem

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

Don Marquis

Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?

Taako

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

Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

Robert Half

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

Come live in my heart and pay no rent.

Samuel Lover

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

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.

Harvey Mackay

Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Love sees roses without thorns.

German Proverb

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

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

E.E. Cummings

Mr. Christian !

Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

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

David Thomas

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Dale Carnegie

Get away from her, you bitch !

Ripley, Aliens (1986)

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

Samuel Johnson

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.

Amelia Earhart

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.

Samuel Coleridge

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Mark Twain

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.

Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)

Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.

Jim Rohn

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

Tony Dorsett

We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.

Du Coeur

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

Henry David Thoreau

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.

Abraham Lincoln

All love is sweet, given or returned.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

Jawaharlal Nehru

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

In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.

Unknown

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W. Clement Stone

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

Bunker Hunt

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

Dale Carnegie

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Richard Cech

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David Riklan

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

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

Albert Einstein

A bold onset is half the battle.

Giuseppe Garibaldi

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

Keep the Faith.

Unknown

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.

Unknown

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.

Unknown

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.

Horace

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.

Anonymous

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

Norman Vincent Peale

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

Napoleon Hill

When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.

Kuuipo Mark

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

Unknown

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

The list is an absolute good. The list is life.

Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

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

Pat Riley

You create your reality.

Unknown

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

Albert Einstein

We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.

Jim Rohn

No wire hangers, ever !

Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.

Napoleon Hill

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

Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

Bill Cosby

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

Charles Darwin

The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.

Larry Page

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.

Samuel Butler

There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.

Mario Cuomo