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We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

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True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.

Anonymous

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

Japanese Proverb

Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?

Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)

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

John P. Strelecky

One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.

Harvey Mackay

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.

Dale Carnegie

Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.

Winston Churchill

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Anonymous

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

Love never claims, it ever gives.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

Nicholas Murray Butler

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.

Greg Anderson

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Give all to love.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.

William Carlos Williams

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.

Indira Gandhi

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

Seneca

It ain't over till it's over.

Yogi Berra

My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.

Swami Vivekananda

The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Confucius

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

Jim Rohn

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.

Dennis Waitley

We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.

Donald Curtis

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

Mike Wickett

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

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

Helen Keller

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.

Samantha Juarez

I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.

Martha Washington

I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.

Ted Turner

Nothing is worth more than this day.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

African Proverb

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

Albert Einstein

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.

Unknown

You create your reality.

Unknown

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Heraclitus

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

William J.H

The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.

John Powell

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

Every day in every way I am getting better and better.

Unknown

The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.

Jim Rohn

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Erich Fromm

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

Isaac Asimov

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Elbert Hubbard

Must you flirt ?

Ninotchka, Leon (1939)

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Socrates

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?

Steven Wright

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

Anthony Robbins

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.

Dennis Waitley

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

Perfect love can not be without equality.

Scottish Proverb

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.

Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it

Colin Wilson

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

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.

Ivan Scheier

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up

James Baldwin