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Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence

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Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.

Mother Theresa

If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.

Swami Vivekananda

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Pearl Bailey

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.

Dale Carnegie

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

Winston Churchill

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

Mark Twain

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

Love as much as you can from wherever you are.

Elizabeth Ashley

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

Unknown

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.

Lawrence LeShan

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

Napoleon Hill

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.

Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)

It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !

Lewis Carroll

A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '

Unknown

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.

Canary Island Proverb

The time to make friends is before you need them.

Traditional Proverb

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.

Abraham Lincoln

I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

Norman Vincent Peale

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi

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

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

Mother Teresa

Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.

Zig Ziglar

Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.

Thomas Edison

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.

Martha Washington

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

All-righty then !

Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.

W. Clement Stone

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

There's no place like home.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.

Norman Vincent Peale

Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

Jim Rohn

No matter where you go, there you are.

Steven Wright

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

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.

Anonymous

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.

Amelia Earhart

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

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

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes

W. Clement Stone

Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.

Mark Twain

What's another word for thesaurus ?

Steven Wright

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

He who hesitates is lost !

Proverb

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

Nathaniel Hawthorne

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

Zig Ziglar

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

Orlando Battista

This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.

Swami Vivekananda

Nothing happens unless first we dream.

Carl Sandburg

Don't quit.

Unknown

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

Mark Twain

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

William Blake

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

David Levesque

To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

Whatever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Robert Half

The show must go on.

Proverb

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

English Proverb

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe