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Margaret Laurence

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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 is not selfish.

Corinthians

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)

You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles F. Kettering

Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.

Mary Parrish

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Unknown

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.

Barbara De Angelis

Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.

Bruce Lee

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.

Thomas Edison

I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference

Mark Victor Hansen

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

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

Unknown

Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.

Swami Vivekananda

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.

Katie Lusk

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

F.M. Hubbard

Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

To know me is to love me.

Unknown

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.

George Catlin

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

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

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

Les Brown

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

Horace

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

Ingrid Bergman

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

Thomas Edison

Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.

Harvey Mackay

Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

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

Benjamin Disraeli

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

Jim Rohn

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

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy

Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.

Swami Vivekananda

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

Emily Bronte

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

Earl Nightingale

Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.

Ella Williams

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?

Paul Sweeney

If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.

Yogi Berra

It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.

Linda Conway

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Winston Churchill

Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.

Marcus Aurelius

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.

Tom Peters

After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.

Swami Vivekananda

Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.

Tom Hopkins

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

Kahlil Gibran

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

Love is the only gold.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

Afghan Proverb

Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.

Confucius

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !

Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)

Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.

Richard Saunders

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

C. T. Davis

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

Milton Berle

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

Steven Wright

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

Tony Dorsett

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