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The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."

Maria Montessori

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The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.

Anonymous

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?

Swami Vivekananda

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.

Erich Fromm

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

Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.

Washington Irving

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.

Jawaharlal Nehru

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

Buddhist Proverb

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

Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.

John Dryden

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.

Confucius

We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

All work is empty save when there is love.

Kahlil Gibran

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

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

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.

Anonymous

You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.

Mark Victor Hansen

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.

Mark Victor Hansen

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.

Swami Vivekananda

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.

Charles F. Kettering

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.

Kahlil Gibran

No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.

Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)

The time to make friends is before you need them.

Traditional Proverb

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

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

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

W. Clement Stone

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

Live with passion.

Anthony Robbins

The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

Abb D'Allanival

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.

Epictetus

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching

Satchel Paige

Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.

C.N. Bovee

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

General Douglas MacArthur

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.

Gardner Murphy

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

Harvey Mackay

True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?

Josh Hinds

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

Winston Churchill

When the going gets tough the tough get going.

Joseph P. Kennedy

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

Harvey Mackay

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

Dale E. Turner

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

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

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

Harvey Mackay

Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

Lucy Larcom

Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.

Randolph Ray

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

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.

Rabindranath Tagore

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Dennis Waitley

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost