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

Marilyn Ferguson

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The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

Nobody puts baby in a corner.

Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)

I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

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

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?

Sydney J. Harris

I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.

Nada, They Live (1988)

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

The past does not equal the future.

Anthony Robbins

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

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

Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.

Warren Bennis

Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.

Albert Einstein

Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.

J. Stephen

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

Robert F. Kennedy

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

Alfred Adler

Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.

Robert H. Schuller

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.

Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz

I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.

George Catlin

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.

Brian Tracy

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud

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

Martha Washington

What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !

Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

Jim Rohn

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

Eden Phillpotts

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

Anonymous

You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.

Michael Johnson

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''

Dale Dauten

If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.

Swami Vivekananda

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn Vos Savant

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Adventure is worthwhile.

Amelia Earhart

If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

Helen Keller

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

Count your blessings.

Og Mandino

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

Seneca

You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.

Albert Einstein

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.

Sophocles

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

We do what we must, and call it by the best names.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

Swami Vivekananda

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.

Charles Caleb Colton

Fortune and love favor the brave.

Ovid

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

Hermann Hesse

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.

Anonymous

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.

Marcel Proust

Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.

Hannah Arendy

Your attitude determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

Woody Allen

If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.

Steve Martin

I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.

William Shakespeare

Help me ! Help me !

Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

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

Zig Ziglar

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Thomas Jefferson

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Harvey Mackay

If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.

Norman Vincent Peale

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix