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You really can change the world if you care enough.

Marion Wright Edelman

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time

Marion Wright Edelman

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But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.

Karl Jaspers

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Josh Billings

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.

Anthony Robbins

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

Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.

Thornton Wilder

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time

Marion Wright Edelman

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

George S. Patton

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

E.B. White

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.

Paul H. Dunn

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

I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.

Winston Churchill

I think therefore I am

Rene Descartes

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.

Albert Schweitzer

Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 5:43-45

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.

Anthony Robbins

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

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

Albert Einstein

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.

Forest Witcraft

All you need is love.

John Lennon

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

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.

Friedrich Nietzsche

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

All progress occurs because people dare to be different

Harry Milner

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

Albert Einstein

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

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

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

Jim Rohn

Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.

Christy Borgeld

The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

Blood Of The Martyr

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

Love is letting go of fear.

Gerald Jampolsky

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.

Dennis Waitley

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.

Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

The greater the obstacle the more glory.

Moliere

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Swami Vivekananda

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care

T. Howell

You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.

Michael Johnson

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

Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.

Anonymous

Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.

Phyllis Diller

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.

Unknown

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.

Stephen Covey

Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.

Robert Half

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

Henry Ford

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G. M. Trevelyan

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Indian Proverb

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Plutarch

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.

Harvey Mackay

You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.

Harold Hill

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.

John Stuart Mill

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

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

David Thomas

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.

Anonymous

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.

Albert Einstein

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

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

The ready back gets all the loads.

Latvian Proverbs

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

Earl Nightingale

The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Les Brown

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Bible

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

Dale Carnegie

Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.

Unknown

Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.

Unknown

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

Lee Iacocca

Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.

Earl Nightingale

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

You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.

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