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Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

Mark Twain

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

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain

Keep away from 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

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

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

Mark Twain

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

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

Mark Twain

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

Keep away from 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

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

Keep away from 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

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

Mark Twain

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Mark Twain

Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

Mark Twain

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

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The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

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Stephen Covey

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

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Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.

Swami Vivekananda

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

Napoleon Hill

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

This is this.

Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)

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

Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

German Proverb

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.

Emily Dickinson

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

Stephen Covey

Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

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

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'

Margaret Thatcher

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.

Luciano De Crescenzo

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

Kahlil Gibran

In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

Dale Carnegie

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !

Anthony Robbins

Love like you'll never be hurt.

William Purkey

Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.

Ben Oliver

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

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

Winston Churchill

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

Robert H. Schuller

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Dennis Waitley

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

Henry David Thoreau

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

Act or accept.

Unknown

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

Stephen Covey

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.

Norman Vincent Peale

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.

Robert G. Ingersoll

True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.

Leanna L. Bartram

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

Help me ! Help me !

Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Stephen Covey

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.

Lisa Grude

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

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

Lawrence LeShan

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

When you can't solve the problem, manage it.

Robert H. Schuller

Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

Swami Vivekananda

You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

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

Harvey Mackay

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

Happiness is a choice.

Barry Neil Kaufman

Joy is not in things, it is in us.

Richard Wagner

Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

Emily Dickinson

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

Les Brown

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

Don Marquis

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

Brian Weir

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Hunker down.

Unknown

A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Anonymous

Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.

Nick Richardson

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

Never Quit.

Unknown

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.

Greek Proverb